In this section of the site we have aimed to
cover illnesses we believe to be the most frequent.
Dont forget if you dont find it
under this section try our search
facility as it may be under a different section.
If the illness/condition you require information
on is not on this site then please fill out a feedback
form telling us what it is you would like to see added.
The majority of people in Great Britain are
living longer, which of course is great news. But as the well-known
saying goes it is quality not quantity that makes the
I am sure we all agree, we dont want to
reach a good old age yet be unable to enjoy ourselves because of
The pace of every day life hardly gives us time
to take care of our health, as we are caught up with our day-to-day
work. However, looking after yourself does not need to be a full
time job. Begin paying attention to your diet and fitness on a regular
basis and you will not only begin to feel better, but look better
No matter what age or sex you are it is never too late to adopt
a healthier life style. Different medical complaints and illnesses
can occur at different stages in life, therefore there is no excuse
for not being more health aware whatever your age.
In general to achieve a healthier lifestyle you should
eat a healthy balanced diet, avoid smoking, cover up in the sun, drink
alcohol in moderation, take regular exercise, be aware of your body,
ensure you always attend appointments for the national screening programs
and never be afraid to visit your doctor if you are concerned about
We at Home Health UK believe everyone should take
an active role in leading a healthy lifestyle.
It is not only the person who is suffering from illness that needs to
know about the condition, but also those caring for them. Due to the
substantial increase in poor health over the past few years, one in
four adults in the U.K. are now carers. Understanding an illness can
help ease the pressures of day to day life for both family and friends
of someone who is suffering from the illness.