High blood pressure is a reading over 140/90 mmHg, which can be measured by your GP or with an at-home blood pressure monitor. You can find out your blood pressure by measuring the levels in both arms using a monitor. Several items in your diet can raise blood pressure, including eating too much salt. Drinking […]
Weight loss is a shared goal for many of us in the UK, and one inspirational woman explained how to lose weight on her Instagram account. Kashmir Jacobson, 26, from Australia, transformed her body from overweight to slim and toned in the space of two years. Although she did not reveal her original weight, her […]
HIGH blood pressure symptoms can go unnoticed, but if signs do show you may experience chest pain, difficulty breathing, and an irregular heartbeat. A healthy diet is one of the recommended forms of prevention for the condition, but more specifically, health experts say a particular tea can help lower your reading.
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, […]
Hay fever sufferers have faced a tough time over the last week after the pollen count hit record levels. Typical symptoms are sneezing and coughing, a runny or blocked nose, itchy, red or watery eyes, an itchy throat, mouth nose and ears, and a headache, according to the NHS. While these only last for weeks […]
STOMACH bloating can be an uncomfortable and painful event, that may last a few hours or up to two days. It could be caused by a bad reaction to food, or a sign of something more serious such as a blocked bowel. Try this drink to help you reverse the bloating.
BACK pain could be prevented by changing your diet or exercise plan, as well as swapping your sleep position. But, you could also reduce your risk of lower back pain by drinking this amount of water everyday.
Back pain is very common, and usually improves within a few weeks or months, according to the NHS. Pain in the lower back is the most common type of back pain. It’s usually nothing to worry about, and will get better by itself over time. But, you can speed up your recovery by making some small lifestyle […]
DIABETES type 2 symptoms include peeing more than usual, feeling thirsty all the time, and feeling very tired. Keeping active is a good way of preventing the condition and keeping blood sugar levels normal, alongside a healthy diet. Heavy alcohol consumption can increase blood sugar, and one alcoholic drink in particular should be avoided.
Diabetes can cause serious long-term health problems if left untreated or not treated properly. The symptoms of diabetes type 2 are listed by the NHS as: peeing more than usual, particularly at night, feeling thirsty all the time, feeling very tired, losing weight without trying to, itching around your penis or vagina, or repeatedly getting […]