Embarrassing conditions


For many people flatulence is no laughing matter. Find out what you can do about it.

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Get rid of bad breath

Almost everyone has bad breath from time to time, but for some it’s a regular problem. Get tips for fresher breath.

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Living with piles

Piles are nothing to be embarrassed about. Learn about the risk factors and get prevention tips.

Living with excessive sweating

Excessive sweating can make people's lives a misery, but there are good treatments available.

The taboo of incontinence

Find out about the different types of bladder and bowel incontinence and why they occur.

How to stop smelly feet

Smelly feet aren’t fun for anyone, but here are some simple tips to make sure your feet stay fresh.

Male sexual problems

An expert explains the causes and treatments of erection problems and premature ejaculation. With videos.

Dealing with acne

Around 80% of teenagers and many adults have acne. Find out what causes it and what treatments are available

All about snoring

There are 15 million snorers in Britain. Who's most likely to snore, what causes it, and can you do anything to stop it happening?

Women and hair loss: coping tips

Losing your crowning glory can be a particularly cruel blow for women. But there are ways to cope.

'I was petrified of passing psoriasis to my children'

Mum-of-three Ros Foreman explains how she copes with the daily challenges of living with psoriasis.

Psoriasis: 'Don't suffer in silence'

Actor and comedian Toby Hadoke talks about living with severe psoriasis and gives his tips for taking control of this unpleasant skin condition.

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Healthy eating

A healthy diet contains food from the five major food groups to give us the energy and nutrients we need

Talking treatments

Find out about the benefits of different types of talking therapy, including counselling, psychotherapy and CBT

Health and fitness

Boost your health and fitness with fun and practical ideas to get active and improve your general health