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How to Manage Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease by Dr Hilary Jones

By Dr Hilary Jones

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In the U.K. it is estimated that 1.2 million people live with COPD a year. This is according to The British Lung Foundation. In addition, It is the second most common lung disease in the U.K. behind Asthma. According to BMJ Journals. With such a high prevalence in the U.K., it is good to know […]

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The Link Between Arthritis and Falls in the Elderly

By Dr Hilary Jones

World Arthritis Day

Today is World Arthritis day. You probably do not have to think hard and long at all before thinking of someone you know who has Arthritis. That person you may think of just might be yourself. According to an article by Arthritis Foundation, 50 million adults and over 300,000 children are affected by arthritis. It […]

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What’s the Difference Between Dementia and Alzheimer’s?

By Dr Hilary Jones

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According to the UK Alzheimer’s Society, “There are 850,000 people with Dementia in the UK, with numbers set to rise to over 1 million by 2025. This will soar to 2 million by 2051.” This is important to note because this disease not only takes a toll on the patient themselves, but it takes a […]

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How to Keep Safe in the Sun by Dr Hilary Jones

By Dr Hilary Jones

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The UK is currently enjoying the second rainiest month of the year with very low sun shine, so it maybe hard to believe we are actually in Summer! This isn’t the case for the rest of Europe though, with many parts experiencing record temperatures in a heatwave dubbed Lucifer!Many of us may therefore be jetting […]

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5 Ways to Cope with Arthritis by Dr Hilary Jones

By Dr Hilary Jones

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This month is Arthritis Awareness month and as is our custom, we have our resident GP Dr Hilary Jones  to give us some helpful tips on how to cope. Dont miss his helpful video at the end of the article!When you go down the aisle in the grocery store or pharmacy looking for pain relievers, do […]

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