Let’s talk about dementia

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Dementia is one of the most distressing and, for many of us, terrifying conditions we can face. The prospect of a steady decline into memory loss as our loved ones...


How to manage asthma

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Asthma is very common long-term condition caused by inflammation of the airways –, according to Asthma UK, it affects over 5 million people in the UK, including over 1 million...


Do you donate blood?

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It takes over 6,000 donations a day to treat patients across England. Once donated, blood cannot be stored indefinitely, so a constant supply is necessary. Every year the NHS needs...


Top tips to manage your eczema

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Eczema, more common than you think If you suffer with eczema, you’re far from alone. An estimated six million Brits have the skin condition, and according to the NHS the number...


Bloating – could it be serious?

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We all know that feeling – a painful, stretched, bloated stomach, which might be accompanied by excess gas, constipation, diarrhoea or cramps. However, for some people, bloating is more than...


5 New Approaches To Sustainable Healthy Eating

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It’s the time of year where many healthy eating resolutions have been dropped by the wayside as old habits return. Although it’s easy to have fallen off the wagon, it...


Antibiotics – are they right for you?

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As many people are still battling winter coughs and colds, GPs will often receive many requests for antibiotics from patients to treat their illness. While that might be what many...


Share love and affection, not infection

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Technology has transformed the way that people, particularly young people, learn about and participate in sexual relationships and it poses new challenges that healthcare professionals face in encouraging a healthy...


How Vitamins Can Help You Improve Your Health

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The general rule for keeping healthy is that we should get the nutrients we need through a balanced diet. However, sometimes that’s not possible, and vitamin supplements are a good...


10 top tips on how to eat yourself healthy

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It’s the start of a new year, and for many of us it’s a chance to kick-start our healthy lifestyle with a diet rich in fruit and vegetables. Here are...


How to beat Blue Monday

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This month brings us ‘Blue Monday’ (21st January) which is considered the most depressing day of the year. This particular date in the calendar makes it a good opportunity to...


Important tips about ‘Veganuary’

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Veganism is gaining popularity in the UK, especially in January – otherwise known as ‘Veganuary.’ Many people switch to veganism to be healthy. However, it can easily lead to deficiencies, so...


What you need to know about Vitamin D

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A report in the British Medical Journal suggests that vitamin D could protect against acute respiratory tract infections. Vitamin D also has other benefits. But are people getting enough? Recent changes...


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