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What is Ulcerative Colitis?

By Catherine Hall, Pall Mall Medical, 19th October 2016

What is Colitis? Ulcerative Colitis or Colitis is a condition that affects your large bowel and rectum. Usually established between the ages of 15 and 25, even though it can develop later in life. The lining of these areas will become inflamed and ulcers may form, commonly the sufferer will experience a ‘flare up’ which…

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Top 6 Risks of Breast Enlargement Surgery and How to Avoid Them

By Mr Ahmed Abd El Gawad, Consultant Plastic and Aesthetic Surgeon & Catherine Hall, Pall Mall Medical, 15th October 2016

Surgery in general, carries common risks that can and cannot be avoided. Breast surgery can carry risks of its own. Often there are preventative measures to help with these ill-effects, so here are some potential risks and treatments, courtesy of our Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Mr El Gawad:   1.    Bleeding Bleeding is a common early…

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What causes acne and 3 cosmetic treatments to improve your skin

By Catherine Hall, Pall Mall Medical, 5th October 2016

Acne is a common issue for many people and varies in terms of its severity and time in which the person has it for. The condition of acne is natural but not many people are aware of how exactly it occurs, and how to help treat it. It’s triggered by a hormone imbalance that leads…

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5 Top Tips for Eye Bag Removal

By Catherine Hall, Pall Mall Medical, 27th September 2016

Darkness around the eye can be brought on by a multitude of issues. Below are a few simple and helpful solutions, including home remedies and eyelid surgery, to solve the common problem of eye bag removal: 1.  Cucumbers A classic and popular way of ridding yourself of those dark circles is a simple sliced cucumber.…

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Hemorrhoids/Piles Symptoms - When is it Time to See a Doctor?

By Catherine Hall, Pall Mall Medical, 6th September 2016

Hemorrhoids or piles are a common ailment that is caused by a number of factors from sitting for long periods of time, obesity, anal sex, a low fibre diet and even the overuse of laxatives. For women, hemorrhoids often occur during pregnancy and are caused by the veins around the anus swelling. There are two…

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Five Top Tips for Ear Care

By Catherine Hall, Pall Mall Medical, 6th September 2016

Just like any part of our bodies, our ears require regular ear care and check-ups to ensure they are functioning effectively. Whether you have recently noticed changes in your hearing or you simply want to know how to clean and care for your ears, this article will give you a checklist to help you put…

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Ten Things You Need to Know Before Booking Breast Enlargement Surgery

By Mr Ahmed Abd El Gawad, Consultant Plastic and Aesthetic Surgeon & Catherine Hall, Pall Mall Medical, 30th August 2016

Like any surgical procedure, undergoing breast enlargement surgery isn’t a decision to be made lightly. With this in mind, here are ten things you ought to know and consider before going ahead with the surgery:   1.   Breast Size Perhaps one of the most important decisions to make when it comes to having breast enlargement…

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How to get rid of Man Boobs and When to Consider Male Breast Reduction Surgery

By Mr El Gawad & Catherine Hall, Pall Mall Medical, 9th August 2016

Gynaecomastia (man boobs) is a condition caused by excess tissues in the breast area in men.  This condition could have a detrimental effect on self-consciousness for men especially during situation of a bare top, like swimming or exercise. If you are suffering from Gynaecomastia, Pall Mall Medical are here to guide you on the best…

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Causes of Stress at Work and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

By Aileen J Raftery CBT Therapist at Pall Mall Medical, 22nd July 2016

Trying to manage stress at work without addressing underlying causes is rather like snipping heads off weeds and leaving the roots beneath to regenerate.    We are told that some stress is good for us because we need a certain amount of it to motivate us, to engage effectively in our daily activities at work…

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How to deal with heat rash this summer - treatment & prevention

By Catherine Hall, Pall Mall Medical, 22nd July 2016

When the sun is out, you want to be too, so the last thing you need is to suffer from heat rash. Before you head outdoors this summer, make sure you understand what causes heat rash and how to treat it. What is heat rash? When we get hot, our bodies sweat to cool us…

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