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Giant Cell Arteritis

Giant cell arteritis (GCA), sometimes called temporal arteritis, is a condition in which medium and large arteries, in the head and neck can become blocked.

Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia, also called fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS), is a long-term medical condition that results in joint, tendon, soft tissue, and muscle pain.

Myalgic Encephalopathy

What is Myalgic Encephalopathy? Myalgic Encephalopathy (ME) or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) also known Post-Viral Fatigue Syndrome (PVFS) or Chronic Fatigue Immune Dysfunction Syndrome (CFIDS) has been classified as a neurological disorder by the World Health Organisation and is no longer regarded as an ‘imagined’ condition. Myalgic encephalopathy a severe, acquired and complex illness. It […]

Polymyalgia Rheumatica

What is Polymyalgia Rheumatica? Polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) is sometimes associated with a condition called giant cell arteritis (GCA), or temporal arteritis, which causes inflammation of the temporal arteries in your head. These conditions share a number of common features, which is not surprising as they are all further examples of autoimmune disease. In each case […]

Arthritis

What is Arthritis? Arthritis is a condition in which the linings of the joints become inflamed in one or more areas of the body. There are more than 100 different types of arthritis which fall into five main groups: inflammatory arthritis, degenerative or mechanical arthritis, soft tissue musculoskeletal pain, back pain and connective tissue disease […]

Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis is a neurological condition and autoimmune disease that affects the central nervous system causing problems with muscular control and vision.

Diabetes

The most serious eye condition associated with diabetes is diabetic retinopathy which occurs when high blood sugar levels damage the cells of the retina.

Thyroid Disease

Thyroid eye disease (Graves’ disease) causes the muscles and soft tissues within the eye socket to swell. This pushes the eyeball forward and causes various eye symptoms.

Arthritis and the Eye

What is Arthritis? Arthritis is a condition in which the linings of the joints become inflamed in one or more areas of the body. There are more than 100 different types of arthritis which fall into five main groups: inflammatory arthritis, degenerative or mechanical arthritis, soft tissue musculoskeletal pain, back pain and connective tissue disease […]

Eye Conditions

  • Cataracts

    Cataracts are the most common cause of vision loss in people over age 40 and is the principal cause of blindness in the world.

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  • Macular Degeneration

    Macular Degeneration is a painless eye condition that can cause a rapid reduction in vision but generally leads to the gradual loss of central vision.

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  • Blepharitis

    Blepharitis is a s a common condition, accounting for an estimated 1 in 20 eye problems where the edges of the eyelids become inflamed.

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  • Thyroid Disease

    Thyroid eye disease (Graves’ disease) causes the muscles and soft tissues within the eye socket to swell. This pushes the eyeball forward and causes various eye symptoms.

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  • Multiple Sclerosis

    Multiple Sclerosis is a neurological condition and autoimmune disease that affects the central nervous system causing problems with muscular control and vision.

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  • Diabetes

    The most serious eye condition associated with diabetes is diabetic retinopathy which occurs when high blood sugar levels damage the cells of the retina.

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Other Conditions

  • Child Health

    Children represent our future and are our most precious resource. Making sure that they grow up healthy should be a major concern to everyone.

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  • Weight Loss

    Losing weight can significantly reduce health-related complications. Look at your weight loss journey as the road to better health one step at a time.

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  • Muscle and Joint Pain

    Joint pain affects approximately one third of all adults, and as we get older muscle and joint pain only gets worse if we don’t take care of ourselves.

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  • Cognitive Dysfunction

    Cognitive disorders “significantly impair the cognitive function of a person where ability to function is impossible without intervention.”

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  • Autoimmune Disease

    Autoimmune diseases but are caused by an immune response caused by systemic inflammation that leads your body to attack itself.

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  • Cardiovascular

    Cardiovascular disease (CVD) refers to any condition which affects the heart or blood vessels, atherosclerosis being the most common cause.

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  • Health Controversies

    Health controversies continue to play out in the news. From Statins to Electro-convulsive Therapy they are likely to cause much discussion.

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  • Degenerative Disease

    Degenerative diseases occur in tissues and organs and can affect breathing, balance, movement, talking and brain and heart function.

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  • Disease and Diet

    The more we understand our bodies the more we understand how food can influence our health and well-being. What we eat is central to our health.

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