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17Dec

Consultant Psychiatrist

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  Some trigger factors for  acute atopic eczema flare-ups are easier to recognise than others. Those that are better known are stress, season, and allergies. Others include air-conditioning, sleep-overs, and drinking alcohol, for example. Alcoholic drinks like beer, spirits and wine … Continue reading

  

17Dec

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Recently, paramedics were transporting a patient to a Kent hospital when three oxygen cylinders exploded. The ambulance caught fire, the paramedics pulled the patient to safety, and everyone escaped unharmed. The event serves as a reminder: Working in health care … Continue reading

  

17Dec

“Broken crayons still colour”- Anon. I’ve chosen this quote for one reason and that’s because life is made of obstacles. As you can probably see from my last post it’s been a while since I’ve blogged this is purely down … Continue reading

  

16Dec

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A stroke is absolutely NOT sexy, let me be clear so I don’t offend anyone! However, why have we still not made the subject of stroke with politicians, TV and newspaper editors SEXY enough to write about? How often do … Continue reading

  

16Dec

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My partner and I moved into our current flat in May and, in almost every area, we’ve been incredibly pleased with the move. This is why it was a little disappointing to find that traces of damp began to develop … Continue reading

  

15Dec

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With only a few shopping days till Christmas this blog is a little late but you still have time. So what do you buy for someone who has to eat only special nut and dairy free chocolate, has sensitive skin … Continue reading

  

15Dec

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For many men, the thought of hair loss is a real concern. To deal with the problem, some men wear hats or rely on hairpieces and hair transplant surgery. Those who cannot afford these options or are too worried about … Continue reading

  

15Dec

Christmas, for so many, is a time for celebration, giving and receiving – and sharing time with those we love. But, for so many others an inevitable fact of life is that most of us will at some stage face … Continue reading

  

15Dec

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 products still seems to confuse people when following the low FODMAP diet as people with IBS often report they can consume spelt without experiencing symptoms. So is spelt low FODMAP? Well yes and no is the short answer as it … Continue reading

  

15Dec

http://www.zoett.nl/wat-is-spelt/

 products still seems to confuse people when following the low FODMAP diet as people with IBS often report they can consume spelt without experiencing symptoms. So is spelt low FODMAP? Well yes and no is the short answer as it … Continue reading

  

14Dec

http://www.zoett.nl/wat-is-spelt/

 products still seems to confuse people when following the low FODMAP diet as people with IBS often report they can consume spelt without experiencing symptoms. So is spelt low FODMAP? Well yes and no is the short answer as it … Continue reading

  

14Dec

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This recipe is really easy to make and is gluten-free, low FODMAP and low lactose. These are really nice to enjoy toasted with a little free from spread (and jam if you wish) on a cold winters day after a … Continue reading

  

12Dec

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The biggest challenge I faced after my cancer surgery was letting myself recover. Sounds so silly! But as a project person, sometimes I fought the need to rest. (Other days, I thought it glorious. I loved having no greater mission than hours … Continue reading

  

11Dec

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For some reason, I can guess really, I’ve been avoiding writing about this for some time. Not because I’m worried about never having children, but because I don’t want to alarm anyone. And that’s still not my intention – please, … Continue reading

  

11Dec

talkhealth's charity supporters news

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Recently we were pleased to announce our collaboration with the charity Skin Deep Behind the Mask across all of our skin related forums.  Together it is our belief and aim that this will provide a greater support network and platform … Continue reading

  

11Dec

A certified nursing assistant or CNA aims to provide patients with quality care and plays a vital role in caring for patients on a daily basis. With time, a CNA is able to learn from the guidance of nurses and … Continue reading

  

10Dec

FreeFrom Eating out Awards 2014

This has been a bit of a whirlwind year for me, what with eating out in Copenhagen and Birmingham and now as a roving judge for the FreeFrom Eating Out Awards 2014 which were announced in November at Food Matters … Continue reading

  

10Dec

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We all want to ensure that our families are safe, healthy and happy right? Thought so… So what can you do to ensure that your loved ones live long, happy and above all, healthy lives? Well there is plenty you … Continue reading

  

10Dec

Woman Having Eggs Implanted As Part Of IVF Treatment

Egg freezing is once again high on the news agenda this week following an interview with Kim Kardashian in a UK magazine. The reality TV star revealed that prior to falling pregnant with her daughter North, she was told by … Continue reading

  

10Dec

With Christmas fast approaching, office doo’s and sherry glasses to enjoy, it’s a good time to let the hair down and celebrate the dawning of another new beginning. But for many of us, the same old patterns will continue to … Continue reading

  

9Dec

Happy Birthday Ella! For some reason, 4 seems so much bigger and older than 3 to me. I feel as though she’s grown up so much, more than the passing of just one year…     3 to 4… A … Continue reading

  

9Dec

It’s no mystery that Brits love their crisps… but have you own tried making your own crisps from fruits and vegetables? If you love the crunchiness of crisps, but not the unhealthy factor, these are certainly worth a try. They’re very easy to make – … Continue reading

  

9Dec

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One aspect of the low FODMAP diet that requires a fair amount of preparation is snacking. This is because it is that much harder to buy things out and about which don’t contain wheat, problem fruit and vegetable flavourings etc. … Continue reading

  

9Dec

RMdietetics Ltd. is Mel Rendall and Lee Martin, two Registered Dietitians (RD) living in London. Mel is a specialist paediatric dietitan working in the acute and community in North West London & also at The Portland Hospital, working across a wide range … Continue reading

  

8Dec

Lets talk about inspiration.  Specifically inspiration to lose weight. Why are you putting yourself through the upheaval of making all these changes?  Lets face it, its a right pain in the arse so whats your motivation? Are you doing it … Continue reading