Most people today live extremely busy and demanding lives. Workers, students, and parents know all about the feeling of fatigue and no energy. Being constantly busy and stressed takes it’s toll on the body and the more stressed and tired you are, the worse you will feel. All...
High blood pressure affects one in four adults in the UK and can lead to life-threatening complications such as heart attack and stroke if left untreated. So doing what you can to control blood pressure is very important, and this can be achieved through making some simple lifestyle...
Lyme disease is a bacterial infection that can be spread to humans by infected ticks. Ticks are tiny spider-like creatures that live in woods and areas with long grass. They're found all over the UK. Only a small number of ticks are infected with the bacteria that cause...
Constipation is a common condition that affects many people’s daily routines. It disrupts the body’s bowel movements, making it harder to go than usual, or more difficult or uncomfortable to go. It can also make sufferers feel like they haven’t emptied their bowels entirely. According to a new study, extracts...
Experts last night said a voluntary pact with the food industry in 2011 had been a "tragedy for public health" and slowed the pace of progress made under the Food Standards Agency's salt reduction strategy. To date, it may have been responsible for almost 10,000 cases of heart...
Type 2 diabetes is a condition that causes the body to struggle to produce enough insulin. This can result in a dangerous rise of blood sugar levels. If type 2 diabetes is left untreated, the complications that can occur include kidney problems, nerve damage and heart attack. In...
Supplements could help a person to manage their blood glucose levels and prevent the dangerous risk of developing type 2 diabetes. A healthy diet, physical activity and maintaining a healthy weight are the first and most important parts of diabetes treatment. However, when these are not enough to...
Type 2 diabetes is a condition in which a person’s body struggles to respond to insulin properly, and as a result, a person’s blood glucose (sugar) levels become too high. If the condition is left untreated, serious complications can occur, including nerve damage, kidney failure and heart attack....
What you eat affects your blood pressure in several ways. Eating foods which are high in saturated fats can cause the blood vessels to narrow resulting in high blood pressure, known as atherosclerosis. Eating saturated fats can contribute to obesity, which increases your risk of high blood pressure.Blood...
Type 2 diabetes is a life-long condition that requires daily upkeep to avert the risks. It is caused when poor insulin production leads to uncontrolled blood sugar levels. Overtime this can raise the risk of developing potentially fatal conditions such as heart disease and stroke. Despite the seriousness...