High cholesterol: Best foods and exercise to lower cholesterol levels

High cholesterol is when a person has too much cholesterol (a fatty substance) in the blood. Some cholesterol is considered good – HDL cholesterol makes a person less likely to have heart problems or a stroke. But LDL cholesterol, also referred to as ‘bad’ cholesterol, can increase a person’s risk of heart problems and stroke. High levels of bad cholesterol […]

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How to stop snoring: Doctor identifies easy ways to improve sleep quality after key tests

Snoring is a very common issue that is caused when your tongue, mouth or throat relax and narrow while you sleep. Last night, during Channel 5’s new series “The Science of Sleep” Doctor Colin Espie, Professor of Sleep Medicine at the University of Oxford, attempted to help a woman with a chronic snoring affair. Yvonne Hancock volunteered for the show, after her family had reached boiling […]

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Craig Revel Horwood health: ‘It was getting worse’ Strictly star’s health battle

Craig Revel Horwood, 54, is an Australian-British dancer, choreographer, conductor, author, theatre director and television personality. His commitment to dancing and theatrical performance is on full display every Saturday night as a judge on Strictly Come Dancing. Speaking to the Express.co.uk last year, the Strictly judge revealed he has a chronic health condition. He first experienced symptoms during a theatre […]

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High blood pressure: Avoid this popular frozen meal if you want to lower your reading

High blood pressure is where the pressure inside the arteries is higher than it should be, but a problem for many people when it comes to recognising whether they have the condition is it rarely shows noticeable symptoms. The best way to find out if you have high blood pressure is to have your reading regularly checked, either by your […]

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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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Amy Dowden health: ‘My body couldn’t cope’ Strictly star on her life-altering condition

Amy Dowden, 28, has regularly appeared on Strictly Come Dancing since 2017. the star has devoted her life to dancing but her passionate pursuit has not come easy. In may this year, Amy divulged on ITV’s This Morning that she’d been living with Crohn’s disease since she was a child. She revealed she first experienced symptoms of the condition aged […]

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How to live longer: Best diet to increase life expectancy – what foods you should eat

Life longevity is largely determined by the decisions people make along the way. Leading an unhealthy lifestyle can hike a person’s risk of developing a range of life-threatening health complications. Diabetes, high blood pressure and obesity often serve as precursors to more threatening conditions. Evidence suggests sticking to a mediterranean diet may act as a buffer against these common health […]

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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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Prue Leith health: ‘It’s taken me two years to recover’ – Bake Off judge on her accident

Prue Leith, 79, has accomplished an eye-watering amount in her lifetime. She is a restaurateur, chef, caterer, television presenter/broadcaster, businesswoman, journalist, cookery writer and novelist. She reached a new level of fame when she joined The Great British Bake Off in March 2017, replacing Mary Berry, when the series moved to Channel 4. Despite her enduring success, she is not […]

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Parkinson’s disease: These mouth difficulties could mean you are at risk

Parkinson’s develops when cells in the brain stop working properly and are lost over time. These brain cells produce a chemical called dopamine. Symptoms start to appear when the brain can’t make enough dopamine to control movement properly. People with Parkinson’s disease commonly experience tremor (shaking), slowness of movement and rigidity (muscle stiffness) – but there are many other symptoms […]

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