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What is the Mini Pill?

  • 29 Aug, 2019
  • Mohamed Imran Lakhi

Contraceptive pills are of two types - the combined pill and the progestogen only pill (POP), also called the mini pill. They contain artificial forms of oestrogen and progesterone, which are natural hormones found in our bodies. The mini pill is different from the combined pill because it contains only progestogen and has to be taken every day without breaks. Some popular brands of the mini pill include Cerazette and Noriday. How ...

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How to ease cystitis at night?

  • 21 Aug, 2019
  • Mohamed Imran Lakhi

Cystitis is an uncomfortable but common urinary tract infection (UTI). It’s caused by bacteria such as E.coli getting into the urethra and up into the bladder, causing irritation and inflammation.While generally not a cause for concern, it’s an unwelcome infection that usually lasts around 3 days. Because it’s difficult to prevent cystitis assuredly, it’s likely most women will get it at least once in their lives.Along...

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How to treat Rosacea naturally?

  • 20 Aug, 2019
  • Mohamed Imran Lakhi

Rosacea can be a serious problem. This skin condition causes redness and blemishes on the face, and can cause puffiness and swelling around the nose and cheek areas. In some cases it can hurt or itch. Rosacea can cause plenty of distress and emotional discomfort, even to the point where sufferers develop low self-esteem.Rosacea is caused by a variety of different things, which is why treating it isn’t always easy. Learning what your par...

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What antibiotics treat chlamydia?

  • 15 Aug, 2019
  • Mohamed Imran Lakhi

Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) that can infect both men and women. It is one of the most common STIs in the UK and is most common in sexually active teenagers and young adults.How Do You Get Chlamydia?Chlamydia is caused by a bacterial infection called chlamydia trachomatis, that is spread through unprotected sex or any contact with infected genital fluids such as, semen or vaginal fluid. You can get chlamydia by: ...

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When to worry about a headache?

  • 14 Aug, 2019
  • Mohamed Imran Lakhi

Headaches are never a pleasant experience, however for most of us, they are often short-lived and can easily be treated with over-the-counter medication such as paracetamol. But how do you know when a headache is a sign of something more serious?If you suffer from regular headaches, then it can pay to know the different types, and what symptoms are a "red flag" of something potentially more serious. So, today we are going to be taking you thr...

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