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Can you die from high cholesterol

High cholesterol is usually a “silent disease. A lab test is the main way to detect high cholesterol. For more information on cholesterol testing, see Testing, testing. So what’s the problem with high cholesterol? High levels of LDL-C the “bad cholesterol” and total cholesterol and low levels of HDL-C the “good cholesterol” in the blood… Read More »

Pollen count warning: Hot weekend brings ‘very high’ counts – how to ease hay fever signs

Hay fever season runs between March and September when the pollen count is at its highest. An estimated one in five people in the UK suffer from hay fever symptoms such as itchy eyes, a runny nose, sneezing, headaches and tiredness. The Met Office has warned pollen levels will soar this weekend to “very high”… Read More »

High blood pressure: This strange toilet habit at night could be a sign you have condition

High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is a long-term medical condition which involves the blood pressure in the arteries which becomes persistently elevated. The symptoms of having high blood pressure are not obvious and if left untreated it puts a person at high risk of developing coronary heart disease, stroke, heart failure, vision loss,… Read More »