Eating a healthy, balanced diet - including at least five portions of fruit and vegetables a day - could lower your risk of an early death, according to the NHS. You could also boost your lifespan by doing regular exercise. It’s the “miracle cure” we’ve all been waiting...
Vitamin B12 is used by the body to make red blood cells, according to the NHS. It’s also used to produce DNA, and to keep the nervous system healthy, it said. You could have a vitamin B12 deficiency if you’re constantly having headaches, lose your appetite, or if you’re...
A heart attack (myocardial infraction) is a serious medical condition which happens when the supply of blood to part of the heart gets blocked. The plaque eventually breaks away and forms a clot. The interrupted blood flow can damage or destroy part of the heart muscle. heart is a...
A 2017 study at the University of Pennsylvania found that children who eat fish not only had higher IQ scores, they also had better sleep. It showed that eating fish improves cognitive behaviour and makes you smarter.The omega-3 found in fish improved intelligence and aided a better night’s...
Eczema is a skin condition that causes a person’s skin to become itchy, red, dry and cracked. While it’s often more common in children, it can develop at any age. The NHS lists one of the main treatments for eczema as emollients (another word for moisturisers). But a...
Growing old is an inevitable part of life however certain supplements and methods can help reduce the decline of cognitive health and help you feel younger. Supplements are believed to help cognitive health by increasing blood flow to the brain and improving the brain's functions, memory and sharpness....
Parkinson’s disease is caused by a loss of nerve cells in a part of the brain called the substantial nigra, where a chemical called dopamine is produced. This chemical acts as a messenger between parts of the brain and nervous system that control the body’s movement and coordination....
Bloating is when your tummy feels stretched and puffy, and the usual culprits include fizzy drinks, foods that cause wind because they’re difficult to digest such as beans, onions, broccoli and cabbage, and swallowing air. If bloating occurs frequently you should get checked out by your doctor to...
Around 2400 men will be diagnosed with testicular cancer in the UK each year. Around 47 percent of men diagnosed will be under the age of 35 and around 60 young men will die of testicular cancer each year. There are two main types of testicular cancer which...
However a change in body temperature could be sign of high blood pressure, and having a high fever regularly could indicate the condition. One of the main symptoms of high blood pressure is high body temperature or fever. A fever means when the body has a temporary increase in temperature...