Illness

benefits for the disabled

Support for parents with disabilities

As a parent with disabilities you are entitled to support to help you meet the needs of your children. Living with a disability comes with many challenges and you may find some aspects of parenting more difficult as a result. However, there are ways to help you look after your children. This support can come

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Getting over your fear of heights

We all have fears; fear of dying, fear of spiders, fear of the dark or fear of heights. As parents, we also know how important it is to try and keep our irrational fears and phobias to ourselves rather than passing them on to our children. In most cases this is easier said than done,

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Female hair loss

Hair loss (alopecia) can be difficult to deal with because (unlike many other medical conditions) it may be quite obvious and therefore affect a person’s confidence significantly. Some women worry that their partner will no longer find them attractive, or are concerned about going out in public, fearing people might notice their condition. Whilst you

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Alopecia

Alopecia is a general medical term used for hair loss on the head and/or body. It covers a wide range of reasons for the loss of hair, which can occur suddenly and without warning. The condition is thought to be an autoimmune disorder, which means the body’s immune system starts to turn on hair growing

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Cancer symptoms you should not ignore

Cancer is a word that still strikes a dagger of fear in most of us, but whilst survival rates are on the increase and new and betters treatments are being introduced, early detection is still a vital key to better chances of survival and making a full recovery quicker. Don’t be in denial Women tend

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IBS foods to avoid

What is IBS? Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a digestive problem that can cause extreme abdominal pain, usually after eating. Other symptoms include severe bloating or flatulence, passing mucus, or urgency (and consequently incontinence). There are three general patterns of symptoms: IBS with diarrhoea, IBS with constipation, and IBS with both diarrhoea and constipation. As

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