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How Acupuncture can help to improve Fertility

Almost one in six couples experience fertility problems. Studies show that whilst 40% of the time infertility is the result of female factors, 40% it is also the result of male factors and 20% of the time the result is a combination of both women and men. Acupuncture is one of the most popular alternative therapies for treating fertility issues. Research indicates that couples who are supported with acupuncture for
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Your Thyroid Health

What and where is the thyroid gland? The thyroid is a small butterfly-shaped gland that sits in the front of the neck, just below the Adam’s apple. Its main function is to release hormones into the bloodstream, which are needed for our cells to work normally. Thyroxine (T4) and its active form Triiodothyronine (T3) have lots of different effects, including on our metabolism, physical growth and mental health. The release of T3
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Prostate Checks – Why Wait

Over the past few days the media has reported that for the first time in the UK, the number of deaths from prostate cancer has overtaken the number of deaths from breast cancer. Despite the fact that screening for prostate cancer has been available widely in the private sector for the past few years, the number of patients enquiring about health screening and cancer screening consists mostly of women. Many
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Recurrent miscarriages – What Should you do and when?

When a miscarriage happens during a pregnancy at any stage it can be extremely distressing for a woman and her partner. However, when several miscarriages are experienced then this can be particularly devastating for those involved. Miscarriages that occur in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy (first trimester) are known as early miscarriages, whereas those that occur from weeks 13-24 are known as late miscarriages. Unfortunately, miscarriages are extremely common. 
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What to expect after your child’s vaccinations

After receiving vaccination(s), your baby may cry for a little while but this usually settles quickly with a cuddle or a feed. Most babies don’t have any reaction, but at site of injection (upper arm or thigh) there could be: Swelling Redness Small hard lump These settle within 2-3 days and do not need any treatment. Fever – this is a temperature over 37.5°C (99.5°F). Fevers are quite common in
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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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