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My Pregnancy Test is Positive, What Next?

What To Do When Your Test Is Positive If you have taken a pregnancy test and it’s came back with 2 lines, ‘pregnant’ or a smiley face, this means that you’re positive and are most likely to be pregnant. Don’t worry, it’s common to feel panicked, especially with first time pregnancies. If like a lot […]

Signs That You’re Exhausted

Signs That You’re Exhausted

If you’re feeling run down and have forgotten what it feels like not to feel tired each day, then it’s likely that you’re suffering with exhaustion. Whether you find yourself yawning by 2pm or your favourite part of the day is going to bed, we have discovered 6 signs to indicate if you’re exhausted or […]

HIV Treatment London

How Has HIV Treatment Changed?

With testing for HIV often seen as embarrassing and sometimes even an awkward treatment, Broadgate General Practice have always aimed avoid this by making it a more comfortable process. The team here at Broadgate General Practice are proud to offer a confidential and discreet service for HIV testing in London. We even have same day […]

Gonnorhoea

New vaccine to protect against Gonorrhoea

The latest developments in a vaccine which has shown signs to protect against gonorrhoea has been announced by scientists in New Zealand. The World Health Organisation has also commented on how this developing vaccine could stop the global spread of the sexually transmitted infection ‘super-gonorrhoea’. Around 78 million people pick up the sexually transmitted infection […]

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Doctor Approved Tips to Keep Hay Fever at Bay

Summer is here and hay fever season is in full swing, bringing with it leaky eyes, clogged sinuses and sneezing fits. With recent reports stating that gin was the answer to relieving symptoms, take a look at these doctor approved remedies… Change your clothes as soon as you get home When you’re outside, pollen can […]

Why exercising outdoors in London is OK

Exercising outdoors is a lot more beneficial to our health that hitting up the gym, it burns more calories and helps to release serotonin – which regulates anxiety and influences happiness. With air pollution becoming an increasing concern, especially in London, don’t stick to the gym, here are 5 tips to ensure exercising safely in […]

Depression

Depression: What You Should Know

Depression is one of the most common mental health problems in Britain and while there are some people who believe depression is nothing more than a trivial concern that you can simply “snap out of,” this is not true. Depression is a legitimate health condition [1]. Depression affects both children and adults. Recent studies indicate […]

Tiredness

Tiredness: How It Can Affect You

Tiredness can result due to many issues, the most common one which is the failure to get enough sleep. Most of us face much tiredness often, as we tend to overweigh the importance of our work to the number of hours we should sleep. You will, therefore, find that most people tend to sleep for […]

Travel Vaccine

Travelling Abroad? You May Need a Measles Vaccine

If you’re thinking about travelling abroad, you may need a measles vaccine. Many adults who have not had a measles vaccine are at greater risk of catching the disease and passing it onto others, but whilst abroad and at home. As you may know Measles is a highly contagious, serious and sometimes even fatal disease […]

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Mental Health Awareness Week

From 8th to 14th May it’s Mental Health Awareness Week 2017 in association with the Mental Health Foundation. The theme of this year’s event is ‘surviving or thriving’ and aims to provide awareness whilst uncovering why so little people are living with good mental health. Surviving or Thriving Everyone has mental health and good mental […]

Sexual Health

Gonorrhoea: The Facts

With the number of sexual infections continuing to increase across London, along with Chlamydia, Gonorrhoea has been named of one of the top five most common sexually-transmitted diseases, the latest figures also show that one in four STI cases in the UK are in London. Gonorrhoea is caused by bacteria referred to as Neisseria Gonorrhoeae […]