Dry, itchy skin? Banish it for good

Dry, itchy skin? Banish it for good

Stop hiding your itchy, dry skin under jeans and jumpers! Take our doctors’ advice and get ready to bare those limbs for summer. Dry Skin If you have a previous history of eczema or dermatitis, there are clear lines of treatment such as using steroid ointments...
Sleep tight, don’t let the insects bite!

Sleep tight, don’t let the insects bite!

Whether it’s a bite from a crawly critter or a cut to the arm or leg, our doctors explain what steps you can take to prevent infection Cuts and Insect Bites The skin is a 100% barrier to everything including bacteria and other harmful substances. However, simple...
No fads, just facts. The truth about weight loss

No fads, just facts. The truth about weight loss

What can you say about weight loss that hasn’t been said hundreds of times before? Very little in the scheme of things. As great as the number and types of diets out there, the management of weight loss comes down to a few key areas. So if you’d like to...
Ways to settle that upset stomach fast

Ways to settle that upset stomach fast

Upset stomach? Before you book an appointment with your local GP, read on for our doctor’s advice on how best to zap that pesky stomach bug. Upset stomach here’s what to do What to do with a stomach upset depends on whether you have vomiting or diarrhoea...
When to worry when you’ve a headache

When to worry when you’ve a headache

An ailment we all complain of from time to time, the common headache can be caused by lots of different conditions ranging from the trivial to the life threatening. When headache strikes, some people immediately think the worst and worry they have a brain tumour or...