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Clogged arteries result from a buildup of a substance called plaque on the inner walls of the arteries. Arterial plaque can reduce blood flow or, in some instances, block it altogether. Clogged arteries greatly increase the likelihood of heart attack, stroke, and even death. Because of these dangers, it is important to be aware, no matter how old you are, of the causes of artery plaque and treatment strategies to prevent serious consequences.
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Chest Pain

29 May 2018

Chest pain appears in many forms, ranging from a sharp stab to a dull ache. Sometimes chest pain feels crushing or burning. In certain cases, the pain travels up the neck, into the jaw, and then radiates to the back or down one or both arms. Many different problems can cause chest pain. The most life-threatening causes involve the heart or lungs. Because chest pain can indicate a serious problem, it's important to seek immediate medical help.
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Heat stroke is a condition caused by your body overheating, usually as a result of prolonged exposure to or physical exertion in high temperatures. This most serious form of heat injury, heat stroke, can occur if your body temperature rises to 104 F (40 C) or higher. The condition is most common in the summer months.
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Blood clots are gel-like clumps of blood. They are beneficial when they form in response to an injury or a cut, plugging the injured blood vessel, which stops bleeding. Some blood clots form inside your veins without a good reason and don't dissolve naturally. These may require medical attention, especially if they are in your legs or are in more critical locations, such as your lungs and brain. A number of conditions can cause this type of blood clot.
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Anemia is a condition that develops when your blood lacks enough healthy red blood cells. These cells are the main transporters of oxygen to organs. If red blood cells are also deficient in haemoglobin, then your body isn't getting enough oxygen. Anaemia is caused when you don’t have enough red blood cells or haemoglobin to meet your body’s needs. Read on...
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Panic attacks are a type of fear response. They're an exaggeration of your body's normal response to danger, stress or excitement. Panic disorder is an anxiety disorder where you regularly have sudden attacks of panic or fear. A panic attack is an intense wave of fear characterized by its unexpectedness and debilitating, immobilizing intensity.
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Osteoporosis

15 May 2018

Osteoporosis is a condition that weakens bones, making them fragile and more likely to break. It develops slowly over several years and is often only diagnosed when a minor fall or sudden impact causes a bone fracture. Osteoporosis is a condition that affects bone strength. Osteoporosis is a condition in which bones lose their strength and are more likely to break.
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Heat exhaustion is a heat-related illness that can occur after you've been exposed to high temperatures, and it often is accompanied by dehydration. This blog article will outline top tips, advice and prevention for heat exhaustion as this is very common especially during the summer period when exposed to hot weather, high temperatures, and a lot of sun.
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Make May Purple for stroke is an annual stroke awareness month, which takes place every May. This campaign is hosted by Stroke Association. Friends, families and communities come together and are invited to show their support for people who have been affected by a stroke. The primary aim of the campaign is to help raise awareness of strokes and support those who are suffering or may be at risk of a stroke.
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MS Awareness Week

20 Apr 2018

Ms Awareness Week will be held from Monday 23rd April 2018 until Sunday 29th April 2018 with the primary purpose of raising awareness and support people living with MS. This will be held by MS Trust which is a UK charity that provides trusted information to help people with MS live the best life possible; train and educate MS health professionals to offer the best care and fund MS nurses in the areas of greatest need.
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