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  • Avoiding Weight Gain After Weight Loss

    Losing weight involves a lot of lifelong changes and hard work. It is therefore, crucial to commit to the changes made in order to stabilize your weight. Successful dieting must include measures to avoid regaining your lost weight.... Read more

    Diets
    January 29, 2018 at 01:07 PM
  • The Hollywood diet, pineapple or grapefruit

    Negative aspects of the diet In the Hollywood diet you can eat fruits at will, except bananas. The pineapple or grapefruit diet follow the same principle, but in these diets only pineapples or grapefruits are eaten. All other foods... Read more

    Diets
    November 3, 2010 at 04:27 PM
  • Putting on weight and psychological factors

    Factors to consider before embarking on a diet Psychological causes for putting on weight Stress, anxiety Other psychological causes Personal history and childhood Psychological effects of putting on weight Do I consult help before... Read more

    Diets
    November 13, 2013 at 11:06 AM
  • 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... Read more

    Intestinal disorders
    November 7, 2010 at 01:23 PM
  • Allergy to pollen

    The number of people affected by hay fever (allergy to pollen) is on the increase Conditions for pollen to cause allergic reactions Allergic symptoms caused by pollens Asthma Fatigue The pollen seasons The season of tree pollens The... Read more

    Allergies
    April 2, 2013 at 06:13 PM
  • 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... Read more

    Baby
    June 15, 2010 at 05:42 AM
  • 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... Read more

    Cholesterol
    October 16, 2010 at 02:51 PM
  • The Coil: IUD and IUS

    The coil is a small T-shaped plastic device that is inserted by trained professionals into your womb. It is one of the most commonly used contraception in the world, except in the UK where it is used less than the oral contraceptive... Read more

    Contraception
    September 23, 2017 at 08:02 PM
  • Urinary tract infection

    A Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) is a frequent occurrence in children It affects girls more often than boys and more commonly in under 5's. It is caused by bacteria (germs) that get into the urine, usually from the bowel. An infection... Read more

    Child
    July 23, 2013 at 12:44 PM
  • Laryngitis (Croup/Epiglottitis): Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment

    Laryngitis is defined as an inflammation of the larynx, the organ found at the junction between the pharynx and trachea. This is the main organ of phonation, i.e. the ability to speak. The larynx contains two vocal cords as well as... Read more

    Child
    December 19, 2017 at 04:16 PM
  • Nutrition of Very Young Children (from 4 Months to 1 Year)

    While breastmilk (or baby formula) is encouraged for the first year of your child's life, you may supplement with other elements, especially as your baby gets older. (As your baby eats more your baby will naturally drop milk feeds. This... Read more

    Paediatrics
    January 20, 2018 at 10:25 AM
  • Sexual trends in the UK

    UK Statistics in Sexual Health Other general trends The WHO defines sexuality as an integral part of our health. A healthy sex life can give you self-confidence and a feeling of well-being, as well as pleasure. It is often embarrassing... Read more

    Sexuality
    February 6, 2011 at 05:39 PM
  • Penis Size

    Approximately 50% of men believe that their penises are too small. This can be damaging because many men correlate the size of the penis with their masculinity and sexuality, despite the fact that neither sexual pleasure nor fertility... Read more

    Sexuality
    January 29, 2018 at 12:48 PM
  • Choose your sport carefully

    Enjoy yourself first Don't rush: try several different sporting activities before making a decision Don't force yourself Playing team sports Exercising in a gym Exercising alone The outdoors and nature Enjoy yourself first ... Read more

    Sport and health
    April 2, 2013 at 06:38 PM
  • Football: benefits and contraindications

    Football is the most popular and practiced sport all over the world and it remains an intense and constant sport activity, which requires a good physical condition and regular training. Health benefits Contraindications Accidents and... Read more

    Sport and health
    November 12, 2013 at 03:58 AM
  • Health Effects of Smoking

    The effects of smoking are insidious and become apparent on the body almost immediately. A smoker is a smoker regardless of the amount or type of cigarette they smoke. People who smoke in moderation do not necessarily avoid the same... Read more

    Tobacco
    December 19, 2017 at 04:38 PM
  • Anti-vitamin K

    Dealing with overdosing and situations with haemorrhagic risks and accidents for patients treated with anti-vitamin K. Anti-vitamin K is an anticoagulant used by about 1% of the French people and is also the first factor provoking... Read more

    Treatments
    April 12, 2015 at 04:39 PM
  • Infant and child bacterial Urinary Tract Infections: advice

    In February 2007, the French Agency of sanitary security and health products (Afssaps) published recommendations to help doctors diagnose and treat with antibiotics urinary infections of bacterial origin in infant and children. Being... Read more

    Treatments
    April 11, 2010 at 09:16 PM
  • Symptoms and Causes of a Sore Throat

    Sore throats are defined as pharyngeal pain caused by inflammation located in the oral cavity, the larynx, and/or the pharynx. This FAQ will talk you through the symptoms and causes of a sore throat. Symptoms The symptoms of a sore... Read more

    Winter diseases
    January 21, 2018 at 08:55 AM
  • Antenatal classes

    Antenatal classes are recommended for pregnant women especially those expecting their first child. They are enjoyable and help prepare you for childbirth, feeding your baby and the early days looking after your baby. It also provides a... Read more

    Childbirth
    August 10, 2010 at 04:29 PM