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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 ...
Most of us like a drink from time to time. It's pleasant, sociable and may help us to unwind. But drinking too much can lead to health problems. Drinking is something to be enjoyed in moderation, ...
... avoid problem foods and recommend alternative foods to maintain a balanced healthy diet for your growing child.  ...
...  from an illness, you are over 65, you are pregnant or are thinking of starting a family, talk to your pharmacist. Your pharmacist will be able to advise you about healthy eating, which foods supply ...
... and must beat faster, and blood pressure may rise. People in good health and/or training for sports can cope. For others, considerably increased exercise means the flow of blood and the oxygen it carries ...
... or health centre. Your first antenatal appointment will usually be the longest because you will be asked many questions about your family background and medical history. Antenatal check-ups usually include ...
... energy caused by impact, for example when jumping up and down. The synovial fluid also helps feed and lubricate the cartilage keeping it in a healthy state to protect the bones from damage. As people ...
... make your asthma symptoms worse, there is no need to have a special diet. Just eat a healthy, balanced diet rich in fresh fruit and vegetables and keep your weight under control. Exercise regularly, ...
... important that your child knows what to avoid. Encourage your child to eat a healthy, balanced diet rich in fresh fruit and vegetables, and to keep weight under control. Unless specific foods are ...
... 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, ...
12. Acne
... to affect spots although eating well will help your general health The sun may help spots by drying them out and changing the tone of your the tone of your skin - make sure that you use sun protection ...
NICE (National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence) is an independent organisation responsible for providing national guidance on promoting good health and preventing and treating ill health. ...
If you smoke, giving up smoking is one of the most important things to do – people with rheumatoid arthritis who do not smoke do better over time. Aim for a healthy weight as ...
... ask your health and safety officer to make sure that your chair and computer screen are positioned correctly. Take regular screen breaks, get up and move around. To avoid back pain recurring learn ...
Correct brushing with a fluoride toothpaste is the best way of preventing bad breath and keeping teeth and gums healthy. The use of dental floss or interdental brushes last thing at night helps clean ...
... enuresis is when bladder control has never been gained. Secondary nocturnal enuresis is when bladder control has been gained for at least six months and then lost. A healthy child over the age of five ...
Whatever your age or the demands of your lifestyle, bread is good for you - and it has an important role to play in a healthy, balanced diet. Here are some pointers for different age groups.  ...
Vaccination against flu is the most effective way of tackling the disease. Each year the World Health Organisation predicts which strains of the various flu viruses are likely to cause the next season's ...
... the hard skin which can then be gradually removed by rubbing with an emery board or pumice stone. It may take up to 3 months to remove the wart completely. Normal, healthy skin around the wart should be ...
21. Wind
If you are otherwise healthy, wind symptoms are not usually associated with disease but if symptoms are severe or troublesome you should see your doctor. If you have a persistent feeling of fullness, ...
... normally pose any risk to health. Varicose veins are extremely common. They can affect anyone at any age but they do not usually become noticeable until after the late 20s because they develop slowly. ...
... have on your life or, perhaps, your child's life. The important thing to understand is that you are not alone, there are healthcare professionals who are there to help. Talk with family and friends, ...
... seek advice from your doctor or health visitor.  ...
... will occur a week before or after the EDD. Most expectant parents will attend antenatal classes at their hospital or health centre. In these classes a trained midwife will explain the birth process and ...
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 ...
27. Tips
... plenty of fruit and raw vegetables handy. Remember that your GP or otherhealthcare professional can offer advice on exercise and healthy eating.  ...
... drugs for a period after you get home. Check the duration of your prescription with your health practitioner.  ...
Hepatitis A is caused by infection with the hepatitis A virus (HAV) and results in inflammation of the liver. It is highly contagious, affects 1.4 million people worldwide every year, and is the most common ...
Malaria is a infectious disease which is transmitted through certain types of mosquito. It only takes one bite from an infected mosquito to contract malaria. Malaria is a potentially fatal disease which ...
... coma and die. In addition to the above symptoms, diabetes can lead to long-term health problems. The raised blood glucose levels damage blood vessels and nerves, dramatically increasing the risk ...
... is normal in healthy people when they exercise, but it can be a sign of illness if it occurs at a low level of activity. As there can be many different reasons for breathlessness, if a person does experience ...
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