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Acne is a common skin condition that affects up to 80% of people between the ages of 11 and 30. Acne causes spots and oily skin. The skin can be hot or painfu... Read More >>>


Asthma affects about 1 in every 12 people. It is a long-term condition that can cause coughing, wheezing, chest tightness and breathlessness, with symptoms of... Read More >>>

Athletes foot treatments

Athlete's Foot

Athlete’s foot is a common fungal infection of the foot. It causes an itchy rash to develop between your toes. As well as being itchy, the affected skin... Read More >>>

Bad Breath

Bad breath is a common problem affecting about 1 in 4 people on a regular basis. Causes The most common cause of bad breath is poor oral hygiene. Bacteria ... Read More >>>

Cold Sores

About 1 in 5 people have recurrent cold sores. They are small blisters that develop on the lips or around the mouth caused by the herpes simplex virus. They u... Read More >>>


Colic is the medical term for excessive, frequent crying (more than three hours a day, at least three days a week for at least three weeks) in a baby who appe... Read More >>>

Common Cold

A cold is a general term used to refer to a mild viral infection of the nose, throat, sinuses and upper airways. Adults generally get  2-4 colds a year w... Read More >>>


Constipation is a common problem. It presents as passing hard stools, with difficulty, less often than normal. Constipation usually occurs when stools remain ... Read More >>>


Coughing is a reflex action to try to clear your airways by forcing air up and out of your airways. The airways may be partially blocked by mucus or irritated... Read More >>>


Cystitis is inflammation of the lining of the bladder. It is up to eight times more common in women than men as the urethra (the tube from the bladder that pa... Read More >>>


Diarrhoea is the passing of loose or liquid stools more than three times a day. It occurs when fluid cannot be absorbed from the bowel, or extra fluid is secr... Read More >>>

First Aid Checklist

Every home should  have a well-stocked First Aid kit always ready for any emergency that may occur. This checklist lists the items you need for the most ... Read More >>>


Flu is a viral infection that is more common in the winter months, although you can catch the flu at any time of the year. Usually about to 15% of people get ... Read More >>>

Fungal Nail Infection

Onychomycosis is the medical name for a fungal nail infection. It causes the nail to become thickened and discoloured, turning white, black, yellow or green. ... Read More >>>

Hay Fever

Hay fever is a common allergic condition that affects up to one in five people at some point in their life. It is more common if there is a family histor... Read More >>>

Head Lice

Head lice are tiny wingless insects that live in human hair. They are whitish to grey-brown in colour. When first hatched they are the size of a pinhead and g... Read More >>>

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

IBS is a common disorder of the digestive system. It affects up to 1 in 5 people during their life and it usually first develops in young adults. Women are tw... Read More >>>

Motion Sickness

Motion sickness is a term that describes an unpleasant combination of symptoms that can occur when you're travelling. It is caused by your balance mechani... Read More >>>


Scabies is a contagious skin condition caused by a parasitic mite called Sarcoptes scabiei that burrows into your skin. It affects about 1 in 1,000 people eac... Read More >>>

Smoking Cessation Programme- You 2 Can Quit

With our help, “You 2 Can Quit” Smoking affects you in more ways than you would imagine; it raises blood pressure and pulse rate, can cause ca... Read More >>>

Thrush (Oral)

Oral thrush is a fungal infection of the mouth caused by a yeast called Candida. It is usually harmless and is not contagious. It is common condition, especia... Read More >>>

Thrush (Vaginal)

Many women experience occasional bouts of vaginal thrush caused by a common yeast called Candida. It is generally harmless, but can be uncomfortable. It does ... Read More >>>

Warts and Verruca's

Warts are small, rough, non-cancerous lumps on the skin caused by a virus (human papillomavirus). Warts can occur anywhere on the body but occur most commonly... Read More >>>

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