PARKINSON’S disease symptoms develop slowly over a long period of time, and could be caused by nerve damage in the brain. These are the most common warning signs and symptoms of the neurodegenerative condition – can you hear this sound in your voice when you talk?
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 are not always apparent in the early stages because they usually don’t show until the tumour has grown and put pressure on other parts of the body. But when signs do begin to show, one to be wary of is in the hips.
PROSTATE cancer symptoms are hard to spot as they usually don’t become apparent until the tumour has grown large enough to affect the urethra. When the cancer has advanced and spread to other parts of the body, other signs may begin to show.
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 […]
DEMENTIA currently affects around 850,000 people in the UK and is set to increase to over one million by 2025. The most common type of dementia is Alzheimer’s disease. As dementia numbers continue to rise, how do you know if you’re at risk of Alzheimer’s?
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. […]
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 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 […]
TUBERCULOSIS has been making a comeback in the UK, after being effectively eradicated in the 19th century. Why did Tuberculosis return and is it declining?