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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 / Citalopram
I have been taking citalopram for four years along with thioridazine.I decided to stop it because i prefer going on with thioridazine. I used to take 40mg...
Posted in Diabetes and other hormone problems / Hypothyroidism
New to Hypothyroid
Hi, I am 29 years old. I recently got my thyroid tested and my TSH was 8.2, my doctor told me that it is very high and put me on medication right...
Posted in Mental health / Depression
I've suffered from depression for 24 years and I keep telling myself I'm gonna get better I'm terrified of taking anti depressants incase they make me...
Posted in Women's health / HRT - Hormone Replacement Therapy
HRT (weight gain & bloating)
Is anyone suffering the same, I have recently had my ovearies and tubes removed, because of severe hot sweats etc my doctor perscribed hrt (Elleste Duet)....
Posted in Brain and nerves / Hemifacial Spasm
Hemifacial Spasm..There are others!!!
Hi, Firstly, can I say how chuffed I am to find that there are many other people suffering from HFS, for a longtime I have felt alone, but also sorry...
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