Living with Asthma: Why Self-Care Is Vital

Many people suffer from asthma, and with the right care and treatment, those with the condition can lead normal, healthy lives. Self-care is vital when living with asthma to enable you to prevent attacks as much as possible. It’s also important to know what to do if an attack were to happen. With young people

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Self Care Week 2017 – Embracing Self Care For Life

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is important at any age, and includes both physical and mental health. November 13th – 19th is Self Care Week, and raises awareness for the various ways in which local communities can promote self-care as part of a healthy lifestyle across generations and families. This year’s theme is Understanding Self Care for

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Sprains and Strains- Where Should I Go?

Sprains and strains are an unwelcome injury, and are particularly common after hours. You might have a sporting injury that happens at the weekend or your child injures themselves after school – however it happens, it can be a painful injury to deal with and not always appropriate to wait until the next day. Our

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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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