Guide to Vitamins and Minerals

Mar 03 , 2021

  Vitamins and minerals are essential nutrients that your body needs in small amounts to work properly. Most people should be able to get all t...

Travel Health

Mar 03 , 2021

Every year, of hundred of thousands of people from Ireland travel overseas for business or leisure. When travelling abroad, it is easy to forget t...

Pain: Headache, Period & Dental Pain

Mar 03 , 2021

Headache is not a disease state or a condition but rather a symptom, of which there are many causes. Virtually everyone will have suffered from a ...

Oral thrush

Mar 03 , 2021

Oral thrush, also known as oral candidiasis, is a yeast infection in the mouth caused by a type of fungus called Candida albicans. The infection i...

Dental Care

Mar 03 , 2021

From the age of two onwards teeth should be brushed using a fluoride toothpaste. If there is a high risk of tooth decay, your dentist may advise y...

Colic

Mar 03 , 2021

Colic is a common, but poorly understood, condition that affects babies. The most common symptom of colic is excessive and inconsolable crying in ...

Chickenpox

Mar 03 , 2021

Chickenpox  is a mild and common childhood illness that most children catch at some point. It causes a rash of red, itchy spots that turn into flu...

Thrush

Mar 03 , 2021

Most women experience occasional bouts of a common yeast infection known as vaginal thrush. It causes itching, irritation and swelling of the vagi...

Pregnancy

Mar 03 , 2021

Pregnancy occurs after fertilisation, when a man's sperm penetrates a woman's egg. If you suspect that you are pregnant or have taken a home pregn...

Period Pain

Mar 03 , 2021

Most women experience some form of period pain during their lifetime. The medical term for period pain is dysmenorrhoea. The pain caused by menstr...

Sunburn

Mar 03 , 2021

Sunburn is skin damage caused by ultraviolet (UV) rays. Too much exposure to UV light can make your skin red and painful. This may later lead to p...

Dandruff

Mar 03 , 2021

  Dandruff is a common, non-contagious skin condition that affects the scalp (the skin that covers the top and back of the head) and causes fla...

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