Myths about acne Acne Signs and Symptoms Spots of various size, colour and appearance form on the face, neck, chest and back. Whole areas of skin can be affected, damaging self-esteem and confidence and making the sufferer self-conscious. Causes The most common cause is hormonal changes that stimulate oil production in the sebaceous (oil-producing) glands of the skin. Together with dead skin Read More


Arthritis Types and causes Osteoarthritis is degeneration of bone caused by general wear and tear, overuse of a particular joint or being overweight. It causes stiffness, pain and immobility and affects 80 per cent of people over 50, especially post-menopausal women and the elderly. Rheumatoid arthritis is inflammation of the tissues surrounding the joints caused by an immune-system imbalance. Read More

Back Pain

 Back Pain Causes and symptoms Back pain may be acute or a chronic, dull ache and may radiate, for example, down the legs. It may be worsened by certain movements or inactivity. Most people develop back pain after straining the muscles and ligaments that support the spine and the facet joints that connect the vertebrae (back bones). This is Read More


 Cancer Sign and symptons Cancer is caused by abnormal and uncontrolled division of cells, which causes tumours and interferes with normal body functions. Although it’s one of the most common diseases in the West, many cases are treatable and some may be preventable. There are more than 200 different types of cancer. Some of the most common are those Read More

Colds and Flu

 Colds and Flu Signs and symptoms A runny or blocked nose, sore throat, sneezing, cough, headache and mild fever are all signs of the common cold. Flu symptoms are similar but the fever is usually higher, alternating with chills and accompanied by sweating, aches and pain and fatigue. Causes Many different viruses can cause colds and flu. They’re passed Read More


 Cystitis Signs and symptoms Cystitis causes a frequent urge to urinate accompanied by intense pain, burning sensations and strong odour. Sufferers may also experience a mild fever and chills, abdominal pain or blood in the urine. If untreated, symptoms worsen and infection can spread to the kidneys. Causes Non-bacterial cystitis (interstitial cystitis) may be due to a spread of Read More

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