Officially referred to as hypothyroidism, an underactive thyroid is a condition that affects 15 in every 1,000 women in the UK, and 1 in every 1,000 men. The condition develops when the thyroid gland fails to produce enough hormone, a process that results in a number of troubling symptoms for the sufferer. As an experienced provider of full blood profiling, including thyroid tests for hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism, we have compiled an essential guide to diagnosing this condition.Who is at risk?
Posted by Tom Peary @ Monday, August 03, 2015 @ 05:40am
Tinea Cruris or Jock itch refers to a fungal infection that usually occurs between skin folds, especially in the private areas such as groin, thighs and buttocks. Jock itch is known by several names and common among both males and females. The affected area is marked by a large ring like rash accompanied with severe itching and pain in a few cases.
Also known as, Dermatophytosis, ringworm is a fungal infection that affects the skin of humans, cats, dogs and other animals of domestic use such as cattle, goats and sheep. Despite of its peculiar name, ringworm isn’t caused by parasitic worms but by a type of fungi known as Dermatophytes. The affected area is marked by a large red ring-like rash on the skin that is accompanied with itching. According to recent surveys, nearly 20% percent of the human population is affected by Dermatophytes.
Unfortunately, some of the most popular hair grooming techniques are also some of the most damaging. Because we often treat our hair with less than respect, unhealthy hair is common, and it’s often a sign of more serious problems. Besides the fact that unhealthy hair promotes frizz, breakage, and poor styling results, it’s also a sign of poor nutrition that could lead to a host of other medical and cosmetic problems. Luckily, this isn’t an entirely irreversible issue. There are several things you can do to improve the health of your hair.
Healthy habits are easy to break, especially when you remove yourself from the friendly confines of your daily routine. We’re talking about vacationing and traveling. Why does it seem so much harder to eat healthy and stay fit while on the road? Let’s take a look at a handful of tips designed to help you make smart, healthy choices while away from your normal home environment.Maintaining a Healthy Diet