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  • Constipation: risk factors

    Gender Age Diet Physical exercise Daily lifestyle Medication Other illnesses When to consult your doctor There are several risk factors in developing constipation. These include: Gender Women are 3 times more likely to be constipation than ... Read more

    Intestinal disorders
    November 7, 2010 at 01:23 PM
  • Techniques used during pregnancy and labour

    Traditional breathing techniques used for relaxation and pain during childbirth This method relies on relaxation, and breathing exercises that helps decrease the intensity of the pain during contractions and enables you to regain your ... Read more

    Childbirth
    August 11, 2010 at 09:49 AM
  • Planned birth and induced birth

    Induced labour When will I be induced Reasons induce labour Risks and disadvantages of an induced birth Induced labour In the UK just over 20 percent of births are induced. This is nearly always on medical grounds for reasons that either ... Read more

    Childbirth
    August 27, 2010 at 07:54 AM
  • How did allergies come to be such a plague

    Housing Pets Pollen Our eating habits Excess hygiene Almost 1 in 3 people are affected by an allergy-related ... Read more

    Allergies
    October 12, 2014 at 05:41 PM
  • Allergies to animals

    Cats Cat cross-reactive allergies How to reduce your cat allergy Dogs Rodents Horses and ponies ... Read more

    Allergies
    April 2, 2013 at 06:03 PM
  • Food allergies

    Food allergies statistics Why so many food allergies Potentially severe allergic symptoms Symptoms caused by food allergies in babies Rhinitis and asthma are also found in connection with food allergy The main foods to be concerned about ... Read more

    Allergies
    December 17, 2010 at 02:46 PM
  • Allergy treatments

    Allergen avoidance: what you can do Medicinal treatments Anti-histamine medicines Steroid Medication Antileukotriene medicines Local treatments Treatments for asthma Bronchodilator drugs Inhaled steroid drugs Anticholinergic Theophyllines ... Read more

    Allergies
    December 28, 2010 at 05:30 AM
  • What to do if you forget your pill

    Combined oral-contraceptive pill (COCP) Where are you in your pack? How many pills are left in ... Read more

    Contraception
    November 15, 2013 at 07:52 AM
  • The Statistics and Diagnosis of Diabetes

    Diabetes statistics Normal blood glucose figures Diagnosing Diabetes HbA1C Diabetes Mellitus is ... Read more

    Diabetes
    March 26, 2014 at 12:06 PM
  • Beauty care

    Beauty care and the way we look is becoming more important to us in our daily lives. The media portrays ... Read more

    Beauty care
    September 29, 2010 at 08:51 AM
  • Shapeless legs

    Causes of shapeless legs Keep active and eat healthily Stimulate your blood circulation The phenomenon of tired legs is rather difficult to treat. However, daily exercises and refining your diet can help defining your ankles. Causes of ... Read more

    Beauty care
    November 5, 2013 at 01:47 PM
  • Sports and physical activities during pregnancy

    Keeping active and doing certain sports is good for you during pregnancy. However, it is advised ... Read more

    Pregnancy
    May 10, 2010 at 01:46 PM
  • Vaginoplasty

    Nowadays, vaginal reconstruction has been well documented in the media. In most cases, this is ... Read more

    Sexuality
    September 29, 2010 at 06:43 PM
  • Sexual allergies, rare allergies and indoor plant allergy

    Sexual allergies Allergies to seminal fluid (sperm) Allergy to wine Eczema by proxy Allergy to the handle of a toothbrush Allergy transmitted by kissing Allergy to house plants The most frequent plants in question Sexual allergies There ... Read more

    Allergies
    December 20, 2010 at 04:59 AM
  • Breastfeeding

    Breastfeeding is best for your baby and is chosen by about half the mothers . However, for whatever reason not all mothers can manage it and they should not feel guilty or consider themselves a 'bad mother' if they do not breastfeed their ... Read more

    Baby
    June 15, 2010 at 05:42 AM
  • The baby's vaccinations

    Tuberculosis The vaccination schedule DTaP/IPV/Hib Meningitis C Haemophilus influenzae (Hib) Pneumococcal MMR DtaP/IPV Cervical cancer vaccine - Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) Td/IPV Hepatitis B Summary of the vaccination schedule 2nd months ... Read more

    Baby
    June 23, 2010 at 03:27 PM
  • The role of plant sterols

    Where are sterols found? A similarity with cholesterol Cholesterol absorption is limited Where are sterols found? Plant sterols, also called phytosterols and are naturally found in many plants, in particular cereals, fruits and vegetables. ... Read more

    Cholesterol
    October 16, 2010 at 02:51 PM
  • Male Sterilisation (Vasectomy)

    How does male sterilisation work? Advantages Disadvantages and Risks Further sources on information How does male ... Read more

    Contraception
    November 9, 2014 at 01:17 PM
  • Hypoglycemia

    Causes of hypoglycaemia Signs of hypoglycaemia Risk factors for hypoglycaemia How to avoid hypoglycaemia Treatment of hypoglycaemia If you are diabetic, it is vital that you can recognise the symptoms of hypoglycaemia. Hypoglycaemia is ... Read more

    Diabetes
    July 30, 2010 at 06:17 AM
  • Whooping cough

    Whooping cough is a very contagious bacterial infection caused by a bacterium called Bordetella ... Read more

    Child
    November 12, 2013 at 05:13 AM