Illnesses and conditions

Identifying, treating and managing different types of illnesses, infections, injuries and disorders

A to Z

Find an illness or condition by name

Alcohol and drug misuse

Includes alcohol poisoning and alcohol misuse

Blood and lymph

Includes high and low blood pressure and blood poisoning (sepsis)

Brain, nerves and spinal cord

Includes headaches, migraines, strokes and Parkinson's disease

Cancer

Information on different cancer types and advice on living with cancer

Diabetes

Includes type 1 and 2 diabetes, and diabetic retinopathy

Ears, nose and throat

Includes earache, sore throat, vertigo and laryngitis

Eyes

Includes conjunctivitis and deafblindness

Glands

Includes underactive thyroid, overactive thyroid and swollen glands

Heart and blood vessels

Includes heart attacks, heart disease, angina and blood clots

Immune system

Includes allergies, hay fever, HIV and AIDS

Infections and poisoning

Includes colds, flu, norovirus, chickenpox and measles

Injuries

How to look after burns, cuts, bites, sprains and strains, and head injuries

Kidneys, bladder and prostate

Includes kidney stones, cystitis, urinary tract infections and incontinence

Lungs and airways

Includes coughs, asthma, bronchitis and COPD

Mental health

Includes stress, depression, insomnia and eating disorders

Mouth

Includes toothache, mouth ulcers, gum disease and dental absesses

Muscle, bone and joints

Includes sprains, strains and broken bones

Nutritional

Includes obesity, malnutrition and iron deficiency anaemia

Pregnancy and childbirth

Includes miscarriage, stillbirth and suddent infant death syndrome (SIDS)

Sexual and reproductive

Includes sexually transmitted infections (STIs), erectile dysfunction and menopause

Skin, hair and nails

Includes acne, psoriasis, ingrown toenails and warts and verrucas

Stomach, liver and gastrointestinal tract

Includes indigestion, diarrhoea, coeliac disease and gastroenteritis