Read more about temporomandibular disorder (TMD), which is a problem affecting the \”chewing\” muscles and the joints between the lower jaw and the base of the skull.
Category archives: Health
Read about temporal arteritis (giant cell arteritis), a condition where arteries, usually in the head and neck, become inflamed. Find out what the symptoms are, how it’s treated and when to get medical help.
TENS (TRANSCUTANEOUS ELECTRICAL NERVE STIMULATION)
Read about transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS), a method of pain relief that involves the use of a mild electrical current.
SOFT TISSUE SARCOMAS
Find out what soft tissue sarcomas are, what symptoms they can cause and how they’re treated.
Sarcoidosis is a rare condition that causes small patches of red and swollen tissue, called granulomas, to develop in the organs of the body.
SARS (SEVERE ACUTE RESPIRATORY SYNDROME)
Read about severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), a highly contagious, serious and potentially life-threatening form of pneumonia.
RED BLOOD CELL COUNT
Find out why you might need to have a red blood cell (RBC) count and what the results could indicate.
Find out when to get medical advice if you have a red eye, and read about the most common causes.
Find out about Raynaud’s phenomenon, a common condition that affects the blood supply to certain parts of the body, usually the fingers and toes.
Find out about Q fever, a bacterial infection that can be spread to humans by infected farm animals, its symptoms and what to do if you have it.