The A-Z of Student Health

It’s Fresher’s Week – thousands of new students have left home for the first time.  Alongside cooking for yourself and doing your own washing, you have to look after your health. So to keep it simple, we’ve gathered the most common student health problems into one infographic. From Kissing Disease to STDs, we’ve got you covered.

Informed by our own experiences, NHS guidelines and lists of common illnesses we’ve managed to find the most important issues to keep in mind. It’s no surprise that STIs feature strongly on our list, but mental health is also really important. So whether you’re a Fresher or not, have a look at our infographic, learn you ABCs and look out for yourself and your friends.


 

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