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31Oct

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One of the most important things about training and a fitness programme is ensuring that you are always working to improve your fitness levels and to ensure the training is constantly having a beneficial effect. Never get too comfortable! After … Continue reading

  

31Oct

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If you or someone that you know avoids taking pictures or being in social situations because of poor self esteem regarding their self image, cosmetic surgery might be able to help. It is an unfortunate truth but there are a … Continue reading

  

31Oct

    “Menopause,” the witch hissed, shaking her broom. “Nothing to it.” “Really?” I asked. “You’ve got the magic potion? Do share!” She pointed a snarly finger my way. “You foolish blogger! There’s no potion for menopause!” Her face softened a bit. “But here are some … Continue reading

  

31Oct

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An amazing number of us are now on hypertension medication, and once on it is difficult to get off without a very long discussion with your doctor. This is particularly true as we hit our 50′s and may show signs … Continue reading

  

30Oct

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Researched, tested and proven at home treatments that I have developed for Acne and Acne Scars. I have never had a problem with acne, but for some reason, this new medicine I am on, Entyvio, has given me acne in … Continue reading

  

30Oct

It’s true that having a health condition really finds it’s way into all kinds of facets of your life. As I’ve mentioned previously, my chest reacts incredibly badly to the cold, which makes winter something of a pain. So I’m … Continue reading

  

29Oct

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As most now know Robin Williams committed suicide.  I think the immediate comments on Twitter summed up the widespread ignorance of the impact of severe depression and anxiety in our society when one wrote, ‘So What has Robin Williams got … Continue reading

  

29Oct

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Key Findings There were 506,790 deaths registered in England and Wales in 2013, a rise of 1.5% compared with 2012. Age-standardised mortality rates (ASMRs) decreased in 2013. There were 11,583 deaths per million population for males and 8,526 deaths per million population … Continue reading

  

29Oct

” Once you’ve accepted your flaws no one can use them against you”- Anon. For those that are Beyoncé fans no I’m not going to break into the tune Flaws and all (A fabulous song by the way) however I’ve … Continue reading

  

28Oct

Marks & Spencers dairy free prawn crackers

Recently I ate some prawn crackers. I love prawn crackers. They are one of those snacks which I can often enjoy because prawn crackers are gluten, wheat and dairy free. Woo Hoo. They do contain fish and egg so are … Continue reading

  

28Oct

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Interviewing can be nerve-racking for everyone.  Saying the right thing, avoiding saying the wrong thing, and making yourself seem awesome.  But as I search for jobs for after graduation, I am faced with an interesting dilemma.  Do I mention my … Continue reading

  

28Oct

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An illness can have devastating consequences on an individual’s life, and it is expected that medical professionals, such as doctors, surgeons and dentists, will provide the right treatment and care to help patients get better. However, mistakes can happen that … Continue reading

  

28Oct

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Living with a condition today is very different from when I was first diagnosed. It’s much easier to find documentation, research and advice on any number of strange health problems. Spelling Teitze’s Syndrome correctly is something of a demand for … Continue reading

  

27Oct

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There has been a worrying rise in the number of prescription errors occurring throughout the UK and this is highlighted by the discovery that fault prescriptions were identified as the reason why around 400 patients died needlessly in the last … Continue reading

  

24Oct

Through the recent sleepless nights, two poorly girls, temperatures, tears (including mine!) and snot there have been lots of (mostly) lovely moments between my little ladies.  Seemingly small, trivial and fleeting things that don’t mean very much on their own … Continue reading

  

24Oct

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Warning: This Blog post will contain explicit material, but you are going to want to continue reading anyways because I will be talking about poop in a highly entertaining manner! I have a riddle and I encourage you to delve deep … Continue reading

  

24Oct

Keeping hands safe from eczema

This week is Indoor Allergy Week in the UK and comes at the time of year that we’re all starting to realise that winter really is on its way. I thought I’d share a few things that we’re doing to … Continue reading

  

23Oct

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Its been ages since I posted a recipe and while in Spain this week I came up with the idea of stuffing the amazing LARGE peppers with a tinned tuna, lemon zest and herb marinade. Large Spanish peppers!! We go … Continue reading

  

21Oct

Learn to make freefrom cakes at The Perfect Retreat in Chesham

                    If you want to learn how to make cakes like these… Then you need to book yourself a place on Lucia’s Free From Baking Allergen Free course on 4th November. … Continue reading

  

21Oct

Allergy Show Liverpool

Calling all freefromers up North. I know you’re out there! If you are free this weekend and live in or near Liverpool then you should make it down to the BT Convention Centre to The Allergy Show North. You can … Continue reading

  

21Oct

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This isn’t a normal blog post for me, but I believe that I have a rather unique perspective on the issue of dating. Therefore, this post is written to women and men everywhere, but especially the ones who claim that … Continue reading

  

21Oct

Janet Goodwin Janet Goodwin BA(Hons) Business Management, board of trustee British Dental Health Foundation

It may be basic oral hygiene, but almost seven million of us in the UK regularly give cleaning our teeth the brush-off and admit to not brushing for two minutes twice a day. It’s hard to believe that taking four … Continue reading

  

21Oct

There’s a lovely little thing that happens every month in the ‘Future of Downs’ Facebook group. We celebrate our children’s milestones and share what’s made us proud. We do this on the 21st to represent the three copies of chromosome 21 … Continue reading

  

20Oct

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Hello and welcome to second part of my plant-based A-Z! I’ve been eating a plant-based diet for the past few months now and I feel much healthier and have a lot more energy. So I’m sharing a few more of … Continue reading

  

20Oct

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Those couples that battle with infertility often turn to IVF, however unfortunately there are a number of cases where the IVF cycle fails due to genetic abnormalities and unhealthy embryos. Thanks to time lapse imaging, a new technology, embryos that … Continue reading