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.

Common Rashes and Their Causes

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.

A Guide to Oral Health

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.

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.

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.

Common Eye Problems Discovered

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.