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Hepatitis refers to an inflammatory liver condition that may be causes by a viral infection amongst other things. In this article we explore the various types and cause of hepatitis, their symptoms and whether or not they can be cured.
You may be suffering from athlete's foot. Despite the name, this fungal infection can spread to other parts of the body. Here's how to recognise the symptoms and what to do to treat it fast.
Falling ill with chickenpox can be a miserable experience, especially when red-filled blisters form on the skin and become itchy. Here's what you need to know about the condition and how to go about treating it.
The thyroid gland produces hormones that regulate your metabolism, when too much or too little of these hormones are produced, imbalances occur that lead to thyroid disorders such as Hashimoto's disease, Graves' disease, goiters, and thyroid nodules.
Looking to reduce the signs of ageing that botox and fillers just can't achieve? Your plastic surgeon my recommend a facelift. Here's everything you need to consider before going under the knife.
What they do, how they're different from other injectables like Botox and what you can and can't achieve with them.
This new type of surgery has certainly become a craze, but is it truly designed to get you into that stunning pair or heels or is there a more medical reason for its existence? We find out.
Are you keen to have a 'nose job'? Whether for functional or purely aesthetic reasons, there's plenty to consider before having a rhinoplasty procedure. We break it down for you.
If you're thinking of having a boob job there is a lot to consider, from choosing your surgeon to the size and shape of implant that will best suit your body. Here's the most comprehensive article you'll ever read on the subject.
Botox can treat various types of wrinkles, learn more about this aesthetic procedure, what it can and can't realistically achieve and whether it's the right option for you.
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How to know if your blood sugar levels are high or low and what to do about it.
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Pregnancy & Fertility
An in-depth look at the various stages of pregnancy (with pictures) and what to expect during these. A must-read for expecting parents everywhere!
It's a common complaint as hormonal and bodily changes cause the slowing of digestion and the baby grows, putting pressure on your stomach. Here's how to treat this uncomfortable condition and get some much needed relief.
The options are overwhelming and even the best laid birthing plans don't always go the way you hope they will. Here's everything you need to consider when it comes to choosing the birthing method that is right for you.
Two of the first few signs of pregnancy are spotting and cramping. These symptoms will normally occur a few weeks after conception and mark the sign of an egg implantation... Learn more about these and other pregnancy symptoms here.
While not being able to conceive is an obvious symptom of a possible fertility issue, irregular or painful periods and hormone imbalances (including those of the thyroid) also have a role to play.
In addition to your partner not conceiving, a loss of libido or issues with the testes may be amongst the symptoms associated with infertility in men. Learn more about what to look out for and discuss with your doctor here.