Tag Archives: Signs

7 Warning Signs of a Pulmonary Embolism

Conditions Jessica MigalaDec 14 For one-quarter of the people with this frightening condition, sudden death can be the first and only symptom. Here’s what you need to know. What is a pulmonary embolism (PE)? BENCHAMAT/Shutterstock A serious condition, a pulmonary embolism happens when a blood clot blocks a blood vessel in the lung. The clot… Read More »

High blood pressure: Four common warning signs of ‘the silent killer’ – are you at risk?

High blood pressure is a common condition that affects more than 25 per cent of all adults in the UK. The condition, which is also known as hypertension, is caused by eating an unhealthy diet, being overweight, eating too much salt, or not doing enough exercise. Having hypertension puts extra stress on blood vessels and… Read More »