Let's talk about illness. People living with illness describe the realities of daily life. Experts answer questions about the causes, symptoms and treatment plans for many different conditions.
Sleep apnoea – breathing interruptions at night
Across Switzerland, more than 150,000 people are affected by a sleep apnoea diagnosis. This illness significantly impacts the depth and quality of our sleep. In particular, the effects of sleep apnoea are noticeable during the day. Once a diagnosis has been made, treatment can be started.
Natural remedies for rheumatism
Rheumatic joint pain can begin at any age. Get some advice on how complementary medicine can help you beat rheumatism.
Tips for your travel first-aid kit
These complementary medicine and conventional medicine remedies help to alleviate typical holiday complaints.
Vaccinations before travelling abroad
In certain countries, there is a higher risk of illness. It is advisable to check as early as possible whether any particular vaccinations are recommended or mandatory.
Do I have diabetes? Spot the symptoms
Diabetes does not appear overnight. Diabetes is often identified through gradual physical changes.
Am I likely to develop diabetes?
High blood glucose levels are very common in Switzerland. Diabetes is linked to several risk factors.
Type 1 diabetes: a diagnosis with consequences
Type 1 diabetes will have a significant impact on your lifestyle. Regular insulin injections are inevitable.
Type 2 diabetes is surprisingly common
Many people live with type 2 diabetes. You can live a normal life without any discomfort if you manage things right.
Young father survives two heart attacks
Four simple principles keep the cardiovascular system fit and healthy: plenty of exercise, a balanced diet, low stress levels, and no smoking.
Nobody suspected it was a heart attack
Women’s hearts function differently. The Zurich resident, Letizia Rampinelli, thus never considered a heart attack given her long-standing complaints.