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Six Super Foods for a Healthy Thyroid

Your thyroid is an important gland that you generally don’t have to think about very often. However, when something goes wrong with your thyroid, your entire body will feel the effects. The thyroid gland is responsible for many processes in your body, including your metabolism, heart rate, mood, heart rate,

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Which blood tests diagnose diabetes?

Diabetes is becoming more common each year in the UK. Type 1 diabetes is a condition people are often born with or develop at a young age, but type 2 diabetes usually develops later in life. If diabetes is left unmanaged, serious complications can occur. Diabetes can only be diagnosed

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Can a blood test detect infection?

When someone has an infection, germs including bacteria, viruses or fungi invade the body, causing signs like fever and chills, aches and pains, and feeling generally unwell. These microscopic germs can be found in blood, urine, faces, skin cells, and saliva. If your doctor suspects you have an infection, a

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What Causes High Cholesterol Levels?

High cholesterol is a serious condition that needs to be managed effectively to prevent complications like heart disease and stroke. According to the NHS, up to two in five people have high cholesterol levels, putting them at risk of potentially fatal conditions. You may be one of those people and

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What You Need To Know About Private Blood Tests?

Your blood can tell you a lot about your health. Whether you’ve got symptoms you’re worried about or want to screen for potential health conditions, affordable private blood tests can be easily arranged at several Touchwood Pharmacy locations. Carried out by our skilled, compassionate staff, private blood tests cost as low

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10 Commonly Used Blood Tests for Older Adults

It’s impossible to design a customized wellness program for achieving optimal health without a good understanding of what’s going on inside your body.  The good news is that it’s simple to determine your specific needs, deficiencies, and imbalances with a series of blood tests.   Getting regular blood work or blood

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Analysing Diabetes Levels from Haemoglobin A1C Blood Test

Analysing Diabetes Levels from Haemoglobin A1C Blood Test

The A1C blood test sometimes also knowns as the Diabetes blood test is used to diagnose Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes. If you are already living with diabetes, then this test is also able to monitor your blood sugar levels. For more information about preventing or managing diabetes and

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