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B: Conditions for which evidence could be sought

  • Aches and Pains
  • Acid Indigestion
  • Acidity, Stomach Acne
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Alopecia (Hair Loss)
  • Anxiety (P)
  • Arthritic Pain
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Backache
  • Back Pain
  • Bacterial Vaginosis, BV
  • Bedwetting (P)
  • Bronchial Congestion
  • Bunion
  • Calluses
  • Candida
  • Catarrh
  • Chilblains
  • Circulatory Problems, Local or Minor [c.f. Poor Circulation]
  • Cold
  • Cholesterol, High
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (Formerly ME) (P)
  • Colic
  • Concentration (P)
  • Confidence (P)
  • Constipation
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Cough 
  • Cramp
  • Cystitis
  • Dandruff
  • Dental Pain
  • Dermatitis
  • Diarrhoea, Acute
  • Diet, Trouble Sticking to [c.f. Obesity] (P)
  • Digestion Problems
  • Dyspepsia
  • Earache
  • Eczema
  • Eczema, Stress-related (P)
  • Emotional Problems (P)
  • Enuresis (Bedwetting) (P)
  • Erection, Improved
  • Erection Problems, Temporary; Erectile Dysfunction, Temporary [c.f. Impotence, Erection Problems, Erectile Dysfunction] 
  • Fears
  • Feeling Down or Feeling Blue [c.f. Depression] (P)
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia (Fibrositis)
  • Flatulence
  • Fluid Retention
  • Foot Odour
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • Gastric Reflux
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Gingivitis
  • Glue Ear
  • Grief (P)
  • Guilt (P)
  • Haematoma
  • Haemorrhoids
  • Halitosis
  • Hayfever
  • Headaches (P)
  • Heartburn
  • Herpes Simplex
  • Hoarseness
  • Impetigo
  • Indigestion
  • Indigestion, Nervous
  • Inflammation
  • Influenza
  • Insomnia
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome, IBS
  • Joint Pains
  • Jumpy (P)
  • Lethargy (P)
  • Libido, Low (P)
  • Lumbago
  • Menopause Menstrual Pain Migraine Headache [c.f. Migraine] 
  • Motion Sickness
  • Mouth Ulcers
  • Muscle Spasms
  • Muscle Tension (P)
  • Nailbiting 
  • Nails, Fungal infections
  • Nappy Rash
  • Nausea
  • Neck Ache
  • Neuralgia
  • Numbness
  • Panic Attack (P)
  • Period Pain
  • Phobias (P)
  • Piles
  • Pins and Needles
  • Pre-menstrual Tension or Pre-menstrual Syndrome
  • Relationship Problems (P)
  • Relax, Inability to (P)
  • Rheumatic Pain
  • Rheumatism
  • Ringworm
  • Sexual Counselling (P)
  • Sciatica
  • Sinuses, Congested
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Problems [c.f. Psoriasis] 
  • Skin Problems, Stress-related (P)
  • Sleep, Trouble Getting to (P)
  • Sleeplessness, Intermittent (P)
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Snoring (P)
  • Spasms
  • Sports Injuries, Minor
  • Stammering
  • Stomach, Upset Stress (P)
  • Tension
  • Tiredness (P)
  • Thrush, Vaginal [c.f. Thrush, Oral]
  • Travel Sickness
  • Verrucae
  • Water Retention
  • Warts
  • Wind

Most health practitioners specialise in treating different types of ailments and medical conditions. For example a counsellor or psychotherapist may treat depression. According to CAP, counsellors and psychotherapists represented by a (P) above can probably treat those listed ailments or medical conditions.

If you are registered with the Health Professions Council (HPC), or are accredited by a relevant professional or regulatory body, it may be acceptable to mention any of the above conditions if you are suitably qualified in that specific area.

Please note: This list is not exhaustive and is subject to amendment and updating in line with ASA adjudications and prevailing medical opinion, including Government reports.

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