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May 5, 2021

Postpartum Mental Health Awareness - Isabel Healthcare

In a recent blog we covered mental health conditions which can occur during pregnancy, but there are also some mental health conditions which can..
May 5, 2021

Maternal Mental Health Awareness During Pregnancy - Isabel Healthcare

Pregnancy is portrayed as a time of happiness and emotional well-being, and for many that is their experience, but evidence shows mental illness can..
February 25, 2021

Post-Acute Sequelae of COVID-19 (PASC) / Long COVID – What do we know?

As we near the 14-month anniversary since the first outbreak of COVID-19 was identified in December 2019, it is time to draw attention to the people..
July 14, 2020

Coronavirus Disease 2019 / COVID-19 Symptoms

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is an infection caused by Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) [1]. An outbreak of a..
December 20, 2019

What is chronic pelvic pain? Pelvic pain symptoms and causes

Chronic pelvic pain is pain in the pelvic area (below your belly button and above your hips) which lasts 6 months or longer and is affecting your..
November 21, 2019

Differential Diagnostic Challenges in Older Patients

In the United Kingdom (UK), adults over 80 years are the fastest growing population.  Around a quarter of the population in the UK are over 60 years..
November 1, 2019

Types of seizures - Epilepsy Awareness Month

November is Epilepsy Awareness Month in the US, so in this week’s post we’re going over the basics of this neurological condition that affects more..
October 24, 2019

What do the new Cystic Fibrosis drugs mean for CF patients?

There have been several announcements this week, both in the US and the UK, and also in Australia, on some new drugs that will become available for..
October 17, 2019

Epigastric pain symptoms and causes - Isabel Healthcare

Everyone has experienced stomach pain at some point in their life. Often the cause is obvious, such as a stomach bug or too many sit ups at the gym,..
October 3, 2019

What is wrong with my lungs? 5 lung conditions to be aware of

We all know that our lungs are a vital organ, necessary to keep us alive, and if we don’t have a medical career, we can probably remember some of the..
September 19, 2019

Iron deficiency anemia in infants and children - Signs and symptoms

Iron deficiency symptoms, as we explored last week in our blogpost, are common in pregnant women and in women who experience heavy periods. Another..
August 23, 2019

Could I have Bell’s palsy? Symptoms and treatment for Bell’s palsy

Bell’s palsy can be very frightening to experience or witness, and cause great alarm. Over a matter of hours, muscles in the face begin to lose..
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