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Coronavirus and how to minimise risk

Reducing your risk of coronavirus   We understand those suffering from GI conditions might be concerned about coronavirus. The reality is there is no 100% way to avoid catching this virus but we can all practice some basic defence measures to reduce our risk of catching nasty seasonal bugs and…

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Bowel Cancer Symptoms and worries

Worried about Bowel Cancer   If you have a family history of bowel cancer or just some unexplained symptoms you might be feeling anxious about your bowel cancer risk. We have talked about reducing lifestyle risks by a healthy diet and exercise but there is little you can do about…

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Risk Factors for Bowel Cancer

What is Bowel Cancer? Bowel cancer affects an estimated 40,000 people per year in the UK alone making it the third most common cancer. Sadly around 1 in 20 people are likely to develop bowel cancer. The cause of bowel cancer is as yet unknown but there are risk factors…

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Tips to Avoid a Hernia

A hernia develops when fatty tissue or an organ pushes through a weak point in the surrounding muscle or connective tissue, causing a bulge under the skin. Hernias are very common, particularly over the age of 50, and they don’t always cause problems, in fact, you might not even know…

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