Articles in Category : Health & Wellbeing

August 2022

Pain and Fascia

Gower Acupuncture with Tim Wright

What is Fascia? Until recently – the last couple of decades – fascia was the thing that surgeons cut through to get to the interesting bits. It’s cast aside to access and assess the state of internal organs, muscles, nerves,

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August 2022

Monkeypox

Bay cluster network with Dr Lamah and Reem El-Sharkawi

You may have only started hearing about monkeypox, however this disease which is relatively rare, was first discovered in the 1950s. Monkeypox is mostly spread by animals and is not limited to monkeys, it has always been relatively rare and

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July 2022

Summer Health

with Dr Lamah and Reem El-Sharkawi Dr Lamah El-Sharkawi is a GP in Uplands and Mumbles Surger and her sister Reem El-Sharkawi is a GP Pharmacist, both are part of the Bay Cluster Network

We are all looking forward to the warmer weather (hopefully!) in Swansea over the summer months; however this time of year can increase risk of injuries, heatstroke and sun exposure. This month we will focus on health hazards and look

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July 2022

Poison or Perfection

The Herbal Clinic, Swansea

‘Don’t touch the red berries, they’re poisonous!’ A common warning from parents to their children who are drawn to sample bright berries, shining like sweeties on the bushes. This warning persists despite the fact that there are many edible and

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June 2022

Bowel Cancer

Bay cluster network with Dr Lamah and Reem El-Sharkawi

This month we will focus on bowel cancer. We were saddened to read the news that Deborah James, a 40-year-old mother of two, has been moved to ‘hospice at home care’ to treat her terminal bowel cancer. Since her diagnosis

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May 2022

Chicken Pox

Bay Cluster Network with Dr Lamah and Reem El-Sharkawi

Chickenpox is a common condition, regularly affecting children before the age of 10 but can be seen in people of all ages. It usually improves by itself within 7-14 days and can be managed at home. How do you know

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It’s Go Time

Fitness Training with Nicky Holland

The clocks have changed and we are one step closer to summer. After this month, June is only 8 weeks away, which means that we need to be full swing into our fitness regime if we want that summer body.

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