Type 2 diabetes symptoms: This sign in your gums could indicate poor blood sugar levels

Type 2 diabetes is a condition where the body doesn’t respond to insulin properly. Insulin is a hormone that controls the amount of sugar (glucose) in the blood. The condition is often caused by a person being overweight or obese, but many people won’t realise they have it because symptoms don’t tend to make you […]

Nausea and diarrhoea may not be flu symptoms – they could indicate this in your bathroom

Nausea, diarrhoea and vomiting are all symptoms associate with the flu virus, but new research has revealed these symptoms could indicate poor bathroom hygiene. The Mintel Toilet and Hard Surface Care UK report, published in March this year, 32 per cent of the British public clean their bathroom less than once a week, allowing dangerous […]

Lung cancer symptoms: If your voice sounds like this it could indicate the disease

Lung cancer is one of the most common and serious types of cancer. Over 44,000 people are diagnosed with the lung disease every year in the UK. In the early stages of lung cancer, there are usually no signs or symptoms. However, as the disease progresses, many people will eventually develop symptoms. One symptom to […]

Heart attack symptoms: Pain in this part of the body can indicate life-threatening state

HEART attack symptoms can be associated with those of less serious health conditions, but if you suspect any are happening, you should dial 999 immediately. The condition is considered a medical emergency and can have life-threatening consequences. One of the most notable signs is feeling pain in a particular part of the body.

Heart attack symptoms: Pain in this part of the body can indicate life-threatening state

Heart attack symptoms can be difficult to spot, particularly when ones like sweating are associated with less serious health conditions. The condition occurs when there is lack of blood to the heart. Coronary heart disease – where the major blood vessels that supply the heart get clogged up with deposits of cholesterol – is the […]

Lower back pain warning: Soreness in this part of the body could indicate a serious kidney

Lower back pain usually isn’t the sign of anything serious and normally improves within a few weeks or months. But if pain doesn’t start to improve within a few weeks or the pain is very severe or gets worse over time it can indicate that something more serious is going on. If you experience severe […]