Atopic eczema

Atopic eczema, also known as atopic dermatitis, is the most common form of eczema. It mainly affects children, but can continue into adulthood. Eczema causes the skin to become itchy, red, dry and cracked. It is a long-term chronic condition. Severe symptoms include cracked, sore and bleeding skin.

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Hair loss 

There are many types of hair loss with different symptoms and which causes male and female pattern baldness.

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Hyperemesis gravidarum

occurs in about 1 in 300 pregnant women each year, which by definition is the loss of at least 5% of the total body weight. The first course of action is recognising the debilitating nature of dehydration and poor nutrition for both mother and child.

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Multiple sclerosis

MS is a disease of the central nervous system which manifests itself indifferent ways. Some people suffer numbness in the arms and legs, while for others the condition is far more serious leading to blindness or paralysis. Other MS symptoms can include muscle stiffness (spasticity), mobility and balance problems including tremors, and bladder and bowel problems. Fatigue is common in MS sufferers, as is low mood and depression although medical advancements have improved the outlook MS sufferers.

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parkinson’s disease

Parkinson’s affects nerve cells in the brain, resulting in not enough of the chemical dopamine being produced which cause tremors or shaking, particularly when at rest.

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Psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis

Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition where too many skin cells are produced, too rapidly, creating patches of flaky skin with raised, red skin beneath. Psoriatic arthritis is also an inflammatory condition, but shows itself through swelling and pain in the joints of the body, often in the fingers and toes, as well as fatigue.

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