Advice on new COPD medication

If you are suffering from COPD, managing its effects is very important since there is no cure as such for the disease. Focusing on improving the quality of life and minimizing severity and frequency of COPD should be...

What is Ulcerative Colitis?

Ulcerative Colitis is a chronic condition which causes inflammation of the inner lining of the colon (the large intestine) and the rectum (the part of the bowel where the stools are stored). It is one of the two main...

What are the causes of Ulcerative Colitis,

The causes of Ulcerative Colitis are not yet fully understood and there may be a number of factors at play in those who develop the condition. Research carried out to date has identified several possibilities which may...

Warning Signs of Diabetes in Children

Diabetes can develop in children of any age so it’s important to be aware of the warning signs. Nappy rash. Although this can happen for lots of reasons, infants with diabetes are particularly vulnerable to yeast...

Ulcerative Colitis diet ideas

It is not thought that any particular food causes Ulcerative Colitis, but many sufferers find that a change in diet can help them manage their symptoms during a flare up. These will vary from patient to patient so while...

Treatments for Psoriasis

The precise cause of psoriasis is not yet understood, but it is known that genetic factors play a part in the development of the condition, which occurs when the body’s immune system becomes overactive. Other possible...

Treatments for Eczema

There is no cure for eczema, but as with recommended psoriasis treatments, there are some options that can help to alleviate the severity of the symptoms. Self care is an important aspect of eczema treatment. The...

Treatments for Diabetes Type 2

Type 2 diabetes stems from insensitivity to insulin and tends to become progressively more severe over time. There are four types of diabetes treatment available for it:- • Eating a controlled diet • Taking medication...

Treatments for Diabetes Type 1

Diabetes Type 1 develops when the immune system attacks insulin-secreting cells in the pancreas. This means that the body can’t produce the insulin it needs to regulate blood sugar. At present, there is no way to repair...

Symptoms and Causes of Juvenile Diabetes

In children, the risk of developing different types of diabetes is reversed. 90% of those affected have Type 1 diabetes and 10% have Type 2. Type 1 diabetes occurs when the pancreas can’t produce enough insulin, usually...

What is Psoriatic Arthritis?

Psoriatic arthritis is a condition associated with inflammation around the joints. It usually occurs in people who have psoriasis or psoriasis symptoms, although it is possible to develop the arthritis symptoms before...

Psoriasis Diagnosis and Treatment

Psoriasis can be a painful, distressing condition, but it is relatively simple to diagnose so your doctor should be able to get you started on the right psoriasis treatment quickly. The first stage in diagnosing...

How to treat psoriasis symptoms

Psoriasis is a skin condition caused by genetic and other factors that result in an overactive immune system, leading to a range of symptoms, including itchy, scaly patches of skin, pustules on the hands and feet, nail...

Gastric Bypass

As mentioned briefly in the overview about bariatric/obesity surgery, gastric bypass is a malabsorbtive procedure where a smaller stomach is created and inserted into the body, and the intestine is divided. The division...

How to Cure Diabetes without Medication

Although there is no complete diabetes cure, it is possible to get rid of many of the most unpleasant and distressing symptoms of the disease. If you’ve managed to get help at an early stage and your diabetes is not to...