Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) describes a group of long-term conditions that cause the digestive tract to become inflamed (red and swollen). Dr Jamal Hayat, Consultant Gastroenterologist at Parkside Private Hospital, explains the main symptoms and causes of IBD. He also discusses how IBD is diagnosed and possible treatments that can help.
Chemotherapy is a drug treatment used to disrupt the growth of cancer cells. It is natural to feel nervous if you are having your first chemotherapy session. Knowing what to expect and being prepared can help to reduce your anxiety.
For many people who play sports or are regularly active, one concern is how to avoid injury or reduce the risk of injury. Injury can occur in any sport, however, for most people the benefit to physical and mental health from exercising outweighs the risk of injury.