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Self Help - Common Illness

coldWe are keen to help patients improve on self help and hope that the following information will offer some insight into that.

Take a look and see if you can improve your own understanding of your health and well-being! Please encourage others to look here too.

Here is a list of ailments that can be safely self managed. You will see that you can take a look, via the hyperlink, at the other websites which can offer you further information about managing your condition.

Common ailments that can be self managed : 

Back Pain              NHS Choices - Back pain

Cold sores             NHS Choices - Cold sores   

Common Cold        NHS Choices - Common Cold

Conjunctivitis         NHS Choices - Conjunctivitis 

                            Information Leaflet

Constipation          NHS Choices - Constipation

Cough                   NHS Choices - Cough

                            Information Leaflet

Diarrhoea              NHS Choices - Diarrhoea

Dysmenorrhoea     NHS Choices - Dysmenorrhoea                    

     (Painful periods)

Earache                 NHS Choices - Earache    

Ears - Blocked       NHS Choices Ear wax 

                            Care of Ears    

Eyes                     Minor Eye problems    

Haemorrhoids        NHS Choices - Haemorrhoids/Piles

Hayfever               NHS Choices - Hayfever

Head lice               NHS Choices - Head Lice

Headache              NHS Choices - Headache

Heartburn              NHS Choices - Heartburn/Indigestion

Influenza               NHS Choices - Influenza        Information Leaflet

Insect bites            NHS Choices - Insect bites

Migraine                NHS Choices - Migraine

Nasal congestion    NHS Choices - Nasal Congestion

Nappy rash            NHS Choices - Nappy Rash

Sinusitis                NHS Choices - Sinusitis

Sore throat            NHS Choices - Sore Throat    Information Leaflet

Sprains/strains       NHS Choices - Sprains/Strains

Thrush                  NHS Choices - Thrush

Warts/Verrucas      NHS Choices - Warts/Verrucas



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