Parkinson’s disease – does your voice sound like this? The signs hidden in your voice

Parkinson’s disease is a condition that causes the brain to become progressively more damaged over time, said the NHS. It’s caused by a loss of nerve cells in a specific part of the brain. These nerve cells are used to help send messages between the brain and the nervous system. Parkinson’s disease symptoms tend to […]

Prostate cancer symptoms: Three signs you have an advanced form of the disease

Prostate cancer symptoms can go unnoticed for many years and tend to develop slowly. They usually don’t show until pressure has been put on the urethra, the tube that carries urine from the bladder out of the penis. When the cancer has grown big enough to put pressure on the urethra, symptoms such as needing […]

Vascular dementia: How do you know if you’re at risk of developing the brain disease?

Dementia is the name given to a group of diseases associated with the decline in functioning of the brain. Vascular dementia is just one type of dementia. There are a number of things which can put someone at risk of developing vascular dementia, some which can be avoided, while others are out of our control. […]

Bloated stomach: How do you know if abdominal bloating is a symptom of coeliac disease?

Stomach bloating is usually caused by eating food which is gassy or difficult to digest. This can include stodgy food like fast food, or vegetables like beans, broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage and onions. Having a bloated stomach can be painful and uncomfortable, but isn’t usually a sign of anything serious. However, if stomach bloating occurs after […]

Kidney cancer symptoms: Blood in your urine could be a sign of the disease

Kidney cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in the UK. The disease can often be cured if it’s caught early, but if not diagnosed until after the cancer has spread to other parts of the body, a cure is not likely to be possible. That’s why it’s important to recognise the […]