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Dr Maheinthan Yogeswaran

General Practitioner

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Dr Maheinthan Yogeswaran qualified as a doctor from Aberdeen Medical School in 2007. He subsequently trained as a GP and now works as a GP for Medicspot alongside an NHS practice in Essex. He has a wide spectrum of experience, notably in palliative care.

Dr Yogeswaran also works on training future generations of GPs as a GP trainer. In his spare time, Dr Yogeswaran writes for Talk Health and has also contributed to articles for The Sun, Health & Wellbeing, BBC Three, Bustle and Daily Record among others.

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Medical Experience

General Practitioner – The Puzey Family Practice

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Specialisms and Areas of Interest

General Practice, Palliative Care

Articles By This Author

Chest infection

Chest infections vary in severity – some clear up on their own while others can be life threatening. An early diagnosis helps reduce the risk of needing urgent medical attention. Find out what type of chest infection you have and get the right treatment today.


Tonsillitis can usually be treated at home and very rarely requires a tonsillectomy (removal of tonsils). The infection is more common in toddlers and children but you can still get tonsillitis as an adult. Find out whether you have viral or bacterial tonsillitis and get the right treatment today.

Ear Infection

Ear infections are very common in young children but you can still get an ear infection as an adult. The three main types of ear infection affect the three main parts of the ear: inner, middle, and outer. Find out what type of ear infection you may have and get the right treatment today.

Contraceptive Pill

The combined contraceptive pill is the most popular method of birth control in the UK. With perfect use, it can be up to 99.9% effective.

How to cure a hangover at work

Work is hard enough when you’re not dragging yourself through the day with a splitting headache, random waves of nausea and a faint sense of shame.

Do Weight Loss Pills Work?

Can you lose weight simply by taking a pill? It seems too good to be true – and the latest data suggests that this may be the case.

6 Unexpected Signs Your Irritability Is Actually A Greater Mental Health Issue

Everyone gets irritable from time to time, but some people may more often than others. Of course, many things cause irritability, from lack of sleep to lack of food and energy.

12 ridiculous reasons you're STILL not losing weight

You eat a healthy diet and try to squeeze in daily exercise, so why aren't you shifting the pounds? You may be surprised...

Lost your mojo? Unable to leap out of bed like you used to? You’re feeling TATT

A recent study has revealed that up to a quarter of us are often too exhausted to go to work - we ask experts why and offer suggestions to help you shake off fatigue.

Should we be eating less fat?

With Christmas coming up, many people will be worried about the amount of fat they are consuming during the festive period.

5 Health Benefits Of Drinking Coffee Hot Vs. Iced

When you're deciding between getting a cup of hot coffee or a cold brew, you may base your decision on your mood or what the weather is like outside. While temperature is an obvious difference between the two, it isn't the only thing.

The reason you may want to drink hot coffee instead of cold brew

In the United States, the average coffee drinker consumes three cups per day, with over 50 percent of Americans over the age of 18 drinking it daily. This means there are over 150 million daily coffee drinkers in this county alone.

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