• The situation is all too familiar: You feel a tingling on your lip and a small, hard spot you can’t see. Sure enough, in a day […]
  • We all feel tired sometimes – especially these days because we seem to be constantly rushing around between work, family and social engagements. But anaemia is more than […]
  • Fungi like to grow anywhere that’s warm and moist. You’ve probably seen them popping up in the garden as mushrooms, or invading food that’s been left […]
  • The word ‘arthritis’ means inflammation of the joint. It comes from a blend of Greek words – arthron (joint) and itis (inflammation). Although arthritis is often referred to as […]
  • If you’ve ever tried to give up smoking you know how hard it is. Nicotine is a powerful drug. Sometimes it takes 2, 3, 4 or […]
  • Sports are a great way to get fit, have fun and make some friends. Keeping active is an essential part of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. We […]
  • Finding out that your child has head lice isn’t a very pleasant discovery. But don’t despair. It doesn’t mean that you’re a bad parent, just that lice are very […]
  • About three in four pregnant women will get morning sickness during their first trimester. For some, nausea is worse in the morning and eases off during […]
  • Before reaching middle age, most men probably haven’t given their prostate gland much thought. But as men get older, their chance of experiencing some kind of […]
  • We’ve all experienced the frustration of lying in bed and not being able to sleep. And it’s often the more you try to clear your thoughts […]
  • We all have our negative thoughts. There’s that horrible, depressed feeling a lot of us get on Monday morning. Or the nervous anxiety you feel before speaking […]
  • If you’re the parent of a child with Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), then you’ll know this can be one of the most frustrating and stressful, yet rewarding […]
  • Pimples, blackheads, whiteheads, cysts – very few of us manage to sail through life without a single blemish. Whether serious or mild, acne will affect almost all […]
  • Everyday we’re constantly being exposed to different bacteria and viruses. Immunisation is the safest way to protect you and your family from catching some of the […]
  • Mood swings, tender breasts, a bloated stomach, food cravings, fatigue, irritability and depression. These are just a selection of the symptoms some women have to deal […]
  • Our ears are amazing, complex pieces of work. They give us our hearing and our sense of balance. They work with our other senses to make […]
  • Incontinence is a common and distressing problem. If you’ve experienced it then you’re not alone – it’s just that most people don’t like to talk about […]
  • Back pain is so common that eight out of ten of us will have it at some time in our lives. After headaches and colds, it’s the most […]