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Haemorrhoids treatments

Preventing constipation is the best way to avoid existing haemorrhoids becoming irritated and new ones forming. Avoid excessive straining and sitting on the toilet for any longer than a few minutes.

Gastrointestinal Health

Video: Food allergy and anaphylaxis

A food allergy is when the body reacts to a protein it thinks is harmful and starts to protect itself. Some of the signs and symptoms are associated with the skin, the gastrointestinal tract, breathing, the heart and blood pressure.

Food Allergy Symptoms

Food allergy

A food allergy is an immune response triggered by eating specific foods that cause certain well known symptoms to develop.

Nutrition & Weight

Best ways to quit smoking

May 31 is World No Tobacco Day. myDr brings you this video to help you find the best way to commit to quitting smoking today. Remember, the most important part of quitting is to actually try.

Quit smoking

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