We are delighted to be able to offer our discrete testing services and treatments as we start to emerge from the National lockdown due to Coronavirus. We have taken special measures to protect you from Coronavirus, to keep you safe and reassured. We look forward to welcoming you to our COVID secure clinic.
We are so excited to start our household / family Coronavirus study this week with Oxford University. We will be studying the immune response of families who had a member(s) of their household have a positive Coronavirus test more than 1 month ago.
Contact us to learn more as we are looking for volunteers.
Sunday 1st December 2019 is World Aids Day. A day to remember those lost and to raise awareness of the huge progress that has been made in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of HIV infection!
HIV treated with medication is not life-threatening. People living with HIV which is controlled on medication will have normal life expectancy. If virus levels are undetectable they also can’t pass it on.
HIV tests are great, as the sooner HIV is detected and treated the better. Why not consider getting tested yourself this year?
Did you know that there is a connection between untreated STI and infertility and complications during pregnancy and childbirth? If you are planning a family or are pregnant and think you may be at risk of a STI, it’s a good idea to get yourself tested.
Chlamydia is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in the UK.
It’s passed on through unprotected sex (sex without a condom) and is particularly common. If you live in the UK, it’s recommended that you get tested for chlamydia if you’ve had unprotected sex.
Symptoms of chlamydia
Most people with chlamydia don’t notice any symptoms and don’t know they have it.
If you do develop symptoms, you may experience:
- pain when peeing
- unusual discharge from the vagina, penis or rectum (back passage)
- in women, pain in the tummy, bleeding after sex and bleeding between periods
- in men, pain and swelling in the testicles
If you think you’re at risk of having an STI or have any symptoms of chlamydia, visit a clinic and get tested properly. We can provide you with Specialist advice, private testing, rapid results and treatments.
Are you considering pregnancy or IVF? Did you know that Sexually transmitted infections can adversely affect you and your baby? There are eight STIs that can affect neonates. Not all of these are tested for in antenatal NHS care. We can provide discrete testing with rapid results and hope this promoted your health and your baby’s health.
Did you know Syphilis can affect your whole body and result in blindness? However, often syphilis has few symptoms and you can be infected without knowing. The infection also passes to an unborn baby. Syphilis tests are simple to do and not costly. Read more at www.theprivatesticlinic.co.uk
Are you suffering with anxiety or depression? These are some of the most common health problems today. It can be very debilitating and make life difficult. Don’t struggle alone-you can seek help. We offer Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and counselling to help you. Our specialists are experienced, approachable and have excellent results with their patients. Our premises are discretely sited, confidentiality is guaranteed and we aim to make your clinic experience as worry free as possible. We are registered with Health Inspectorate Wales.
Do you find it difficult to get to your doctor? Are you interested in staying fit and healthy? Perhaps you have considered a general health check. We can offer Well Woman and Well Man health checks. These include a consultation with a doctor, general blood tests, or specialist tests for cervical cancer, prostate cancer, urinary problems, cholesterol levels and diabetes. Prices start at £75. Enquire for more information on 07531 194 797. Stay healthy, stay fit, stay happy.
Many people have very stressful lives for a variety of reasons. Stress can lead to anxiety. Anxiety is a feeling of unease, worry or fear and too much anxiety can make you tired and unable to function. Anxiety can have psychological and physical symptoms such as:
Difficulty sleeping; Being irritable; feeling worried; not being able to relax; feeling tearful; palpitations, headaches, sweating, breathing faster, panic attacks, loss of appetite, butterflies in your tummy and much more. You should see a doctor if you have any of these symptoms too.
Sometimes, if they diagnose anxiety, medications can help. Some people also try other methods to help their anxiety. This may include relaxation techniques, exercise, counselling. clinical hypnotherapy or psychological treatment. A doctor will help you decide what’s best for you.
Our private practice offers counselling and clinical hypnotherapy, to help you with anxiety. Many people find these therapies very helpful in addition to their doctors treatment. Our experienced counsellors and clinical hypnotherapist are available for appointments in a discrete, calm environment at a time to suit you, for a modest fee. Our counsellors are Julia Gregory and Chris Browning, and our hypnotherapist is Lynne Pryce-Jones (see their pages on our website).