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How to ease cystitis at night?

  • 21 Aug, 2019
  • Mohamed Imran Lakhi

Cystitis is an uncomfortable but common urinary tract infection (UTI). It’s caused by bacteria such as E.coli getting into the urethra and up into the bladder, causing irritation and inflammation.While generally not a cause for concern, it’s an unwelcome infection that usually lasts around 3 days. Because it’s difficult to prevent cystitis assuredly, it’s likely most women will get it at least once in their lives.Along...

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When to worry about a headache?

  • 14 Aug, 2019
  • Mohamed Imran Lakhi

Headaches are never a pleasant experience, however for most of us, they are often short-lived and can easily be treated with over the counter medication such as Co-codamol. But how do you know when a headache is a sign of something more serious?If you suffer from regular headaches, then it can pay to know the different types, and what symptoms are a "red flag" of something potentially more serious. So, today we are going to be taking you thr...

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What kind of pain are you experiencing?

  • 14 Aug, 2018
  • Prescription Doctor

For some, it's a passing annoyance. For others, it is a heavy burden. Pain affects everybody differently, and there are many types of pain. In the simplest terms, pain is the body's way of telling us that something is wrong. In many cases, the cause of the pain is obvious, such as a rash or a broken bone. Occasionally it can be quite difficult to locate the source of pain, such as in the case of a slipped disc.There are three main classificat...

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Tips on how to Ease Joint Pain this Winter

  • 20 Sep, 2017
  • Prescription Doctor

When temperatures drop during the winter months, this can lead to joint pain, especially if you have osteoarthritis or another condition that causes joint inflammation. Although this discomfort can make it difficult for you to perform routine tasks and enjoy your usual activities, you can take steps to minimise pain and stiffness. Keep the following tips on pain relief in mind this winter.Stay ActiveJoint pain might cause you to avoid physica...

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