How to Avoid the Winter Bloat

We tell ourselves we’ll avoid it every year, then we give up and wait until January to start all over again. Many of us use the ‘winter bloat’ as an excuse to eat and drink what we like over the colder months, but the older we get, the more difficult it can be to lose

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Health Anxiety: Research Suggests It May Lead To Heart Disease

It’s normal to be concerned about your health, but sometimes too much concern can be a health problem in itself. A new study has revealed that health anxiety could lead to increased heart-disease risk. The advice to those who are feeling like they are suffering from health anxiety is to speak to their doctor and

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Self Care Week – The Elderly and Self-care

This week is Self Care Week which aims to highlight the importance of self-care for life, including keeping fit and healthy through diet and exercise, managing medicines and knowing when to seek medical help. For the elderly, self-care can be more difficult due to reduced mobility, various common health complaints which can include impaired vision,

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Self Care Week 2016: Self-care Basics

Self Care Week is back for another year, with the NHS and other health organisations working to help the public to practice self-care. The overall aim of self-care is to encourage us to look after ourselves better. Through taking charge of our health and wellbeing, we can help to ease pressure on our healthcare providers

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