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ED-1000 therapy for Erectile Dysfunction -now available at ROC Clinic

ED-1000 is a new therapy to treat and potentially cure erectile dysfunction (ED), without the use of medication. It is a treatment that uses low-intensity shockwaves to create new blood vessels, thereby improving blood flow to the penis. This technology has been used since the 1980’s and has been used safely and effectively in different areas of medicine, for example, treatment of kidney stones and heart failure. In this case,
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New Year, New Fad?

Happy New Year to you all! I hope you have all signed up for that detox, teatox, 30-day body blitz, clean-eating, low-carb, high protein, high-intensity boot camp, weight loss meal plan! And I almost forgot the vow to go vegan for January ‘Veganuary’  being widely advertised at every given opportunity before that New Year, new you motivation dwindles! Well before you delve into your pockets to pay out for one
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How old is your heart? Get Ready for 2018 Lifesaving Changes!

Breakthrough 20 minutes test only at ROC in the UK! ROC Clinic is the first clinic in the UK to make available to its patients a groundbreaking modality of assessing your personal cardiovascular risk. This Is Not Population Care: This Is Individual Care – Your Heart Age Assessed In Less Than 30 Minutes: Non-invasive No radiation Your Opportunity To Make Early Lifestyle Changes And See Your Heart Age Improve As
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What’s the catch with omega-3 fats?

If you type omega-3 into your search engine you will get a vast amount of information, as well as numerous companies advertising their supplements. But are these supplements recommended? And what do we need to eat to get omega-3 fats into our diets? Omega-3 is a family of fats that are important for health. Omega-3 fatty acids (called polyunsaturated fatty acids or PUFAs) come in different forms: ALA (alpha-linolenic acid)
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Meningitis Vaccination – Worrying figures of poor uptake amongst teenagers. Should immunisation be offered to everyone?

Meningitis is an infection of the protective membranes that surround the brain and spinal cord (meninges). It can affect anyone but is most common in babies, young children, teenagers and young adults. Many people carry the bacteria in their noses and throats without becoming infected but can pass it onto others (carriers). It is thought that an estimated 1 in 4 young adults may be carriers.  This means that the
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Erectile dysfunction – is viagra the only option?

Following a recent announcement from the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), men will no longer require a prescription to obtain the impotence drug Viagra and will instead be able to buy it over the counter at pharmacies.   This is likely to appeal to many men with erectile dysfunction (ED) as it is often considered a taboo subject, with men finding it difficult to broach the subject during a
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What to do about your varicose veins after childbirth

Varicose veins tend to improve in the first few months after childbirth, although they do not completely disappear. Multiple pregnancies, being overweight, having a family history of varicose veins or having varicose veins before getting pregnant make it more likely that your varicose veins won’t go away. There are several things you can do to help with the swelling of varicose veins: Exercise regularly, daily Keep your feet up as
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Candidiasis – Myth or Reality?

Candida is a fungus, which is a form of yeast.  A very small amount of candida lives in our mouth, gastrointestinal tract, birth canal, skin and lungs.  Increasingly more and more patients inquire about being tested for candida overgrowth, candidiasis or leaky gut syndrome. Traditional doctors steer away from such diagnoses rightly or wrongly, but what is clear is that traditional medicine does not meet the needs of all patients.
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Why Hepatitis B Vaccination must be on everyone’s ill health prevention plan

Hepatitis B vaccination was recently included into the national childhood immunisation programme. What is Hepatitis B? Hepatitis B is a virus that causes a liver infection. Often children with hepatitis B do not have any symptoms. In adults, it can cause a flu-like illness, and later yellow jaundice, nausea and rashes. Quite often infected people are not diagnosed until late stages when they are showing signs of chronic liver disease.
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The Difficulty with Lumpy Breasts

A common concern patients share with me when I’m scanning their breasts, is that it’s difficult to know which lumps are normal and which ones need to be investigated. This is especially troublesome in women with lumpy breasts. Whilst this is a difficult situation and you should always see your doctor if you’re concerned about something, here’s my advice for getting used to normal vs abnormal breast lumps. When it
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