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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 […]

What Your Address Says About You

What Does Your Postcode Say About Your Sex Life?

Postcode Lottery – Your postcode could be saying A LOT about you… Have you ever wondered what your postcode could be saying about you? Well, Broadgate General Practice have entered in the postcode lottery and the votes are in! Any votes after this time will not be counted but may still be charged… Broadgate General […]

Private Medical Care

Why Choose A Private GP?

Going Private Choosing a private GP allows you to access health treatments for a number of medical conditions, providing you can pay for the service you receive. Private health services cover a number of things such as doctor appointments, physiotherapy and psychological services. Things to Consider Before committing yourself to private healthcare services there are […]

Sexual Health

Chlamydia: The Facts

With a large increase in the numbers of sexual infections across London, the latest figures have shown that one in four STI cases in the UK are in London. Chlamydia has been named as the most common STI in the country and reports have shown a cause for concern due to the rising numbers of […]

Blood Testing

Can A Blood Test Show Cancer?

Why Might A Complete Blood Cell Count Test Be Needed? A complete blood count (CBC) is a type of blood test used to evaluate your overall health and can be used to detect certain types of cancer. A CBC test will measure several components and features of your blood such as the red blood cells. […]