gastric band advice please no time wasters or insults?

Question by tina: gastric band advice please no time wasters or insults? Hi thinking of having a band fitted I am about 5 stone over weight yo yo dieted all my life, you know the score chubby kid , curvy teenager fat mam. I would like genuine advice from post op people please .I know this will not be easy but I'm 39 and i don't want to spend the next 30 years hating myself. hi again I can lose weight but I am a very emotional person I comfort eat so soon regain the weight I have lost. I need … [Read more...]

Patients offered financial advice at York doctors

Patients offered financial advice at York doctors MEDICAL patients will be offered financial advice from a poverty-tackling project set up in a York doctors’ surgery. Read more on York Press … [Read more...]

Dental advice needed! Just had three teeth extracted and…..?

Question by Sarah: Dental advice needed! Just had three teeth extracted and.....? stitches were needed. This was done by my (new and rather young!) dentist in his surgery. No knock out, just local anaesthetic. Three injections to the roof of my mouth and I lost count at three in my gum line! I have had a fair bit of dental work done and my share of teeth being extracted but when I agreed to this course of treatment I was assured that all would be well in time for my holiday next week. I have a … [Read more...]

Teeth advice, do you think its reasonable to ask my dentist this…?

Question by Clare: Teeth advice, do you think its reasonable to ask my dentist this...? My teeth are in really bad condition. The top ones in particular give me a lot of trouble. I wear a partial denture as I had to have a front tooth out. The 2 smaller teeth either side of the very front ones are dead and have swelling at the root or something, they need root canals which i am 100% sure im not having done. My left canine tooth has snapped in half. And the molars at the back have big … [Read more...]

Friend Needs Urgent Dental Advice. What Can I Say?

Question by emeraldisle2222: Friend Needs Urgent Dental Advice. What Can I Say? My friend lost his top teeth earlier in the year due to an accident. The dentist is nearly four months trying to correctly fit a denture for him, but it is just not working. I am worried for my friend as I see him becoming more and more depressed, and socially withdrawn. Sometimes the denture becomes loose, and sometimes it makes strange sounds while he is talking. What is the best advice that I can give him? I just … [Read more...]

Some teeth advice please.?

Question by Clare: Some teeth advice please.? Im 20. I've never really had good teeth, when I was young my mum nagged and nagged me to look after my teeth, which had the opposite effect! About 6 months ago one of my top front teeth was badly decayed and split in half, I was supposed to have a root canal and have it crowned but when my dentist tried to root canal it he said the decay had gone too far up the root or something so I ended up having it pulled out and getting a partial denture … [Read more...]