Blogs

The latest news and advice on healthcare, fitness and wellbeing.

Dr. Sarah Jarvis

Treating varicose veins

For some, they’re a minor cosmetic problem. For others, they can cause aching, swollen legs and even ulcers. But however you’re affected, varicose veins are definitely not pretty. Lifestyle changes are enough for some, and surgery may be an option.

Read More

17 Aug 2017

Dr. Sarah Jarvis

What foods should you eat at the menopause?

On this week’s Patient Talk, I was asked by one of our followers on facebook.com/patient about supplements around the menopause. It set me thinking about the misery and how diet changes might help.

Healthcare Matters

How to catch the cancer diagnosis early

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.

06 Feb 2017

George Ford

Could stress be managed through exercise?

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.

10 May 2016