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22/Mar/2019

Cholesterol is substance found in the fats in your blood. Having high cholesterol can increase your risk of heart disease because it causes the obstruction of your arteries and make it difficult for blood to flow through them. Furthermore, decreased blood flow to your brain can cause a stroke. High cholesterol con be inherited, but it is often the result of unhealthy lifestyle choices, so it can be prevented with a healthy diet and exercise. High cholesterol has no symptoms and a blood test is the only way to detect it.


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05/Mar/2019

Anemia is a disease in which you do not have enough red blood cells. This disease can be temporary or long term and it can go from mild to severe. Furthermore, it can be a warning sign of serious illness. Some types of anemia can be prevented by eating a healthy, varied diet. The most common cause of anemia is iron deficiency or vitamin deficiency.

At first, anemia can be mild, but symptoms worsen as anemia worsens. Some signs of this disease are fatigue or weakness, pale skin, shortness of breath, dizziness, chest pain, cold hands and feet and headache.


22/Feb/2019

As it happens with the case of lactose intolerance, this can cause uncomfortable reactions after drinking alcohol. Alcohol intolerance is caused by a genetic condition in which the body cannot break down alcohol efficiently. The only way to prevent this is to not to consume alcohol. This type of intolerance is not a true allergy as such; it might also be the reaction to something in an alcoholic beverage. It can as well appear if alcohol is combined with certain medications. Symptoms can include: flushing, hives, worsening of asthma, runny or stuffy nose, low blood pressure, nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea.


14/Feb/2019

Celiac disease is a reaction to eating gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley and rye. Eating gluten triggers an immune response in the small intestine. Over time, this reaction damages the intestine and prevents absorption of some nutrients. There is no cure for this reaction. Following a gluten-free diet helps manage symptoms, that are different in children and adults. In children, they can be vomiting, diarrhoea, poor appetite, irritability or short stature. Adults can present symptoms like fatigue, diarrhoea and gas, abdominal pain, nausea, anaemia, skin rash, mouth ulcers, numbness in the feet and hand, etc.


06/Feb/2019

Diabetes is a group of diseases that affect how your body uses blood sugar (glucose). Glucose is vital to the health because it is an important source of energy. Too much sugar in blood can lead to serious health problems. Type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes are chronic diseases, while prediabetes is potentially reversible.

Diabetes symptoms vary depending on how much the blood sugar is elevated. Some of these signs of chronic diabetes are increased thirst, extreme hunger, weight loss, fatigue, irritability, blurred vision, sores and infections, such as gums or skin infections and vaginal infections.


30/Jan/2019

People with lactose intolerance cannot digest the sugar (lactose) in milk because they have symptoms after eating or drinking dairy products. This type of intolerance is usually harmless, but its symptoms can be very uncomfortable. This is the result of lacking lactase, which is produced in the small intestine and the symptoms usually begin 30 minutes to two hours after consuming dairy foods. These symptoms include diarrhoea, nausea, abdominal cramps, bloating and gas. However, most people with this problem can manage the condition without having to give up all dairy foods.


17/Jan/2019

Pneumonia is an infection in the lungs that causes cough with pus and fever. It is normally caused by bacteria, viruses and fungi. It is one of the illnesses that can go from mild to life-threatening. It is most serious for babies and children, people older than age 65 and people with health problems.

The symptoms vary from mild to severe, depending on what caused the infection and age and they are similiter to those of the flu, but they last longer. These symptoms include: chest pain when breathing or coughing, cough, fatigue, fever, chills, vomiting and shortness of breath.


08/Jan/2019

Bronchiolitis is one of the most common lung diseases in children and babies during winter. It is transmitted through air. Normally, it is caused by a virus that swells the small airways up. It starts out with symptoms similar to those of a common cold, but it is normal to cough, hear a whistling noise when the child breathes out or have some difficulties breathing.

These symptoms last several days, weeks or even a month. For the first few days, it is normal to have a stuffy nose and, in some cases, slight fever. Some children will also have an ear infection.


02/Jan/2019

Tonsillitis is an inflammation of the tonsils, a tissue at the back of the throat. Most cases of tonsillitis are caused by a virus, although it can also be caused by a bacterium.
This inflammation most commonly affects children between preschool ages and mid-teenage years. Surgery to remove tonsils is usually performed only when it occurs frequently.

The most common symptoms of tonsillitis vary from swollen tonsils and sore throat to difficulty when swallowing and fever, although it is also normal to have a scratchy voice, stomach-ache, stiff neck and headache.


19/Dec/2018

Bronchitis is a respiratory infection that can be acute or chronic. Acute bronchitis is caused by viruses, the same that cause colds or flu, while chronic bronchitis, a more serious condition, is due to smoking. Symptoms may include: cough, mucus, fatigue, shortness of breath, fever, chills and chest discomfort.

Furthermore, acute bronchitis shares some symptoms with cold such as body aches and headaches. These symptoms usually improve in about a week, but it is possible to have a remaining cough for several weeks. Chronic bronchitis lasts some months and can come back during the following two years




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