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Dementia

Dementia is a term used to describe various disorders involving a loss of brain function, such as thinking, memory, reasoning and language.

Diabetes

Diabetes is a health condition where the level of glucose (sugar) in the blood is too high. There are 2 types of Diabetes.

Epilepsy

Epilepsy is a neurological condition which causes seizures. There are many different types of epilepsy and seizures.

Flu

Flu is an infectious virus and is most common from December to March. There is no cure for flu but you can get a flu vaccination.

Hair Loss (Alopecia)

Alopecia is a condition that can affect men, women and children. It has no harmful effects to general health but hair loss can be distressing.

Hearing voices and hallucinations

A hallucination is a sensory experience that occurs in the absence of an external stimulus. For example hearing, seeing, tasting, smelling or feeling something that isn’t there.

Heart disease

Coronary heart disease (CHD) occurs when your arteries become blocked and restrict the blood and oxygen supply to your heart.

High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)

If High Blood Pressure is not treated and kept under control, it can cause heart disease or a stroke.

Incontinence

Incontinence can affect all age groups. Incontinence may happen for a number of different reasons. Help is available.

ME (or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome)

ME (myalgic encephalomyelitis) is also sometimes referred to as chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). It can affect people of any age.