Chewing gum: What happens when you swallow gum? Is it bad for you to swallow gum?
CHEWING gum is meant to be bitten repeatedly in the mouth, and then spat out. However, sometimes people can swallow chewing, bubble or other types of gum. Is this dangerous? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Stop smoking - what happens to your body when you quit cigarettes? Timeline revealed
SMOKING increases the risk of developing heart disease, stroke  and lung cancer. You can stop smoking by cutting back on cigarettes. This is a timeline of what happens to the body after you quit smoking. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Sleep: How much deep sleep do I need? How much sleep do you need every night?
HOW to sleep is a question many of us ask at least once. On average, people need seven to nine hours sleep a day. But how much deep sleep do people need to get? Experts say you need this much deep sleep. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Vitamin E deficiency warning - do you have ‘greasy’ poo? Signs of condition revealed
VITAMIN deficiency symptoms can be difficult to spot, and signs vary depending on which mineral is needed by the body. Not getting enough vitamin E in your diet could lead to a “greasy” poo, it’s been claimed. These are the warning signs to look out for of vitamin E deficiency. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Diabetes type 2 diet: These foods have the 'least' effect on blood sugar, says expert
DIABETES type 2 may require diet changes to help lower blood sugar levels. This means eating more foods with minimal effect on blood sugar. Add these three foods to daily diet to help control blood sugar levels. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Hair loss treatment: Experimental drug could reverse baldness caused by western diets
HAIR loss treatment is often sought when vibrant hair strands start to whiten and fall out. However, a new experimental drug could offer help for sufferers. Research carried out in mice found it can reverse and possibly cure hair loss. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Diabetes type 2 diet: Eat these three foods for the 'least' effect on blood sugar levels
DIABETES type 2 may require diet changes to help lower blood sugar levels. This means eating more foods with minimal effect on blood sugar. Add these three foods to daily diet to help control blood sugar levels. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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High blood pressure - 60p vegetable could lower hypertension risk
HIGH blood pressure risk could be lowered by making diet or exercise changes. Adding this cheap vegetable to your meal plan could lower the risk of developing hypertension symptoms, it ’s been claimed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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How to get rid of constipation fast at home: Eat these three foods to help relieve pain
HOW TO get rid of constipation fast at home: It ’s a common problem that affects people of all ages, but constipation is usually treatable at home by making some simple changes to your diet. Three foods are recommended to help relieve symptoms such as abdominal pain. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Heart attack symptoms: Pain in this area of your body could signal life-threatening state
HEART attack symptoms can be associated with those of less serious health conditions, but if you suspect any are happening, you should dial 999 immediately. The condition is considered a medical emergency and can have life-threatening consequences. While chest pain seems the most obvious sign, pain in another part of the body can also be an indicator. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Diabetes type 2: Five diet swaps to help you control and prevent the condition
DIABETES type 2 is a common condition that causes blood sugar levels to become too high. It ’s important to control the amount of sugar in your blood otherwise more serious health problems can occur. Eating the right food and maintaining a healthy, balanced diet is recommended for this, and there are five easy food swaps you can make. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Sudoku 'does NOT make you mentally sharper'
PLAYING brain training games like Sudoku does not make you mentally sharper, according to new research. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Mini stroke symptoms: Signs of a transient ischaemic attack and when to call 999
MINI stroke symptoms are the same as those that occur when a full stroke is happening, but they tend to only last for a few minutes or hours. It ’s important to be aware of all the signs because a mini stroke could mean you’re at risk of having a full stroke in the near future, which can have fatal consequences. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Dementia early signs: Are you at risk? When memory loss is associated with the disease
DEMENTIA signs in the early stages can be difficult to identify, particularly because the disease can affect people differently. Many people may experience memory loss from time to time, but when is a person ’s loss of ability to remember information a symptoms of dementia? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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IBS symptoms: This change in your faeces could indicate the painful condition
IRRITABLE bowel syndrome symptoms could be triggered by diet, eating too quickly or too slowly, stress or having oversensitive gut nerves. When the condition appears, IBS causes discomfort and pain to sufferers. Watch out for this change in your toilet which could indicate the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Stomach bloating or food intolerance?: Watch out for this sign
STOMACH bloating can be caused by eating too quickly and swallowing air among others. The painful bloat could, however, also be caused by a food intolerance. Experiencing this sign could mean something in your diet is causing the bloat. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Could eating like a viking stave off dementia?
FOLLOWING a traditional Nordic diet could slow the brain's ageing process, which can prevent the decline of memory and thinking skills, according to new research. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Vitamin B12 deficiency: This could be the best food to boost your levels
VITAMIN b12 deficiency can make someone feel faint, extremely tired, and cause pale skin, among other symptoms. Eating more of this food will help solve a deficiency by raising the amount of b12 in the body. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Janet Ellis: I can still remember terror of asthma attack
FORMER Blue Peter presenter Janet Ellis has definitely had her fair share of mishaps during her stint on the BBC children ’s TV show. She did two parachute jumps, breaking her pelvis on her first try before becoming the first British female civilian to complete a 90-second freefall on her second go. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Best supplements for arthritis - 14p a day capsules could reduce joint pain
SUPPLEMENTS could be used to reduce some symptoms of arthritis pain, including inflammation and restricted movement. Adding these cheap capsules to your diet every day could lower the risk of arthritis symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Thrush: Five signs of this fungal infection
THRUSH symptoms are triggered when a fungus infects the body. Although affecting different areas in men and women, both are likely to cause a white discharge. Watch out for these five signs of the infection. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Cancer: How to check for cancer symptoms on your TONGUE - revealed by Dr Chris
CANCER symptoms could be revealed by analysing your tongue, ITV This Morning ’s Dr Chris Steele claimed today. These are the warning signs to look out for when checking inside your mouth. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Irritable bowel syndrome symptoms: This change in your faeces could indicate the condition
IRRITABLE bowel syndrome symptoms could be triggered by diet, eating too quickly or too slowly, stress or having oversensitive gut nerves. When the condition appears, IBS causes discomfort and pain to sufferers. Watch out for this change in your toilet which could indicate the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Back pain - 50p fruit snack could prevent backache from coming back
BACK pain could be prevented by watching your diet, or by making a change to your sleep position. You could slash your risk of lower back pain symptoms by eating more of this fruit snack. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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High blood pressure: Eat this type of chocolate to slash hypertension
HIGH blood pressure, or hypertension, levels could be lowered through dietary changes and exercise. Keeping blood pressure levels low is important as this could reduce the risk of early death from stroke or heart disease. Eating this could help reduce high blood pressure levels. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Cancer ‘remarkable’ treatment - cannabis CBD could improve survival rate by THREE times
CANCER symptoms could be prevented with a “remarkable” new treatment, which includes cannabis CBD, scientists have revealed. Pancreatic cancer survival rates could be improved by three times, by adding CBD into chemotherapy treatments, they said. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Vitamin B12 deficiency: Eat more of this to boost your vitamin b12 levels
VITAMIN b12 deficiency can make someone feel faint, extremely tired, and cause pale skin, among other symptoms. Eating more of this food will help solve a deficiency by raising the amount of b12 in the body. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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High blood pressure: Consuming this type of chocolate could slash hypertension
HIGH blood pressure, or hypertension, levels could be lowered through dietary changes and exercise. Keeping blood pressure levels low is important as this could reduce the risk of early death from stroke or heart disease. Eating this could help reduce high blood pressure levels. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Diabetes diet: Breakfast, lunch and dinner - the best meal plan to lower blood sugar
DIABETES type 2 risk could be lowered by making diet or exercise changes. Patients could lower their chances of high blood sugar symptoms by following this diabetic meal plan for breakfast, lunch, and dinner - and it includes the best snacks to munch on throughout the day. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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How cancer made me a better mum Mother-of-three
I ’M ONE of the lucky ones. I am a mum to three girls and as with most parents I have moments where I want to cuddle and kiss my children non-stop, much to their annoyance. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Tired teen is not having enough sleep - DR ROSEMARY answers your health questions
Q I AM very concerned about my 13-year-old granddaughter as she seems to be getting hardly any sleep at all. She wakes around 3.15am and cannot get back to sleep. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Stop excessive sweating: Spritz this instead of antiperspirant to keep cool and dry  
EXCESSIVE sweating is common and can happen for no obvious reason, but it can make life unpredictable and cause embarrassment. While a spray of deodorant may seem like the obvious answer, one expert suggests a more effective cool down method. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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High blood pressure - ‘most effective’ exercise to lower hypertension risk revealed
HIGH blood pressure risk could be lowered by making some changes to your diet or exercise plan. This is the “most effective” exercise for lowering the risk of hypertension symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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How to sleep: Five positions to prevent neck and back pain when you wake up
HOW TO sleep: The way you sleep can affect your overall health, with back and neck pain being one of the most common problems when you wake up. The best way to combat these is to adopt particularly sleeping positions. But which ones can help ease back and neck pain and which ones should you avoid? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Heart arrhythmia symptoms: Speak to your doctor if you feel this in your chest
HEART arrhythmia symptoms depend on what variation of the condition you have, but there are five common signs associated with all abnormal heart rhythms. One is a particular feeling in your chest. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Prostate cancer symptoms: Three signs when you pee you must never ignore
PROSTATE cancer symptoms do not usually appear until the disease has progressed. While certain signs may not mean you definitely have cancer, they must never be ignored. Three symptoms are linked to when you go for a pee. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Parkinson’s symptoms: Four main signs of the disease to watch out for
PARKINSON ’S symptoms usually develop gradually and can be mild at first. The most recognisable sign is a muscle tremor, but there are three other signs of the disease, also linked to movement, you should watch out for. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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How to get rid of an ulcer on your tongue: Eat this to speed up the healing process
HOW TO get rid of an ulcer on your tongue: They ’re a common problem and should clear up on their own within a couple of weeks, but tongue or mouth ulcers can be treated by yourself at home. There’s no quick fix, but eating foods from a particular diet can help reduce pain and speed up the healing process. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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How to get rid of an ulcer on your tongue: Eat this diet to speed up the healing process
HOW TO get rid of an ulcer on your tongue: They ’re a common problem and should clear up on their own within a couple of weeks, but tongue or mouth ulcers can be treated by yourself at home. There’s no quick fix, but eating foods from a particular diet can help reduce pain and speed up the healing process. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Dementia - how many hours of sleep should you get every night to prevent Alzheimer’s?
DEMENTIA risk could be lowered by making some diet or exercise changes. Lower your risk of a neurodegenerative brain condition, including Alzheimer ’s disease, by getting enough sleep. But how many hours should you be sleeping for every night? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Liver cancer symptoms: This colour change in your poo could be a sign of the cancer
LIVER cancer symptoms are triggered when cells start dividing uncontrollably in this organ. Causes of the cancer include excessive drinking, infection with hepatitis and possibly obesity. Watch out for these five signs of liver cancer. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Arthritis pain: Try this spice to reduce agonising symptoms
ARTHRITIS pain could be reduced by making changes to lifestyle and diet. These can help reduce painful symptoms due to their anti-inflammatory properties. Add this to your diet to help reduce agonising symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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How to live longer: Five foods that could extend your lifespan
LIVING longer could be possible by living a happy, healthy life. Studies have suggested people who look after all aspects of their health, including mental and physical, can live longer. Try these five foods for a longer life. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Back pain - this ‘pelvic tilt’ exercise could prevent backache from coming back
BACK pain could be prevented by watching your diet, or by making a change to your sleep position. You could also lower your risk of lower back pain symptoms by doing this quick ‘pelvic tilt’ exercise. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Best supplements for weight loss - 11p a day capsules could slash the pounds
SUPPLEMENTS could be used to help with weight loss diet plans. Adding these cheap capsules to your daily routine could help patients to lose weight and slash the pounds. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Arthritis pain: Add this spice to your diet to reduce agonising symptoms
ARTHRITIS pain could be reduced by making changes to lifestyle and diet. These can help reduce painful symptoms due to their anti-inflammatory properties. Add this to your diet to help reduce agonising symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Stillbirths ‘could be reduced’
AROUND 600 stillbirths a year could be prevented if maternity units across the country followed national best practice, NHS England has said. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Stop sweating: Rub POTATO on this part of the body to prevent excessive sweats
STOP sweating: The UK is expecting to continue its heatwave this week, with the weather forecast suggesting hot temperatures in some parts of the country. With warm climates, excessive sweating may be inevitable. But you could prevent sweat patches by rubbing  potato on your body, it’s been claimed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Tick bites: What does a tick bite look like? Terrifying signs you have lyme disease
TICK bites have been labelled the most dangerous insect bites in the UK. This is because the bite could transmit lyme disease, a serious illness. It could be possible to identify a tick bite by looking in these areas. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Vitamin B12 deficiency - why you should never ignore headaches
VITAMIN B12 deficiency symptoms include feeling very tired, weight loss, and breathlessness. But persistent headaches or migraines could also be a warning sign of the condition - are you at risk? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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