Symptoms

5 Signs Your Mole Might Be Cancerous

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 12.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

We all have moles, yet not all of us check them for changes. This is concerning, as malignant melanoma is the second most common form of cancer among ...

Do I Have Depression? Symptoms, Diagnosis And Treatment Explained

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 08.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

One in six people will experience depression in their lifetime. In fact, it is now the leading cause of disability worldwide. Yet despite it being com...

Adrenal Dysfunction - The Overachiever's Disease

Ben Edusei | Posted 02.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Ben Edusei

To have a better understanding we must go back, way back, thousands of years ago to the caveman era. During this time, we lived in the wilderness where constant threats and predators co-habited.

How To Spot The Signs Of A Brain Tumour

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 04.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

More than 10,000 people are diagnosed with brain tumours in the UK every year. But while they claim the lives of more than 5,000 people annually, a di...

Battling For Breath? It Could Be Lung Disease

Dr Penny Woods | Posted 16.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Penny Woods

Many people now recognise the need to be concerned by a lump in their breast, or a pain in their chest. But sadly, millions of people are still dismissing the signs of lung disease, giving it time to progress and rob them of their health.

What It Feels Like to Have a Breakdown

Alice Speirs | Posted 03.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Alice Speirs

I don't use the term breakdown lightly. In fact there is still some doubt in my mind as to what I actually went through, (breakdown was used by my counsellor), but I know that it was big. I suppose I use a variety of terms to do with my mental health rather interchangeably; emotional instability, unhappiness, depression; for me they are all aspects of the same thing.

Am I pregnant? Here Are The First Signs Of Pregnancy

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 21.05.2015 | UK Parents

There are some very telling signs that you may be pregnant including missed periods, weight gain and y'know, that growing bump... But very, very ea...

Signs That Your Migraine Could Be Something Worse

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 29.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

After experiencing a bout of headaches and sickness, 43-year-old Tracey figured she was prone to migraines. It ran in the family, the symptoms added u...

What Is IBS And How Can You Deal With It?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 11.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

IBS or Irritable Bowel Syndrome (as it's formally known) is a common health disorder which leads to abdominal cramping, changes in bowel movements and...

How To Avoid Being Bitten By A Spider

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 06.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Spiders: you either love them for their ability to reduce your mosquito population or you simply cannot stand the sight of the crawly buggers. How...

Adult Chickenpox: How To Spot The Signs

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 20.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

The first thing that springs to mind when you think of chickenpox is children, and you'd be right to think that as the virus mainly affects their heal...

What Is Type 2 Diabetes And How Can You Manage It?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 12.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Type 2 diabetes is, unfortunately, an increasing health risk for many adults and teenagers. It develops when your body can’t produce enough insulin,...

What SPF Factor Sunscreen Should I Use?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

When a spot check was done of the British public to see what factor SPF sunscreen they should be using, the answers included 15, 12 and 50. For th...

Poorna Bell

Lung Cancer: How To Spot The Symptoms

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 02.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Lung cancer is one of the most common cancers in the UK, and with news that smokers may be much more likely to get it if they carry a faulty gene, it'...

Crohn's Disease: How To Spot The Symptoms

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 01.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle

What is Crohn's disease? What are the symptoms? Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that affects well over 100,000 people in t...

Type 2 Diabetes: Do You Know The Symptoms?

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 07.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A new survey by Bupa has revealed that 68% of people tend to assume that nothing is wrong with them, even if they have what they consider to be 'minor...

Underactive Thyroid: How To Spot The Signs

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 04.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

An underactive thyroid (or hypothyroidism) is where your thyroid gland doesn't produce enough hormones. The condition tends to affect older men an...

How To Spot The Signs: Type 1 Diabetes

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 06.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle

When home secretary Theresa May announced that she had Type 1 diabetes, she said that it had been difficult to isolate the symptoms to figure out what...

Facing Up to Head and Neck Cancer

Gary Walton | Posted 16.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Gary Walton

The recent news that Michael Douglas' oral cancer may have been caused by the sexually transmitted disease, Human papillomavirus (HPV), has attracted international media attention, but it has also revealed low awareness about the condition.

Bone Cancer Often 'Misdiagnosed' By Doctors

PA | Posted 08.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A dangerous form of bone cancer is often being misdiagnosed by GPs as growing pains, a charity has warned. Just 42% of people who develop osteosarc...

'Cheaper And More Effective' Hay Fever Vaccine

The Huffington Post | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 11.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle

As summer arrives, so do itchy eyes, sneezing fits and weekly shops for antihistamines to help hay fever sufferers survive their pollen allergies. ...

Flu Spreads Before Sneezing Starts, Study Suggests

PA | Posted 05.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle

If you are reaching for your handkerchief it might be too late to stop the spread of flu, research suggests. Flu and cold viruses are known to be c...

Third Of People Can't Identify Skin Cancer Signs, Study Suggests

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle

People are putting themselves and their children at risk of skin cancer as research suggests that many are unable to recognise symptoms and are unawar...

Hay Fever Season 'Longest For Decades' (PICTURES Relieve Those Symptoms)

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Hay fever sufferers have been forced to endure the longest hay fever season in more than two decades, scientists said. The hay fever season for peo...

Cases Of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis On The Rise

PA | Posted 05.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Drug-resistant cases of Tuberculosis (TB) are on the rise in the UK, figures suggest. The number of cases of the infectious disease which could not...