Coeliac disease and gluten intolerance
People with Coeliac disease can't eat foods containing gluten. Find out how it can affect your life and why it’s important to get diagnosed.
Dermatitis herpetiformis is an autoimmune condition, generally associated with gluten intolerance and coeliac disease. Find out how it is diagnosed and treated.
Gastrointestinal illnesses are very common. Some may last for only a day or two; others are long term. Learn here about their causes, symptoms and treatments.
Find out the importance of a gluten-free diet for people with coeliac disease and other conditions.
Overview of autoimmune diseases
Autoimmune diseases occur when the immune system attacks its own body. Learn more about the diagnosis and treatment of types such as Coeliac disease and lupus.
Autoimmune diseases strike when the immune system attacks healthy cells in the body. Read about the causes, symptoms and treatment options.
Bloating – feeling that you have a swollen tummy – is common, but if you feel bloated regularly, you should see your doctor. Learn more about the causes here.
Mouth sores and ulcers
An ulcer is a common type of mouth sore. It can make everyday tasks like teeth brushing, talking, eating and drinking feel uncomfortable.
Osteoporosis – a personal story
Being diagnosed with osteoporosis can be both emotionally and practically challenging. Listening to others who have experienced similar situations is often reassuring and can be helpful. This video interview has been sourced from healthtalkonline.org, award-winning research into patient experiences in conjunction with the Health Experience Research Group at Oxford University, UK.
What causes lactose intolerance?
Lactose intolerance occurs when the body doesn’t produce enough lactase, the enzyme that breaks down lactose in the intestine. Here’s some common causes.