Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

veritySome women with weight problems may be suffering from Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) – symptoms of which, among others, can include being overweight, rapid weight gain and difficulty in losing weight.  You can contact the self-help group Verity to find out more.

Stroke

Stroke associationThe Stroke Association is working for a world where there are fewer strokes and all those touched by stroke get the help they need.

Raised cholesterol

Heart UKH?E?A?R?T UK seeks to raise awareness about the risks of high cholesterol, lobby for better detection of those at risk, fund research into improved treatment and support health professional training.

Heart disease

British Heart FoundationThe British Heart Foundation has a mission to play a leading role in the fight against disease of the heart and circulation so that it is no longer a major cause of disability and premature death.

Type two diabetes

Diabetes UKDiabetes UK is the largest organisation in the UK working for people with diabetes, funding research, campaigning and helping people live with the condition.