Allergies

hayfever symptoms and treatments

Hayfever symptoms and treatments

Spring and Summer are can be a time of runny-nosed, itchy-eyed misery for hayfever sufferers. This common allergic condition affects more than 10 million people in the UK alone at some point in their lives. If you’re not sure if that sneezing fit was just a cold, or something more, then read on for all

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Painkiller safety

Painkiller safety

Painkillers are something we all reach for from time to time but usually swallow down without actually bothering to read the leaflet that comes with them. Over the counter painkillers are widely used and are generally regarded as being safe and effective. However, painkiller safety is not to be overlooked. Different types of painkiller There

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high temprature in children

Fevers in children

Fevers in children are very common and are one of the main reasons why we take them to the doctors.. What is a fever? When someone has a fever it means their temperature is very high. As a guide, in children under the age of five a temperature of 37.5C (99.5F) or above is described

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A guide to suncream

A guide to suncream

With the better weather finally coming in and many of us jetting off to sunny lands on holiday, sun cream is a vital addition to your family’s collection of lotions and potions. However, looking at the rows upon rows of different sun creams available in the chemist it can be difficult to know exactly which

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Rosacea

Having healthy glowing skin is quite often seen as an indicator of good health and clean living. However, many of us actually take our skin for granted, we fry it for hours, un-protected in the sun, fail to cleanse it thoroughly and cover it in make-up. We can easily forget that skin is an organ

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The worst food and drink for your body

It’s winter; it’s cold and dark outside and our bodies seem to be craving those leftover selection boxes as well as other yummy comfort foods. Deep down we know that indulging in some of these on a regular basis is bad for our health but sticking to a healthy balanced diet is something we’d rather

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