There's plenty of information available about on social media, in the press and even in every day conversation, nowadays. Despite all of the information available, is it clear what trauma really is? Dr Victor Thompson, experienced psychologist provides an expert look.
How does the gastroscopy procedure work? Consultant surgeon and specialist in upper GI and bariatric surgery, Mr Vittal Rao answers Top Doctors' questions for people who may have upper gastrointestinal conditions that require this treatment.
Determining whether someone is at risk for bowel cancer can be done via the FIT test, or Faecal Immunochemical Test. Leading colorectal and general surgeon, Mr Arnold Christiaan Goede, speaks to Top Doctors about what patients need to know about the exam.
In this article, we spoke with the director of The Chelsea Birth Clinic to discuss the causes, symptoms and monitoring of twin pregnancy. Find out what makes a twin pregnancy riskier than single pregnancy, and if there is any additional monitoring that may be required for a woman who is pregnant.
Emotional and behavioural effects of stroke can have a significant impact on everyday life. We spoke with Dr Daniel Ghossain to discuss the different types of strokes, why they occur, whether its effects are permanent and what you can be done to treat its effects.
A cough is a muscle reflex to remove phlegm, mucus, and irritants out of the throat and airways. There are a variety of reasons for coughs, such as swallowing something incorrectly or an infection in the chest. Unusually, it is a sign of something serious, but knowing how to treat coughs and when to seek help is important. Professor Parviz Habibi, a leading consultant paediatrist specialising in respiratory disease, provides the must-know information about chronic coughs in children.
Severe chronic back pain can be dramatically relieved by spinal cord stimulation. Dr Thomas Smith, leading specialist in pain medicine, discusses the procedure, considers how - and who - it can help.
Is your child blinking frequently? We spoke with Dr Annegret Dahlmann-Noor, one of the UK's leading ophthalmologists to discuss eye conditions that cause excessive blinking in children. Find out the causes, diagnosis and treatment, and when you should take your child to an ophthalmologist.
Claudication causes different pains when walking and stops when you rest and it is a symptom of a bigger issue. Mr Akin Oluwole, a highly experienced consultant vascular and endovascular surgeon, introduces claudication and important information.
Hardly visible to the naked eye can lie interdental decay (in between the teeth). Decay in the interdental space is the most common type of decay in adult dentition and usually goes unnoticed for a long time. As a result, quite a bit of tooth substance can already be damaged when it is finally detected. In this article, expert dental surgeon Dr Behnoosh Bidar describes all we need to know about tooth decay.