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What are the symptoms of mesothelioma?

What are the symptoms of mesothelioma?
The main symptoms of mesolthelioma are: feeling out of breath chest pain coughing The symptoms may take years to manifest themselves and the condition is usually very slow to appear. The speed at which it progresses will depend on the type of mesothelioma. Epithelioid mesothelioma is the slowest to progress and usually responds the best...

5 Top Tips To Turbo Charge Your Metabolism

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If you are trying to lose weight, it is essential that you try to rev up your metabolism. How fast your metabolism work depends on a number of factors such as gender, activity level, muscle / body fat percentage, and age. Men usually burn more calories than women, even while resting and for most...

What can you do about high blood sugar levels in the morning?

What can you do about high blood sugar levels in the morning?
Generally a person will wake up in the morning and their blood sugar will be slightly elevated. This "dawn phenomenon" is the result of normal hormonal changes which cause the body to create insulin regardless of whether or not a person has diabetes. Whilst a person is asleep, the body produces growth hormones, cortisol,...

Carbohydrates and Diabetes

Carbohydrates and Diabetes
The human body uses three main sources of energy: carbohydrates, proteins, and fats. The ability to run, swim, ski, and generally survive results from the ability of the body to extract energy from food. Each of the different fuel sources - carbohydrates, protein, and fat - follow different metabolic pathways in the body but...

5 breakfast items to help boost your testosterone

5 breakfast items to help boost your testosterone
Besides your post-workout meal, breakfast is probably the most important meal of your day and there are a number of foods that you can eat which will help to boost your testosterone levels. Five of these testosterone-boosting foods are listed here. TESTOSTERONE BOOSTER #1 : ORGANIC FREE RANGE EGGS Organic free range eggs contain vitamin D...

25 healthy food choices that will help to burn belly fat

25 healthy food choices that will help to burn belly fat
Fat inside the belly, also known as visceral fat, is very harmful to the health and is a major risk factor for heart disease, type 2 diabetes, certain types of cancer, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and many more health complications. Whilst it is not possible to spot reduce fat, here we list 25 healthy food...

5 brain foods that will help you to concentrate better

5 brain foods that will help you to concentrate better
A quick brew might be the first thing that most people reach for when they need that sudden jolt of energy to start their day but it's unlikely that it will be enough to fight off drowsiness for hours on end. And whilst there are no foods which can offer a "quick fix" for...

WHAT IS MESOTHELIOMA AND WHO MIGHT BE AT RISK?

WHAT IS MESOTHELIOMA AND WHO MIGHT BE AT RISK?
Mesothelioma is a type of cancer which usually grows in the pleural membrane in the side of the chest. The chest contains two layers, the pleural space, which are both as thin as the skin of a balloon. The layers, known as the pluera or pleural membrane, line the outside of the lung (inner...

Lifestyle changes that help to cut the risk of type 2 diabetes

Lifestyle changes that help to cut the risk of type 2 diabetes
Type 2 diabetes affects approximately 3.5 million people in the UK and some 30 million people in the USA. It's thought to cost around £20bn per year in the UK and almost $300bn in the USA in direct and indirect costs - an incredible amount of money when one considers that the condition is...

5 secrets for healthy weight loss

5 secrets for healthy weight loss
If you are trying to lose weight it is important that you look at ways of improving your lifestyle instead of looking for a quick fix or a rapid weight loss diet. Making the right lifestyle changes won't only help you lose weight, they will also help you to keep it off. In order to...

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