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Dealing with depression

Dr Mark Winwood answers your questions around dealing with depression.

I have a benign ectopic heart beat.

An arrhythmia refers to any abnormal beating activity...

I get heart flutters.

Heart flutters or the sensation of the heart fluttering in the chest is not uncommon.

I have developed a terrible cough.

There are a surprising number of causes...

I sprained my ankle at the gym.

For such injuries it is suggested resting the ankle...

I experience pain going to the toilet.

Pain in your bottom is a common problem...

My daughter has developed facial ticks.

You are describing simple motor tics...

My right ankle keeps swelling.

The swelling of the right ankle suggests an inflammation...

How can I lower my mcv blood count?

You have had a slightly raised mcv...