Mental & Emotional Health
May 13, 2019

Do you harm or cut yourself? There’s help

It may be hard to understand if you don’t cut yourself, but self-harm and cutting is often used as a way of coping with problems. If you or a friend struggle with self-harm, there is help available.
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Fertility
May 13, 2019

Struggling to fall pregnant? It could be an ovarian cyst

Ovarian cysts are more common than you realize. Often, they don’t present with symptoms, but sometimes they can create a lot of trouble – including infertility.
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Men's Health
May 13, 2019

What is premature ejaculation and how do you treat it?

Having an enjoyable and healthy sex life contributes significantly to your quality of life, but sometimes problems, such as premature ejaculation, arise. This can affect your relationship and also have an impact on your mental health and self-esteem.
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Symptoms, Aches & Pains
May 13, 2019

Why are your lips dry?

We all have dry, chapped lips sometimes. But if you have them often and to the point where they are painful and bleeding, there may be a medical reason why. Finding out why your lips are dry and painful can help you choose the right treatment.
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Bone, Muscle & Joint
May 13, 2019

Is your hand getting numb? Here are your treatment options


Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common condition that causes pain, numbness, weakness and tingling in the hand and arm. Early diagnosis and treatment are important. Initially, symptoms can often be relieved with wearing a wrist brace or avoiding certain activities. In most patients, however, carpal tunnel syndrome can get worse if left untreated.
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Medication & Treatment
May 12, 2019

Which painkillers are best for an injury?

When you’ve been injured, it’s easy to pop a pill to ease the pain. Unfortunately, this could do more harm than good. Anti-inflammatory medications are often used to treat muscle aches and pains. It’s important to know when and how to use anti-inflammatories and when to use alternative methods.
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Brain and Nervous System
May 12, 2019

Why are your hands shaking?

Everyone, regardless of age, can have a tremor. Hunger, fatigue, anxiety, and more often than not, anger or rage can all cause a trembling hand. We often describe these as “the shakes”. But a tremor that doesn’t go away, even after you’ve eaten or had a chance to calm down, is one to be investigated.
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Eye Health
May 12, 2019

Why are my eyelids twitching?

Ever noticed how your eyelid twitches sometimes? Don’t worry, it’s very common. An eyelid twitch, also known as myokymia, is a repetitive involuntary spasm in the eyelid muscles. The twitch usually occurs in your upper lid, but it can also happen in the lower lids.
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Symptoms, Aches & Pains
May 12, 2019

Could your swelling be from lymphedema?

Lymphedema is a long-term condition where excess fluids in your tissues cause swelling in your arms and legs. It develops when your lymphatic system doesn’t work properly, and this can be due to several causes – some quite serious.
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