Bruises are also known as contusions. They form when blood vessels rupture and blood seeps into the tissues, usually following a knock to the skin.
Haemorrhoids are swollen and inflamed varicose veins located on the rectum or anus.
Bed sores are most common amongst those who are bedridden, such as hospital patients and those living in nursing homes.
Chilblains are a painful sore appearing on the fingers (most commonly) and sometimes on the toes.
Varicose veins affect 20-25% of women and 15% of men.
Tinnitus, a sensation of ringing in the ears or the head, can be extremely annoying. Sometimes the noise is so disturbing that the person cannot sleep or carry on a normal conversation.
Erectile dysfunction (impotence) is an inability to sustain an erection for sufficient time for satisfactory sexual intercourse to occur. Causes may include both physical and psychological issues.
Heart problems can have extremely serious consequences, but in many cases adopting a healthy diet and lifestyle can reduce your risk.
Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a disorder that causes an irresistible urge to move the legs.
Cholesterol is a type of fat required for good health. It is a normal component of most body tissues, yet high blood levels can increase the risk of developing health issues (e.g. heart disease).