Health Issues

Throughout our lives, we, and the people we are close to, get ill. Some of these illnesses will be more serious than others.
Body odour occurs when your body smells – usually a stale sweat smell around your armpits, feet or private parts, or bad breath.
Eczema (which is also known as dermatitis) is a skin condition which affects many in Britain, both children and adults.
People think HIV and AIDS is something that affects other people, but whoever you are you need to take the danger seriously.
Starting your period is a part of growing up for any girl and it is a sign that you are developing into a woman.
Some form of Pre-Menstrual Syndrome (PMS), is experienced by nearly 90% of women in the week or so before their period starts.
Everyone loves the summer when you can enjoy yourself in the warm sun. But make sure you know how to protect yourself properly.
Using a sun bed not only gives you a tan but the burst of heat can also be relaxing. But what are the long-term impacts on your health?
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) affects people from a young age. It is a condition that can make it hard for you to pay attention and can affect learning and behaviour.
Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME), also sometimes known as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) or Post Viral Syndrome, is a condition that can cause extreme fatigue along with other symptoms.
Insomnia means struggling to get to sleep or not getting enough sleep. It can affect your mood and ability to function properly
Lots of people have moles and freckles and they are usually nothing to worry about. However, if your moles suddenly change in appearance, you should make an appointment to see your GP to get them checked out.
Lots of people need to wear glasses and there are so many different styles and designs available these days that there’s no reason to feel self-conscious if you’re one of them.
Migraines affect about one in four women and one in twelve men in the UK and are more than just a ‘bad headache’. There are different types of treatment and help available if you suffer from migraines.
A food allergy is different from food intolerance and can cause a range of reactions, some of which can be serious.
Stuttering, or stammering, can be really embarrassing for those who suffer from it, but there are ways to get more control over your stuttering and feel better about it.
Hepatitis C affects around 500,000 people in the UK and has no known cure. Find out what you need to know here.
Hair loss can be a serious worry for many of us and although rare, it can sometimes occur in young adults too.
If you’re worried about your weight it’s never too late to change your lifestyle.
Some people think that cosmetic surgery will make all their problems go away, but do you know the facts?
It’s quite common to catch thrush in your teens – the important thing is to know how to spot it and stop it as quickly as possible.
Asthma is a condition that affects more than 5 million people in the UK but there are things that you can do to help ease the symptoms.
If you are considering having a piercing or some body art you need to think very carefully before having it done.
Everyone gets the odd spot, but longer-term skin conditions can affect your level of self-confidence, especially if they are on your face. If you are suffering from acne or dry skin, don’t worry. There are lots of easy treatments around that can help.
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