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22May

Many people think that having a conversation about dying is reserved for those with cancer. We tend to forget that there are other, often chronic, illness such as heart failure, which also need careful management of the expectations of end-of-life … Continue reading

  

21May

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The controversial topic of e-cigarettes has been overtaking the media ever since we were hit by the surprising popularity of vaporisers in 2013. By 2014, half of smokers had tried e-cigarettes, 2.1 million people were using them, and an estimated … Continue reading

  

21May

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Many of us are much more aware of our need for good nutrition than ever before – but even more people are confused and bewildered by the contradicting advice, and ever-emerging string of ‘super foods’ we are advised to include … Continue reading

  

20May

I have very mixed feelings about the support we were offered towards the end of Mom’s life. Everyone was lovely and kind to Mom, but nobody would talk about her dying. Even the Macmillan nurse wouldn’t broach the subject because … Continue reading

  

20May

Gluten, wheat and dairy free bread from the Artisan Bread company

You have until the end of play today to win yourself some delicious, totally natural, gluten and wheat free bread from the Artisan Bread company. Gluten, wheat and dairy free Artisan bread This bread has been one of the best … Continue reading

  

20May

In 2012 I fell pregnant with my fourth son.  It wasn’t planned but I couldn’t have been happier.  It just felt like it was meant to be.  Things were different this time though.  Five months into the pregnancy I began … Continue reading

  

20May

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What the UK Government defines as binge drinking might come as a shock to some. Binge drinking is defined as the intake of twice the recommended daily alcohol limit. For men that means eight units, the equivalent of four pints … Continue reading

  

19May

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At SUDEP Action, we supports people who have lost someone they love to epilepsy or Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP). We also campaign for change and fund research to prevent epilepsy deaths in the future. What you can do … Continue reading

  

19May

When you hear the word ‘superfood’, foods like blueberries, goji berries and pomegranate may spring to mind. Various health claims exist around these so-called superfoods in the media, for example that acai berries have anti-ageing properties, or garlic lowers blood … Continue reading

  

18May

You may have noticed that there’s been stratospheric growth in the gluten free food market. Here are two suggestions for what is powering that growth: 1. Gluten intolerance is not just about coeliac disease Last year, gluten expert Dr Tom … Continue reading

  

16May

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We’ve had an exciting few weeks at talkhealth HQ with lots going on in the team including Deborah speaking at the Digital Works Conference to Catriona getting a new bread maker. Our focus this month is on sexual health to … Continue reading

  

15May

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talkhealth bloggers come from all walks of life and all have a story to tell. From healthy eating and weight loss to dealing with disability and illness, there’s support for everyone at talkhealth. We’ve already had some great content this … Continue reading

  

15May

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SUDEP Action has launched its Stay Smart campaign for National Epilepsy Week encouraging people with epilepsy to register for a new Safety App. The technology, EpSMon, is designed to help people with epilepsy assess their risks in between visits with … Continue reading

  

13May

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Here at talkhealth HQ, we’re beating the mid-week blues with a delicious breakfast of homemade fresh bread and jam. This lovely treat is all thanks to Catriona (and her shiny new breadmaker). When Catriona said she had some treats for us … Continue reading

  

13May

Is it Coeliac disease? Coeliac awareness week

This week is Coeliac Awareness Week, 11th- 17th May, and everyone is blogging about it. Just visit twitter and search for #CoeliacUKAwarenessWeek. Now since I don’t have coeliac disease I thought I’d share the best blogs that I’ve seen from … Continue reading

  

13May

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Going on holiday is an exciting time, whether you’re going somewhere you’ve been before or somewhere completely new. However with any overseas trip, there is an element of risk to your health and safety. Here we look at some of … Continue reading

  

12May

Get your free tickets to the Allergy Show London 2015

Download your FREE tickets to The Allergy Show London, 3-5 July 2015 today. Get your free tickets to the Allergy Show London 2015 And start planning your day now because there is more going on this year than ever before. … Continue reading

  

12May

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Nurses have a tremendous impact on patient outcomes whether the patient is receiving care in a Spokane ER or a rehabilitation hospital in rural Kentucky, and while nurses of all education levels work hard on the frontlines of health care, … Continue reading

  

11May

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  So I made a decision to just go ahead and post recipes with my instagram shots – it just means I’ll get more recipes up here but you’ll have to deal with it while I figure out the tripod … Continue reading

  

11May

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I have just been reading a report of a study on allergic rhinitis sufferers (35-40% of the US population). Despite the fact that immunotherapy has been around for nearly 100 years, is recognised as the best treatment for allergic rhinitis and is … Continue reading

  

9May

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It has been some time since I have posted anything on this site – so long in fact the whole look of WordPress has changed. I have been working on guidelines and this has taken some time to complete so … Continue reading

  

7May

One-Night-Stand

Along with house parties, learning how to cook and – yes – actually getting a degree, one-night stands can be an exciting part of the university experience for many. A university student’s sex life is definitely more fluid – it … Continue reading

  

6May

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  It’s been a while since I checked in with myself and with all you lovely folk out there. Here’s what’s been happening: I spent the week before last shooting a number of cooking videos, an interview with a local … Continue reading

  

6May

Jasmine nurse blog

If you’re in the process of earning your associate’s degree in nursing, you know it’s not an easy credential to get. Earning an ADN means two or three years of pre-requisites plus another two years for the nursing program itself. … Continue reading

  

5May

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I suffered from severe anxiety for most of my life. From shaking like a leaf during social situations, to all out vertigo and nausea in high stress work environments, to severe palpitations while chilling on the sofa (in other words for … Continue reading