• 15 DEC 16

    KEEP WARM, KEEP WELL!!

    One of the best ways of keeping yourself well during winter is to stay warm. Keeping warm over the winter months can help prevent colds, flu or more serious health conditions such as heart attacks, strokes, pneumonia and depression. The chances of these problems are higher if you're vulnerable to cold-related illnesses because of one or more of the following: you’re over 65 you’re on

    • 20 OCT 16

    Have you received your flu jab?

    Inquire about the Flu Vaccine today – available at Castle Street Surgery! The Flu Influenza is a highly infectious acute respiratory illness caused by the influenza virus. Influenza affects people of all ages. Outbreaks of influenza occur almost every year, usually in winter. This is why it is also known as seasonal flu. Flu is

    • 13 SEP 16

    Cryotherapy

    What is Cryotherapy? Cryotherapy is a treatment used to cause the destruction of skin lesions by a cold substance. In our practice, we use liquid nitrogen to freeze skin problems. Liquid nitrogen reduces the skin temperature down to nearly -50 degrees centigrade, turning the water in the skin cells to ice which kills them. This

    • 29 AUG 16

    Cholesterol

    What is Cholesterol? Cholesterol is a soft, wax-like substance which is found in the walls or membranes of every cell in our body. It is also a key component in the manufacture of hormones (chemical messengers in our body) and bile acids which work in our intestines to help promote the absorption of fat from our