Waiting on a camera test?
More commonly known as a “camera test”, an endoscopy is a procedure which involves inserting an endoscope (a thin, long, flexible tube with camera) into the body through the mouth or rectum to allow visual examination of the gastrointestinal tract. It is used to detect conditions such as stomach cancer, hernia, inflammation of the lining of the stomach, gastric ulcers and damage caused by acid reflux.
11 Aug 17
'Food hypersensitivity' is a negative reaction from eating a particular food and can be defined as being both an intolerance and an allergy.
27 Jul 17
Cardiovascular disease is one of the main causes of death in the UK. So, heart disease prevention strategies should be an important part in maintaining a heart-healthy lifestyle, that puts you in control of your cardiac health.
15 Jun 17
Glaucoma is a condition that affects a person’s sight; it is due to a build-up of pressure within the eye. The eyeball contains a fluid called aqueous humour which is constantly produced by the eye, with any excess drained though tubes.
12 Jun 17
This week marks Men's Health Week and is a good opportunity to offer a gentle reminder to men of all ages that they need to pay more attention to their health and wellbeing.
12 Jun 17
Mental Health Awareness Week 2017
This weekend sees the end of World Mental Health Week. Organisations and people across the country have been attending and volunteering at events to help raise money and awareness for an issue that is more important than ever - mental health.
12 May 17
Sun Awareness Week 2017
We’ve been blessed with tropical weather this week and everyone has certainly taken advantage of year’s sun. Beaches have been packed, longer lunch breaks for workers and students, and many-a-BBQ uncovered to be lit up.
11 May 17
Over 70,000 people in Northern Ireland suffer from the condition and it is important to see a specialist to see how you can avoid it getting worse how to clean up your sleeping patterns to avoid any other issues.
02 May 17
Chronic pain is very common. It affects up to 7.8 million adults in the UK and as many as 300,000 adults in Northern Ireland. To make matters worse, in the UK there is 1 specialist in chronic pain management for approx. every 32,000 pain sufferers and in Northern Ireland this figure could be as high as 1 per 50,000.
28 Apr 17
Continuous struggles with diets and lifestyle changes can become demoralizing and cause even more detrimental issues to one’s health.
12 Apr 17