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cleoval
Hi I am having trouble sleeping  and is it true the malted drinks Ovaltine or Horlicks can help you sleep better.?Which drink is better and is supermarket own brands just as good.?  Many Thanks in... ...
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Chasingcars
Is anyone familiar with this type of Physical therapy treatment? It's quite new and advanced, not many people do it.... Anyway a good friend of mine is a  qualified practitioner in it and went for... ...
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Canary42
It could cost you your life. https://uk.news.yahoo.com/british-mother-26-dies-taxi-111941256.html?.tsrc=fp_deeplink   ...
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cleoval
HI i am pre diabetic and was wondering what do Diabetics have for breakfast please.? I have been having a slice of bread or cereal and milk but my friend says this is not good. Thanks.
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Canary42
It looks as though HRH King Charles III supports a crank who recommends horny goatweed for impotence. I wonder if he talks to it first 😀   😀   😀... ...
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piggynose
Woke up with excruciating pain in my left knee yesterday. To the point of not being able to bend it!! I soldiered on and planned to see the doctor on Monday! I took an ibrofen 600mg before bed last... ...
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Gizmonster
So it's coming up to 2 years since I first started suffering from PF and now it's flared up in my left foot as well .... and it's worse than my right foot  :( I've just come across this and was... ...
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MichaelZZ
I am currently trying to book a Covid booster jab for my wife.  She had an adverse reaction to a Pfizer jab 2 years ago and was subsequently told by her consultant rheumatologist to avoid Pfizer... ...
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lynbrown
There are a lot on the market, some involving water. What's a good one to buy? TIA
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Chasingcars
I had radiotherapy last September daily for just 5 days for breast cancer following lumpectomy. I'm aware of the various side effects but lately I've experienced bruising kind of tenderness on my ribs...
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Chasingcars
Hi, it's one year to the day I was diagnosed with breast cancer. Stage 1, grade 2 lobular. I had a lumpectomy and a week of radiotherapy and taking tamoxifen. Tomorrow is my first annual mammogram...
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lynbrown
Dear all, i was diagnosed T2 twenty years ago and just six months ago, i was re-diagnosed as Type 1. I no longer take Metformin and this has eased some stomach and nausea problems. But the biggest...
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RATTER15
Ok, so I have an elderly client with Parkinson's disease that lives at home alone, she has a call alarm for emergencies, activate by a pendant around her neck. She is mentally sound but due to her...
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gl556tr
"... are transmitted via people’s hands and frequently-touched household surfaces. In houses in which the SARS-CoV-2 virus was found on surfaces, infection among contacts was significantly higher.",...
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Canary42
Posting to raise awareness. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-derbyshire-62078939...
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breadstick
Hi I had a bout of flu over Xmas which meant I couldn't even get out bed dreadful experience obviously Then as the flu was passing I developed a chest infection which will not go away This has been...
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Irisheart
I’m about to take my poorly two year old grandson to the doctors AGAIN - yesterday he came off a double course of antibiotics and twice in the week leading up to 6th he was taken to hospital- once...
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10ClarionSt
.....inviting me to take part in something called Our Future Health. It says that Our Future Health will be the UKs' largest ever health research programme, with up to 5 million volunteers. It says...
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flobadob
I got some 1000mg silica tablets a few months ago. The label said take one each day on an empty stomach. I bought more recently from a different maker but they look like exactly the same tablet....
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satprof
I have to be attached to an Automatic Dialysis Machine for about 9 hours per night. Apart from getting tangled in the tubing, the other big issue is the noise the machine makes. I have found that I...

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