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How JUST one slice of wholemeal toast a day could control diabetes symptoms

How JUST one slice of wholemeal toast a day could control diabetes symptoms
How JUST one slice of wholemeal toast a day could control diabetes symptoms Diabetes patients can’t process carbohydrates effectively, a dietician has said. Carbs are broken down into small units of glucose when digested, which raises blood sugar. The pancreas should produce insulin to help the blood sugar enter cells, providing the body with energy. But, in diabetics, the pancreas fails... Read More

Heart attack warning: THIS could be why the DEADLY condition happens mostly in the morning

Heart attack warning: THIS could be why the DEADLY condition happens mostly in the morning
Heart attack warning: THIS could be why the DEADLY condition happens mostly in the morning Heart attacks happen when blood flow to a section of heart muscle is suddenly blocked, and the heart can’t get oxygen. The NHS this week warned the cold weather could trigger an increase in heart attacks. A new study may have brought scientists a step... Read More

Dementia SCANDAL: Hundreds of patients will be STRANDED in hospital on Christmas Day

Dementia SCANDAL: Hundreds of patients will be STRANDED in hospital on Christmas Day
Dementia SCANDAL: Hundreds of patients will be STRANDED in hospital on Christmas Day The Alzheimer’s Society blamed a lack of social care funding for “turning wards into waiting rooms”, saying a £2bn shortfall in the budget meant there was not enough support for people with dementia. The charity studied hospital audits and found that people with dementia stayed an extra... Read More

How to sleep: The FIVE scary signs you’re not asleep for long enough REVEALED

How to sleep: The FIVE scary signs you’re not asleep for long enough REVEALED
How to sleep: The FIVE scary signs you’re not asleep for long enough REVEALED Sleep is essential for growing muscle, repairing tissue, and synthesising hormones, among other functions, according to the National Sleep Foundation. It is recommended adults between the ages of 26 and 64 get between seven and nine hours a night, while those over 65 need between seven... Read More

Bladder infection warning: Men are forgetting to exercise THESE unlikely muscles

Bladder infection warning: Men are forgetting to exercise THESE unlikely muscles
Bladder infection warning: Men are forgetting to exercise THESE unlikely muscles Bladder infections – also known as urinary tract infections – are one of the causes of urinary incontinence, which is the involuntary leakage of urine. Other triggers include being obese, having the prostate gland removed, constipation, suffering from Parkinson’s disease and multiple sclerosis, drinking too much caffeine, or due... Read More

Vitamin D: 2p supplements could lower the risk of asthma attacks by THIS much

Vitamin D: 2p supplements could lower the risk of asthma attacks by THIS much
Vitamin D: 2p supplements could lower the risk of asthma attacks by THIS much Vitamin D supplements could help to protect against life-threatening attacks in asthma patients, scientists have claimed. The vitamin may boost the immune system of asthma patients, to help ward off harmful respiratory viruses, they said. The viruses usually lead to inflamed airways, which instigates the deadly... Read More

Persistent diarrhoea and painful joints? The symptoms of ulcerative colitis REVEALED

Persistent diarrhoea and painful joints? The symptoms of ulcerative colitis REVEALED
Persistent diarrhoea and painful joints? The symptoms of ulcerative colitis REVEALED Ulcerative colitis is a long-term condition where the colon and rectum become inflamed. Along with Crohn’s disease, it falls under the banner of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). It is estimated that one in every 420 people living in the UK have ulcerative colitis – or around 146,000 people. According... Read More

Eczema treatment before and after: Woman CURED her skin with THIS £1 bathing trick

Eczema treatment before and after: Woman CURED her skin with THIS £1 bathing trick
Eczema treatment before and after: Woman CURED her skin with THIS £1 bathing trick Vicky Worth, 31, has eczema – also called atopic dermatitis – that causes the skin to become itchy, red, dry and cracked, according to the NHS. Alongside psoriasis and rosacea, which a woman recently claimed she treated with a cream made from capers, the condition is... Read More

Rheumatoid arthritis symptoms: Could 69p fruit juice reduce joint pain? 

Rheumatoid arthritis symptoms: Could 69p fruit juice reduce joint pain? 
Rheumatoid arthritis symptoms: Could 69p fruit juice reduce joint pain?  Rheumatoid arthritis symptoms include joint pain and inflammation. There’s no cure for the condition, which affects about 400,000 people in the UK, but treatment can help to reduce symptoms. Some foods could ease the joint pain linked to the arthritis, it’s been claimed. Pomegranate could reduce joint swelling, suppress inflammation... Read More