Every 15 minutes, somebody is diagnosed with bowel cancer in the UK. Mr Stephen Warren (General and Colorectal Surgeon) explains what bowel cancer is and the main symptoms. He also discusses how to reduce the risk of bowel cancer and why it is important to take part in screening.
What’s the most common cause of hip pain in young adults, how does it come about and how is it diagnosed and treated? Mr Parag Jaiswal, Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon at Highgate, takes a closer look.
The ‘perimenopause’ refers to the time leading to the very last period, which can last from a few months to years. Many women experience symptoms during this time, mainly due to the changing levels of circulating hormones like oestrogen. These are variable from person to person, and the most typical symptoms include hot flushes, emotional instability including low mood and anxiety, insomnia and trouble sleeping. While it is a good idea to discuss any problems like this with your GP or specialist, here are 5 great strategies used to combat menopausal symptoms and get you back to enjoying life