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Parkinson’s disease: Do you suffer from this condition? Warning sign you shouldn’t ignore

Parkinson’s disease is caused by a loss of nerve cells in the part of the brain called the substantia nigra. Nerve cells in this part of the brain are responsible for producing a chemical called dopamine. Dopamine acts as a messenger between the parts of the brain and nervous system that help control and co-ordinate… Read More »

Type 2 diabetes: The ‘unusual smell’ you shouldn’t ignore – are you at risk?

Diabetes is characterised by having high blood sugar, insulin resistance and a relative lack of insulin in the body. Type 2 diabetes makes up about 90 per cent of cases of diabetes and is partly preventable by staying a normal weight, exercising regularly and eating well. Treatment of type 2 diabetes involves exercise and dietary… Read More »

Dementia symptoms: The early signs of the different types you should never ignore

Dementia causes the ongoing decline of brain functioning which is why diagnosing the condition in its early stages is important. There are ways it can be slowed down and mental function can be maintained. The four most common types of dementia are Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia, dementia with Lewy bodies and frototemporal dementia. Most types… Read More »