STROKE risk increases if you’re overweight or obese, reveals the Stroke Association. How much should you weigh to prevent deadly stroke symptoms?
Sleep is an important part of everyday life. Not having enough can have a detrimental effect on a person’s health, put you in a bad mood and result in lack of focus. If you don’t get enough sleep you can be at risk of serious medical conditions like obesity, heart disease and diabetes. During a […]
HOW TO sleep: Getting a good night’s rest in a heatwave can be next to impossible for some people. But with sleep being one of the most important things for bodily function, following a simple ritual involving your feet before bed could be the answer.
Ingrown toenails can be caused by a number of things, for example, wearing tight-fitting shoes, socks or tights, having sweaty feet, or the natural shape of your nail make it more likely for your roils to press into the skin surround the nail. Badly cut toenails can also lead to an ingrown toenail, so before […]
HOW TO get rid of hay fever: Sufferers are being told to prepare this week for the highest pollen count in over a decade. So what’s the best way to get rid of itchy eyes and a runny nose?
Tourists travelling abroad who need medication may be breaking the law, even if it is prescribed. Common medicine that can be bought over the counter, even flu medication or cold tablets could fall foul of the rules. A number of tourists travelling to popular holiday destinations such as Dubai and Egypt have found themselves in […]
There are a number of medical conditions that the DVLA that will be clear to drivers that they need to inform the DVLA about before getting your licence, such as epilepsy. Certain medical conditions will affect who you drive in a number of different ways, such as having a serious operation such as a caesarian […]
Arthritis affects around 10 million people, young and old, in the UK. Rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis are the two most common types of arthritis, and symptoms include inflammation in and around the joints, warm, red skin over the affected joint, and weakness and muscle wasting. While there is no cure, there are ways proven to […]
HIGH blood pressure symptoms are not always easy to detect, but if signs do show you may experience a severe headache, an irregular heartbeat and difficulty breathing. Drinking too much alcohol can have a negative impact on your reading – and there’s one thing you should definitely avoid ordering when you’re at the pub.
BLOOD pressure changes depending on many factors including the time of day, level of exercise and diet. You may have high blood pressure, increasing your risk of a stroke and heart disease, if you have a high salt diet or don’t exercise regularly. Eating this 26p a portion vegetable could slash your blood pressure, helping […]