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Five common indigestion myths dispelled

Around 40% of the UK population experiences indigestion every year.

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General health

Hearing loss risk factors and treatments

Around one in six adults in the UK has hearing loss, with most affected by one of two types: conductive or sensorineural hearing loss.

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Ear, nose and throat

What are cataracts? Causes, diagnosis and treatment explained

Dr Fayyaz Musa, Consultant Eye Surgeon, explains what cataracts are, as well as its symptoms, causes, diagnosis and treatment options.

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Vision and eye health

Nine useful tips to help prevent migraines

Migraines affect around one in seven people, with women being three times more likely than men to have them.

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Women's health

Common knee injuries in runners and their treatments

The most common knee injuries in runners are, unsurprisingly, often caused by overuse.

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Bones and joints

Knee pain when bending or squatting

Wear and tear of your knee over time can cause pain when bending your knee.

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Bones and joints

How to get rid of piles

Piles, also known as haemorrhoids, are swellings that develop inside your back passage (rectum) or around your bottom (anus).

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General health

High blood pressure: causes and symptoms explained

Many people don’t realise that they have high blood pressure, despite around a third of adults in the UK having it.

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Heart health

What causes neck lumps and when to see a doctor

Neck lumps can be worrying, however, it is important to note that most are not cancerous (benign).

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Ear, nose and throat

Everything you need to know about lens replacement surgery

Lens replacement surgery is designed to remove your need to wear glasses and contact lenses, and can also correct astigmatism.

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Vision and eye health

Should I be concerned about an enlarged prostate?

Almost all men will develop an enlarged prostate as they get older.

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Men’s health

What's the difference between a cold and the flu?

A sore throat, cough and runny nose are symptoms most people recognise as having a cold or the flu.

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General health

Sinus infection vs the common cold: what's the difference?

If you have a cold that isn’t getting better, it might be a sign of a sinus infection, known as sinusitis.

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Ear, nose and throat

Understanding abdominal pain and when to seek help

Abdominal pain occurs as a result of a broad range of conditions but can be divided into two main categories.

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Stomach and bowel

Living with and managing acid reflux

Acid reflux is a common condition that everyone experiences at some point.

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Stomach and bowel
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