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Restless leg syndrome: Treatment, causes and symptoms

27 September 2018

Restless leg syndrome causes an overwhelming urge to move the legs or other parts of the body. It can be a debilitating condition but is not always taken seriously. Learn more about the treatments, causes and symptoms of restless leg syndrome here, using content verified by certified doctors.

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Should I go to work with a cold?

16 July 2019

It can be difficult to know whether or not to go to work with a cold. Generally it's fine to go to work but there are some occasions when you should reconsider. Find more about cold symptoms, the length of a cold, how long a cold is contagious, when to see a doctor, and treatment for a cold here.

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Postpartum psychosis: A guide for partners

25 July 2019

Postpartum psychosis is a serious mental illness that can occur after a woman has a baby. Find guidance on how to support a partner through postpartum psychosis.

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Vitamin D deficiency: Causes, symptoms and prevention

20 September 2018

Vitamin D deficiency can cause muscle pain, fatigue, and bone pain. It is also linked to the development of diseases like osteoporosis, and up to 46% of the population is at risk of developing the condition. Learn more about vitamin D deficiency here, using content verified by certified doctors.

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6 common skin conditions: What causes them and what you can do

23 October 2018

Your skin is the body's largest organ, and there are hundreds of conditions that can affect it. Here you can find out about moles, psoriasis, eczema, acne, warts and verrucas, and cold sores - what causes them and how you can treat them.

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High blood pressure: Causes, symptoms and prevention

22 January 2019

Without a test, you may not realise you have high blood pressure as it usually doesn't cause obvious symptoms. Learn about blood pressure testing and maintaining a healthy blood pressure here.

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Magnesium deficiency: Causes, symptoms and prevention

01 August 2019

Magnesium deficiency causes and symptoms. Learn who is most at risk from magnesium deficiency, and how to prevent it.

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Common causes of fever in Sub-Saharan Africa

03 September 2018

Fevers are a natural response to a number of illnesses. Learn about the common causes of fever in sub-Saharan Africa here, using content verified by certified doctors.

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Drug addiction: Treatment and how to get help

21 March 2019

Drug addiction is an often misunderstood disease. Here you'll find more information about the complexity of addiction, where to get help for drug addiction, and what treatments are available.

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Safer sex: How to prevent STIs

02 May 2019

Millions of STIs are aqcuired around the world everyday. If you are having sex then you are at risk of catching an STI, but here we will outline how you can have safer sex to reduce your risk of getting and STA.

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7 causes of lower back pain

20 November 2018

Lower back pain is one one of the most common forms of back pain. Here you will find 7 conditions that might be causing it. As well as exercises to relieve lower back pain.

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Drug addiction: How to talk to someone you’re worried about

27 March 2019

It can be difficult knowing someone you care about is struggling with a drug addiction. Here, you will find information about talking to a loved one about their drug use and helping them get treatment.

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How to get rid of dandruff

09 August 2019

Dandruff causes white flakes to appear on the scalp and hair. While dandruff is not usually a serious condition, it can be irritating and difficult to live with. Learn about the causes of dandruff and how to get rid of it here.

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How to reduce your risk of dementia

28 May 2019

How to reduce your risk of dementia. New guidelines from the World Health Organisation (WHO) reveal the lifestyle changes you can make to lower your risk of getting dementia.

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What causes leg cramps?

25 June 2019

Leg cramps occur when the muscles in your leg or foot tighten and shorten. Here you will find the different causes of leg cramps, how to treat them, and when to worry about leg cramps.

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Do I have the flu?

18 December 2018

Flu (or influenza) is a common viral infection that can leave you feeling exhasusted. It is often confused with a cold, but it's actually a different disease and can be more serious. Keep reading to find more information about the flu.

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Period pain and when to seek help

03 January 2019

Most women will have period pain, but for some it can be severe enough to affect their daily life. This can be caused by an underlying health condition. Find tips for period pain relief, information on common conditions that cause period pain and when you should seek medical attention.

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Suicide prevention: Talking to someone you're worried about

14 March 2019

If you are worried someone may be considering suicide, don't be afraid to ask them. While this may not feel like the right thing to do, it can encourage the person to open up and maybe even seek help. Learn more about the warning signs of suicide and how to start a conversation with someone who might be feeling suicidal.

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Should I go to work with pink eye?

16 May 2019

It can be quite alarming to wake up with pink eye, but does it require time off work? Learn about how contagious pink eye is and how long it may take to recover.

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How does PrEP (for HIV) work?

04 July 2019

PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) is a drug taken by people who are HIV-negative before sex to reduce the risk of getting HIV. Learn how PrEP works, how effective it is, and where it is available.

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5 common causes of muscle cramps and how to treat them

21 August 2018

Muscle cramps can be very painful but they are rarely a cause for concern. Read more about the 5 most common causes of muscle cramps and how to treat them here, using content verified by certified doctors.

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Self-care for depression: How can it help?

25 February 2019

If you suffer from depression, self-care can aid your recovery process, alongside support from your doctor. Learn more about practising self-care for depression and the treatments for depression your doctor can offer you.

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5 types of headache and their locations

16 August 2018

Different types of headache tend to be located in specific parts of the head. Learn about the locations of different headaches and read about their symptoms, causes and treatments here, using content verified by certified doctors.

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When should you worry about a cough?

11 January 2019

Coughing clears your airways of mucus and irritants, but sometimes a cough can last for weeks. This can be concerning, expecially if you have other symptoms. Here you can find out if your cough is something to worry about, as well as information on how to treat it.

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4 types of abdominal pain and what you can do

02 October 2018

Abdominal pain is any pain between your chest and pelvis, and it's very common. Whilst some conditions do require immediate medical attention, many can be treated at home. Keep reading to find out more about the causes and treatments of your pain, depending on its location.

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Migraine triggers: What causes them?

27 November 2018

Migraine is a type of headache that can cause debilitating pain, nausea and light sensitivity. Here you can find 8 common migraine triggers and tips to avoid them.

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Erectile dysfunction: What can I do?

18 April 2019

Erectile dysfunction (ED) affects a lot of men. It can be caused by an underlying medical issue, but there are also lifestyle changes you can make to improve ED. Learn more about the causes of erectile dysfunction, how to improve erectile dysfunction, and how to tackle performance anxiety.

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What causes eye twitching?

27 June 2019

Learn the common and less common causes of eye twitching, how to stop eye twitching, and when to worry.

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Is gaming disorder a real thing?

18 July 2019

The World Health Organisation has called gaming disorder a mental health condition. Learn the signs of gaming disorder, how it is treated, and who is likely to develop it.

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Should I go to work with a fever?

23 May 2019

A fever can be a sign that your body is fighting an infection, meaning you may be contagious. But should you take time off work to recover? Find out here.

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5 common types of anxiety

11 December 2018

Everyone feels nervous every now and then, but if you have an anxiety disorder, these feelings can seriously affect your everyday life. Learn about some of the most common types of anxiety and their triggers.

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10 reasons why you might be feeling tired all the time

05 September 2018

Tiredness can be the result of a variety of factors. Sometimes this can be because of a medical condition but more often than not changes to your lifestyle can help to improve your energy levels. Read our guide about the common causes of tiredness to find out more.

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How to prevent urinary tract infections (UTIs)

30 October 2018

Common symptoms of a urinary tract infection include a frequent urge to pee and pain in the bladder or lower stomach. Find out more about the symptoms of UTIs, who is most at risk, and what measures can be taken to prevent the risk of developing a UTI here.

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Should I go to work with a sinus infection?

11 June 2019

Sinus infections can cause pain in your face and leave you feeling congested. But how contagious are they? And is it worth taking time off work to recover? Learn more here.

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Diabetes prevention: How to reduce your risk

13 November 2018

Diabetes is a serious, lifelong condition that affects around 100 million people in the US alone. There are a few different types of diabetes including type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes. Read more to find out about their symptoms, and how you can prevent type 2 diabetes, and gestational diabetes.

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White spots on tonsils: Causes and treatments

06 August 2019

White spots on tonsils can have a few different causes, including: strep throat, tonsillitis, oral thrush, infectious mononucleosis, and tonsil stones. Find more information about these conditions, as well as when to worry about white spots on tonsils, here.

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