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Talking to Your Gynaecologist About Urinary Incontinence

Urinary incontinence can be an embarrassing topic, but if there is one person you should feel comfortable talking to about incontinence, it is your gynaecologist. Many women experience some degree of incontinence so it is a perfectly normal topic of conversation at the gynaecology clinic.

How Ultrasound Helps Defeat Kidney Stones

Kidney stones are very common and generally harmless, but sometimes a kidney stone can become stuck on its way out of your body. When this happens, it can be important for your doctor to pinpoint the location of the stone so that it can be helped on its way. This is usually done using imaging … Read More

What Does an ECG Chart Show?

When you have an ECG at the London clinic, the machine will produce a chart showing the changes in electrical activity in your heart over time. The doctor can use this chart to diagnose a range of different conditions that might be affecting your heart.

Driving and Your Heart: What Taxi Drivers Should Know

Everyone knows how important a healthy heart is, but if you drive professionally it can be even more important for you. This is why your cardiac health will be assessed at every taxi driver medical.

Detecting and Treating Thyroid Cancer

If your doctor wants to conduct a thyroid ultrasound scan to investigate a lump in your thyroid gland, you might be worried about whether it could be caused by thyroid cancer. Cancer is one of the possible causes of a growth or an enlarged thyroid, but it is also possible that you have a benign … Read More

What is Atherosclerosis?

Atherosclerosis is one of the most common causes of strokes and heart attacks, but it can often remain hidden. Many patients who are treated at the cardiology clinic in London do not realise that they are affected by atherosclerosis until they undergo health screening or start to experience problems such as angina.

What Causes Your Pregnancy Symptoms?

When you are pregnant, the levels of estrogen and progesterone in your body are much higher than normal. The amount of estrogen in your body during pregnancy is actually greater than the total amount of estrogen your body will produce in the rest of your lifetime. The pregnancy hormones help to create a safe, comfortable … Read More

What You Should Know If You Have a Family History of Heart Disease

If someone in your family has been diagnosed with heart disease, or if you yourself have a heart problem, you might be wondering what this means for the rest of the family.

What is a Goitre?

Goitre is a general term that refers to a lump or swelling in your thyroid gland. It can happen for many different reasons, some of which require urgent treatment, so it needs to be investigated with a physical examination, thyroid ultrasound scan or other tests.

Are Your Periods Normal?

Periods can be a little bit different for everyone, but there are a few common signs that something is not right. Problems with your period can sometimes be a sign of an underlying condition that requires treatment, so if you notice any of the following issues, you should visit the gynaecology clinic for a check … Read More