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Even in our age of advanced medicine with MRI scanners, designer drugs and robotic surgery, the day-to-day job of a GP has changed relatively little. People come to us feeling a sense of ill health, and we help steer them through a course that aims t more

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Advice from Dr Emma Chapman, Okehampton Medical Centre An allergy is a reaction the body has to a particular food or substance and they are very common, affecting more than one in four people in the UK at some point in their lives. Having an allergy more

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This short introductory article about aromatherapy touches upon the ancient origins and history of aromatherapy, the complexity of essential oils, the art of aromatherapy, its spiritual and esoteric uses and the possible benefits of an aromatherapy t more

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If you’ve booked your ski holiday you are probably already envious of the amazing snow conditions the early birds have had in the run up to Christmas. Powder snow on the pistes and virtually all the runs to themselves. But have you given any thought more

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Dr Jo Coldron explains how PMS symptoms can affect some women and suggests ways of dealing with them. Pre-menstrual syndrome (PMS) is common with about half of women experiencing significant cyclical symptoms, and somewhere in the region of 10% of th more

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