High blood pressure linked to strokes and Alzheimer’s

SUFFERING from higher blood pressure later in life could put people at risk of brain diseases such as dementia, warns research. The study showed older people with high blood pressure were more at risk of brain lesions – blockages in the brain – which can lead to strokes and Alzheimer’s disease. Daily Express :: Health Feed  More...

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By gvwtv On Tuesday, July 10th, 2018
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Arthritis pain: Three easy tricks to help soothe excruciating aches

ARTHRITIS pain is caused by problems in the joints leading to inflammation. Treatment for this tends to involve diet changes, more exercise and medications. Try these three tips to treat pain in joints caused by More...

By gvwtv On Monday, July 9th, 2018
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Stomach bloating: Eat less of this food to reduce painful swelling

STOMACH bloating can be caused by a reaction to something in the diet. Eating less of certain foods can help stop the painful swelling. Daily Express :: Health Feed  More...

By gvwtv On Sunday, July 8th, 2018
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Delight as dementia sisters are reunited after 35 years

TWO elderly sisters separated by distance and dementia have been reunited after 15 years. And despite both having Alzheimer’s, which cruelly robs victims of memories, they recognised each other instantly. Daily More...

By gvwtv On Friday, July 6th, 2018
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Dementia risk higher for those with lung disease but could be treated with oxygen therapy

OXYGEN therapy could help combat dementia in people with lung disease, suggests new research. Breathing in additional oxygen improves the function of blood vessels in the brain of people with breathing difficulties More...

By gvwtv On Thursday, July 5th, 2018
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Mum’s new NHS fight for girl she was told to abort

A MOTHER who came within a whisker of ending her pregnancy, after being wrongly told she’d had a miscarriage, claims the NHS is “failing” her daughter again by not giving her the support she needs to live More...

By gvwtv On Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018
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Stop sweating: Six ways to prevent excessive sweats during the UK heatwave

STOP SWEATING: With the UK in the midst of a heatwave, for many people excessive sweating is inevitable. It can affect the whole body or just certain areas, but while it’s a common problem excessive sweats can More...

By gvwtv On Monday, July 2nd, 2018
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Vitamin deficiency symptoms: Five signs your diet is B12 deficient

VITAMIN deficiency symptoms and signs may not be immediately obvious, and may only appear after you have been deficient for a few months. Symptoms are often easily cured through simple diet adjustments, to ensure More...

By gvwtv On Sunday, July 1st, 2018
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On TV, Steve Leonard saves our pets but he’s had his own health battle to win

It’s a busy morning at the practice where TV vet Steve Leonard works and while colleagues prepare a dog for surgery, Steve breaks off, washes his hands and has part of his lunch a few hours early. The star of More...

By gvwtv On Friday, June 29th, 2018
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Prostate cancer symptoms: Spotting this colour in your urine could indicate the disease

PROSTATE cancer symptoms usually don’t show until the cancer has grown large enough to put pressure on the urethra. Many men diagnosed with this cancer won’t show signs at all. But when they do show, a certain More...