Updated 31 March 2016

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Could you have fibromyalgia? Here are the most common signs and symptoms

The severity of fibromyalgia signs and symptoms vary, and occur in different combinations in different individuals.

Wouldn't it be great if you could treat symptoms of gout yourself? Take a look at our top home remedies

Gout, often unfairly ascribed to an indulgent lifestyle, is a very painful affliction – but don't despair, one of a number of home remedies may be the answer to your prayers.

It's true - the weather can affect your arthritis

More than 60% of Dutch patients with osteoarthritis say that weather conditions, such as rain, barometric pressure and temperature have an impact on their condition.

If you have a question about your joints, ask our Arthritis expert!



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Contraceptives and you »

Scientists create new contraceptive from seaweed Poor long-term birth control training leads to 'accidents'

7 birth control myths you should stop believing

Will the Pill make you gain weight? Can you fall pregnant while breastfeeding? We bust seven common myths about birth control.

Your digestive health »

Causes of digestive disorders 9 habits that could hurt your digestive system

Your tummy rumblings might help diagnose bowel disorder

With the assistance of an 'acoustic belt', doctors can now determine the cause of your tummy troubles.