Cystitis is quite simply inconvenient, from the burning sensation when trying to urinate to sitting on the toilet in utter frustration. Sometimes, however, the discomfort of trying to empty the bladder could be a symptom of another complex nerve condition, which has been mistaken as a UTI. Expert urologist Mr Keng Jing Ng explains how to differentiate between cystitis or something else…
ADHD is a well-known disorder, but most people will associate it with children who are unable to focus at school. However, ADHD is much more than this, and it is a disorder that can continue on into adulthood. Dr Lars Davidsson, a leading psychiatrist, explains how ADHD affects adults and how getting a diagnosis can really transform the lives of those living with this condition.
Is your local clinic making use of standing CT scan technology yet? In an exclusive interview with Top Doctors, leading trauma and orthopaedic surgeon Mr Matthew Solan explains why this new device is a huge advance in diagnosing foot and ankle problems to deliver the best-quality treatment.
Headaches can come in various shapes and sizes, from common tension headaches to cluster headaches and migraines and the way to manage them depends on the type. There are many options, but don’t worry! Leading neurosurgeon Mr Sinan Barazi, part of the London Neurosurgery Partnership, is here with a handy guide to headache management.
Despite the current obesity epidemic in the UK, many hold negative opinions about the concept of weight-loss surgery. However, many of the arguments held against bariatric surgery are based on misconceptions and misunderstandings. Mr Omar Khan, a leading bariatric surgeon, dispels some of these commonly believed myths about both weight-loss surgery and obesity.
Slipped disc affects approximately 1 in 50 people and can be a serious cause of back pain. Luckily, in the 21st century we have a wide range of ways to treat slipped disc. One of the latest is an innovative procedure called microdiscectomy, which promises an effective surgical solution without causing too much damage to the skin and muscles in your back. We spoke to Mr Nicholas Thomas, a leading neurosurgeon based in London, to find out what it involves.
Newborns need surgery when they are born with congenital abnormalities. This means that some organs did not form in the right way before birth and there is a need to perform neonatal surgery to correct the anatomy to allow that organ to function properly. Mr Stefano Giuliani, an expert neonatal surgeon, explains why some newborn babies require surgery after birth.
Dr David Bloom, an experienced dentist, explains what smile design is and the options for teeth straightening and teeth whitening that are available.