Scarlet Fever: What You Need to Know

Scarlet fever is on the rise in the UK, with a dramatic increase in diagnosed cases since last year. The infection can usually be treated with antibiotics which will be prescribed from your doctor. This guide will tell you everything you need to know about the extremely contagious condition.

The Dangers of Extreme Dieting

Most people at some point in their lives have wanted to lose some weight, extreme diets are a dangerous way to lose a lot of weight in a short amount of time and can cause serious health issues. Find out what is classed as an extreme diet and the dangerous effects they have.

How to Spot a Stroke

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: What to Look Out For

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.