Health

1 June 2018

10 Small Things You Can Do To Keep Your Feet Healthy

Our feet are incredible. Made up of 100 moveable parts including 26 bones and 20 muscles, they are a masterpiece of natural engineering. That’s why the College of Podiatry is ...

31 May 2018

BBQ Survival For IBS Sufferers This National BBQ Week

BBQ’s have become big business in the UK over the last decade, with the overall BBQ & alfresco eating & entertaining market worth a whopping £7.6 billion in 2017¹. BBQ’s ...

31 May 2018

How To Help A Loved One To Quit Smoking

Tobacco is the single leading cause of preventable diseases and premature death, and it is estimated that over one hundred thousand people die of smoking related illnesses every year across ...
30 May 2018

What It’s Like Living With MS

By Fiona Boyd from Peeblesshire, who was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in 2012 and is taking part in the Kiss Goodbye to MS campaign for the first time in 2018 ...

30 May 2018

Beat The Menopause Breakfast

Whether you have chosen to use HRT or not, this breakfast is filled with vitamins, minerals, trace elements, good fats and all kinds of other nutrients that can help with ...
30 May 2018

How To Tell The Difference Between IBS And IBD

There is a common misconception, amongst the general public, that ‘Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) and Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)’ are one in the same. However, this is not the case. ...

22 May 2018

6 Signs Your Gut Problems Could Be Something More Serious

Written by Dr Gareth Parkes, Consultant in Gastroenterology, Royal London Hospital, Barts Health NHS Trust and spokesperson for Crohn's and Colitis UK The gut is an important organ within our ...

21 May 2018

5 Things You Should Know About HPV

Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) is a virus that infects the skin and the cells lining cavities such as the mouth and nose. It can spread easily though close skin-to-skin contact, ...
21 May 2018

How To Interact With Loved Ones Living With Dementia

This week marks Dementia Awareness Week, a week to better understand what dementia is and how to interact with those living with it. Dementia is caused when a person’s brain ...
17 May 2018

10 Things That Doctors Don’t Tell You About Fibromyalgia

By Osteopath Oliver Eaton According to the National Fibromyalgia Association, 3-6% of the world’s population has fibromyalgia syndrome, estimating that somewhere around 300 million people worldwide suffer from the condition. ...

16 May 2018

6 Signs You’re Not Getting Enough Potassium

When we think of potassium we usually think of bananas, but many of us fail to realize the vital role this mineral plays in the body. It’s important for muscle ...
14 May 2018

10 Signs That You Might Have Coeliac Disease

Coeliac disease (pronounced see-liac) is a lifelong autoimmune condition that affects 1 in 100 in the UK but only 24% of people have currently been diagnosed which means there are ...

10 May 2018

How To Tame Your Inner Critic

Our inner critic can often be our biggest downfall when it comes to self-confidence and our general happiness. In front of others, many find it easy to put on the ...
10 May 2018

The Lesser Known Side Effects Of Taking Hay Fever Tablets

Hay fever season is finally upon us, and to combat the runny noses and itchy eyes caused by the pollen in the air many of us will opt to take ...

8 May 2018

World Ovarian Cancer Day: Kim Gray’s Story

Today is World Ovarian Cancer Day – the one day we come together to raise awareness of a disease that kills one woman every two hours in the UK. Research ...
8 May 2018

Legs: Your Most Neglected Body Part

Did you know that I contain about a quarter of all the bones in your body? 54 of 206 to be exact[1]. Did you know that I suffer from the ...

3 May 2018

How To: Cope With A Cancer Diagnosis

Sigal Atzmon, CEO and founder of Medix Global, provides her expert opinion on the initial steps to take if you, or a loved one, are diagnosed with cancer Most of ...
2 May 2018

The Effects Binge Drinking Has On Your Mental Wellbeing

Winter is finally behind us, which means we can start packing away our woolly hats and gloves and start preparing for the summer months ahead. For many of us, the ...
2 May 2018

How I Overcame Post-Natal Depression

This Girl Can is supporting Maternal Mental Health Day to raise awareness about postnatal mental health, the support available and let women who might be feeling the same way that ...
2 May 2018

Top Walking Tips For National Walking Month

May is National Walking Month and never is there a more perfect time to don your walking shoes, stretch your legs and head into the big outdoors. Whether your walk ...

2 May 2018

Melanie Sykes: My 5 top Tips For A Healthy Lifestyle

I am a full-time working mum, with two teenage boys and working in such a fast-paced industry means I need all the energy I can get! For me, a healthy ...
1 May 2018

10 Tips To Spring Clean Your Health

Written by Louise Payne (MSc, RNutr), Nutritionist at Spoon Guru, www.spoon.guru Spring is all about new beginnings, clearing out the junk and starting fresh. So why not use this time ...
27 April 2018

Life Coach Reveals 5 Hidden Stresses In Your Life

April is National Stress Awareness month, so we should use this opportunity to step back and look at our lives from a different point of view. We’re all aware of ...

6 April 2018

Pets Really are good for us

April is National Pet Month and we have some news for you all - for instance nearly half of us believe that our four-legged friends make us feel ‘pawsitively’ happy ...