Depression can be something of a taboo subject, not something people readily want to admit to but, yet, 1 in 6 people will suffer from depression in their lifetime with the most common age range to be affected 18-25-year-olds.
Recent tests may have flagged the need for you to make lifestyle changes, one of which may be to lower your cholesterol. GPs are always the starting point for any health concerns you may have, but they are hard-pressed, particularly in the light of Coronavirus, and it can be difficult to get an appointment or have enough time to talk things through.
A repeat prescription is a recurring prescription of medicine that you have previously and recently been prescribed. It could be anti-inflammatories, blood pressure tablets or even the contraceptive pill.
For most people, heart failure is a long-term condition that cannot be cured. However, there is treatment for heart failure which can keep the symptoms under control and allow patients to lead a reasonably normal life with certain adjustments.