51. Dr James Douglas. Medical advice for wild swimmers
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Many people have started wild swimming during the pandemic as a way to de-stress and stay fit.   Lifelong swimmer Dr James Douglas, a General Practitioner in the Scottish Highlands, has advice for new swimmers and those who have been doing it a long time.  He describes two (thankfully rare) conditions that can affect outdoor swimmers, one of which is very like a stroke.  Yet some doctors might be unaware of its existence.

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