Health Centre

Trusted healthcare guides from Dr Felix

All articles

The Environmental Impact of Inhalers

Did you know your inhaler could carry a significant impact on the environment? Different inhalers have a different carbon footprint compared to others. Here we consider how inhalers could be switched to low carbon alternatives, how you should use the...

Asthma Inhalers

What Are the Different Types of Asthma Inhaler?

Inhalers are a useful tool to make sure medicine can be delivered directly targetting the lungs. There are many different ways to differentiate between asthma inhalers. Here is a comprehensive guide to inhaler types, colours, names, escalation of tre...

Asthma Inhalers

How to Tell the Difference between Coronavirus and Hay Fever

With the hay fever season already in full swing, the Royal College of General Practitioners has cautioned against confusing coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms with hay fever. This is a timely warning, since the first peak season of grass pollen is just ...

Hay Fever

How to combat the itch-scratch cycle

Thrush is very common in women. It's something that many of us experience, so it's nothing to be embarrassed or ashamed of. The yeast infection isn't serious and is easy to treat, but the symptoms can be very uncomfortable.  

Thrush Treatment for Women

What is the connection between heavy periods and anaemia?

Periods can vary between women to women. Some women might have relatively light bleeding while others might need to change their pads or tampons more regularly and experience painful cramps. There are several factors which can influence your period; ...

Birth Control

What Is a Dental Dam?

A dental dam provides protection during oral sex to prevent the spread of sexually transmitted infections. It's essentially a piece of latex that's placed over the genitals or anus during oral stimulation. They function in a similar way to a ...

Genital Herpes Treatment

What is chlamydia?

Chlamydia is a common sexually transmitted infection. It’s passed on through sexual contact but it often causes no symptoms so you might not know you have it. The infection is easy to treat and rarely leads to any health complications. 

Chlamydia Treatment

What are genital warts?

Genital warts are a common sexually transmitted infection (STI) passed on through sexual contact. They are not serious but they can be unsightly and cause embarrassment and discomfort. 

Genital Herpes Treatment