We've all suffered from feeling bloated before, which can leave us feeling really uncomfortable and full. But have you ever wondered just what has really caused this? We've asked a leading gastroenterology Dr Rehan Haidry to explain how the gut works and what causes bloating.
If you're looking into treatment for an enlarged prostate you may wonder what options are available. We've asked one of our expert urologists Mr Jaspal Virdi to explain two of the commonest procedures used: Rezūm and UroLift. Read more on how they work, whether they are right for you and the success rates.
Is there anything you can do yourself to treat Ménière’s disease? What are the options when it comes to medication? When is surgery necessary? We spoke with Professor Owen Judd, highly-trained consultant ENT surgeon with a special interest in neurotology.
Renal failure is a potentially life-threatening consequence of long-term kidney disease. When the kidneys fail, there are two key treatments to save the patient and keep their blood filtered. Dr Andrew Palmer explains the pros and cons of dialysis and kidney transplants.
A smile can work wonders for your confidence. If you have tooth damage or discolouration then you may feel a little embarrassed to say cheese. We've asked expert cosmetic dentist Dr Mark Hughes to explain how to get your smile back through the used of cosmetic bonding, a simple procedure to repair and refine teeth.
The pancreas plays an important role in digestion and blood sugar control. Unfortunately, if it becomes affected by cysts or cancer, part or all of the pancreas may need to be removed. So can you live with only a part of your pancreas, or no pancreas at all? We asked internationally renowned professor of liver and pancreas surgery, Professor Hemant Kocher. of the University of London:
Neuroendocrine tumours (NETs) are a rare type of tumour that can form in the neuroendocrine system. These may be in the gut, the lungs, or the pancreas. Symptoms differ depending on where the tumours form. Dr Christos Toumpankis, a leading gastroenterologist, explains what NETs are, the symptoms, how they are diagnosed and how they can be treated.
Capsule endoscopy is a technique that allows visualisation of the entire gastrointestinal tract to enable doctors to diagnose conditions such as coeliac disease and inflammation of the gut. Expert gastroenterologist Dr John Martin explains how the procedure works and how long the capsule takes to pass.
Dentistry can be about far more than simply fixing your teeth – it can also be about giving you the perfect smile. Dr Adam Thorne is an expert in cosmetic dentistry, and we asked him about what he sees as the most effective cosmetic dental procedures.
Ileal pouch surgery is mostly used to treat ulcerative colitis, or familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) when removal of the colon and rectum is required but the patient wishes to avoid a permanent ileostomy. Colorectal surgeon, Mr Richard Lovegrove gives us a detailed guide about what an ileal pouch operation entails and how it's different to an ileostomy.