I am 71 and I can’t find my balance. It’s so bad that I need to rely on a cane. I feel light-headed when walking but fine when sitting or lying down. It’s very worrying. What is wrong with me? Dizziness or being off-balance can feel very odd and, at times, worrying. But it’s normal to experience this occasionally. However, when the sensation occurs regularly and interferes with your life, then you must visit the GP. That said, we doctors often struggle to find out exactly what is causing dizziness and balance problems. Dizziness or being off-balance can feel very odd and, at times, worrying. But it’s normal to experience this occasionally. (File photo) A spell of light-headedness could be a sign that something is wrong with the heart, the nervous system, blood pressure or the inner ear. It could even be a symptom of anxiety. If the feeling is brought on by either sitting or standing, blood pressure is likely to be the cause. A drop in blood pressure when … [Read more...] about DR ELLIE CANNON: Why do I keep getting these frightening dizzy spells?
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A woman barely able to walk due to a rare condition that is turning her 'into a statue' says her husband now has to carry her up the stairs. Rachel Winnard, 35, suffers from Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva (FOP), which causes bony bars to form within the body's muscles. The progressive condition - thought to strike one-in-a-million people - has left Mrs Winnard, of Rochdale, Greater Manchester, with a 'second skeleton'. Unable to control her neck, arms or hips, Mrs Winnard is dependent on her husband Paul, 38, for round-the-clock care. Virtually housebound, Mrs Winnard admits her condition has taken her to 'some difficult places emotionally'. Rachel Winnard (pictured left with her husband Paul) is barely able to walk due to a rare condition that is turning her 'into a statue'. She has Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva, which causes bony bars to form in the muscles, leaving sufferers unable to bend (seen right) Mrs Winnard was 'fairly able … [Read more...] about Woman, 35, who is slowly ‘turning into a statue’ because of a one-in-a-million condition reveals her husband now has to carry her up the stairs
There could hardly have been a more brazen statement of intent. And when Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were found close to death on a park bench in Salisbury on March 4, 2018, there was one blindingly obvious conclusion to be drawn – that Russian President Vladimir Putin had just tried to assassinate a well-known enemy of the Russian state on British soil. Theresa May, then Prime Minister, was in no mood for uncertainty, declaring to the House of Commons that the Russian Federation was directly responsible for ‘an attempted murder here in our country… an indiscriminate and reckless act against the United Kingdom, putting the lives of innocent civilians at risk’. The evidence pointing towards Moscow seemed clear. For a start, Skripal looked to be an obvious target. Both Sergei Skripal and Yulia Skripal survived one of the most toxic agents known to man. Former MP Norman Baker writes: 'I am in no doubt that the Russians are engaged in … [Read more...] about From the Skripals surviving potent Novichok to agents ‘determined’ to be caught on CCTV: Ex-MP NORMAN BAKER is certain Russia has killed many people on British soil… but he believes we’ve been fed a pack of lies over the Salisbury poisonings
She has been very open about her health struggles in the late stages of pregnancy. And with a matter of weeks to go until she welcomes her second child with husband Sam, Snezana Markoski has revealed she can now only walk around at a 'snail pace'. The Bachelor 2015 winner also spoke on Tuesday about how her right leg would go numb when her baby trapped a nerve and the pain of her abdominal cramping. Scroll down for video Pregnancy struggles: With a matter of weeks to go until she welcomes her second child with husband Sam Wood, Snezana Markoski has revealed she can only walk at a 'snail pace' Thanking her fitness entrepreneur beau for supporting her during the difficult final few weeks of the pregnancy, Snezana, 38, detailed the long list of issues she was facing. 'Thank you to my incredible husband Sam for helping me put my shoes on, for rolling me off the couch and shuffling at a snails pace when we're walking,' she said. RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next The … [Read more...] about The final countdown! Pregnant Snezana Wood reveals she can barely walk and is suffering from ‘endless cramping’ as her due date nears
She's barely been able to walk due to 'endless cramps' caused by her pregnancy. So it's no wonder that The Bachelor's Snezana Wood is in dire need of some rest and relaxation. Taking to Instagram on Wednesday, the 39-year-old posted an adorable photo of herself indulging in a spa day with her two daughters, Eve, 13, and Willow, one. A much-needed rest! Snezana Markoski indulges in a luxurious spa day with her two daughters Willow, one, and Eve, 13 In the gorgeous snaps, Snezana is seen cosying up in a big bed with her two girls. RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next The final countdown! Pregnant Snezana Wood reveals she can... 'Thank you for telling me I'm beautiful when I have a... 'So humble, so selfless, so strong!' Sam Wood shares... 'Water retention is no friend of mine': Pregnant Snezana... Share this article Share Looking refreshed and recharged, the trio were dressed comfortable in white robes with towels on their heads. Even baby Willow showed … [Read more...] about Rest and relaxation! Pregnant Snezana Markoski indulges in a luxurious spa day with daughters Willow and Eve