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Parkinson’s disease: Evidence suggests this common complaint may be an early warning sign

Parkinson’s disease is a degenerative brain disease that causes body tremors, rigid muscles, and difficulty walking and talking. The disease disrupts the body’s autonomic nervous system, which controls spontaneous body processes such as heart rate, digestion, salivation, and bowel function. People tend to experience symptoms later in the course of the disease, but a common

Back pain: What is the best exercise to help ease lower back pain?

The majority of back pain is nonspecific with no identifiable causes. Common underlying mechanisms include degenerative or traumatic changes to the discs and facets joints, which can then cause secondary pain in the muscles, and nerves, and referred pain to the bones, joints and extremities. Diseases and inflammation of the gallbladder, pancreas and kidneys may

Stomach bloating: One simple dietary tip to avoid tummy swelling

Cutting out these culprits can help soothe the swelling. Another simple fix is to eat regularly throughout the day. There is a popular misconception that skipping meals will flatten the stomach – this is wrong, says Kirsten Crothers, specialist gastro dietitian and spokesperson for the British Dietetic Association. She explained: “Irregular eating can cause a

Type 2 diabetes: Ways to help reverse the condition

Type 2 diabetes is a common condition that affects more people now than ever. It is estimated that more than five million people will have diabetes in the UK by 2025. Knowing what symptoms to look out for and speaking with your GP are ways to help prevent the condition worsening. To mark Diabetes Awareness

A new molecular mechanism could explain the origins of the depressive symptoms in Huntington’s disease

About 40 percent of the affected patients with Huntington’s disease—a neurodegenerative pathology- show depression symptoms, even in early stages before the apparition of the typical motor symptoms of the disease. An altered function of Cdk5 kinase—an essential enzyme in several cell signalling pathways- could explain the physiopathology of the depressive-like behaviour in Huntington’s disease, according

This Woman's Brain Tumor Symptoms Were Dismissed as Headaches

After 15 trips to the doctor for migraines, Beckie Hiley’s symptoms were still dismissed. The UK 19-year-old spent months dealing with crippling headaches that were completely hindering her from living a normal life—she couldn’t go to work or school, and she could barely keep food down. Despite her debilitating symptoms, doctors told her her pain

Fish consumption relieves Asthma in children

Omega-3 fatty acids against symptoms of Asthma? It is already known for some years that the increase in air pollution will affect the likelihood of the emergence of Asthma and the Severity of the disease. New results show that the diet can play an important role in the pathogenesis of Asthma. Omega-3 fatty acids seem