Dementia symptoms: Five ways you can prevent vascular dementia

Dementia is an umbrella term for a range of symptoms associated with brain damage. Vascular dementia is a common type of dementia caused by reduced blood flow to the brain. It’s estimated to affect around 150,000 people in the UK. While there is no cure for vascular dementia, taking certain lifestyle decisions may reduce a person’s risk of developing the […]

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This Model Just Opened Up About a Rare Condition That Causes Her Skin to Shed Every 2 Weeks

Being comfortable in your own skin can be tricky regardless of what you look like. But it can be even more difficult if you didn’t grow up seeing people who look like you represented in modeling campaigns, in the media, or even on the street. That’s what led Jeyza Gary to become a model, according to an as-told-to Refinery29 essay she […]

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Stomach bloating: The best fruit to beat bloating – have you tried this?

Stomach bloating typically describes what happens when too much gas fills up a person’s gastrointestinal tract. This can provide considerable discomfort – many people complain of a stretching sensation in their tummy and painful abdominal cramps. One underlying trigger of bloating is indigestion. If a person’s bloating is caused by indigestion, a particular fruit may alleviate symptoms. According to medical […]

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Type 2 diabetes: ‘Health’ drinks containing more sugar than doughnuts – what are they?

The current recommendation for sugar intake is that it does not exceed 10 per cent of daily energy intake. A recent review published by The Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) highlighted the need for this percentage to be further reduced to 5 per cent. When the afternoon lull hits, most reach for something a little fizzy however according to […]

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Stomach bloating: Your swelling may signify this digestive condition – are you at risk?

Stomach bloating describes the uncomfortable sensation that typically follows an overindulgence in certain foods. People tend to experience a stretchy, puffy sensation in their tummy and painful abdominal cramps.  Cutting out gassy culprits normally does the trick. However, tummy swelling can also signify an underlying digestive conditions known as diverticular disease and diverticulitis.  Diverticular disease and diverticulitis are related digestive […]

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‘A quiet epidemic’: Why so many Canadians experience knee pain

At some point, you’ve probably heard someone in your life complain about “bad knees.” Painful knees may prevent some people from running or lifting heavy objects, but what’s the root cause of it? Dr. Najam Mian, a physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist in Vancouver, told Global News people who often feel knee pain may see swelling and mechanical features like […]

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Cancer warning: How to detect signs of the disease in your toilet habits

Stomach cancer, also known as gastric cancer, is cancer that starts anywhere inside the stomach or the stomach wall. As early symptoms such as persistent indigestion and heartburn are easily confused with less serious conditions, cancer is often advanced by the time it’s diagnosed. It is therefore important to get any possible symptoms of stomach cancer checked by a GP […]

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Stomach bloating: Doing this activity in ‘moderation’ can still cause you grief

Stomach bloating is caused by too much gas filling up the gastrointestinal tract. The feeling can cause intense discomfort, resulting in a stretched tummy and abdominal cramps. It is usually brought on by overindulging in gassy foods and fizzy drinks. One study reveals the extent to which alcohol can pose a risk. According to research presented at the American College […]

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Diabetes type 2: One major warning sign to watch out for – have you experienced this?

Diabetes type 2 is a serious condition where the insulin a person’s pancreas makes can’t work properly, or their pancreas can’t make enough insulin. This can cause blood sugar levels to rise unimpeded, overtime this can pose serious health risks such heart and disease and strokes. A lot of people don’t get any symptoms or they don’t notice them. It […]

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Diabetes type 2: Number one reason why condition is on the increase – and how you can it?

Type 2 diabetes is a chronic disease that occurs either when the pancreas does not produce enough insulin or when the body cannot effectively use the insulin it produces. Insulin is a hormone that regulates blood sugar and when a person has very high levels of sugar in their blood it could lead to serious damage to the body’s system, […]

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