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Oily fish such as tuna, mackerel and salmon contain omega 3 fatty acids which help prevent blood from clotting and therefore reduce the risk of heart disease. To benefit, aim to eat two ...
... amounts of alcohol are less likely to develop coronary heart disease. Red wine is thought to offer the most health benefits . Remember premium lager contains more units and pubs and bars ...
... a built-in warning device that your heart is trying to do too much and that you must rest. Also called angina pectoris. Many people wrongly imagine that angina and related heart disease affect men only. ...
... will vary between health authorities. You can receive your antenatal care from your GP or midwife or at the hospital antenatal department, or shared between the two. The baby's heartbeat will ...
... If you participate in contact sports, try to protect those joints that are likely to get injured. Use knee, elbow and back braces if necessary. Swimming is a great way to keep the heart and circulation ...
... have been prescribed or bought over the counter from pharmacies and health food stores. The medicines used to treat ADHD should not be used if you have certain other illnesses such as heart problems and ...
We all know a good diet is vital to keep us in the best of health. Not only does it make us feel well, it also reduces our risk of developing many conditions such as heart disease, cancer, constipation, ...
... inherited. The risk of developing Alzheimer's disease is also increased if the person has suffered a severe head injury, or has Down's Syndrome. Things that increase the risk of heart disease such ...
... usually starts in the wrists, hands and feet, it can affect other parts of the body including the lungs, heart and eyes.  ...
Boys, especially, can have hearty appetites and often lead active lives. Bread is a fantastic (and an inexpensive) source of energy. Teenage girls may avoid bread because they think it’s fattening; ...
... for those with heart, chest or kidney problems, diabetes and those over the age of 65. Antiviral drugs called neuraminidase inhibitors can be used against the flu virus. They do not cure flu, but ...
You may start to experience heartburn during the second trimester of your pregnancy. This can be very uncomfortable but your doctor or pharmacist will be able to advise you about simple remedies to help ...
Varicose veins occur because the walls of the veins are too weak to withstand the pressure of the weight of the blood in the veins. When the blood is pumped around the body, it is returned to the heart ...
... or grill food rather than frying it. Besides helping to control weight, a healthy diet will help reduce the risk of heart disease, high blood pressure and diabetes. Exercise regularly. Although you ...
Q In my local supermarket I keep seeing foods which claim to reduce cholesterol or promote a healthy heart – what exactly are they and are they worth buying? A These are ‘functional ...
... of heart attacks, stroke, kidney failure, limb amputations and blindness. It is critical therefore that diagnosis of diabetes is made as early as possible and that blood glucose levels are kept under control. ...
... lungs, heart and circulation are not working properly. The lungs, heart and circulation normally all work together to supply the muscles and other organs of the body with the oxygen they need. When the ...
... heart attacks, stroke, kidney failure, limb amputations and blindness. It is critical therefore that diagnosis of diabetes is made as early as possible and that blood glucose levels are kept under control. ...
... blood pressure or heart problems.  ...
... sleep apnoea can, because of excessive tiredness, increase the risk of accidents if driving or operating machinery and, in the long term, can increase the risk of high blood pressure, heart attacks and ...
... risk of lung cancer falls to half that of a smoker, and the risk of heart attack falls to same as someone who has never smoked. And it's not just smokers who are better off financially if they give up. ...
... sleep apnoea can, because of excessive tiredness, increase the risk of accidents if driving or operating machinery and, in the long term, can increase the risk of high blood pressure, heart attacks and ...
... heart rate or palpitations, tiredness, muscle tension, low self-esteem, poor concentration and memory loss. Sleep and eating patterns may also change. If stress continues, eventually long term effects ...
... (long-term) lung disease chronic heart disease chronic kidney disease chronic liver disease chronic neurological disease (neurological disorders include motor neurone disease, multiple sclerosis ...
... will probably not know all of the facts. You may be worried that your baby will also have learning difficulties or have heart problems, but this is highly unlikely. The majority of babies born with a cleft ...
... blood cholesterol, making it beneficial for those with heart disease. TIP: Try a garlic supplement.  ...
... cause heart disease, kidney disease and strokes. To stay healthy we should therefore try to reduce our salt intake. SALT REDUCERS Use less salt when cooking. Always taste food ...
... child developing heart and respiratory problems later in life. If your infant suffers from asthma that requires continuous or repeated use of steroids, or has been admitted to hospital because of ...
... heavily, try and lift the wound into a position above the heart. For example, if the cut is on the finger or hand, raise the arm in the air and keep it there, while continuing to press with the handkerchief ...
... during the first 8 to 10 weeks of pregnancy, causing damage in up to 90% of unborn babies (called congenital rubella syndrome), resulting in death or blindness, deafness, heart, brain, liver and lung ...
... a result of pneumococcal pneumonia Pneumococcal septicaemia : (blood poisoning): usually begins with fever and chills. Excessive sweating may occur. The heart rate and respiratory rate rise ...
...  Check the babies pulse if their colour returns Is it a heart attack? To tell if someone has suffered a heart attack, look out for the following symptoms: Tight, constricting pain in ...
...  Plan your journeys and make regular stops to go the toilet. If you are taking diuretics for the treatment of heart failure or high blood pressure, ask your doctor if the dosage can be reduced. ...
... least once a year. This is because psoriasis may increase your risk of other health problems such as heart disease, psoriatic arthritis and depression. As well as screening your general health, a regular ...
... as the body is preparing to either fight or run away from danger. A chemical called adrenaline is released in the body which stimulates the heart and increases the breathing rate to prepare the body for ...
After 15 years of not smoking, your risk of a heart attack is the same as if you'd never smoked at all. If you stop smoking, within a year, your risk of heart attack falls to about half that ...
Being overweight, in particular being grossly overweight or obese, is a major health problem. It carries an increased risk of heart attacks, stroke, blood clots, high blood pressure, diabetes, liver disease, ...
... cinema. Plan your journeys and make regular stops to go the toilet. If you are taking diuretics for the treatment of heart failure or high blood pressure, ask your doctor if the dosage can ...
... or who have chronic conditions such as cystic fibrosis, congenital heart or kidney disease and Down's syndrome.  ...
... to contain them. Many people - especially the poor-lived crowded, unsanitary lives. We also have medical treatments today that will be crucial in preventing deaths in a large pandemic. Patients with heart ...
When the heart contracts and forces blood into the arteries it creates a pressure called ‘blood pressure’. Every living person has a blood pressure, and it is this pressure that allows ...
... balanced diet will help improve the symptoms of multiple sclerosis as well as reducing the risk of other conditions such as heart disease, stroke and cancer. Linoleic acid, found in sunflower, corn, ...
... such as cystic fibrosis, congenital heart or kidney disease and Down's syndrome are particularly vulnerable.  ...
... measles. Children that are malnourished, have vitamin A deficiency, whose immune system is not functioning properly, or who have chronic conditions such as cystic fibrosis, congenital heart or kidney ...
... improves bowel function, reduces the risk of bowel cancer and lowers the risk of other diseases such as heart attacks, stroke and diabetes. If you drink, moderate your alcohol consumption and do ...
... you should check with your doctor if you are pregnant, have a heart or circulatory condition or if you take regular medication. There are lots of different products to choose from. The descriptions ...
... becoming ‘old’. The fall in the level of oestrogen not only stops ovulation, but is also responsible for a whole range of other symptoms. The most common of which are: Hot flushes Fatigue Heart ...
Boys, especially, can have hearty appetites and often lead active lives. Bread is a fantastic (and an inexpensive) source of energy. Teenage girls may avoid bread because they think it's fattening; however, ...
... anaesthesia. Deafness, corneal clouding, hernias, heart disease and sleep apnoea are common among children with the more severe form. Joint stiffness is common in all forms of the disease and joint ...
Much more research is required, but adults that were breast fed as infants appear to improved cholesterol level tolerance, reduced risks of heart disease and are less at risk from becoming overweight as ...