Dr. Sarah Jarvis
We hear a lot in the media about the risk of sepsis, which affects about one in 500 people in the UK each year. It’s your body’s reaction to overwhelming infection, and it can kill, especially if not caught early. That’s why recognising the signs and getting help fast saves lives.
Safety netting is often viewed as a consultation technique (to ensure timely review of a patient's condition), but it is particularly important for conditions such as suspected cancer where patients may present infrequently and symptoms can be common and non-specific, such as pain or fatigue.
Various studies have found a link between exercise and alleviating stress. Physical activity causes the body to release endorphins, which will improve your mood and create a more positive outlook. Take a look at how you can manage stress through exercise.