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High cholesterol symptoms: The ‘minor growths’ on your face that indicate high levels

High cholesterol is when you have too much of a fatty substance called cholesterol in your blood. Cholesterol can build up in your arteries, which, over time, can cause a blockage. Depending on where this happens, it may trigger a stroke or a heart attack. Unfortunately, the only way of accurately identifying high cholesterol is… Read More »

Diabetes type 2 symptoms: Eight of the most ‘common’ signs of high blood sugar

An earlier diabetes diagnosis could reduce the chances of developing other long-term health problems, as you’ll be advised on how best to manage your blood sugar levels by a doctor or nurse. The progression of symptoms is gradual in type 2 diabetes, so these signs can occur across a number of years. Do take note… Read More »

High Prevalence of OCD in Pregnant and Postpartum Women

While we have relatively limited information regarding the prevalence of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OC) during pregnancy and the postpartum period. Previous studies have indicated that women may be more vulnerable to the onset of OCD during the postpartum period. Other studies indicate that women with OCD  may experience worsening of OCD symptoms during pregnancy and the… Read More »

Scientists are ‘concerned’ after high levels of ‘forever chemicals’ found in breast milk of mothers

Scientists say they are ‘concerned’ after high levels of ‘forever chemicals’ used in everything from cosmetics to take out containers found in the breast milk of US mothers – up to 2,000 TIMES greater than what is declared safe in drinking water A new study looked at breast milk samples from 50 U.S. mothers and… Read More »