Being ill can affect your daily life - you might choose not to go to work to try to recover, you may need to spend some time in hospital or have to cancel your weekend plans. But for some people, illnesses and conditions can be so painful that your regular daily routine becomes utterly impossible to get through. The NHS has compiled a list of 20 painful illness that can prevent someone from performing daily tasks, Wales Online reports. Some are incredibly common and you might have experienced a few yourself. They are listed below in no particular order. 1. Cluster headaches Cluster headaches are excruciating attacks of pain in one side of the head, often felt around the eye. Cluster headache charity OUCH (UK) say although estimated to be around the same number of cluster headache sufferers in the UK as there are sufferers of MS, "hardly anyone" has heard of the condition and most people afflicted with this "devastating" disease are struggling on alone and isolated with their pain. 2. … [Read more...] about 20 most painful illnesses that make daily life tough
Mild shortness of breath that comes and goes
If you're in chronic pain you're unlikely to care about where that pain ranks in relation to other sufferers. You just want it to be taken away. In some cases the symptoms of these illnesses can be so bad that people are unable to go about their daily life. And while pain management is a priority for GPs - there are limits to what they can do to ease the suffering. The NHS has now produced a list of what they believe are the 20 most excruciatingly painful conditions you could suffer from. As Kent Live reports, not all of these are cure-able and not all of them are well known and understood. Some of the rarer conditions can be very unpleasant to deal with Here are the list of the 20 most painful illneses. Cluster headaches Cluster headaches are notorious for causing agonising pain to sufferers, and can have a "devastating impact" on patients. The NHS says the condition involves excruciating attacks of pain in one side of the head, often around the eye. Cluster headache charity OUCH … [Read more...] about The NHS says these are the 20 most painful illnesses that you can suffer from
News / Dundee by Ciaran Shanks October 19, 2018, 6:09 am FacebookTwitterLinkedInWhatsAppEmail Sign up to our Daily newsletter WHEN doctors told him he was suffering from a rare and incurable disease, Nick Mayor simply didn’t believe it. The former Royal Marine spent years in and out of hospital suffering from seizures that left medics baffled. After being forced to give up his job working on the Tay Road Bridge because of his poor health, the 64-year-old was given the hammer blow news that would turn his life upside down. Nick was diagnosed with cardiac amyloidosis – a rare condition caused by deposits of abnormal protein in the body’s tissues and organs. The once fighting-fit grandad has lost 4st 10lb and is often unable to dress himself without help. But he is now determined to raise awareness of the illness and believes there should be more support available to sufferers. “Living with this is soul-destroying,” Nick told the Tele. … [Read more...] about Ex-Marine from Dundee faces battle of his life after losing 4st 10lb through rare incurable disease
THE world was left reeling in December 2016 when George Michael was found dead at his home. The Wham! superstar passed away on Christmas Day but his funeral did not take place until March 2017. Here's all you need to know about his passing... How did George Michael die? George Michael, 53, was found dead in bed in his Oxfordshire home on Christmas Day by his boyfriend Fadi Fawaz. The celebrity hairstylist said: “We were supposed to be going for Christmas lunch. I went round there to wake him up and he was just gone, lying peacefully in bed. “We don’t know what happened yet. Everything had been very complicated recently, but George was looking forward to Christmas, and so was I.” The cause of death was confirmed on March 7 by Darren Salter, senior coroner for Oxfordshire. George Michael died of natural causes and had a dilated cardiomyopathy with myocarditis and fatty liver. What is dilated cardiomyopathy?Dilated cardiomyopathy is a disease of the heart … [Read more...] about What was George Michael’s cause of death, did he commit suicide, when was his funeral and who inherited his fortune?
PREGNANCY is no mean feat. A woman's body goes through huge change and faces new pressures - so it's hardly surprising you might notice bizarre side effects. While some might be a bit alarming, experts said it's important for women to understand what's normal and what's not - and seek help if they're worried. The important thing for any women to remember is, no matter how common she thinks symptoms are, speak to a midwife is anything unusual is happening, Val Willcox, from parenting charity NCT said. "If in doubt speak to your midwife because that’s what they are there for," she told The Sun. "It’s better to be reassured and told that something is absolutely normal than staying up all night fretting." Here, we reveal 14 bizarre things that happen when you're pregnant that you might not be expecting... 1. Your feet get bigger Most mums-to-be will know their feet might swell in pregnancy, but few realise they may actually get bigger. "Obviously things get bigger during … [Read more...] about From bigger feet to a blue vagina…14 weird side effects of being pregnant