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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 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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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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Lactose Intolerance

11 May 2018

Lactose intolerance is a common digestive problem where the body is unable to digest lactose, a type of sugar mainly found in milk and dairy products. Lactose intolerance is the inability to absorb lactose – the predominant sugar in milk – into the digestive system. Lactose intolerance is when someone has difficulty abosrbing and digesting lactose found commonly in milk and dairy products.
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National Epilepsy Week will take place from Monday 14th May 2018 until Sunday 20th May 2018 and is continuing Epilepsy Actions work to empower people to seize control of their epilepsy through better care and access to treatment. This campaign aims to raise awareness of those who are affected by epilepsy to help raise money for a good cause.
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