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Height/weight chart

You can use this chart to check if you're the right weight for your height. Alternatively, you can use the BMI healthy weight calculator. This height/weight chart is only suitable for adult men and women. It isn't suitable for children or people under 18. If…

Help after rape and sexual assault

If you have been sexually assaulted, whether as an adult or a young person, it is important to remember that it wasn't your fault. Sexual violence is a crime, no matter who commits it or where it happens. Don't be afraid to get help. What…

Help for disabled parents

If you have a disability and you're a parent or about to become one, you're entitled to the support you need to help you carry out your parenting role. Problems with moving around that make it hard to pick up your child or push a buggy, or…

Help for problem gambling

Being a compulsive gambler can harm your health and relationships, and leave you in serious debt. If you have a problem with gambling and you'd like to stop, support and treatment is available. Are you a problem gambler? Try this questionnaire: Do you bet more…

Help from your GP during menopause

About 80% of women have symptoms around the time of the menopause, for many they can be miserable. Here's how your GP can help. Ask your GP for help if you have menopausal symptoms and are finding them difficult to deal with. Your doctor should be able to diagnose…

Help from your pharmacy team

Your local pharmacy is the place to go to get any prescription medicines and clinical advice for minor health concerns. But they do a lot more than that. As well as helping with common illnesses - like sore throats, coughs, colds, tummy troubles and aches and…

Help your baby enjoy new foods

Once your baby is eating solids it's important to give them as many different healthy foods as you can.   This way they're more likely to keep eating them as they grow up. It's a great habit to get into, and one that will hopefully…

Help your child cope with their disfigurement

Get tips on handling social situations with confidence if your child has a condition or injury that affects their appearance. Your child will learn from watching you deal positively with challenging situations. Talking about your child's condition Think about your preferred way to describe your…

Helping your child live with kidney disease

Having kidney disease affects children in many ways. They may need to take medicines and alter their diet, and can also face challenges at school. It's natural to worry if you have a child with kidney disease. Parents often have questions about their child's health. This page answers…

Hidden causes of weight gain

Weight gain occurs when you regularly eat more calories than you use through normal bodily functions and physical activity. But the lifestyle habits causing your weight gain aren't always obvious. Losing weight means eating fewer calories and burning more energy through physical activity. It sounds simple.…
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