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If our normal sleep pattern is disrupted then we may feel the symptoms of...

Ways to combat jet lag and how to sleep soundly overseas

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is pressure on a nerve in your wrist. It causes...

Carpal tunnel – the cause, symptoms and treatment explained

Sudden unforeseen events such as the loss of a family member, the break-down of...

How do you choose a counsellor or therapist?

The number of people living with diabetes in the UK is increasing year on...

How to recognise, diagnose and manage diabetes
What should we be eating to protect ourselves against cancer?

According to Cancer Research UK eating a balanced diet could prevent one in 10...

Can you hear your heart thumping?

Hearing your heart thumping, or sensing a fluttering in your chest area could be...

Have a conversation about mental health on Time to Talk Day 2019

Thursday 7th February is Time to Talk Day, a campaign that encourages people to...

Understanding and treating scars

If you’ve recently suffered a cut or had an operation, your body should be...

Should vitamin supplements form part of our healthy eating routine?

Dr Arup Paul, AXA PPP’s deputy chief medical officer, attempts to decipher the piles...

Feeling guilty about reaching for the biscuit tin?

Have you just had a biscuit with your coffee and now feel guilty that...

World Cancer Day

February 4th 2019 is World Cancer Day – a global campaign to raise awareness,...

Do you deserve ‘Me Time’?

Are you one of those people who is always busy? Do you feel guilty...

The not so humble salad is making a come-back

It’s time to ditch those tasteless salads we compel ourselves to eat under the...

Should I be worried about a lump on my head?

I can feel it with my fingers; it’s a small hard lump. My friend...

An easier way to manage your NHS repeat prescriptions

Founded in 1999, their UK-based pharmacists, dispensing specialists and customer care team are dedicated...

Which foods give our energy levels the right kind of boost?

Eating a balanced diet and being physically active is so important for our health,...

These are the 3 supplements most worth considering – according to a doctor

Practically everything comes in pill form these days, but which ones are actually important?...

Do you know your fats?

Lyndel Costain, registered dietician and member of Dieticians in Obesity Management (UK) advises; “it’s...

Practising mindful breathing

Conditions ranging from heart health, pain and IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) through to addiction,...

Are You Suffering From Migraines, Bloating, Skin Issues or Fatigue?

January is a fantastic month to take control of our health and jumpstart new...

Freedom and confidence for colostomates

Reduced confidence, lack of discretion and restrictions when travelling. These are all issues faced...

Tips for asthma sufferers this winter

The cold weather can be a major trigger for asthma symptoms, and during winter asthma...

Depression and how to live with it – Tanya’s story

At some point in our lives around one in ten people will suffer from...

Hormones affect our mood throughout our lives. But what are they and how do they do it?

Our bodies are influenced enormously by hormones. The way we develop physically and our...

How to safely clean your ears without cotton buds

When imagining someone cleaning their ears, most people think of someone with a cotton...

10 Healthy Habits for 2019

Being healthy means being happier and being able to live a more fulfilled life,...

Indoor exercise ideas for winter

If the winter weather has disrupted your daily walk, not to worry – there’s...

How to prevent joint pain flare-ups from cold weather

We’re a nation that knows a thing or two about joint pain. With around...

How to manage anxiety and panic attacks

In the UK, anxiety disorders affect around one in ten people.  Here we look...

Need a pick-me-up? Try going caffeine-free

There are many good reasons to reduce caffeine in our lives; we sleep better...

Are you affected by SAD?

It’s normal to feel a little bit blue when winter rolls around. Short days,...

Ways to help you cope when your children leave home

Have you ever suffered from Empty nest syndrome?  If you recognise the signs here...

What is raisin meditation?

A great way to train to do this is through a mindfulness exercise called...

Adopting a vegan lifestyle

Like choosing a vegetarian lifestyle, the decision to adopt a vegan lifestyle can be...

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