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The Echelon Health Blog. An informed view on the world of Personal Health Assessment.
May 22

All you need to know about High Blood Pressure

By Kornelija Dedelaite

What is high blood pressure? Narrow blood vessels in your body, sometimes referred to as arteries, provide greater blood flow resistance. Your blood pressure will rise the more narrow your…

May 15

All about thyroid cancer: Causes and symptoms

By Kornelija Dedelaite

All about thyroid cancer: Causes and symptoms What is thyroid cancer? Cancer occurs when your body’s cells develop out of control. The part of the body from which cancer originates…

May 08

The Link Between Employee Wellbeing and Productivity

By Echelon Health

How we work has changed dramatically over the last few years. The pandemic forced businesses to assess new working methods and reconsider employee health and wellbeing. From remote work to…

May 01

Early-Onset Cancer: Why are More Young Adults Being Diagnosed?

By Echelon Health

Cancer can occur at any age, but more and more young adults are being diagnosed with early-onset cancer. The phenomenon seems global, with healthcare professionals from China to India noticing…

Apr 24

Four Frequently Requested Cardiac Tests and What They Show

By Kornelija Dedelaite

Heart health may be taken for granted if you do not feel like you have any issues. However, if you start feeling something is off, your doctor may order a…

Apr 17

Enhancing Executive Wellness

By Echelon Health

High demands and expectations can make health take a backseat in the fast-paced business world. However, neglecting your wellness can have a detrimental effect on your emotional and physical health…

Mar 28

Have you ever wondered what your lymph nodes are and what they do?

By Kornelija Dedelaite

As an integral component of your immune system, your lymph nodes are always on the lookout for risks to your health. What knowledge do you have about lymph nodes, is…

Mar 20

Hormones: What are they, what do they do and what happens when things go wrong?

By Kornelija Dedelaite

Hormones: what are they? Hormones are chemicals that communicate with your organs, skin, muscles, and other tissues through your bloodstream to regulate various bodily activities. Your body receives these messages…

Mar 14

High blood pressure and how silent heart attacks are more common than you think

By Kornelija Dedelaite

Despite its astonishing prevalence of one in three people in the UK, many people struggle with the diagnosis of high blood pressure, or hypertension. It’s worth exploring why, because being…

Mar 06

Reduction in stroke fatalities highlights the need for prevention

By Kornelija Dedelaite

Between 2016 and 2021 the number of stroke deaths in England and Wales decreased significantly. In fact, in 2021 it was the 4th most common cause of death compared to…

Feb 28

The benefits of early detection and treatment for autoimmune lung illness

By Kornelija Dedelaite

A man has a follow-up appointment with his rheumatologist after receiving a diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) five years earlier. Fortunately, he takes medicine to effectively manage his arthritis. He…

Feb 21

Improving sleep quality may benefit cardiac health

By Kornelija Dedelaite

71% of adult UK citizens do not get the required seven to nine hours of sleep per night. Sleep may appear like a luxury in our hectic lifestyle, where we…