Healthcare: The Role of Primary Care Professionals

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COPD and Asthma: How Your Doctor Can Help

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This article explores how a doctor can diagnose and treat conditions such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and asthma. Read on to find out more! What is asthma? Asthma is a long-term condition that causes problems in your lungs. It makes your airways narrower, so it’s harder for the air you breathe in to get out again. Asthma can be present all the time (chronic) or come and go (acute). Read More»

Two steps a GP might take if you tell them you think you have an eating disorder

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If you think you might have an eating disorder and you tell your GP about this, here are some of the things that they may do for you. They will check for physical causes first After listening to you describe your symptoms, the GP probably won’t give you a diagnosis. Instead, they might run a few tests to find out if there is some other medical condition that you might have, whose symptoms might be similar to those associated with the eating disorder you think you’re suffering from. Read More»