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Women's Health NHS inform

Details: Each stage presents important and differing opportunities to promote and protect health and wellbeing. Girls and young women (puberty to around 25 years) This is an important stage in life for women and girls, marking the start of menstruation, sexual activity and …

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A to Z list of common illnesses and conditions NHS inform

Details: Neuroblastoma: Children. Neuroblastoma is the most common solid tumour in children that occurs outside of the brain and makes up 8% of the total number of children’s cancers.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Scotland NHS inform

Details: Coronavirus guidance for health and care professionals and other key workers Scottish Government: Coronavirus (COVID-19) international travel and managed isolation Quarantine rules and information on the process for people entering Scotland Coronavirus (COVID-19): Testing and treating overseas visitors, asylum seekers and refugees

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Diet and healthy weight NHS inform

Details: Eating fruit, vegetables and pulses, such as beans and lentils, is good for your health and is another good way to keep satisfied throughout the day. Soups can be a quick and easy lunch solution. They can be made with whatever vegetables and pulses you have available and be …

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Sexual health services online appointments booking system

Details: The sexual health services online appointments booking system provides an easy way for you to find and book an appointment at sexual health clinics across Scotland. It will help you to book an appointment that is most convenient for you by allowing you to search for an appointment based on: gender. age. type of appointment or service you require.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Get a test if you do not have

Details: If you have symptoms of coronavirus, do not use a rapid LFD test. Self-isolate immediately and book a PCR test instead. You need to be aged 18 or over to collect or order the test kits. Anyone aged 12 to 17 should ask an adult to collect or order a test kit for them. They should then self-test and report their result under adult supervision.

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Leg cramps causes & treatment

Details: Leg cramps can occur for no apparent reason, known as idiopathic leg cramps, or as a symptom or complication of a health condition, known as secondary leg cramps. Causes of secondary leg cramps can include: pregnancy; exercise certain types of medication, such as statins (medicines that help lower cholesterol levels) liver disease

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Metatarsalgia symptoms & treatments

Details: They can also refer you to a health professional that specialises in foot care, such as a podiatrist, (also known as a chiropodist), physiotherapist, or foot and ankle surgeon. These specialists may recommend additional treatments, such as custom-made insoles (orthotics), foot and ankle exercises, steroid injections or, in rare cases, surgery.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Guidance for visiting loved ones

Details: If there’s serious concern for the resident’s health and wellbeing. When there is a serious concern for the health and wellbeing of the resident, and/or they are approaching end of life, care home managers should discuss this with family members. They can then make a plan for the length of visits and how many people can visit at once.

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Genital herpes symptoms & treatments

Details: Talk to your doctor or nurse at the sexual health service, or to your GP about possible treatment options that may suit you. If you're pregnant and find out you have a genital herpes infection, tell your midwife as soon as possible. As there's no screening test for herpes, partners are only advised to have a test if they also have symptoms.

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Travel health and vaccinations NHS inform

Details: Travel health advice. Many of the health risks experienced by travellers can't be prevented by vaccinations or anti-malarial tablets and other preventive measures should be taken. The fitfortravel website provides health information for people travelling abroad from the UK, including:

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Fibroids symptoms & treatments

Details: Read the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidance about hysteroscopic morcellation of uterine fibroids (PDF, 133kb). Non-surgical procedures. As well as traditional surgical techniques to treat fibroids, non-surgical treatments are also available. These are outlined below. Uterine artery embolisation (UAE)

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Communication and involving you

Details: Communication support. You have the right to be provided with communication equipment or support in health services, hospital, the community or at home. Communication equipment and support can include: the provision of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) equipment. someone else present at an appointment.

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Shortness of breath

Details: Sudden shortness of breath, or breathing difficulty (dyspnoea), is the most common reason for visiting a hospital accident and emergency department. It's also one of the most common reasons people call 999 for an ambulance. It's normal to get out of breath when you've overexerted yourself, but when breathlessness comes on suddenly and

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Reactive arthritis

Details: Reactive arthritis, formerly known as Reiter's syndrome, is a condition that causes inflammation (redness and swelling) in various places in the body. It usually develops following an infection, and in most cases clears up in a few months without causing long-term problems. The three most common places affected by reactive arthritis are:

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A to Z of symptoms

Details: A to Z. A to Z of symptoms - including headache, stomach ache and flu. A.

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Football NHS inform

Details: Health benefits. Football counts towards your recommended amount of aerobic activity and brings benefits including reducing your risk of certain chronic illnesses such as heart disease, stroke and type 2 diabetes. It will help improve your overall cardiovascular health and you should see your endurance increase over time if played frequently.

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How to eat well NHS inform

Details: To keep health risks from alcohol to a low level it is safest not to drink more than 14 units a week on a regular basis. If you regularly drink as much as 14 units per week, it is best to spread your drinking evenly over 3 or more days. If you have one or two heavy drinking episodes a week, you increase your risks of death from long term

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine leaflets The coronavirus

Details: Coronavirus vaccine leaflets. Leaflets explaining why the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine is being offered and how, when and where it will be given. All of the information leaflets are correct at their date of publication. The following leaflets are available in other languages. They are also available in: British Sign Language (BSL) Audio formats.

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Anorexia nervosa symptoms & treatments

Details: Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder and a serious, potentially life-threatening, mental health condition. People who have anorexia are very anxious about their weight and body shape. They try to keep their weight as low as possible by strictly controlling and limiting what they eat. Many people with anorexia will also exercise excessively.

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Who is being offered the coronavirus vaccine in Scotland

Details: Vaccine drop-in clinics. As of July 5 2021, all mainland health boards will be offering coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine drop-in services as the vaccination programme has nearly completed first doses for all adults in Scotland. Everyone aged 18 and over can attend the clinics for either their first dose, or for their second if it is 8 weeks since

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Joint hypermobility

Details: Symptoms of joint hypermobility syndrome. JHS can cause a wide range of symptoms, including: pain and stiffness in the joints and muscles – particularly towards the end of the day and after physical activity. clicking joints. back and neck pain. fatigue (extreme tiredness) night pains – which can disrupt your sleep.

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Your sexual health during the coronavirus outbreak NHS

Details: Your sexual health during the coronavirus outbreak. We want you to know the NHS is open to young people. The NHS is open You can get free condoms, contraception and confidential help from your local sexual health clinic and doctor, even if you live in a Level 4 area. Your appointment may be over the phone or by video.

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Women's heart health NHS inform

Details: Ethnicity and heart health. Your ethnicity can increase your risk of developing heart and circulatory diseases. According to British Heart Foundation research, if you’re from a South Asian, African or African Caribbean background, your risk of developing some heart and circulatory diseases can be higher than white Europeans.

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Hepatitis C symptoms & treatments

Details: Your GP, sexual health clinic, GUM (genitourinary medicine) clinic or drug treatment service all offer testing for hepatitis C. Testing is available at most substance use recovery services and also a variety of third sector services. Find your nearest testing centre.

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Cycling NHS inform

Details: Health benefits. With all the benefits of outdoors physical activity, regular cycling can reduce the risk of a number of serious illnesses such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes and stroke. It can also boost your mood, improving the symptoms of some mental health conditions such …

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Your community health care services NHS inform

Details: The health team will discuss with you to help you decide which is the best option for you. If you are unable to use these technologies, please let them know. We appreciate how difficult it may be to adapt to these new ways of communication and we are here to help if you have any issues.

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Chronic pancreatitis

Details: Any chronic health condition, particularly one causing recurring or constant pain, can have an adverse effect on your emotional and psychological health. The International Association for the Study of Pain found that up to 94% of people with chronic pancreatitis experience pain.

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Developing a relationship with your baby Ready Steady Baby!

Details: means health professionals can work together to make sure you and your baby get the support you both need; It’s extremely unlikely that your baby would be taken away. You and your baby’s wellbeing is everyone’s priority. Translations and alternative formats of this information are available from Public Health Scotland.

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Dentures (false teeth)

Details: The British Dental Health Foundation website has more information and advice about bridges and partial dentures, including which type of denture (metal or plastic) is best for you. A fixed bridge is an alternative to a partial denture and may be suitable for some people.

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Asbestosis NHS inform

Details: The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has drawn up the following checklist for employers, managers and traders to go through before carrying out work on a building that may contain asbestos: Identify whether asbestos is present and determine its type and condition – this may mean checking with the building manager or having the area surveyed.

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Chronic fatigue syndrome

Details: Information on entitlements to welfare benefits, accessing health and social care and others sources of support for patients and carers are available from Action for M.E. Action for M.E. has a number of booklets that may be useful for people living with CFS/ME, their families and their health …

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Langholm Medical Partnership

Details: Langholm Health Centre Charles Street Langholm DG13 0JY . Find us View map Last Updated: 02/10/2020 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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Angina NHS inform

Details: Angina is a heart condition caused by the blood supply to the heart muscle being restricted. This is usually as a result of the arteries that supply the heart muscle becoming hardened and narrowed. It's a common condition among older adults.

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Obstructive sleep apnoea

Details: Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is a relatively common condition where the walls of the throat relax and narrow during sleep, interrupting normal breathing. This may lead to regularly interrupted sleep, which can have a big impact on quality of life and increases the …

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Looking after your feet

Details: Looking after your feet (foot care) and treating common foot problems – such as corns, calluses, bunions and ingrown toenails – can help to prevent problems that make you unsteady on your feet and at risk of a fall. Wearing footwear that's safe, appropriate and in …

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Inherited heart conditions

Details: Inherited cardiac conditions (ICC) is an umbrella term covering a wide variety of relatively rare diseases of the heart. They are also referred to as genetic cardiac conditions. ICCs are caused by a fault - also known as a mutation - in one or more of our genes. If someone has a faulty gene, there’s a 50/50 chance it can be passed on to your

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Healthcare in Scotland for Holidaymakers from Overseas

Details: Print files for professionals. Print-ready versions of this factsheet are available for use by health and care professionals. Healthcare in Scotland for Holidaymakers from Overseas - Print files (ZIP, 3.1MB) To arrange a print run of this factsheet, contact the person who coordinates the printing and distribution of health rights information at

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Falkirk Sexual Health Service

Details: Opening times. Please check website for clinic times. Patients requiring sexual health services should call for an appointment –. Telephone 01324 673554 between 8:30am & 12.30pm (Mon- …

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Flatulence causes & treatments

Details: Certain health conditions can cause symptoms of flatulence, including: indigestion. constipation. irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) – a common digestive condition, which can cause stomach cramps, bloating, diarrhoea and constipation. coeliac disease. – an intolerance to a protein called gluten, found in wheat, rye and barley.

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