Tag Archives: Signs

High blood pressure: Four common warning signs of ‘the silent killer’ – are you at risk?

High blood pressure is a common condition that affects more than 25 per cent of all adults in the UK. The condition, which is also known as hypertension, is caused by eating an unhealthy diet, being overweight, eating too much salt, or not doing enough exercise. Having hypertension puts extra stress on blood vessels and… Read More »

Vitamin D deficiency – does your hair look like this? Signs to eat more ‘sunshine’ vitamin

Vitamin D is used by the body to keep the muscles, teeth and bones healthy, said the NHS. It uses the vitamin to regulate the amount of calcium or phosphate in the body. Not getting enough vitamin D can lead to severe bone deformities, rickets, or even osteomalacia. You could be at risk of a vitamin D… Read More »

10 Signs and Symptoms of Food Poisoning

Food poisoning is an illness caused by consuming foods or drinks that contain harmful bacteria, viruses or parasites. It’s extremely common, affecting an estimated 9.4 million Americans each year (1, 2). While many foods contain potentially harmful organisms, they are usually destroyed during cooking. However, if you don’t practice good hygiene and proper food storage… Read More »

5 signs you need a vitamin D test

Around a billion people globally and some 10 million Brits aren’t getting enough vitamin D, yet according to new research nearly nine in ten of us have never tested their levels – here are the signs you need one It’s that time of year again. The days are getting shorter, sunshine is becoming a distant… Read More »