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Vitamin B12 deficiency: The two signs affecting your hair that mean you may be deficient

SOME signs of a B12 deficiency can take a long time to appear as they build up over time. While symptoms such as fatigue and headaches could easily be mistaken for something else. But there are two issues that could affect your hair that might be more noticeable. Source link

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Hypertension: The seed that is a ‘powerful natural remedy’ to decrease high blood pressure

It’s widely known that one of the main causes of high blood pressure is diet. Eating too much salt and not enough fruit and vegetables can cause it to rise. And being overweight is also a risk factor. One snack in particular could be a “powerful natural remedy” when it comes to keeping your blood […]

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Covid latest: Third vaccine ‘neutralises’ 20 different variants – ‘landmark’ study shows

As part of the research, the University of Surrey created antigenic map of “variants of concern”. This map then allowed the team to identify and measure how each variant impacted the immune system. While the study’s results suggested that immunity decreases 20 weeks after vaccination, a third booster – of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine – helped the […]

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Visceral fat: The popular 20p snack that ‘suppresses appetite’ – expert

Visceral fat specifically is stored deep inside the belly, meaning you often can’t see it. It wraps around your organs, including the liver and intestines and can be dangerous if you have too much of it. Visceral fat is known to raise your risk for serious medical issues such as heart disease, Alzheimer’s, type 2 […]

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How to live longer: The amount of daily sleep that’s a ‘significant predictor’ of death

An analysis of 16 existing studies looking at more than 1.3 million participants – 112,000 of which died – considered the link between their sleeping habits and mortality rates. The research, conducted by academics in Coventry and Naples, concluded, “both short and long duration of sleep are significant predictors of death”. It classified a short […]

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Eyesight: Drink enjoyed by billions could be linked to ‘leading’ cause of blindness

“CGA can help to protect the body from a condition called hypoxia, caused by a lack of oxygen.“Your retina is particularly vulnerable to hypoxia, so drinking coffee could help prevent any damage to your eyes and vision. “Tests using CGA in its purest form have shown that it can prevent deterioration of the retina, but […]

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Vitamin B12 deficiency: A ‘series’ of patients report the same symptom at night – do you?

B12 is found in lots of animal products including meat, fish and cheese. However, it can also be found in some fortified cereals and yeast products like Marmite. Without enough B12 it can prevent our red blood cells from functioning properly, leading to anaemia. This is why some of the most common symptoms of B12 […]

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Diabetes: One of the ‘nation’s favourite drinks’ shown to lower the risk by a whopping 40%

“Total daily consumption of at least three cups of coffee and/or tea reduced the risk of type 2 diabetes by approximately 42 percent. Adjusting for blood pressure, magnesium, potassium and caffeine did not attenuate the associations.” The paper concludes: “Drinking coffee or tea is associated with a lowered risk of type 2 diabetes, which cannot […]

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High cholesterol: Three signs ‘bad’ cholesterol is starting to ‘gather’ in your eyes

Care Optics adds: “Cholesterol can be prevented with a good diet, good hydration and exercise. “A healthy diet rich in fruits and vegetables will provide you with antioxidants, lutein, zeaxanthin, vitamin C and E, reducing the fat in your bloodstream, the pressure in your veins and the likelihood of developing a clot. “Trying to avoid […]

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Covid: Doctor on the symptom unique to Omicron variants – extends to ‘tip’ of nose

The BA.4 and BA.5 variants developed from the highly contagious Omicron strain and were first recorded in the UK this spring. By May, the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) had designated them as “variants of concern”. Now, an estimated 78.7 percent of confirmed Covid cases in England are the BA.5 strain alone. This means it […]