Rashes are extremely common and in most cases are easily treated, but if left untreated they can become sore and infected, especially if the condition is exacerbated. Identifying the type of rash and its cause can help speed up the recovery. Read our guide to the most common rashes and learn about the possible causes.
It is no surprise that good oral health is vitally important and if cared for, your mouth and teeth can be fault free for the entirety of your life. However, if mistreated and not cared for properly, you are susceptible to a number of conditions such as tooth decay, oral cancer and dental abscesses.
A stroke is a life-threatening medical emergency that requires immediate attention, it is the result of a lack of blood to the brain due to clotting and can be fatal. Spotting the signs early and getting treatment immediately can reduce the severity of the effects, look out for the FAST symptoms and call 999 if you think someone is having a stroke.
Sepsis is a rare but very serious complication of an infection which is dubbed the ‘silent killer’, it is caused by the way the body responds to germs, such as bacteria getting into your body. It is vitally important that as soon as you see signs of sepsis you call 999 and get treatment immediately to reduce the damage sepsis can cause.
March 8th marks National No Smoking Day, a day which is observed to encourage all of those who smoke, to give up for one day. Today is a great day to kick start stopping smoking, HMT have created a complete guide on tips on how you can stop smoking today.
Your eyesight and vision is vitally important, and life can dramatically change if you are unable to see clearly, or not at all. As we get older, we are more susceptible to eye problems such as cataracts but maintaining a healthy lifestyle and take a few precautions can help.
March marks Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month in the UK which aims to raise awareness around the disease. It is estimated that around 7,400 new cases of ovarian cancer were diagnosed in 2014 in the UK and in the same year it was the 15th most common cancer in the UK.
Eye lift surgery, or as it’s more formally named, blepharoplasty is the procedure to repair droopy eyelids. As we get older, our eyelids stretch and the muscles which support them become weaker which results in excess fat gathering above or below the eyelid.
Diabetes is a long-term condition which is thought to affect 3 million people in the UK. The life-long condition affects the bodies blood sugar levels and causes them to become higher than usual, discover the difference between type 1 and type 2 here.
The vomiting shigellosis is making its way across schools in Britain, but what exactly is the bug and is there anything you can do to prevent it? Discover what the signs, symptoms and treatments are for Shigella.