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Haemorrhoids (Piles)


Haemorrhoids, also known as piles, are enlarged and swollen blood vessels in or around the lower rectum and back passage (anus). When the pressure of these blood vessels is increased, they ...


Hayfever (Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis)

Hayfever is a very common condition, affecting 2 to 3 million people in Britain every year. It is caused by an allergy to pollen and grass spores. In hayfever, the body's immune system over reacts ...


Headlice

Head lice are tiny (pin-head sized) grey-brown, wingless insects, which live by sucking blood from the scalp. Their eggs are known as nits and they are laid glued to the base of hairs, and look lik...


Heat Exhaustion / Heatstroke

Heatstroke is a serious condition that occurs when the body is unable to control its temperature due to excessive heat. Body temperature rises sharply, causing hyperthermia (body temperature greatl...


High blood pressure (Hypertension)

Blood pressure readings are the measurement of the force of blood as it presses against the wall of the arteries when pumped by the heart around the body. Many factors can affect blood pressure, in...


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