Why Have a Gynaecological Ultrasound Scan?

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What is a Gynaecological (Gynae) Ultrasound Scan?

An ultrasound scan uses sound waves, via the introduction of a probe gently placed in the vagina, to produce images on a monitor, which can be reproduced as a report for your doctor.  These images clearly reveal the structure of the female reproductive organs, the ovaries, fallopian tubes and uterus (womb). It can also accurately measure these organs and their blood flow, including the thickness of the lining of the womb (endometrium).  The scan can detect many things, including the presence of follicles on the ovaries and their maturity and abnormalities such as fibroids, cysts and the presence of solid tumours.

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Could Exercise Give You the Immune System of a 20 Year Old?

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One of the top tips that you will hear from the doctor when you use our private GP services is to stay active. Getting regular exercise is one of the best things you can do for your health, whether that means taking a gentle stroll or going to the gym. Staying fit could even help your immune system to keep functioning at its best, which might mean that you need less help from our private GP services as you grow older. Read More

What Happens When You Get the BCG Jab?

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The BCG vaccination can help to protect your child against many forms of tuberculosis (TB). Although the vaccine isn’t needed for every child, it is recommended if they are at higher risk of infection. If you decide to have the jab, it is good to know what to expect when you bring your child to the clinic. Read More

How Do 4D Scans Work?

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Having a 4D ultrasound scan at our London clinic can be an amazing experience, but you might be wondering how these new scans are able to create 3D pictures of your baby. The scan procedure is actually very similar to the normal 2D scans, but the way the images are processed is a little bit different. Read More

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