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Acne
Acne primarily targets teenagers however it is the most common skin condition. Acne ranges between the individual it can be mild or very severe. There are a few different treatments for acne which include benzol peroxide, retinoids and antibiotics which all can be found in McKeevers Chemists.
Asthma
Can also be referred to as bronchial asthma; this is when breathing is more difficult, and affects more than five million people in the UK. The symptoms include coughing and tightness in the chest. The treatment includes inhalers and when taken affectively means both adults and children can get on with everyday life.
Athlete’s foot
This is a skin infection which is mainly caused by feet being in warm damp places like showers and gyms. The symptoms of athlete’s foot include the skin in the infected area being flaky and itchy and tend to make the feet sore. This can be treated affectively, when you have noticed the infection start treatment immediately to stop the infection spreading and becoming harder to treat. Within McKeevers Chemists, one of pharmacists will be able to assist you on the correct treatment to use.
Aids
This is the immunodeficiency virus, HIV which causes AIDS. This weakens the individual’s ability to fight infection and cancer. It occurs through unprotected sex and also sharing of needles. The symptoms vary, and can take a long time to even be recognised. There is no treatment, however medication can delay the onset and pain relief.
Allergies
Allergies are very common and most individuals will suffer from them at some stage of their lives. The causes of allergies differ according to the type of allergy this could be food, seasonal and pet allergies. The symptoms include sneezing, difficulty breathing, cramps, and vomiting. Treatment of allergies has increased over the years and there are now a wide range of products in our store to help keep allergies at bay.
Anxiety
Anxiety disorders affect many individuals, as we all have an anxiety emotion sometimes this can lead to an attack if panic symptoms come into play. Some of the symptoms include worrying too much, this is an ongoing worry for six months daily, also when you do not have a reason to worry you  so and can’t control or stop this worrying. Treatment for anxiety means realizing this is what you have and going to your GP where they will prescribe medication if required. Also therapy can help to resolve the worry as well as hypnotherapy.
Arthritis
Within the UK 1 in 5 people suffer from arthritis, the most common type of arthritis is osteoarthritis, however there are many other types. The symptoms of arthritis start with stiffness and pain in the joints as well as fatigue. If you experience any of these symptoms go to your GP where you will be diagnosed and given the correct treatment if needed.
Autism
There are 500,000 individuals in the UK which have autism, people with autism have said that the world is a mass of people, places and events which they struggle to make sense of, and which can cause them considerable anxiety. The symptoms of autism will include slower development in communication and not seeming interested in other individuals. There is no cause and also no cure for autism however treatment is recommended from an early age.

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