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Dr Nicki Explains

Dr Nicki explains some common medical conditions and symptoms to her non medical friend Lucy. A light-hearted chatty approach to explaining medicine so that it is easy to understand.

Weekly hand curated podcast episodes for learning

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OCD and body dysmorphic disorder

OCD affects many more people than statistics might suggest, and can be debilitating.  Dr Nicki and Lucy talk it through with their friend, Ra.


26 Jun 2021

Rank #1

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Parkinson's Disease

A complicated diagnosis, and difficult for sufferers and their loved ones. Dr Nicki has personal experience of the disease, as well and treating many sufferers and patients with deceptively similar symptoms. 


9 Jun 2021

Rank #2

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Cervical Smears, HPV vaccine and Colposcopy

Why they are important, what happens and what the results mean. 


16 May 2021

Rank #3

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Acne - what is it, who suffers from it and what you can do about it.


27 Apr 2021

Rank #4

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Hair Loss

We discuss hair loss and, in particular, types of alopecia.


17 Apr 2021

Rank #5

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Headaches in all their many forms, from migraine to eye strain, what causes them and how they can be treated.


5 Apr 2021

Rank #6

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What to do if there's blood in your poo...

Dr Nicki and Lucy chat about the common symptom of blood in the stool, what the causes could be and what to do about it. 


21 Mar 2021

Rank #7

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All About the Covid Vaccine

Dr Nicki and Lucy chat about the Covid vaccine. What is it? How does it work? Is there anything to worry about? Which kinds of vaccine are there and why we should all go for it! 


14 Mar 2021

Rank #8

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Introduction to the Series

Dr Nicki and Lucy introduce themselves and the concept behind the podcasts.


3 Mar 2021

Rank #9