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Woman's rare condition makes her sleep for a week after drinking alcohol

A student, named Hermione Cox-Denning, has to sleep for a week every time that she drinks alcohol. Hermione was only recently diagnosed with Kleine-Levin Syndrome which is a  rare neurological condition that causes her body to shut down days a time. When she first started to drink alcohol she thought that she caught a bug… Read More »

Prostate cancer warning: This sleep habit could double your risk of deadly condition

Prostate cancer could be linked to difficulty sleeping, according to a new study. Experts from the Central Taiwan University of Science and Technology analysed more than 80,000 patients – half of which had been diagnosed with a sleep disorder between 2000 and 2010. The night-time ailments included insomnia, excessive tiredness, nightmares, sleepwalking, sleep apnoea and… Read More »

Costochondritis: An Introduction to This Painful Condition

Chest pain is never a good thing, and in some cases, it can be particularly alarming, as it may be a sign of heart problems. However, there are instances when chest pain, albeit very uncomfortable, is relatively harmless and not life-threatening. One particular example is costochondritis. Basically, costochondritis is the medical term that refers to… Read More »

Vitamin D deficiency: This toilet habit could be a sign you have the condition

Vitamin D deficiency usually occurs at this time of year because with shorter daylight hours and reduced UV levels it’s more difficult for the body to synthesise vitamin D. Nicknamed the ‘sunshine vitamin’, vitamin D is important when it comes to healthy function of the body, as it keeps bones and teeth strong, helps the… Read More »

This condition is observed amongst men too!

Chronic pelvic pain is characterized as pain that takes place underneath the umbilicus (belly button) and goes on for no less than a half year. What is Chronic Pelvic Pain?Chronic pelvic pain is characterized as pain that takes place underneath the umbilicus (belly button) and goes on for no less than a half year. It… Read More »