Author Archives: Alexandra Jones

Knowing The Difference Between An Allergy & Intolerance

Although the symptoms of an allergic reaction and intolerance can be similar, they have distinctive effects on your body. A lot of our patients comment on having a reaction to their food (usually presenting as an upset stomach or diarrhoea) and automatically think that they’re allergic. However, as doctors we know that it’s more than […]

The Truth About B12 Shots!

Our Clinical Team have been giving patients B12 injections for years as a means of increasing energy levels and promoting general health. B12 is important for red blood cell formation, central nervous system function and DNA synthesis. Firstly, we recommend getting your vitamin B12 levels checked to ensure that your levels are normal, otherwise there […]

What Causes Skin Lesions?

What causes moles? Moles occur when cells in the skin grow in a cluster instead of being spread throughout the skin. They’re known as melanocytes, and they make the pigment that gives the skin its natural colour. Moles might darken after sun exposure, during teens and pregnancy. Is there a cause of lentigines? Exposure to […]

Let’s Talk About All Things Skin

There are several types of skin lesions that are very common and almost always benign (non-cancerous). These can include moles, freckles, skin tags, benign lentigines and seborrheic keratoses. What is a mole? Moles are skin growths usually appearing in black or brown, appearing anywhere on the skin, alone or in groups. Moles tend to appear […]

How Can You Support Your Staff with long Covid?

Globally, there is a growing concern about the impact of long Covid on people who have had coronavirus in the past. As a Clinic, we believe it is something that employers may need to factor into their health and wellbeing strategies as people return to a more formal workplace setting as restrictions lift. Research has […]

The Importance of An Annual Medical

In the UK, we seem to be fixated on this mindset of “if it’s doesn’t seem broken, why fix it?” Even when it comes to our bodies and our own health. It’s something that as medical practitioners, we try to educate our patients on the benefits of checking-in with a specialist for your wellness, to […]