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Gallbladder surgery – frequently asked questions

The gallbladder is a pear-shaped organ that stores bile, the fluid that helps to digest food. If the gallbladder is not functioning properly (or your bile gets out of balance), hard fragments start to form – these are known as gallstones. These can be as small as a grain of rice or as big as a golf ball. But when do you know if you need surgery on your gallbladder? Mr Niteen Tapuria, Consultant General Surgery, Laparoscopy and Hepatobiliary, takes a closer look
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Menopause: 5 Strategies for Symptom Relief

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