Tag Archives: Death

Widow recalls husband’s horror death

The woman who blew the whistle on abuse of dementia patients at Adelaide’s infamous Oakden nursing home has spoken out about her husband’s appalling treatment. Barb Spriggs, whose husband Bob died in 2016 after being mistreated and overmedicated at Oakden, appeared as the first witness before the royal commission into aged care on Monday, becoming… Read More »

High blood pressure warning – the one sign in your voice that could cause ‘sudden death’

High blood pressure is a common condition that affects more than a quarter of all adults in the UK. The condition, which is also known as hypertension, increases the risk of some deadly complications, including heart attacks and strokes. It’s caused by not doing enough exercise, or eating an unhealthy diet, and it puts extra… Read More »

How to live longer – 85p fruit you should eat to avoid early death and high blood pressure

Eating a healthy balanced diet – including at least five portions of fruit and vegetables a day – could lower the risk of an early death, according to the NHS. You could also boost your lifespan by doing regular exercise – the “miracle cure” we’ve all been waiting for, it said. Making some small diet or lifestyle changes… Read More »