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Should I worry if my child is short?
Luisa Dillner: Short stature is a common reason for children to be referred to a paediatrician – it could be a sign of a hormone deficiency or a …
Cleft lip and palate: a brighter future for babies
Babies born with cleft lip and palate now have more treatment options than ever before. One mother tells Eleanor Tucker how advances have helped her …
This column will change your life: mise en place
Oliver Burkeman: Don't just make a plan. Doing it in the meticulous, focused spirit of mise en place makes a difference
Tim Parks on meditation’s pros and cons: ‘This is more than medicine’
Mindfulness, it was reported this week, can have harmful side effects. But for novelist Tim Parks, meditation offered an escape from pain – …
40% of new mothers discharged from hospital too early, survey finds
Survey by the Royal College of Midwives and the Netmums website raises fresh concern about NHS postnatal care
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Posted in Brain and nerves / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Managing CFS with children around
Hi There I have Mild CFS , only affects me about 4 days out of seven, the other 3 Im bouncing with energy, but the remaining 4 , Im struggling to move,...
Posted in Bones, joints and muscles / Polymyalgia Rheumatica and GCA
PMR for 4 years now and still struggling
I was diagnosed with PMR IN 2010 and started on 15 mg of predniselone -i have been up and down several times like a yoyo at different times and regimes...
Posted in Ears, nose, throat and mouth / Ear Problems
Right let me start from the beginning....in March went to my GP with severe dizziness. I was told I had a polyp in my left ear.... my op was booked and...
Posted in Mental health / Anxiety Disorders
Help - Anxiety Chest Pain or acid reflux?
Hi guys, I think I’m going crazy. I have had chest pains on the left side of my chest for the last couple of months now. I have it on and off every...
Posted in Brain and nerves / Mirtazapine
GAD sufferer in serious trouble with that AND Mirtazapine
Hi, my story 6 MONTHS AGO I woke up in another terrifying world, the World of an anxiety disorder. I learned all about this dibilitating disorder...
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