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The top things parents forget to take on holiday!

By The Mum Blogger, 10th June 2019

  So, your family holiday is fast approaching and the whole household can’t wait to jump on that plane.  During a time of excitement, it is so easy to forget some of the essential things that parents may likely need during the holiday!  I’m going to give you a list of the top items you…

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MRI Scans - Why it is easier than you think!

By The Mum Blogger, 28th May 2019

At some point in our lives many of us will require an MRI scan. But don’t worry, they really are not as scary as they might seem. I’m going to give you the low down on all you need to know about having an MRI scan.   1. What is an MRI scan? An MRI scanner…

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Eczema - The Facts!

By The Mum Blogger, 15th May 2019

Is there anything more annoying than an itch?  Suffering from eczema (which can be known as atopic dermatitis) can be incredibly irritating, stressful and for some of us, embarrassing.  You may be surprised to know that it has been estimated that a whopping 15 million people in the UK now suffer from eczema, with reported…

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The Hay Fever Treatments All Sufferers Should Know About

By The Mum Blogger, 30th April 2019

  Our mum blogger's guide to hay fever treatments and the prescription strength injection all sufferers should be aware of.   I am sure you know someone with hay fever or worse suffer from it yourself!  So what is it?  Hay fever is a fairly common allergic condition and around 1 in 5 of us…

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4 Health Screens Women Shouldn't Avoid

By The Mum Blogger, 23rd April 2019

  What are the feared screening appointments women try to ignore? Our mum blogger explores the 4 most important for Women's Health and how you get them done without any embarrassment!    We all have such busy lives nowadays that our health can take a backseat, particularly for us mothers.  I am sure you’re also…

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Signs and Symptoms of Bowel Polyps and Bowel Cancer

By Mr Ayman Abdelrazeq - Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, 22nd April 2019

  Every 15 minutes someone is diagnosed with bowel cancer and it’s the UK’s second biggest cancer killer but it shouldn’t be. It’s treatable and curable especially if diagnosed early. Nearly everyone survives bowel cancer if diagnosed at the earliest stage however this drops significantly as the disease develops. Early diagnosis really does save lives.…

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Ovarian Cancer: All you need to know from a Gynaecologist

By Mr Sachin Maiti, Consultant Gynaecologist, 14th March 2019

Did you know it’s Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month? Around 7000 women in the UK are diagnosed with ovarian cancer each year, with a lifetime risk of developing the condition standing at 1 in 50. But what is ovarian cancer? And how can it be detected? Dr Sachin Maiti, a Consultant Gynaecologist at independent medical provider…

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Has Wet February Begun?

By Dr Ron McCulloch, Private General Pratitioner, 4th February 2019

Dry January has come to an end and many of those who successfully took part will be benefiting from the money they have saved, as well as significantly better sleep, energy levels and weight loss. One thing we can all agree on is that the Dry January campaign is fantastic at encouraging individuals to take…

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No More Desk Ache

By Andrew Byrne - Private Physiotherapist, 31st January 2019

The three keys to reducing aches and pains in the neck and shoulders when sitting at a desk.   1 - MOVE Your body is designed to move. You can be in the best posture ever, but if you spend long periods of time not moving, then you are very likely to get aches and…

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4 Ways To Avoid Triggering Your Skin Allergies

By Dr Vikram Rajkomar, Consultant Adult & Paediatric Dermatologist, 30th January 2019

Here's how to look after your sensitive skin this Winter!  With the cold weather, snow and ice, it can be a tricky time of year when it comes to keeping skin conditions at bay. What with irritating new outfits, central heating systems on full blast and sugar-filled comfort foods, there are a variety of factors which can…

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