Type 2 diabetes: The four strange signs and symptoms to look out for – do you have it?

Type 2 diabetes causes the body to be irresponsive to insulin, a hormone that allows the body to use sugar from carbohydrates. This causes blood glucose levels to become too high and triggers symptoms such as needing to pee more often and excessive thirst. Left untreated a person can develop serious conditions such as heart disease, stroke, kidney disease and […]

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Prostate cancer: Feeling this sensation when you urinate could mean you are at risk

Prostate cancer does not have any major warning signs in the early stages, and it is unclear why prostate cancer occurs. Once the tumour causes the prostate gland to swell, or once the cancer spreads beyond the prostate, there becomes more obvious symptoms. A person’s urinating habits drastically change and are often a warning sign of prostate cancer. Feeling this […]

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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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Vitamin D deficiency: The three warning signs that you are lacking the vitamin

Vitamin D works with calcium and phosphorus for healthy bones, muscles and teeth. The body makes vitamin D under the skin when a person is outside in the daylight, which is the reason why vitamin D is known as ‘the sunshine vitamin’. Vitamin D absorbs calcium and blocks the release of parathyroid hormone and also plays a role in muscle […]

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Arthritis: Having a dull sensation in this body part could mean you have the condition

Arthritis is a condition which effects various tissues inside joints. Arthritis can occur as a result of acute or chronic inflammation in a joint and its surrounding soft tissues. Having a feeling of dullness or even a burning sensation in your hands is usually an early symptom of arthritis. This pain often occurs after periods of increased joint use, such […]

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Parkinson’s disease: The five stages of Parkinson’s disease and how to spot the condition

Parkinson’s disease is characterised by the loss of cells of the brain or spinal cord, which over times leads to dysfunction and disability. It affects predominantly dopamine-producing neutrons in a specific area of the brain. The cause of Parkinson’s remains largely unknown and although there is no cure there are many treatment options including medications and surgery. Stage one The […]

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Prostate cancer: New test ‘transforms’ diagnosis and treatment – what is it?

Prostate cancer usually develops slowly, and the majority of cancerous cells will not develop to the point of needing treatment in a man’s lifetime. However, doctors struggle to predict which tumours will become aggressive, making it hard to decide on treatment for many men. A new revolutionary test can help ease the worry men have to deal with when awaiting […]

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Type 2 diabetes: This simple exercise can reduce blood glucose levels

Type 2 diabetes is a common condition, causing the level of sugar (glucose) in the blood to become too high. The symptoms are usually gradual and rarely cause any pain. If left untreated however, the condition can lead to serious health issues related to the eyes, heart and nerves. Research reveals there is one simple way to help keep blood […]

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Miranda Kerr Shares Skincare Secrets, Pregnancy Symptoms Ahead of Baby

Bumping along! Miranda Kerr announced in March that she is expecting her third child, and the model shared her pregnancy symptoms with Us Weekly exclusively. “I suffered quite a lot of morning sickness and I was on bedrest for a little while, then I pinched a nerve in my neck,” the KORA Organics founder, 36, told Us on Friday, June 21, […]

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Mikey North health: ‘I’m a really bad sleepwalker’ – common triggers of the condition

Mikey North, 32, is no stranger to eventful storylines. His character Gary Windass has been a roguish presence on the cobbled streets of Coronation street, getting into one scrap after another. Last year North shared his own eventful story. Speaking with Rochelle Humes on the Lorraine show, he revealed he suffers from a sleep disorder that has caused him to […]

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