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Many of us will experience a minor eye complaint at some point in our...

Common eye complaints

Keep your heart healthy this winter – whatever your age. Cholesterol it turns out...

5 ways to lower your risk of high cholesterol

However, due to the difficult symptoms of dementia, caring for someone with this disease...

Supporting and caring for someone with dementia

We all know the feeling of our minds and bodies seemingly letting us down...

Why has CBD become popular?
How nutritious is traditional Christmas dinner?

Why do we feel that we must overdo it in the culinary stakes, just...

Varicose veins: symptoms and treatment

Generally found on the legs Varicose veins can be unsightly but not usually painful. ...

4 tips for looking after your eye health this winter

Don’t take your eyes for granted. Protect your vision with this simple advice. Good...

Itchy legs and how to relieve them

Many of us have experienced that uncomfortable feeling of itchiness that however hard we...

Top tips for basic first aid

Basic first aid is easy to grasp, and everyone should have a few skills...

Over 60’s urged to take extra care driving at night this winter

Motorists over 60 are being urged to take extra care whilst driving at night...

Why eye health should not be overlooked

Most of us are aware of how to keep our bodies healthy but eyes...

Tips to minimise the risk of foot problems with diabetes

Raised blood sugar levels can cause problems with sensation and circulation so those with...

Sexual health in the over 50’s

It doesn’t necessarily follow that our sexual desires diminish the older we get but...

Moving away from meat

With vegetarian food becoming increasingly popular how can we be sure we are getting...

Stroke symptoms and risk factors

Most of us know someone who has suffered a stroke but did you know...

Recognise the symptoms for World Pancreatic Cancer Day

Many of us are aware of how check ourselves for breast and prostrate cancer,...

Does using your tablet give you shoulder pain?

Hand in hand with the increase of the use of tablet devices over the...

400 Years Young!

Four centuries after the restorative properties of Epsom salt were first identified, pioneering British...

Hobbies help to boost health

There is a new buzz word on the street: ‘social prescribing’.  This is the...

Know your risks on World Diabetes Day

14 November is World Diabetes Day – an international campaign that aims to raise...

The hidden sugars in your daily diet

You may think that you’re eating a healthy diet while unknowingly overdosing on sugar...

Nutrition for cancer patients

Whether you’re newly diagnosed, in the middle of treatment or navigating post-cancer recovery, looking...

Sodium levels – the facts

Sodium levels in our blood are naturally balanced by our bodies. The normal range...

6 of the best books and podcasts on the menopause

Benjamin Franklin famously said that in life, nothing is certain but death and taxes....

Labyrinthitis – the facts

If you have ever been unfortunate enough to suffer from labyrinthitis then you’ll know...

Ben’s Journey – Testicular Cancer

At 26 years old Ben was young and fit, so it came as an...

International Stress Awareness Week: 7 signs you might be too stressed

Everyone gets stressed from time to time, but when is it time to speak...

Mindfulness myths explained

Mindfulness is an awareness of being.  It teaches you to focus your mind on...

10 tips on how to keep in top condition during the winter months

The colder months are fast approaching Bad weather, dark mornings, sniffles, sneezes and that...

10 Simple Tips for Boosting Your Mood

As the season changes and the sun goes down early, it’s easy to let...

4 simple tips for remembering to take your medication

One of the most common reasons for people not taking their medication or daily...

3 common foot conditions – diagnosis and treatment

Having painful feet can be so debilitating.  Here we take a look at 3...

Could your winter blues be something more serious?

Seasonal affective disorder is a lot more complex than just mourning the end of...

Ditching cows’ milk? What’s the alternative?

The trend toward alternatives to cows’ milk seems unstoppable with almost a quarter of...

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