Acne Vulgaris

Dr Noureen Ahmad General Practitioner, Belgium Acne vulgaris is a common skin condition which is a result of chronic inflammation of the skin. 80%...

Emotional Eating

Have you ever reached out for a bag of crisps (or chips, depending on where you’re from), a bowl of ice cream or a bar of chocolate when you are feeling bored, lonely, angry or sad?

Thyroid gland

Thyroid diseases are present due to iodine deficiencies as iodine is an essential element for the production of thyroid hormones. In resource-rich countries, food is already fortified with iodine and thus autoimmune thyroid diseases are more common here.

Geriatric depression

Ageing is natural; feeling depressed as you age is not.


An allergy is an exaggerated response of the immune system against harmless substances which are called allergens.

Post-traumatic stress disorder

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)


Diabetes mellitus (DM) – more commonly known as diabetes – is a medical condition associated with a high blood glucose (hyperglycaemia) level in the body and impaired carbohydrate metabolism.

Nutrition, Exercise and Mental Health

Research suggests that a poor diet and lack of exercise can contribute to the onset of many mental health problems, such as depression, anxiety and several other cognitive issues.

The Importance of Water

Water is an essential element of life. The Holy Quran states in Surah al-Anbiya: “Do not the disbelievers see that the heavens and the earth were (a) closed-up (mass), then We opened them out? And We made from water every living thing. Will they not then believe?” (Ch.21: V.31)

Work-Related Stress Management

Anyone who has ever had a job has felt some of the pressures of work-related demands

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