Private diabetes check

Private Diabetes risk assessment

What is Type 1 Diabetes and how is it different to Type 2? Type 1 diabetes is affecting around 360,000 people in the UK today.* Diabetes is a lifelong, metabolic condition that affects an individual’s blood glucose (blood sugar) levels. Our body breaks down carbohydrates into glucose – small, sugar units that are used up…

weight loss clinic

New Year resolution – what’s yours?

Lose weight, eat less junk food — they top many lists of New Year’s resolutions. But sticking with those good intentions is just not easy I know as I struggle to stick to diets and even the go sober for October so I definitely wasn’t going to put the same pressure on for Dry January, we go…

How well do you sleep

Sleep and Ageing Skin

How well do you sleep? For years, studies have showed that a lack of sleep impacts memory and cognitive performance. Now here’s another good reason to get enough sleep: sleep deprivation also could cause your skin to age faster. A clinical trial commissioned by Estée Lauder and conducted by physician-scientists at University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Centre…

Stress and ageing

Stress can age you

A wide range of studies have shown that the stress caused by things like: untreated depression, social isolation, long-term unemployment and anxiety can speed-up the ageing process by shortening the length of each DNA strand. Telomeres, which are the tips of strands of DNA rather like the tips on the end of a shoelace, stop DNA from…

Stages of the menopause

Before, During & After Menopause is the normal, natural transition in life that begins between the ages of 35-55. During this time, your ovaries get smaller and stop producing the hormones estrogen and progesterone that control the menstrual cycle, your eggs are depleted and fertility declines. Eventually, you are no longer able to become pregnant.…

BIO-IDENTICAL HORMONE REPLACEMENT THERAPY

Bio-identical hormones have the same chemical structure as the naturally occurring hormones which are produced in the body and are derived from diosgenin, which is sourced from Mexican yams. They are 100% identical in chemical structure to our own hormones, and their effects and benefits replicate them closely. Bio-identical hormones can therefore be very beneficial…

Treatments

The most popular treatments in clinic are Anti Wrinkle Injections and Dermal Fillers. Anti Wrinkle Injections Botox is the most commonly known brand of botulinum toxin, which relaxes the muscles that cause lines and wrinkles. Other brands include Azzalure and Bocoture. Here are the most common areas to be treated, I can also treat excessive…