Self Help

We are keen to help patients improve on self-help and hope that the following information is useful.

Cough and Noisy Breathing in Young Babies

Cough and Noisy Breathing in Young Babies

 

Pain Medication

Pain medication like Codeine, Morphine and Tramadol can be dangerous if taken for a long period of time.

Long-term pain medication isn’t your only option.

 Always ask your GP for a follow up appointment to review your health.

 Find out more about the dangers of pain medication at: painkillersdontexist.com #PainkillersDontExist

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Balance Getting The Measure Of Alcohol

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Here is a list of ailments that can be safely self-managed. You will see that you can take a look via the hyperlink at the NHS Choices website which can provide you with further information about the condition.

Common ailments that can be self-managed:

Back

NHS Website Back Pain

 

Common Cold  

NHS Website Common Cold

 

Constipation 

NHS Website Constipation

           

Diarrhoea

NHS Website Diarrhoea

 

Ear Ache 

NHS Website Ear Ache

 

Hay Fever     

NHS Website Hay Fever

 

Headache   

NHS Website Headache

 

Influenza

NHS Website Influenza

 

Migraine                                

NHS Website Migraine

 

Nappy Rash                            

NHS Website Nappy Rash

 

Sinusitis                           

NHS Website Sinusitis

 

Thrush                             

NHS Website Thrush

 

Cold Sore                         

NHS Website Cold Sore

 

Conjunctivitis                    

NHS Website Conjunctivitis

 

Cough                              

NHS Website Coughs

 

Dysmenorrhoea                  

NHS Website Painful Periods

 

Haemorrhoids                    

NHS Website Haemorrhoids

 

Head Lice                           

NHS Website Head Lice

 

Heartburn and Indigestion     

NHS Website Heartburn and Indigestion

 

Insect Bites                         

NHS Website Insect Bites

 

Nasal Congestion                

NHS Website Nasal Congestion

 

Sore Throat                        

NHS Website Sore Throat

 

Sprains and Strains             

NHS Website Sprains and Strains

 

Warts and Verruca              

NHS Website Warts and Verrucas



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