Arthritis is a common condition affecting about 10 million people in the UK. It is caused by a gradual wearing down of the smooth cartilage that lines the joints. Taking some dietary supplements could help to relieve some symptoms of arthritis. LQ Liquid Health supplement ‘shots’ may help to reduce joint pain, studies have revealed. The supplements, which […]
DEHYDRATION is when you don’t have enough fluid in your body. If it’s left untreated, serious health problems can occur. One of the signs and symptoms to indicate the condition can be spotted in the colour of urine.
Most people have experienced stomach bloating at some point in their lifetime, according to the NHS. It could be caused by drinking too many fizzy drinks, eating foods that cause wind, or even simply eating too quickly. Making some small diet or dinnertime changes could lower your chances of feeling bloated. Drinking peppermint tea after […]
Parkinson’s disease is a condition that causes the brain to become progressively more damaged over time, according to the NHS. It’s caused by a loss of nerve cells in part of the brain. These nerve cells help with the production of dopamine, a hormone that sends messages between the brain and the nervous system. Parkinson’s disease can […]
A TEAM of top experts are to tackle foetal alcohol syndrome, as a shock study reveals up to a quarter of children in care suffer irreversible damage because their mothers drank during pregnancy. The Department of Health advisory panel is to be launched this week and will be chaired by deputy chief medical officer Professor […]
Drinking during pregnancy is very dangerous for the child (Image: Kiyoshi Hijiki/Getty Images) It aims to slash the numbers of women who drink during pregnancy, which is estimated at 40 per cent – the fourth highest total in the world. A Department of Health spokeswoman said it is committed to finding ways to “support vulnerable […]
Type 2 diabetes is a common condition which causes the level of sugar in the blood to become too high. It’s dangerous because if not controlled properly it can lead to serious problems with the eyes, heart and nerves. If you have diabetes, you may have to make changes to your diet to keep the […]
HIGH blood pressure can be difficult to detect, but signs to be wary of include a severe headache, an irregular heartbeat and difficulty breathing. One of the best ways to control and prevent the condition is to eat a healthy, balanced diet – and drinking a specific juice daily can help lower your reading.
Dubai flights often serve alcoholic drinks onboard as it is not illegal to drink in the air. It is, however, illegal to be drunk in public in Dubai. The British Embassy in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) issued the warning to Britons travelling to the country. They posted on the official Facebook page: “If caught […]
High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is common and affects more than one in four adults in the UK. But a significant majority of people with high blood pressure don’t have any symptoms, states Bupa. In rare circumstances when people do experience symptoms, they may have a headache, shortness of breath, dizziness, chest pain, […]