Conditions A-Z

Adult acne treatment

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Coping with the physical and psychological impact of acne can be very difficult. While most people associate the condition with their teenage years, many adults also suffer. Figures from the NHS suggest...


Are you getting enough protein?

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Protein is a vital ingredient for the thousands of processes and reactions that take place within the human body each day. The popularity of sport supplements proves that many people are...


Beware Hay Fever Sufferers: High Pollen

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With parts of the UK set for a ‘very high’ pollen count today and into the weekend, hay fever suffers can expect to feel its wrath again. It has been particularly...


Hair loss and cancer: what to expect and how to prepare

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Some cancer treatments can have an impact on the way you look – and hair loss can be a significant side effect. Some people find they’re losing small amounts of...


Help with symptoms of the menopause

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Concerns that many menopausal women were “suffering in silence” due to confusion about the safety of hormone replacement therapy recently led to new guidelines for medical professionals from the the...


How much water should people drink?

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Under normal circumstances, the amount of water we consume is regulated by the thirst reflex and the number of times we pay a visit to the toilet. However, there can be...


How to make a success of your new year’s resolutions

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With 2016 thankfully in the recent past, it’s now time to focus on making some long overdue changes. That’s right, it’s time to make a start on those new year’s...


How to treat adult acne

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For many teenagers, acne is part and parcel of growing up – it can become something they simply have to live with and manage as best they can. But for...


Measures to help you cut your alcohol intake in 2017

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Whatever your reasons for deciding to cut down on booze this New Year, your health and well-being will thank you for it. If you’re regularly drinking more than 14 units a...


New year’s resolutions – stay successful

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Here are some of the most popular new year’s resolutions our customers are tackling in 2017. We’ve looked into why these are great choices and what extra help you may...


Self-help tips to tackle acne

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Dealing with acne? You’re not alone. It’s a common condition most often found in teenagers and younger adults, with approximately 80% of people between the ages of 11 and 30...


STI testing for people without symptoms

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Some people with Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) experience no symptoms and therefore do not tend to seek a test and treatment. However, untreated STIs can lead to a number of health...


The long-term effects of STIs

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Around 435,000 diagnoses of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) were made in England in 2015. That’s thousands of people taking steps to tackle untreated STIs – but what about the ones...