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Monthly Archives: November 2015

  • How to…Manage Your Skin Condition - Acne

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    Manage Your Skin Condition - Acne

    Help me please. I’m 18 and suffer from acne on my face and upper back. Although I’ve seen people with worse cases, I’m so aware that it’s there and some days I don’t feel like leaving the house because of it. I’ve tried a few treatments including tetracycline and minocycline which work initially, but then it just comes back. I’m getting totally fed up with it. Which treatments should I try next? Thank you.

    Acne can make you feel very self-aware, but it’s important that you don’t let it get you down; there are plenty more treatments available for you to try. Continue reading

  • How to…Manage Your Skin Condition – Psoriasis

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    Manage Your Skin With Psoriasis Treatment

    Psoriasis is a common skin condition that causes red, flaky, crusty patches of skin covered with silvery scales to appear, that can become itchy or sore if scratched. These patches normally appear on elbows, knees, scalp and lower back, but can appear anywhere on your body.

    For most people it's just a minor irritation that affects small areas of the body. However, in severe cases it can cover the whole of the body, and have a major impact on quality of life. Continue reading

  • How to…Manage Your Skin Condition – Eczema

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    Manage Your Eczema Treatment with Dermovate & Timodine

     

    Eczema is a condition that causes the skin to become itchy, red, dry and cracked. It is most commonly seen amongst children, but it can also affect adults too. Despite there being no cure for it as yet, in the large majority of cases it is fairly easy to manage with the correct eczema treatment.

    Although the exact causes of eczema are unknown, as up to 80% of children with eczema will also develop hay fever and/or asthma at some point in their lives, many doctors believe its origins are linked to allergic reactions. Continue reading

  • Stay Safe on Holiday

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    Stay Safe on Holiday with Period Delay, Malaria & Diarrhoea Tablets

     

    We have all being there; you are just settling into your holiday stride when Granny has an allergic reaction to a mosquito bite, the change in diet doesn’t agree with Mum’s stomach, or little Jonny cuts his foot on the beach.

    What at home would be considered fairly minor incidents can feel like a big deal on holiday, especially in a foreign country when you’re in unfamiliar surroundings and don’t speak the language. Simple tasks all of a sudden become more difficult to resolve and can quickly turn into often unnecessary dramas. Continue reading

  • Hair Today Gone Tomorrow: Treating Alopecia and Hair Loss

    Treating Alopecia and Hair Loss With Finasteride and Calcipotriol Scalp Solution

    Alopecia is the broad medical term for hair loss, a condition that to varying degrees around 85% of men will experience by the time they reach 50 – from thinning to complete baldness.

    There are many forms of hair loss with different causes and symptoms; likewise, there are many forms of hair loss and alopecia treatment available over the counter, online or via prescription. Continue reading

  • Cold Prevention and Treatment for Winter

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    Treatment for Winter With Cold Prevention Remedies

    With Christmas now just over 40 days away, it’s not only nearly the time to be merry with one and all, it’s also nearly the time to stock up and prepare for cold and flu season.

    Flu, short for influenza, is a common infectious viral illness that causes symptoms including a high temperature, tiredness and weakness, headaches, a dry, chesty cough and general aches and pains. Secondary, less prominent symptoms can include a sore throat, sneezing and a blocked or runny nose.

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  • Why Buying Your Emergency Contraception In Advance Is a Good Idea

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    Modern contraceptives are, by and large, a highly effective means of avoiding unwanted or unplanned pregnancy. But even for the most cautious of us, mistakes can happen.

    However, if it isn’t the right time to fall pregnant, there are emergency contraception medications available in the form of the morning after pill. But, to ensure the desired effect, they do need to be taken as soon as possible after intercourse; preferably within 24 hours, although some can now be taken up to 72 hours later. Continue reading

  • Better In the Bedroom: A Guide to Improving Your Love Life – Part 2

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    A Guide to Improving Your Love Life – Part 2

     

    As we mentioned in our last blog, ‘Better In the Bedroom: A Guide to Improving Your Love Life – Part 1’, erectile dysfunction isn’t the only issue affecting countless men’s performance in the bedroom. Likewise, premature ejaculation is another condition which can affect a couple’s sex life drastically.

    Fortunately there is another similarity between the two, in that there are myriad treatments readily available that allow sufferers to go on to lead a great sex life. We’ll take a look at those later in the article, but first let’s look at the causes.

    As with erectile dysfunction, the origins of premature ejaculation can be physical, psychological, or a mix of both. Continue reading

  • Better In the Bedroom: A Guide to Improving Your Love Life – Part 1

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    A Guide to Improving Your Love Life - Part 1

    Erectile dysfunction (ED) is an extremely common problem and although it’s a fact that the vast majority of men will experience some sort of erectile problems during their lifetime, it lends little consolation to those suffering from the condition.

    Erectile dysfunction can be mentally damaging to an individual resulting in psychological symptoms, including lack of self-esteem, sexual anxiety and relationship problems, but the fact of the matter is, it needn’t. Indeed, there is a whole host of host of medications available to help alleviate the problem, allowing those that suffer from it to lead a perfectly normal sex life.

    But what causes erectile dysfunction? There can be many reasons as to why a man can’t get an erection and these can be both physical and psychological. Continue reading

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