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Dr Mark Winwood, Director of Psychological Services, AXA PPP healthcare shares his tips on...

Tips on how to get back on track

Friday 18th October is World Menopause Day, a worldwide awareness campaign for women who...

18th October is World Menopause Day

When the glands in the eyes are not functioning as they should and eyes...

Persistent watering eyes

Hot flushes are one of the most common symptoms of menopause, affecting around 75%...

Dressing for menopause: top tips
Would you listen to a lullaby to help you sleep?

Statistics tell us that 10% of adults experience insomnia and 54% struggle to get...

Living with eczema

Often overlooked, eczema can be a major cause of depression, disrupt our sleep, and...

Practical tips for living with arthritis

12 October is World Arthritis Day.   The annual campaign aims to increase awareness...

10th October is World Mental Health Day

10th October is World Mental Health Day, an annual celebration of mental health awareness,...

Living with arthritis? 7 tips for managing morning stiffness

While everyone can feel a like they need a good stretch first thing in...

Adcal-D3 tablets – The facts

Many of us prescribed Adcal-D3 to prevent the onset of osteoporosis are left confused...

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...

Quit smoking once and for all this Stoptober

October brings with it the annual NHS campaign to quit smoking. If you’ve never...

Quit Smoking for Stoptober

It’s time for Stoptober – an annual initiative from the NHS that aims to encourage and...

Tips on how to deal with back pain

Back pain can get us down and adversely affect our daily lives, sometimes even...

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a global campaign that aims to bring awareness...

How to recognise the 7 signs of breast cancer

Experts say that women should begin to regularly check their breasts for signs of...

Is over-exercising bad for us?

In a nutshell – yes! Over-exercising or overtraining is when we exceed our body’s...

Heart Disease: not just for men

When it comes to the risk of heart attack and heart disease, many of...

Tips for keeping heart healthy

Keeping your heart healthy is important at any age, for both men and women....

Is your glass half full or half empty?

Are you an optimist or a pessimist and why should it matter? Our outlook...

National Eye Health Week

23-29 September is National Eye Health Week, a campaign that promotes eye health and...

Buying Your Varifocals

Have you been recommended varifocals? Are you a varifocals-veteran? Or are you just curious?...

Reflexology – what’s it all about? 

Reflexology is a complementary therapy that has been gaining ground over the last twenty...

Too old for the couch to 5k challenge? Not likely!

Anyone of any age can participate in an organised 5k, 10k or Park run...

What is lymphoedema?

Lymphoedema (pronounced lim-fa-dee-mah) is estimated to affect more than 240,000 people in the UK....

How do you speak to an older family member about when to stop driving?

With one in four people not having an eye test every two years, as...

Alzheimer’s disease – the myths and facts everybody needs to know about

Alzheimer’s affects thousands of people in the UK and almost everybody’s heard of it,...

Keep your blood pressure in check for Know Your Numbers Week

It’s Know Your Numbers Week; a campaign by Blood Pressure UK that encourages people...

Join in our Heart Valve Voice Webinar on 19th September

It is caused by either wear, disease or damage to one or more of...

Blood Cancer Awareness Month

September is Blood Cancer Awareness Month, and all over the UK people are raising...

What are the signs of stress?  Learn how to listen to your body

Here we have listed 7 physical reactions that could be symptoms of stress or...

What should you look for when buying a Manuka honey?

Manuka Honey has become famous in recent years due to its health properties and...

We’re told we should exercise more but how do we go about this?

AXA PPP healthcare’s expert team of fitness experts, nutritionists and physiologists answer questions on...

Arthritis myths debunked

According to NHS figures there are approximately 10 million people in the UK living...

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