Latest News

How to recognise anorexia nervosa?

Anorexia nervosa (often simply called anorexia) is an eating disorder characterized by an abnormally low body weight, an intense fear…

Expat Medical Service

For expats in Europe and the United Kingdom HelloDoc Health provides a broad range of multilingual Expat Medical Services, including:…

How can you collect medication for someone else?

Have you ever tried to pick up medicine for your sick partner, but the Dutch pharmacy did not give it…

Mental health therapy for students with depression

As we have published on our website a while ago, there now are more mental health complaints among young people…

Children’s health too much exposed to noise and pesticides

According to a new UNICEF report, the wealthiest countries in the world, including the Netherlands, fail to provide children with…

General practitioner (GP) for international students in the Netherlands

Moving to the Netherlands as foreign student comes with a lot of tasks and challenges. For your own health, it…

Psychologists, therapists & counsellors for expats

Becoming an expat is a wonderful experience. However, for many – men or women, adults or children, single or in…

Speak up for Mental Health!

From May 9 to May 13 it is European Mental Health Week to raise more awareness and sense of urgency…

HelloDoc Health: your online doctor in the EU + UK

We are HelloDoc Health Your online general practitioner and online mental health therapist. At HelloDoc Health you are always welcome…

Huge rise in STIs in Ireland, HIV plus 90 per cent

The number of reported cases of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in Ireland has soared in the first three months of…

Offspring weakens when parents are given antibiotics

A new scientific study finds antibiotics can have detrimental effects on the descendants of those exposed to them, including weaker…

Stomach complaints: what can you do?

Stomach complaints are usually related to how you live. So fortunately you can do a lot yourself to reduce your…

More mental health complaints among young people aged 18-34

Recent market research shows that more and more people between the ages of 18 and 34 are experiencing anxiety and…

Other medicines for type 2 diabetes and diseases of the heart, blood vessels or kidneys

For some people with type 2 diabetes, it is better to start using other medicines. These are people with diabetes…

Painkillers can be bought without a prescription. But they are not suitable for everyone!

Paracetamol is a good and safe painkiller if you use the right amount. But you have to be careful if…

Do you use drugs often? Try to stop or use less. We can help you!

Do you suffer from a drugs problem? Please contact your doctor at HelloDoc Health so that you can talk about…

Check your skin every month in case you have lichen sclerosus

With lichen sclerosus, you have light, shiny patches on your skin. The skin is tight, less supple and sometimes thinner.…

More people with flu

Feel like having the flu? Please touch your eyes, nose and mouth as little as possible. And cough and sneeze…

Military-tested trick to fall asleep in 120 seconds

For many people, it sounds like an illusion: a trick that will put you to sleep in two minutes (120…

COVID-19 increases risk of diabetes with 40% one year later

Having COVID-19 appears to raise a person’s risk of developing diabetes within the next year by about 40%, according to…

Talking about burn-out: what is it and who gets it?

Burnout is a state of mental and physical exhaustion that can zap the joy out of your career, friendships, and…

Sleep (disorders) and tips to get you sleeping again

Sleep problems are very common. The impact that poor sleep can have on people’s lives and health is significant. The…

Should everyone be taking Vitamin D?

Vitamin D has been in the news often and a lot lately. It is said to have all kinds of…

Even a little light in a bedroom could harm health

People who sleep with a light on may be unwittingly keeping their nervous system awake, a new American study suggests. The study of 20 healthy…

The 5 best ways to help prevent UTIs

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are infections of the bladder, kidneys, prostate, or other urinary organs. In women, simple UTIs are…