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Self Help

Common ailments that can be self managed :

Here is a list of ailments that can be safely self managed. You will see that you can take a look via the hyperlink at the other websites which can offer you further information about managing your condition.

Back pain

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Cold sores

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Common Cold

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Conjunctivitis

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Constipation

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Cough

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Diarrhoea

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Dysmenorrhoea (painful periods)

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Earache

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Haemorrhoids

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Hayfever

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Head lice

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Headache

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Heartburn & Indigestion

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Influenza

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Insect bites

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Migraine

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Nasal congestion

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Nappy rash

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Sore throat

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Sinusitis

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Sprains and strains

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Thrush

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Warts and Verrucas

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My Health Tools

My Health Tools aims to help people living with long term health conditions.   It has been designed with and for local people, and provides access to a wealth of trustworthy information and resources giving people more choices and the opportunity to access extra support.  It can help people to:

 

  • Feel in control
  • Increase their confidence
  • Be inspired with new ideas
  • Access support, skills and resources

To find out more, or try My Health Tools, go to: www.myhealthtools.uk

Please see the Self-Care Forum website: http://www.selfcareforum.org 

Better in Kirklees supports people living with a long-term health condition to become more active and involved in their community. Through Social Prescribing, we connect people to groups and activities close to where they live based on their interests.

www.kirklees.gov.uk/betterinkirklees

Kooth

Need to talk - aged 11 to 19

Friendly counsellors

Free, safe and anonymous online support for you people    

www.kooth.com



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