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Hair loss during the pandemic – an unexpected symptom

The main symptoms of Covid-19 are by now well known – a persistent cough, a high temperature and loss of taste or smell. But some people who have been infected with Covid-19 have also reported a new long-term effect: hair loss. But how do you define hair loss and what could be the cause of this increase in people reporting hair loss? Dr Rina Davison, Consultant Endocrinologist at The Holly, takes a closer look.
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Covid-19 vaccine: FAQs with Aspen Medical Director, Dr Zoltan Varga

The UK’s Covid vaccination programme is well underway with more 31 million people having received their first dose at the time of publication. However, with various anti-vaccination conspiracy theories still being circulated online, it’s important to consider the facts. Dr Zoltan Varga, Aspen’s Medical Director, looks at the detail of the Covid-19 vaccines and tackles some of the common questions.
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Tinnitus: five things that you need to know about ringing ears

Tinnitus is when you hear noises, such as ringing or buzzing, that are not caused by sounds from the outside world. Where do these noises come from and are there any treatments that can help? Mr Nitesh Patel, Consultant Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeon at The Holly Private Hospital, explains five important facts about tinnitus

Blood in the urine (haematuria)

Haematuria is when you have blood in the urine. Although it may not be caused by anything serious, blood in the urine can be alarming to see. It is important that you get medical advice.

Five things you need to know about ‘frozen shoulder’

‘Frozen shoulder’ is a debilitating condition where your shoulder becomes painful and stiff. But how does this condition come about and what can be done to treat it? What are the tell-tale signs that you may have frozen shoulder? And what else do you need to know about this little-known condition? Dr James Sarkodieh, Consultant Radiologist at The Holly Private Hospital, takes a closer look.