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Spring and summer are the seasons everyone looks forward to most – apart from...

Brace yourself for allergy season

One of the in-store Pharmacists from Morrisons shares 3 quick tips on getting through hay...

Hay fever advice – how to stifle the sniffles

With over 2 million people reported to run in the UK every week it...

Keen to start running but not sure where to start?

Thursday 11th April is World Parkinson’s Day – a campaign focused on bringing about better...

World Parkinson’s Day
Glasses Direct at a glance

Home to over 800 styles, Glasses Direct is the UK’s leading online prescription retailer....

How to keep your gut healthy

Our digestive system breaks down our food, absorbs nutrients, eliminates toxins and so helps...

Are you a perfectionist?

There are many advantages to being a perfectionist. Striving for the best in whatever...

Bowel Cancer Awareness Month 2019

April is Bowel Cancer Awareness month.  The campaign is on to make people more...

Travels with my colostomy: a colostomate’s journey to freedom

For many of us, the escapism that travelling brings has become a large part...

Do I have tennis elbow?

Tennis elbow is a common condition that causes pain around the outside of your...

Bowel cancer – symptoms, prevention and treatment

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

Purple Day raises awareness for epilepsy

26 March is Purple Day, the International Day for Epilepsy. The campaign aims to...

How much do you know about sleep apnoea?

Do you often feel lethargic, even after a long sleep? Do you find yourself...

What are the health benefits of Turmeric?

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

Are you suffering from heel pain?

If you’ve ever had heel pain you’ll understand how intense the pain can be....

Are you worried about your liver health?

The liver has a unique ability to regenerate but cannot withstand continuous damage. After...

How to keep an IBS diary

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is one of the most common gastrointestinal conditions, affecting up...

Sugar-free days

It’s sweet and delicious and eaten in moderation as part of a balanced diet...

Stay Active and Healthy with Mobility Aids from CareCo

Occupational therapists and health scientists agree that mobility is key to healthy and happy...

Why the whole world is talking about sleep

Today (15 March 2019) is World Sleep Day, where experts unite to acknowledge and...

Do you feel lonely? You’re not alone…

The Office for National Statistics back in 2014 labelled Britain as the loneliness capital...

Do you have a persistent cough?

Fibrosing alveolitis is a condition that affects approximately 5 million people worldwide. While you...

Anti-diets – an intuitive way to eat

Many of us struggle with shifting unwanted pounds and with over two thirds of...

Ouch, that hurts!

Jan Vickery, Lead Physiologist at AXA PPP healthcare takes us through prevention and treatment...

Dodgy back, aching knees, trapped nerves…

Troublesome niggles can affect our mood, mobility and all aspects of our lives. It...

Take Ovar: Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

March is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, and this year’s campaign is encouraging women to ‘Take...

Easy ways to take care of your gut

When embarking on a new fitness or healthy eating regime our digestive system is...

How tell if your rash is contact dermatitis, eczema, psoriasis or hives

Consultant dermatologist Dr Juber Hafiji tells Liz Connor about four common skin conditions and...

Want to improve your fitness but frightened you may stumble at the first hurdle?

The fear of failure for some of us is so strong that it can...

Do you wear high heels every day?

For some of us it’s a fashion statement, for others it gives a feeling...

Ways to combat jet lag and how to sleep soundly overseas

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

Carpal tunnel – the cause, symptoms and treatment explained

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

How do you choose a counsellor or therapist?

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

How to recognise, diagnose and manage diabetes

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

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