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A

Abdominal and pelvic adhesions
Abdominal aortic aneurysm
Abdominal hernia
ACE inhibitors and angiotensin II receptor blockers
Achilles tendinopathy
Achilles tendon rupture
Acne
Adenoid and tonsil removal
Adjusting after cancer treatment
Alcohol-related cirrhosis
Alzheimer's disease
Anaemia
Anal cancer
Anal fissure
Anal fissure procedures
Anal fistula surgery
Angina
Angiogram (cardiac catheterisation)
Angioplasty of the leg arteries
Ankylosing spondylitis
Antenatal care
Anterior cruciate ligament injury
Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
Antibiotics
Antidepressants
Antihistamines
Anxiety disorders
Aortic aneurysm surgery
Appendicitis
Aromatherapy
Arrhythmia (irregular heart rhythm)
Asthma
Atopic eczema
Atrial fibrillation
Autistic spectrum disorders (ASDs)

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B

Back pain
Back surgery
Barium enema
Barium swallow and meal
Barrett's oesophagus
Benefits of exercise
Benign breast lumps
Beta-blockers
Bipolar affective disorder
Birthmarks
Bladder cancer
Bowel cancer
Bowel surgery
Brain tumours
Breast awareness
Breast cancer
Breast cancer symptoms
Breast enlargement
Breast lump biopsy
Breast screening
Breast uplift surgery
Bronchoscopy
Bunion surgery
Bunions

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C

Calcium-channel blockers
Cancer
Carbohydrates
Cardioversion
Caring for surgical wounds
Caring for your teeth
Carpal tunnel release surgery
Carpal tunnel syndrome
Cataract surgery
Cataracts
Cervical artery dissection
Cervical cancer
Cervical screening
Chemotherapy
Chickenpox
Childbirth - vaginal delivery
Chiropractic for back pain
Chlamydia
Cholesterol
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
Chronic kidney disease 
Clostridium difficile infection
Cluster headaches
Coeliac disease
Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
Colic
Colonoscopy
Colposcopy
Colposuspension
Common vaginal infections
Complementary therapies
Conjunctivitis
Constipation
Coronary angioplasty
Coronary artery bypass graft (CABG)
Coronary heart disease
Corticosteroids
Cosmetic dental treatments
Crohn's disease
CT scan
Cystitis

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D

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)
Dementia
Dental implants
Dental injuries
Depression
DEXA scan (dual energy X-ray absorptiometry)
Diabetes
Diuretics
Diverticular disease

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E

Eating well during and after cancer
Echocardiogram
Ectopic pregnancy
Effects of smoking
Electrocardiogram (ECG)
Endometrial ablation
Endometriosis
Epidural injections for lower back and leg pain
Epidurals for surgery and pain relief
Exercise - getting started
Exercise for older people
Exercise-induced cramp
Exercising during and after pregnancy
Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL)
Eye cancer

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F

Facelift surgery
Facet joint injections
Fad diets explained
Fat
Female infertility
Fever in children
Fibre
Fibroids
Fibromyalgia
Flexible sigmoidoscopy
Food allergy
Food for exercise
Food labelling
Food safety
Fractures
Frontotemporal dementia
Frozen shoulder
Fundoplication
Fungal skin infections

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G

Gallbladder removal
Gallstones
Gamma knife
Gastric band operation
Gastric bypass surgery
Gastroenteritis
Gastroscopy
Gender dysphoria
General anaesthesia
Generalised anxiety disorder
Genital warts
Gestational diabetes (diabetes in pregnancy)
Glaucoma
Glue ear
Gonorrhoea
Gout
Gum disease
Gynaecological laparoscopy

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H

Haemorrhagic stroke
Hand, foot and mouth
Hay fever (seasonal allergic rhinitis)
Head lice
Health risks of drinking alcohol
Healthy eating
Healthy eyesight
Healthy living advice
Healthy weight for adults
Hearing aids
Hearing loss
Heart attack
Heart block
Heart failure
Heart valve disease
Heart valve surgery
Heavy periods (menorrhagia)
Hiatus hernia
High blood pressure (hypertension)
High cholesterol
High intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) treatment for prostate cancer
Hip replacement and hip revision
Hormone replacement therapy (HRT)
Huntington's disease
Hysterectomy
Hysteroscopy


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I

Iliotibial band (ITB) friction syndrome
Indigestion
Indigestion medicines
Infrapatella fat pad syndrome 
Insomnia
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
Ischaemic stroke

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J

Jaw joint problems

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K

Keeping hydrated
Keeping hydrated for exercise
Kidney cancer
Kidney infection (pyelonephritis)
Kidney stones
Knee arthroscopy
Knee injuries
Knee osteoarthritis
Knee replacement

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L

Labyrinthitis and vestibular neuritis
Lactose intolerance
Laryngoscopy
Laser eye surgery
Laser facial resurfacing
Lateral collateral ligament (LCL) injury 
Laxatives
Legionnaires' disease
Leukaemia - a general overview
Light therapy (phototherapy) for skin conditions
Local anaesthesia
Long-sightedness
Looking after your mental health during and after cancer
Losing weight safely
Low blood pressure (hypotension)
Lung cancer
Lymph node removal (lymphadenectomy)

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M

Malaria
Male infertility
Measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine
Medial collateral ligament (MCL) injury 
Medicines and pain relief for lower back pain
Melanoma
Meniscal injuries
Menopause
Men's health
Microalbuminuria
Middle ear infection in children
Migraine
Miscarriage
Moles
Motor neurone disease
Mouth cancer
MRI scan
Multiple sclerosis (MS)
Muscle strain

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N

Nasendoscopy
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
Nose reshaping (rhinoplasty)

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O

Obesity in adults
Obesity in children
Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
Obstructive sleep apnoea
Oesophageal cancer
Oesophagogastrectomy
Osteoarthritis
Osteopathy
Osteopathy for back pain
Osteoporosis
Outer ear infection (otitis externa)
Ovarian cancer
Ovarian cyst removal
Ovarian cysts
Overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism)
Over-the-counter painkillers

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P

Painful periods (dysmenorrhoea)
Pancreatic cancer
Pancreatitis
Panic attacks
Parkinson's disease
Patellar tendinopathy
Patellofemoral pain syndrome
Pelvic inflammatory disease
Peptic ulcers
Pericarditis
Peripheral arterial disease
Phobias
Physiotherapy
Piles (Haemorrhoids)
Planning for pregnancy
Pneumonia
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)
Portion size
Posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) injury 
Postnatal depression
Post-traumatic stress disorder
Pre-eclampsia
Pregnancy problems
Premenstrual syndrome (PMS)
Prostate biopsy
Prostate cancer
Prostate problems
PSA test for prostate cancer
Psoriasis
Psoriatic arthritis
Pulmonary embolism

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Q

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R

Radiofrequency denervation
Radiotherapy
Rectal prolapse
Repetitive strain injury (RSI)
Replacing missing teeth
Restoring teeth
Retinal detachment
Rheumatoid arthritis
Root canal treatment
Rotator cuff injury

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S

Scoliosis
Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
Seasonal flu
Seborrhoeic dermatitis
Sensible drinking
Sexually transmitted infections (STIs)
Shin splints
Short-sightedness
Shoulder arthroscopy
Shoulder replacement
Sinusitis
Skin cancer (non-melanoma)
Skin lesion removal
Sleeping well
Snoring
Sprained ankle
Stages of pregnancy
Statins
Stem cell transplant
Steroid joint injections
Stillbirth
Stoma care
Stomach cancer
Straightening teeth
Stress
Stroke
Subacromial decompression
Supraventricular tachycardia (SVT)
Surgery for broken bones

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T

Talking therapies for mental health
Teeth whitening
Tennis elbow
Testicular awareness
Testicular cancer
Thoracic aortic aneurysm
Tinnitus
Tonsillitis
Tooth removal
Transoesophageal echocardiogram
Transurethral resection of bladder tumour (TURBT)
Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP)
Treatments for infertility
Trigger finger
Tummy tuck (abdominoplasty)
Type 1 diabetes
Type 2 diabetes
Types of exercise

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U

Ulcerative colitis
Ultrasound
Umbilical hernia repair
Underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism)
Understanding cancer terminology
Upper back pain
Urinary incontinence in women

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V

Vaginal thrush
Varicose veins
Vascular dementia
Vasectomy
Vasectomy reversal
Ventricular tachycardia
Viral hepatitis
Virtual colonoscopy
Vitamins and minerals
Warts and verrucas

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W

Whooping cough
Wisdom teeth removal
Womb cancer
Work-related stress
Wrinkle treatments

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X

X-rays

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Y

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Z

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