Putting Patients First: Ensuring Health, Quality, and Safety at London Gastro Care

In the fast-paced world of healthcare, it’s easy to get lost in medical jargon, complex procedures, and high-tech equipment. But at the heart of it all is one simple truth: patients come first. To provide the best outcomes in patient-centric care, we need to focus on three key elements – health, quality, and safety. In […]

What Makes a Good Doctor, a Good Hospital, and Excellent Hospitality: London GastroCare’s Commitment to Best Medical Practice

In the realm of healthcare, the journey to recovery often hinges on the quality of medical care, the environment in which it’s provided, and the level of hospitality extended to patients. London Gastro Care, a renowned medical facility specializing in gastroenterology, exemplifies the epitome of good medical practice by seamlessly merging these essential elements. The Qualities […]

Red wine and GI problems- IBS

Red wine, like any alcoholic beverage, can have various side effects, including gastrointestinal (GI) issues. Some potential side effects related to GI issues like bloating, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), and offensive flatulence can include: Bloating: Red wine can lead to bloating in some individuals, as it may cause gas to build up in the digestive […]

Does stress cause gastric ulcers and Stomach bleeding?

Stress alone is not a direct cause of gastric ulcers and bleeding. However, it can contribute to the development or worsening of gastric ulcers in individuals already susceptible due to other factors. Gastric ulcers are often caused by the bacterium Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection or the chronic use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) like […]

The Limitations of Routine Screening with PET-CT: Balancing Benefits and Costs

Medical imaging plays a crucial role in diagnosing and monitoring various diseases, including cancer. Positron Emission Tomography combined with Computed Tomography (PET-CT) is a powerful imaging tool used extensively in cancer diagnosis, staging, and monitoring treatment response. However, using PET-CT for routine screening in asymptomatic individuals is not advisable due to several reasons. Understanding PET-CT and […]