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Reports taken in 2015 showed that high blood pressure affected more than 1 in...

How to lower your blood pressure and cholesterol

When you reach middle age, it can be tempting to let good habits fall...

Your journey to better health

Free, easy and with a host of benefits walking is not only good for...

8 different types of walk to enjoy – whatever the weather!

Many people sit for long periods of time each day, so it is important...

Best exercises and stretches for your back
Parkinson’s Awareness Week

It’s Parkinson’s Awareness Week a campaign focused on bringing about better awareness to help...

Simple stress busters

Stress isn’t just a passing feeling. It’s also linked with serious health conditions, including...

5 heart-healthy foods we should all be eating

As we get older, heart health becomes a major priority and, according to experts,...

7 ways to manage chronic pain that don’t involve painkillers

Treating chronic pain can be tricky, especially when it comes to chronic primary pain....

Bowel Cancer Awareness Month : know the signs

According to Bowel Cancer UK someone is diagnosed with bowel cancer every 15 minutes....

Bored of builder’s tea? Try these herbal alternatives instead

Nothing beats a warm cup of tea, but if you’re working from home, and...

Bowel cancer – symptoms, prevention and treatment

Bowel cancer, sometimes called colon or rectal cancer, is a general term for a...

4 easy ways to improve your brain health according to a neurologist

The brain is arguably the most important organ in our body. Not only does...

Are you getting enough sleep?

Has your sleep suffered lately? You may be feeling anxious and stressed of late...

World Bipolar Day: 5 lesser known symptoms

It was 1980 when the term ‘manic depression’ was replaced with ‘bipolar disorder’ in...

Help manage a long-term health condition with Echo by LloydsPharmacy

What is a long-term health condition? Also known as a chronic condition, it’s a...

Four things that could be causing your thinning hair

Female hair loss may be shrouded in shame and secrecy, but it’s incredibly common....

Going to Work on an Egg!

The British Egg Marketing Board launched a campaign during the 50s and 60s promoting...

What exactly is long Covid and how do you know if you’ve got it?

In the first few months of the pandemic, health experts believed Covid-19 was generally...

Signs you’re not stretching enough

Stretching is hardly the most exciting part of anyone’s routine. Whether or not you’re...

Brighter Days Ahead

The past year has been difficult for everyone, especially for elderly and vulnerable people...

Can creating art help your mental health?

After a year of various stay-at-home orders, many of us have picked up new...

World Sleep Day: How to sleep if you share a bed with someone who struggles to drift off

Suffering from a sleep disorder can take a massive toll on a person’s mental...

7 possible brain tumour symptoms to be aware of

As the Tessa Jowell Brain Cancer Mission awards nine clinics ‘Centre of Excellence’ awards,...

The World’s first 100% compostable mask

Stroll down the street, go for a jog in the park or walk the...

Psychologists say toxic positivity is on the rise – but what is it and why is it harmful?

Ever since Rhonda Byrne’s The Secret became an international bestseller, people have been obsessed...

Why I let Echo by LloydsPharmacy take the strain

When the first lockdown started in March 2020, like everyone our family had to...

Warning signs of cancer you should get checked – despite the pandemic

One of the unforeseen impacts of lockdowns is that fewer people are going to...

Women and heart disease – a cardiologist answers our questions

Heart attacks are still often seen as a ‘male health’ issue, yet coronary heart...

Are natural alternatives better than refined sugar?

Eating sugar shouldn’t be demonised, and tucking into a bar of chocolate after a...

5 vitamins to boost your mood

One way to help boost your mood is through your diet – specifically, by...

Inspiration and resources for people trying to lose weight

The report claims nine in 10 Covid-19 deaths have occurred in countries with high...

What are the health benefits of Turmeric?

Turmeric is increasingly being recognised for its medicinal values and properties and can help...

How to use aromatherapy to boost your mood in lockdown

Lighting a scented candle or positioning a reed diffuser to fill your home with...

What type of headache do you have?

The key to overcoming frequent headaches is understanding what’s causing them. Neuroscientist Amanda Ellison...

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