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What to eat and avoid for heartburn

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What to eat and avoid for heartburn

For many people, enjoying a meal has a sting in the tail - heartburn. According to surveys, one in three adults have some heartburn every few days, while nearly one adult in ten experiences heartburn at least once a day. But can simple dietary changes reduce your risk of this uncomfortable symptom? …

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When to worry about diarrhoea

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"It’s important to be aware of any unexplained changes to your body. These could be a persistent cough, a new lump or even an expanding waistline. Symptoms are often nothing to worry about, but sometimes require further investigation."
"It’s important to be aware of any unexplained changes to your body. These could be a persistent cough, a new lump or even an expanding waistline. Symptoms are often nothing to worry about, but sometimes require further investigation."
Dr Dawn Harper General Practitioner, Media Doctor

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Heart disease is one of the leading causes of death in the UK and particularly of dying young, below the age of 75. Our heart health hub summarises the latest medical evidence and guides you through the symptoms and signs to look out for.
Heart disease is one of the leading causes of death in the UK and particularly of dying young, below the age of 75. Our heart health hub summarises the latest medical evidence and guides you through the symptoms and signs to look out for.
Dr Yassir Javaid Cardiovascular lead Nene CCG, Primary Care Cardiovascular lead, East Midlands Clinical Network

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Congestive Heart Failure

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"Every woman deserves the best healthcare. Whatever your needs, our hub aims to empower you to understand your condition and take control."
Prof Lesley Regan President, Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

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Breast Problems

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Periods and Period Problems

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Vulval Problems

"Travelling should be relaxing but it can also be stressful at times. We're here to help you avoid the common health pitfalls that can turn the holiday of a lifetime into a nightmare."
"Travelling should be relaxing but it can also be stressful at times. We're here to help you avoid the common health pitfalls that can turn the holiday of a lifetime into a nightmare."
Dr Hilary Jones General Practitioner, Broadcaster

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Travel Vaccinations

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Health Advice for Travel Abroad

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Traveller's Diarrhoea

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"Us men aren’t always very good at looking after our health. Too often we put things off or bury our head in the sand. Our Men’s Health Hub aims to give clear, impartial, no-nonsense advice and information for men to learn about the health problems that affect them and empower them to get help when they need it."
"Us men aren’t always very good at looking after our health. Too often we put things off or bury our head in the sand. Our Men’s Health Hub aims to give clear, impartial, no-nonsense advice and information for men to learn about the health problems that affect them and empower them to get help when they need it."
Dr Max Pemberton Psychiatrist and media doctor

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Healthy Eating

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