Fatty liver disease: Are you at risk? Carbohydrates could be a trigger - ‘Vicious cycle’
WHILE the first stage of fatty liver disease doesn't pose harm in most cases, as the condition progresses the more dangerous it becomes. From liver failure to cancer, untreated non-alcoholic fatty liver disease can stir up serious complications. One trigger for this condition is refined carbohydrates, according to an expert. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to ease shingles symptoms at home: Running an oat bath ‘can lower the itchiness'
WHILE the only reminder of your childhood chickenpox might be the itchy memories, the same virus could make another appearance later in life, causing shingles. Reviving the stubborn itch, the virus called varicella-zoster can trigger a series of uncomfortable symptoms. Fortunately, an oat bath could provide aid, according to an expert. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High cholesterol: The 'serious' signs in your legs that cholesterol has become ‘fatal'
LEAVING your cholesterol levels untreated can lead to critical limb ischaemia - "severely" restricted blood flow to your legs. However, this doesn't happen without your body ringing alarm bells. An expert has shared the "serious" symptoms which could signal that cholesterol has become "fatal". (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tom Bradby health: ITV presenter on his ‘complete breakdown’ due to insomnia
ITV NEWS at Ten newsreader Tom Bradby, 55, recalled being surprised by how many people speak to him about their mental health after he shared details of his own "complete breakdown" in 2018. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Paracetamol side effects: The painkiller could trigger ‘fatal’ damage - ‘talk to doctor’
WHILE paracetamol is considered to be safe when taken in the correct dosage, it also comes with a possible list of side effects, like any medicine. However, if you take more than necessary, the consequences could be "fatal", according to a health body. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Diabetes: The ‘general’ signs which could signal the condition - from thirst to loo visits
WITH early symptoms being "general", type 2 diabetes can be hard to spot. Things like thirst and trips to the loo, that you might not pay too much attention to, could ring the alarm bells. Here are the warning signs to be aware of. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Using your phone during mealtimes could be damaging your health - unhealthy side effects
VISCERAL fat is dubbed the ‘hidden' fat because it wraps around the abdominal organs, where it can neither be seen nor prodded. The main threat it poses to health is inflammation, which is a common precursor for metabolic disease. According to researchers, one common eating habit could increase the risk of fat storage aroun d the body's midsection. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to sleep: Avoid ice cream before bed - it may 'make it very difficult to fall asleep'
DIET can have a big impact on a number of areas of health, including in terms of sleep quality and longevity. There are certain foods to avoid and adopt, according to experts. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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'Game changer' medication could relieve chronic pain but it faces challenges
IMAGINE being in pain from the moment the alarm goes off in the morning to the moment the lights are switched off for the night. In short, imagine being in chronic pain, a condition suffered by millions of patients in the UK, and one doctors are trying to solve with a new plant-based treatment. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

B12 deficiency: Dr Sara warns of the ‘irreversible’ consequence that can occur - signs
DUBBED as "harmful", vitamin B12 deficiency can trigger various health problems if left untreated. Express.co.uk spoke to Dr Sara Kayat, Superdrug's medical ambassador, about an "irreversible" consequence that may occur. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

STI: Three 'must-know' complications of sexually transmitted infections – expert
TWO of the most common sexually transmitted infections for women in the UK are chlamydia and gonorrhoea, closely followed by herpes. Sometimes symptomless, if left untreated, health complications can occur. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Measles warning: Five 'serious' signs to spot as the UK faces new 'epidemic' - doctor
THE WORLD is in the grip of a measles "epidemic" owing to low vaccine uptake among children. The UK is particularly exposed due to woefully low vaccination levels. Speaking to Express.co.uk, Doctor Stuart Sanders, GP at The London General Practice revealed the five "serious" signs to spot in your child. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Casualty's George Rainsford on the 'devastating' impact of Huntington's after storyline
CASUALTY legend George Rainsford has lent his support to The Huntington's Disease Association ever since his character Dr Ethan Hardy was diagnosed with the progressive condition in the popular BBC soap drama series. Back in 2021, Rainsford became patron of the charity and is currently backing Huntington's In Mind - a campaign highlighting the mental health struggles associated with Huntington's disease and the need for equitable access to mental health services. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Football funny-man Jimmy Bullard’s easy tip for keeping mind ‘in check’ - brain benefits
FOOTBALL'S funny-man and Soccer AM presenter Jimmy Bullard has admitted fishing kept his "mind in check" after retiring from football. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Covid: The symptom affecting one in five people ‘for weeks or months’ – study finding
WHEN COVID-19 was first detected in the UK over two years ago no-one quite knew how it would affect the human body. What was known was that it would affect key elements of the cardiovascular system such as the lungs and the heart. Two years on and scientists have learnt Covid also affects the way the body hears as well as the way it breathes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 14, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news