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Healthy living NHS inform

Details: Dental health Find out how to achieve and maintain good dental health in both children and adults Drugs and drug use What you need to know about drug use, avoiding an overdose, dependency and where to find help and support Food and nutrition Information on how to eat a healthy, balanced diet, food labelling and weight loss

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Women's health NHS inform

Details: The Women’s Health Platform sets out information on women’s health at key stages of life, from puberty to later years. While this Platform uses the term Women’s Health, not only those who identify as women require access to women's health and reproductive services. For example, some transgender men, non-binary people, and intersex people

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Illnesses and conditions NHS inform

Details: Mental health Includes stress, depression, insomnia and eating disorders Mouth Includes toothache, mouth ulcers, gum disease and dental abscesses Muscle, bone and joints Includes sprains, strains and broken bones Nutritional Includes obesity, malnutrition and iron deficiency anaemia

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Later years NHS inform

Details: Mental health Includes stress, depression, insomnia and eating disorders Mental health self-help guides Self-help guides that use cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) Mental wellbeing Advice dealing with low mood, anxiety, phobias, stress and where you can get help

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Treating menopause symptoms NHS inform

Details: There are different ways to manage menopausal symptoms, including: eating a healthy, balanced diet and exercising regularly – maintaining a healthy weight and building more exercise into your daily routine can improve some menopausal symptoms. cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) – a type of talking therapy that can help with low mood and

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Menopause NHS inform

Details: Perimenopause and menopause are a natural part of a woman’s life course and usually occur between the ages 45 and 55 years of age, as a woman's oestrogen levels drop ( although it can start earlier ). In the UK, the average age for a woman to reach menopause is 51. Life doesn't have to be put on hold because of menopause.

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Signs and symptoms of menopause NHS inform

Details: Common symptoms of menopause. Common symptoms of the menopause include: anxiety. changes in mood - such as low mood or irritability. changes in skin conditions, including dryness or increase in oiliness and onset of adult acne. difficulty sleeping – this may make you feel tired and irritable during the day. discomfort during sex.

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Adenomyosis NHS inform

Details: Adenomyosis. Adenomyosis is a condition that causes the lining of the womb (the endometrium) to bury into the muscular wall of the womb. It can affect the whole womb or just one part of the womb. Adenomyosis is not a life-threatening condition, but the symptoms can have a big impact on your day-to-day life so it's important to get the support

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After the menopause NHS inform

Details: Postmenopause health. In postmenopause, symptoms of menopause may have eased or stopped entirely, but some women continue to have symptoms for longer. The change in your body’s hormones however is a sign to keep looking after your health and wellbeing, and be …

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Menopause and your mental wellbeing NHS inform

Details: Menopause and your mental wellbeing. Changes in your hormones during menopause can impact your mental health as well as your physical health. You may experience feelings of anxiety, stress or even depression. Menopausal symptoms may include: Many women experiencing menopause or perimenopause will experience problems with sleeping. Lack of sleep

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Middle years NHS inform

Details: Mental health self-help guides Self-help guides that use cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) Mental wellbeing Advice dealing with low mood, anxiety, phobias, stress and where you can get help Periods and menstrual health Periods (menstruation) Information about periods including pain and PMS

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Getting your vaccinations NHS inform

Details: The health professional giving your immunisations may also change. You'll still receive clear information about the location, date and time of your appointment. Vaccinations in pregnancy Speak to your midwife to find out the local arrangements for the vaccinations you'll be offered during pregnancy. They'll be able to advise you on how to

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Irregular periods NHS inform

Details: Irregular periods can be caused by lots of different things, usually involving hormonal changes, including menopause or hormonal contraception. Your menstrual cycle is regulated by 2 hormones, oestrogen and progesterone. Both of these hormones can be affected by natural changes in your body. For example puberty, pregnancy, childbirth

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Period pain (dysmenorrhoea) NHS inform

Details: Period pain (dysmenorrhoea) A lot of people experience pain with their periods. The medical name for period pain is dysmenorrhoea. This can be anything from dull achy cramps to intense pain that feels unmanageable and cannot be easily relieved. There are 2 types of painful period. These are known as; primary dysmenorrhoea. secondary dysmenorrhea.

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Early and premature menopause NHS inform

Details: Premature menopause, or premature ovarian insufficiency (POI), is defined as being menopause that happens before the age of 40. Premature menopause is estimated to affect 1% of women under the age of 40 years and 0.1% of women under the age of 30 years. Premature menopause is different to menopause which occurs at around the average age (45-55

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Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) NHS inform

Details: Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a condition that affects how your ovaries work. Despite the name, there are no cysts on the ovaries. During ovulation, an egg is released once a month, this is called ovulation. PCOS can have an impact on this and cause irregular ovulation, or no ovulation at all. If you want to have a family, PCOS can make

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Scotland NHS inform

Details: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Latest coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance from NHS Scotland and the Scottish Government, including what to do if you have symptoms and treatments available to some groups.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Treatments NHS inform

Details: Getting your coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination is still the best way to protect yourself from the virus. There are additional treatment options for selected groups of people with coronavirus who are thought to be at greater risk. These treatments need to be given soon after you get a positive coronavirus test result to be most effective.

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Symptoms and self-help NHS inform

Details: A to Z A to Z of symptoms - including headache, stomach ache and flu Body parts Symptoms and self-help guides by body part Self-help guides

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) NHS inform

Details: An unpaid carer is someone providing face-to-face care to someone due to a disability, long-term health condition or old age. If you're a health and social care worker, you should access testing through your organisation. If you're going into hospital, you …

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Heavy periods (heavy menstrual bleeding) NHS inform

Details: According to Women’s Health Concern, 1 in 3 women describe their period as heavy. At least 1 in 20 women speak to their doctor every year about this problem. For many people, heavy periods have no cause. For others, it's due to a health condition such as fibroids, adenomyosis or endometriosis. You may be experiencing a heavier than 'normal

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Women's Health NHS inform

Details: Girls and young women (puberty to around 25 years) Middle and reproductive years (around 25 to 50 years) Later years (around 51 years and over) NHS inform has lots of resources to help you at all stages of life. We can support you whether you're looking for advice, information, local support, or ideas for improving your wellbeing.

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How to access MSK services NHS inform

Details: Physiotherapy, podiatry and occupational therapy for MSK conditions can be accessed by self-referral by phoning the Dumfries and Galloway Single Access Point on 030 33 33 3001. NHS Fife. Adult physiotherapy, occupational therapy for MSK conditions, and orthotics services can only be accessed with a referral from a GP or healthcare professional.

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Monkeypox NHS inform

Details: The symptoms often get better by themselves over 2 to 4 weeks. Symptoms of monkeypox can include: high temperature (fever) headache. flu-like symptoms, including muscle and back aches, shivering and tiredness. swollen glands that feel like new lumps (in the neck, armpits or groin) a blistering rash that usually starts 1 to 5 days after other

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Nairn Healthcare Group (Nairn)

Details: Report this listing. Use this form to report a problem with this service or group. For comments or complaints, use our feedback form. If you're unwell or need medical advice, phone 111.

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Understanding your health and weight: Body mass index (BMI)

Details: BMI ranges. Your BMI will fit into one of 5 bands: under 18.5 – This is described as underweight. between 18.5 and 24.9 – This is described as the ‘healthy range’. between 25 and 29.9 – This is described as overweight. between 30 and 39.9 – This is described as obesity. 40 or over – This is described as severe obesity.

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Vaccination to help protect against monkeypox NHS inform

Details: The vaccine. As monkeypox is caused by a virus similar to the one that causes smallpox, vaccines designed for smallpox are considered effective in preventing or reducing the severity of monkeypox. The vaccine used in the UK is IMVANEX. It's not specifically licensed for the prevention of monkeypox in Europe but it's been used before in the UK

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National Vaccination Scheduling Service (NVSS) Privacy Notice

Details: Health Boards have been given access to the NVSS to make appointments for their own patients. They cannot see any other Health Boards patients’ information. Public Health Scotland (PHS) PHS is one of the controllers of the NCDS, which stores vaccination records for (people living in Scotland). NVSS sends ethnicity data to an ethnicity

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Surviving suicidal thoughts NHS inform

Details: Get help now. If you are in crisis and want urgent help phone 111. If someone's life is at immediate risk, for example by serious injury or overdose, phone 999 or go to your nearest A&E. Find your nearest A&E. Do you feel trapped, or have problems that seem unsolvable? Are you thinking about suicide?

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Deaf Awareness Week 2022 NHS inform

Details: Monday 2 May 2022 marks the start of Deaf Awareness Week 2022. This year's theme is 'Inclusion Deafness'. Around 1 million people in Scotland are living with some form of hearing loss. That’s 1 in 5 of the population. Deaf Awareness Week 2022 aims to promote inclusion within the community.

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Signs and symptoms of menopause (Arabic) Translations

Details: You can contact our health information team using Language Line (0800 22 44 88). You'll have a three-way conversation with the call handler to get the advice you need. Find out more about Language Line.

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A guide to NHS Scotland Services for displaced persons from …

Details: You can contact our health information team using Language Line (0800 22 44 88). You'll have a three-way conversation with the call handler to get the advice you need. Find out more about Language Line.

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HRT (Arabic) Translations

Details: You can contact our health information team using Language Line (0800 22 44 88). You'll have a three-way conversation with the call handler to get the advice you need. Find out more about Language Line.

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Ladywell Medical Centre (East)

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Immunising your child NHS inform

Details: It's important that your baby has their immunisations at the right age – the first ones are given at 8 weeks old. They'll be given further doses of these immunisations when they're 12 weeks and 16 weeks old. Other immunisations are given: between 12 and 13 months of age. from 2 years of age.

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Menopause (Polish) NHS inform

Details: Menopause (Polish) Menopause is when a woman stops having periods. Menopause means ‘the last menstrual period’. It's not only those who identify as women who will experience menopause. Some transgender men, non-binary people and intersex people or people with variations in sex characteristics may also experience menopause.

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