Links to articles about medical shock.
Electric shocks and burns
Trusted information about electric shocks and burns, including what it is, causes, symptoms, safety, treatments and self-care
Toxic shock syndrome
Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) occurs when a bacteria releases toxins into the body's bloodstream. It's very rare but is more common during a woman's period.
Sepsis is a serious condition which can lead to septic shock, organ failure and even death if not diagnosed and treated early. Find out more here.
How to get the most out of your doctor's appointment
To get the most out of your medical appointments, and to avoid 'bill shock', use these handy tips. Because you're the boss when it comes to your health.
An external cardioversion is a procedure to treat an abnormal heart rhythm. It involves connecting you to a defibrillator machine that gives a controlled electric shock to make your heart beat normally again.
Inserting an internal cardioverter defibrillator
An abnormal heart rhythm can cause cardiac arrest. Having an ICD inserted may save your life by giving you a shock to make your heart beat normally again.
If you have an unplanned pregnancy, it’s normal to feel several emotions. You might feel shocked, delighted or anxious – all are normal. This article will help you decide what to do.
You could have Parkinson’s disease symptoms in your 30s or 40s and not know it
It was a shock when Michael J. Fox was diagnosed with Parkinson's at 29. But it's believed that 1 in 10 people with the neurological disease is young. Here's what you need to know about the early signs of Parkinson's.
Stinging trees and nettles can hurt. Find out what these plants look like, how to avoid getting stung and what to do when the worst happens.