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What stress could cause bruxism?

Bruxism can either be considered ‘primary’ or ‘secondary’...

I've a problem with irregular bowel movement.

Irregular bowel movement can be managed...

Are raspberry ketons safe to use?

There is currently no evidence...

Can prostate stones affect fertility?

Prostate stones are a common finding in men.

Dealing with depression: Apr 14

Dr Mark Winwood answers your questions around dealing with depression.

I have a benign ectopic heart beat.

An arrhythmia refers to any abnormal beating activity...

I get heart flutters.

Heart flutters or the sensation of the heart fluttering in the chest is not uncommon.

I have developed a terrible cough.

There are a surprising number of causes...

I sprained my ankle at the gym.

For such injuries it is suggested resting the ankle...