I am one of the thousands of casualties of the gym. There was never a point where I felt the moment of injury - just a sudden realisation last February, while walking our dog Ollie on the common, that I was no longer able to walk without limping. An...
AND YOU THOUGHT THE AMERICANS WERE HEADING FOR THE HEART ATTACK: Well
Women aren’t living longer than menWomen are no longer enjoying longer lives than men. Their greater longevity is being eroded by adopting a lifestyle that is more like men’s, especially by drinking more heavily. As a result, women are beginning to...
There are literally scores of ways to reduce high blood pressure (BP) without having to take recourse to drugs.
Q I’ve heard a lot recently about syndrome X, but I don’t really understand what it is. Can you please explain what the symptoms are, who is likely to develop it and how it can be treated? - AJ, Plymouth
Hypertension (high blood pressure) is not a ‘disease’ per se; it is believed to be a significant risk factor in other diseases, including heart attack, heart failure, stroke and kidney disease.
Q:Everyday, I read in the paper about how cholesterol lowering drugs have now definitely been shown to save lives. My doctor is pressing me to take pravastatin because my cholesterol is slightly e ...
None of the 66 pharmaceutical drugs currently licensed as treatment for high blood pressure, or hypertension, are any better than 'water pills', according to a new breakthrough study.
Studies into the effects of high animal-protein intake compared with vegetarianism on the risk of osteoporosis have produced confusing and contradictory findings.