A woman wants some information about rosacea, a skin disorder typically characterised by facial redness, pimples, or thickened skin. She uses a mild cleanser twice daily and rinses with cold water, following with an oil-free moisturiser. She’s tried...
This week, we start with a query about a reported epidemic of slapped cheek disease that is sweeping through the nurseries of Norfolk. The condition, characterised by fever and red cheeks, is also known as fifth disease because it was the last of...
Even the UK government has discovered what we all have known for the longest time - that food additives can make our children hyperactive.
Additional side-effects of angiotensin-receptor blockers (ARBs) include:
I am a 75-year-old woman who, 10 years ago, was diagnosed with atrial fibrillation (an abnormal heart rhythm) and put on digoxin. At that time, I was going to exercise classes and leading a reasonably active life.
In 1994, I was prescribed HRT together with thyroxine for no proven reason and without monitoring. My excellent health of 30 years from taking 100 mcg of thyroxine changed.
Finally there was the reader who suffers from a constant rash around the thighs. What could he do? Start off by using a nonbiological washing powder, says one reader, and lose weight as your thighs rubbing together could be causing the rash.