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Self Help

coldWe are keen to help patients improve on self help and hope that the following information will offer some insight into that.

Take a look and see if you can improve your own understanding of your health and well-being! Please encourage others to look here too.

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 other websites which can offer you further information about managing your condition.

Common ailments that can be self managed :

Back pain

NHS Choices - back pain

Exercises to manage pain

Self-refer to a Physiotherapist

Children's illnesses

When Should I Worry?

Cold sores

NHS Choices - cold sores

Common Cold

NHS Choices - common colds

Conjunctivitis

NHS Choices - conjunctivitis

Constipation

NHS Choices - constipation

Cough

NHS Choices - coughs

Diabetes

Fit 4 Diabetes - patient advice leaflets

Diarrhoea

NHS Choices - diarrhoea

Dysmenorrhoea (painful periods)

NHS Choices - painful periods

Earache

NHS Choices - earache

Eye problems

Minor Eye Conditions Service

Haemorrhoids

NHS Choices - haemorrhoids  

Hayfever

NHS Choices - hayfever

Head lice

NHS Choices - head lice

Headache

NHS Choices - headache

Heartburn & Indigestion

NHS Choices - heartburn & indigestion

Influenza

NHS Choices - influenza

Insect bites

NHS Choices - insect bites

Migraine

NHS Choices - migraine

Nasal congestion

NHS Choices - nasal congestion

Nappy rash

NHS Choices - nappy rash

Sore throat

NHS Choices - sore throat

Sinusitis

NHS Choices - sinusitis

Sprains & strains

NHS Choices - sprains

Stop smoking

NHS Smoke Free

Thrush

NHS Choices - thrush

Warts & Verrucas

NHS Choices - warts & verrucas



 
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