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April is IBS awareness month. What is Irritable Bowel Syndrome?, What are the risk Factors of IBS?, What are the symptoms of IBS?, How can IBS be managed?, How is IBS Diagnosed? All answered in this IBS Blog...
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April is bowel cancer awareness month which is a fantastic annual opportunity to raise awareness of bowel cancer and help make a difference. This year Beating Bowel Cancer and Bowel Cancer UK have merged to form the UK’s leading bowel cancer charity, with the aim of preventing as many deaths as possible associated with bowel cancer patients.
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This April is stress awareness month and the primary purpose of the campaign is to raise awareness for stress a very common experience and most of us will go through stress at some point in our lives. Around 85% of UK adults are experiencing stress regularly. It is important to raise awareness so people understand stress and can deal with stress.
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This year Parkinson’s Awareness Month will be April. This is an annual opportunity to come together and raise awareness of Parkinson’s across the UK. World Parkinson’s will be taking place on Thursday 11th April 2019 and this will be a global effort to raise awareness of Parkinson’s.
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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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