Stress Awareness Month: How To Deal With Stress

Stress Awareness Month has been celebrated every year since 1992, raising awareness for a condition that many of us will feel at some point in our lives. While stress is very common, it can also cause a lot of distress and can have a negative impact on day to day life. Read all about stress including its causes, symptoms and what you can do to treat yourself.

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.

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.

Top Tips to Help You Quit

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.

What is Psoriasis? An Informative Guide

Psoriasis is a long-lasting, autoimmune skin disease which typically causes the skin to go red, flaky and may often result in the skin being covered with silvery scales. Discover more about the condition of psoriasis here.

The Facts About Bone Fractures

A bone fracture is a medical term for a bone breakage, the average number of breaks throughout someone lifetime is two, our bones have a certain level of bend in them but if they are put under too much pressure, they may snap, resulting in a bone breakage.

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Cataracts

A cataract is simply a clouding of the natural lens of the eye, it can develop following trauma or more commonly, is a natural condition brought on by age. Discover 10 things you might not have know about the common eye condition.