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Hay Fever Symptoms

Hay Fever Symptoms What is Hay fever? Medically known as seasonal allergic rhinitis, hay fever is a respiratory system disorder and common allergic reaction to pollen, with over 15 million sufferers in the UK alone. “…Over 15 million people in the UK suffer from hay fever…” Pollen is the fine powder produced by trees, grass, flowers and plants […]

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Employee Healthcare and Benefits

Employee Healthcare and Benefits – Why is healthcare so important to a business and its employees and why do employees value this perk so highly? Employee healthcare and benefits have become an important part of a company’s strategy when securing the best possible talent to help their business grow. But of all the benefits offered, why […]

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Multiple sclerosis Coping with diagnosis

Coping with diagnosis – Multiple sclerosis.   What is Multiple Sclerosis? Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a neurological condition caused through the build-up of scar tissue to the myelin sheath, the material that surrounds and protects your nerve cells, in the brain and/or spinal cord.  This damage slows down and blocks the messages between your brain […]

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Cholesterol and Glucose levels – How to keep them at a healthy level and what to do if they’re high

What is Cholesterol and what does Cholesterol do? Cholesterol is a lipoprotein that is made in the cells in your body. Although many different cells make Cholesterol, the cells in your liver make about a quarter of the overall total. Cholesterol    isn’t all bad but is an essential fat to our bodies.  Cholesterol is an important […]

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Different kinds of stress – Acute stress, Episodic acute stress, Chronic stress and Post-traumatic stress

Coping with different kinds of Stress   Acute stress, Episodic acute stress and Chronic stress and Post-traumatic Stress Recent statistics show that 1 in 5 employees are stressed. But, what is stress? Is it just related to work and how can you cope if you’re feeling it? Everybody feels stress but very few think about […]

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Hormone Replacement Therapy – Questions & Answers

Facts about the menopause Immediate menopausal symptoms can include hot flushes, night sweats, vaginal dryness. These are definite symptoms of oestrogen deficiency. Other symptoms may include irritability, depression, poor concentration and forgetfulness, lethargy, loss of confidence and aching joints. Although these symptoms often occur around the time of the menopause, if they do not respond to […]

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City of London Private GP Practice

City of London Private GP Practice Who is Dr Kelly & Associates? Dr Kelly & Associates is a team of dedicated professionals providing a range of Corporate Health services to some of the City’s largest institutions. With over three decades of experience in providing quality, independent healthcare, Dr Kelly’s has grown from strength to strength […]

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Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal Cancer Colorectal cancer, also known as colon cancer, rectal cancer, or bowel cancer, is a cancer from uncontrolled cell growth in the colon or rectum (parts of the large intestine), or in the appendix. It is most common in people over the age of 45 with one in 18 people in the UK developing bowel cancer at some point in their lives. It […]

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Breast Cancer Risk and Screening

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in the UK with approximately 48,000 women contracting breast cancer in Britain each year. The majority of breast cancer cases affect woman over 50, but younger women, and in rare cases, men, can also get breast cancer. The primary risk factors for breast cancer are women and those of […]

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Alzheimer’s Disease.

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia. Worldwide, it is estimated that about 16 million people have Alzheimer’s disease and although it develops differently for every individual, there are many common symptoms. There is no cure for the disease which sadly worsens as it progresses, eventually leading to death. Early symptoms are often […]

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