Early signs of the menopause

Menopause usually takes place between the ages of 48 and 55 but symptoms can start happening several months or years before your periods stop for good. This is known as the perimenopause.

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It’s Valentine’s Day - so fall in love with your legs again!

Having varicose veins can make you self-conscious about exposing your legs but it doesn’t have to be like that.

Until relatively recently if you had varicose veins you had two options – you either put up with them or you went into hospital for a major operation. Nowadays, thanks to advances in keyhole and laser surgery, getting rid of varicose veins is a lot more convenient. Dr Mo Faris, Cooden Medical Group’s Founder talks about two of the most popular treatments.

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To HRT or not HRT, that is the question

Should I have HRT?

This is one of the most frequently asked questions by women going through the menopause.

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Patient Case Study: Claire Moor

We tend to associate varicose veins with a person of a certain age, possibly carrying a bit more than they should and probably more comfortable on a couch than in the gym. But this is not the case at all. Our patient Claire Moor knocks these stereotypes right out of the water: She is young, slim, fit and a keen runner. But unfortunately, running seems to make her symptoms worse.

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