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Types of Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety is a growing problem in a world that seems increasingly high-pressure and fast-paced. Several different kinds of anxiety disorder are often treated at our psychiatric clinic in London.

What Happens After a Stroke?

The treatment you receive when you have a stroke is just the beginning. After you have recovered, you may need tests such as a carotid Doppler scan to help understand what happened and how you’ve been affected. You may also need ongoing care and treatment to prevent further problems.

When Is a Transvaginal Ultrasound Scan Needed?

Although most people think of an abdominal pregnancy scan when they think about ultrasound, we actually perform a range of different ultrasound scans at our clinic in London. One of these is the transvaginal scan, which can get clearer pictures of structures such as your ovaries that don’t show up well on an abdominal scan.

How To Lower Your Blood Pressure With Healthy Eating

Eating a healthy diet can have a big impact on your blood pressure. If screening reveals that you have high blood pressure, one of the first things you should do is look at your diet. Some simple changes could help to bring your blood pressure down.

Coping With Nerves When You Need a Heart Test

One of the important things to remember about having a heart test at our London clinic is that the tests we perform are safe, non invasive, and painless. There is nothing to worry about when it comes to the procedure itself and your doctor can explain exactly what to expect if you’re nervous. If you’re … Read More

Why Do Athletes Need Heart Screening?

We all know that exercise is good for our hearts, so it can seem strange that those of us who live active lives can be in need of heart screening. However, it is important to remember that when you are working out your heart is working hard too. Sports screening in London can protect you … Read More

Understanding the Results of Your Heart Screening

Heart screening can tell you a lot about your health, but it can be tricky to know exactly what the results of cholesterol, blood pressure or ECG tests mean. As well as individual test results you will be given an overall heart risk score, which can make it a little easier to understand.

What Happens When Problems Are Detected During an Ultrasound?

Ultrasounds are wonderful opportunities to see and bond with your baby, but the scans are also an important part of your antenatal care. During the ultrasound, your doctor or sonographer will perform some simple checks to ensure that your baby is growing well and developing normally. Although most babies will remain healthy, there is a … Read More

Are You At Risk of a Stroke?

A stroke can happen to anyone, and it often occurs without any warning. However, there are some factors that can tell you whether you are at higher risk of having a stroke. There are also some useful tests, such as the carotid Doppler scan, that can provide a clearer picture of your stroke risk.

Why You Should Lose Weight

One of the risk factors that your doctor will check during health screening in the UK is your weight. Being overweight can have a significant impact on your health, but the good news is that this is one of the risk factors that you can actually reduce.