Patient Newsletters  |    8 June / 19 May 2019

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Patient Newsletter | Subject: Does stress cause weight gain? | 8 June 2019


Main Headline: Does stress cause weight gain?

Authored by Gillian Harvey Published on: 8:45 AM 03-Jun-19
Reviewed by Dr Sarah Jarvis MBE Reading time: 4 min read

Patient Newsletter | Main Headline: Does stress cause weight gain? | 8 June 2019

“Is there a connection between stress and weight gain? The simple answer is – yes. But the reasons behind it may not be as straightforward as you think.”

PATIENT NEWSLETTER  |  ARTICLE:  Does stress cause weight gain? | 19 MAY 2019

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How to get rid of threadworms?

Threadworm infections, although relatively harmless, can be both irritating and distressing. Here’s how to get rid of the problem fast.

What it’s like to have an invisible disability?

Not every disability is visible. Many people suffer from symptoms every day, but because these aren’t obvious, they’re often subjected to discrimination and misunderstanding.

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PATIENT NEWSLETTER  |  ARTICLE:  CAN CAFFEINE SHAMPOOS REALLY HELP HAIR LOSS? | 19 MAY 2019

Main Headline: Can caffeine shampoos really help hair loss?

Authored by Julian Turner Published on: 8:24 AM 30-May-19
Reviewed by Dr Sarah Jarvis MBE Reading time: 4 min read


Caffeine shampoos that stimulate hair growth (if you believe the marketing claims) are becoming more popular – but do they really work and can they cause skin or scalp problems?

PATIENT NEWSLETTER  |  ARTICLE:  Can caffeine shampoos really help hair loss? | 19 MAY 2019

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What it could mean if you experience heart palpitations

We’re all familiar with the metaphor ‘my heart skipped a beat’. But what happens when our heart really does seem to miss a beat, flutter or change rate for a moment?

Is your workout giving you a headache?

You’re making it to the gym several times a week, getting your heart rate up into the training zone, and having the best workouts you’ve had in a long time. Then, out of nowhere, your head starts pounding. What’s going on?

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Patient Newsletter | Subject:
Could you have a food allergy? | 19 May 2019


Patient Newsletter | Main Headline:
What to do if you think you have an allergy | 19 May 2019

Main Headline:
What to do if you think you have an allergy


“Over four in ten adults in the UK are affected by food allergy or intolerance. But how can you go about finding out what the culprit is?”

Patient Newsletter  |  Article:  What to do if you think you have an allergy | 19 May 2019

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Patient Newsletter | Article: When is hay fever season in the UK? | 19 May 2019

When is hay fever season in the UK?

If you suffer from hay fever, the result is a sneezy and sometimes wheezy mix of misery during spring and summer. Fortunately, simple measures can control symptoms in most people.

Patient Newsletter |Article: Why regular sexual health checks are so important | 19 May 2019

Why regular sexual health checks are so important

Conversations about sex are more open than ever, with a new sexual health and relationships curriculum to be made compulsory across English schools in 2020. Despite this, sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are on the increase.


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Patient Newsletter | Article:
How likely are side effects when you take malaria tablets? | 19 May 2019

How likely are side effects when you take malaria tablets?

One of the reasons for avoiding malaria medication can be the association with side effects. But how common are they?

Patient Newsletter | Article:
How likely are side effects when you take malaria tablets? | 19 May 2019

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How to get rid of eye floaters

Eye floaters are usually thought of as a nuisance rather than a chronic condition. But for some people they can significantly affect quality of life. So what are the treatment options?

Common reasons for itchy skin

Everyone itches now and again, usually due to insect bites, eczema, allergy, or irritation from something they’ve touched. But occasionally itching can be a sign of more serious illness – so how can you tell the difference?


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One thought on “Patient Newsletters  |    8 June / 19 May 2019

  1. re item about allergy. There was a piece on Channel 4 Dispatches saying that our known allergies pretty much started after WWII. No coincidence methinks and reinforces my beliefs in pollution etc

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