Pain

Broken bone: could it be osteoporosis?

Osteoporosis is a condition that weakens your bones, making them fragile and more likely to break. Indeed, more than three million people in the UK are affected by the condition, says the NHS.

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Heart

How to protect yourself against thrombosis

Most people may not consider thrombosis as one of their biggest health concerns. Yet according to Thrombosis UK, blood clots – when blood forms a solid mass within a blood vessel – kill more people in Europe than AIDS, breast cancer, prostate cancer and traffic accidents combined.

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Family

How to take care of your child’s back

Back pain affects about 80 percent of the population and is one of the top common causes of absence from work in the UK, says the charity BackCare, organiser of Back Care Awareness Week. But it can also affect children.

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Pain

How much do you know about migraine?

Migraine is a common health condition that affects about one in five women and one in 15 men, says the NHS. But if you’ve never had one, you may not realise how badly a migraine attack can affect someone.

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Pain

How to tackle text neck

Digital technology may have revolutionised modern life. But many experts warn it could be causing health problems too.

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First Aid

Summer activities: how to prevent sports injuries

Now that the summer weather is hotting up, many people are heading outdoors to work out and play sports. But whatever activity you take part in, there’s always a risk you could sustain a sports injury – whether you’re new to exercise or a seasoned sports person.

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Pain

How healthy are you at work?

We all have stressful days at work from time to time. But according to the latest study from the TUC, stress at work may be more of a serious issue than we think, with results suggesting it could be a problem in up to 70 percent of workplaces.

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Pain

One in seven people has migraine

Each year in September, The Migraine Trust holds Migraine Awareness Week to make more people aware of the condition.

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Allergy

Spring clean your meds

Whenever the season changes from winter to spring it’s an ideal time for many of us to clear out lots of clutter and generally give our homes a thorough cleaning.

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