Dr Jack A T Edmonds MB BS FRCGP

Private General Practitioner

Your Health in Our Hands

120 Harley Street
London
W1G 7JW

Phone: 020 7935 5050
Fax: 020 7935 3888
Email: enquiry@drjackedmonds.co.uk

Health Snipppet

Coffee

COFFEE – So what is in that cup of coffee? – Arabica, robusta or liberica beans?   The majority of coffee is produced from the Coffea Arabica.  Caffeine is, of course, the star nutrient providing a refreshing and stimulating drink improving alertness, providing energy and increasing the metabolic rate.     A word of caution though – too much can lead to tremors, sweating,…

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Sprouts

SPROUTS - Love them or hate them they really are very good for you.

Key nutrients :  Potassium, beta carotene, folate, vitamin C, B6 and E, calcium and iron not to mention fibre.

Healing Properties :   The benefits of sprouts is that weight for weight they contain the most folate of all the brassicas needed to produce antibodies…

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Shingles - Zostavax Vaccination

Childhood and chickenpox go hand-in-hand for the majority of us, with usually little more remaining afterwards than memories of a short period of quarantine and the application of pink calamine lotion. Yet, for one in four of us, as we get older, reactivation of the latent herpes varicella-zoster virus is a strong possibility. This time around it can have painful consequences. Lying dormant in the…

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Flu Vaccinations 2015-16

The greatest risk of catching flu is during the cold winter months between October and March.    It is sensible to be vaccinated up until the Spring especially if you fall in any of the “at risk” groups.   Protection from the above strains is from about 2-3 weeks after the injection.

MEDICAL PROFILE FOR THOSE MOST AT RISK

  • All Patients over…
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Nuts

NUTS – It is no accident that nuts as snacks are sold in small packs.   A daily helping of mixed nuts will provide many benefits the significant of these being protection against cardiovascular disease.  There are approximately 25 kinds of nuts grown globally which give people a large number of nutrients.

Key nutrients :  Protein, iron, zinc, calcium, potassium,…

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