Protein is essential for the body to grow and repair itself, according to the NHS. It’s a great source of vitamin and minerals, including iron, zinc and some B vitamins. Eating a high-protein diet could make you feel fuller for longer, and could help muscles to recover faster after a workout. But, how are you […]
PROSTATE cancer symptoms usually don’t show until the tumour grows large enough to put pressure on the urethra. When the cancer is advanced and has spread to another part of the body, three particular signs may show.
Breast cancer symptoms usually first appear as a lump or an area of thickened tissue in the breast. But 90 per cent of breast lumps aren’t cancerous, according to the NHS, which can make knowing for definite if you have breast cancer difficult. Women are required to get checked for breast cancer every three years once […]
BREAST cancer is commonly associated with women, but although rarer, there are cases of men developing the disease. As well as recognising symptoms it’s also important to get checked. But what are the screening and test options available?
STROKE symptoms can be easily identified if you know what to look for in the person who is thought to be having a stroke. The three most common symptoms can be remembered using this four letter word.
Vitamin B12 is used by the body to make red blood cells, which transport oxygen around the body, according to the NHS. The vitamin is also used to keep the nervous system healthy, and even helps with the production of DNA. Making sure you get enough vitamin B12 in your diet is crucial, as the […]
DEMENTIA is an umbrella term used to describe a range of progressive diseases that affect the brain. There are some common early signs of the disease to look out for, but how is it diagnosed?
HIGH blood pressure symptoms can be difficult to spot, as hypertension signs only develop if someone has extremely high blood pressure. These are the five most common warning signs of hypertension to watch out for – are you at risk?
More than 25 per cent of all UK adults have high blood pressure. The condition, which is also known as hypertension, puts extra stress on blood vessels and vital organs. Maintaining a normal blood pressure is crucial, as left untreated, hypertension can lead to a number of deadly complications, including heart attacks and strokes. These are some […]
ECZEMA is a common skin condition which causes skin to become very itchy. There are four other signs to look out, but what’s the best form of treatment? Special cream is recommended but some health experts also recommend more natural remedies.