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  1. Head and spinal injuries first aid

    Head injuries can be serious and require urgent medical attention. A hard blow to the head from a fall, knock or assault can injure the brain, even when there are no visible signs of trauma to the scalp or face. Symptoms of serious head injury include wounds, altered consciousness, clear fluid leaking from the eyes or nose, black eyes or bruises behind the ears, vision changes, nausea and vomiting.

  2. Head injuries and concussion

    There is no specific treatment for mild head injury other than plenty of rest, and not overdoing things.

  3. Head lice (nits)

    No product can prevent head lice, but regular checks can help prevent the spread.

  4. Headache

    Although nearly all of us will experience a headache during our lifetime, persistent headaches need to be medically investigated with tests such as scans, eye tests or sinus x-rays.

  5. Headache – migraine

    Migraine causes a severe and throbbing headache, usually on one side of the head, as well as symptoms such as nausea.

  6. Healthy ageing - the skin

    Many age-related skin changes can be reduced with healthy lifestyle choices and good skin care.

  7. Hearing loss - auditory neuropathy

    Auditory neuropathy is hearing loss caused by a disruption of nerve impulses travelling from the inner ear to the brain.

  8. Hearing loss - communication in the workplace

    If you are unsure how to best communicate with a colleague who has a hearing impairment, ask them.

  9. Hearing loss - how it affects people

    Many people with hearing loss experience a drop in self-esteem and confidence because of their impaired ability to communicate.

  10. Hearing loss - lipreading

    Lipreading can help people who are hearing impaired to cope better with their hearing loss.