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Haemochromatosis

Haemochromatosis is an inherited condition in which the body absorbs too much iron from food, leading to a build-up of iron. Early detection and treatment can prevent complications.

Gastrointestinal Health

Itch

Itching (medical term pruritus) can be one of the most distressing physical sensations we experience.

Skin & Hair Symptoms

Toothache

The pain of toothache is caused by the exposure of tooth nerve endings - it can be a dull ache or a sharp pain.

Pain Symptoms

Iron and your body

The main role of iron in the body is in the red blood cells where it helps carry oxygen. Iron is also important for our immune systems (to fight disease), brain function and muscle strength.

Women's Health

Contraception: vaginal ring

The vaginal ring (brand name NuvaRing) is a type of hormonal contraception. When used properly, the vaginal ring is an effective and safe way of preventing pregnancy.

Women's Health