Arthritis pain: Slash your symptoms with these five summer gardening tips

Arthritis symptoms include pain, stiffness and swelling in joints. There are several different types of the condition including rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. The arthritis pain can vary from a slight feeling of discomfort, to an agonising feeling known as a flare-up. Treatment for the condition focuses on a combination of medication and exercise, to relieve […]

Vitamin B12 deficiency: Include these foods in your diet to avoid symptoms

Vitamin B12 is important for many body processes, but if it is in short supply the body won’t make as many red blood cells, they will be abnormally large and won’t last for as long as they should. If you do not have enough red blood cells your tissues and organs may not get enough […]

Arthritis symptoms: Five exercises to ease pain and future discomfort in the shoulders

Arthritis affects around 10 million people, young and old, in the UK. Rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis are the two most common types of arthritis, and symptoms include inflammation in and around the joints, warm, red skin over the affected joint, and weakness and muscle wasting. Some of the most commonly affected joints are those in […]

Mini stroke symptoms: Four ways to prevent a transient ischaemic attack happening

Mini strokes are also known as a TIA – a transient ischaemic attack. Like strokes, a TIA is caused by a blood clot blocking an artery leading to the brain. The symptoms are the same as those of a stroke, and usually begin suddenly. The difference is the symptoms only last for a few minutes […]

Blood cancer symptoms: Pregnant women thought symptoms were just due to daily life

Blood cancer, or leukaemia, symptoms can easily be misinterpreted, or put down to another condition Early warning signs might include fever, tiredness and chest pain. Leukaemia is caused by problems with cells inside bones, which as a result create blood cells that don’t work properly. Hannah Bracegirdle, 36, from Lancashire was pregnant with her third […]

How to get rid of indigestion: Taking this medication could make symptoms worse

Indigestion can be pain or discomfort in your upper abdomen or burning pain behind the breastbone. It usually occurs after eating or drinking. Also known as dyspepsia, its symptoms can include heartburn, feeling full an bloated, feeling sick, belching and passing wind, and bringing up food or bitter tasting fluids – better known as acid […]

How to get rid of indigestion: Taking this medication could make symptoms worse

HOW TO get rid of indigestion: people of all ages suffer with indigestion at some point. It can trigger a range of symptoms including heartburn and feeling sick, but usually isn’t a sign of anything serious. Cutting down on certain drinks is one of the recommended ways to treat the condition, but you should also […]

Protein deficiency: Avoid symptoms by following this simple rule

Protein has never been more popular, and rightly so, as it offers multiple health benefits to all, and not just those who exercise regularly. The benefits of a protein packed diet are well-documented, but there is still some confusion around this vital nutrient and how much you should consume, as well as the best sources. […]