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How do I know if I have an STI?

How do I know if I have an STI? When it comes to sexually transmitted infections (STIs) including HIV, spreading of the infections continue to increase. It’s important to practice safe sex as not doing this is increasing your health risk. Public Health England’s 2014 report stated that 439,243 cases of STIs were confirmed as...
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Family Planning Services

What Your Semen Says About Your Health

It’s actually a great indicator of what’s going on inside of your body… Your health is probably one of the last things you’re thinking about when you ejaculate, but the consistency, look and smell of your semen can actually help you keep track of your health. Your finished products only contains up to 10% of...
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How to Practice Safe Sex

How to Practice Safe Sex

Choosing to have safer sex means that you are protecting your partner and yourself from the risk of STIs. A lot of people would assume that this would ruin your sex life, but this is not the case. In many cases, safer sex and improve sex and it reduces any risk of sexual transmitted infections...
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Lyme Disease

Lyme Disease – Everything you need to know

More recently, Lyme Disease is making the news, with more and more people being diagnosed with the illness. A number have celebrities and public figures who are living with Lyme Disease have also come out to raise awareness. Former England rugby captain Matt Dawson had to have heart surgery after being bitten by a ticker...
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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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Symptoms of Malaria

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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Private GP Appointments

Millennials Favour Private Appointments With GPs

With up to 75% of private patients being reported to be aged between 20 and 39, it’s no surprise to hear that millennials favour private appointments over the NHS. It has recently been made clear that young people prefer going to a private GP where they will receive a same day service in oppose to...
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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...
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