Dr Abbs is a GP based in Manchester. He qualified as a doctor from Hull York Medical School in 2010 and then across a range of specialities in Newcastle and Manchester. He started training in hospital medicine but later retrained as a general practitioner.
Following leading the development of urgent care services in North Manchester, he joined Medicspot in April 2019. He has a special interest in urgent care, greatly enjoys teaching medical students and junior doctors, and also volunteers for numerous children’s cancer charities. He enjoys adrenaline sports, keeping fit and travelling.
A urinary tract infection, or UTI, can affect your kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra. Women are more likely to develop a UTI than men. You will often need a treatment of antibiotics to treat the infection.
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A strain of coronavirus that emerged in China’s Hubei Province late last year has now caused deaths in the double digits, infected hundreds more, and spread to Thailand, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and the US, making headlines across the globe.
A strain of coronavirus that emerged in China’s Hubei Province late last year has now caused deaths in the thousands, with upwards of 90,000 cases of the virus reported across more than 77 countries around the world.
Infections have now exceeded 2 million cases globally with over 170,000 deaths. The US, Italy and Spain are the countries with the highest infections. These countries overtook mainland China, where the novel strain of coronavirus first surfaced last year.
We asked Dr Adam Abbs, GP at Medicspot, to talk us through the expert-backed cold shower benefits.
We’ve all felt the unpleasant shock of a cold shower, whether it’s down to being last in line for the bathroom or because someone’s turned a tap on elsewhere in the house. However, it’s becoming increasingly popular for athletes to ditch the hot tap in the name of health, with many keen to see for themselves whether the cold shower benefits live up to the hype.