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Latest Posts

25Nov

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Winter is fast approaching and with the colder temperatures and the darker nights comes the seemingly inevitable coughs and sniffles! But there are a number of ways to boost your immune system and give yourself the best chance of fighting … Continue reading

  

25Nov

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The blog entry was originally posted on the British Dental Health Foundation Blog Section Two members of the British Dental Health Foundation are jumping 10,000 feet to raise money for charity. Communications Manager David Arnold and Website Officer Doychin Sakutov … Continue reading

  

23Nov

“I’m not here to be average, I’m here to be awesome”- Anon. Before I even begin I have to apologise for my lateness in writing a blog post. After numerous issues surrounding health I thought I would get my arse … Continue reading

  

23Nov

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Dealing with oestrogen dominance by rebalancing with bioidentical natural progesterone is essential for healthy hormone balance. Women from puberty to post-menopause can be affected but just how much do you know about it? Whatever a woman’s age, or health, it … Continue reading

  

21Nov

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 … Continue reading

  

20Nov

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Stress causes your body’s endocrine, nervous, physical systems to react. All of these responses stem from your, autonomic nervous system (ANS). Your ANS is a network of nerves reaching out from your spinal cord to every organ in your body. … Continue reading

  

20Nov

Last month I was kindly invited by Viv Bennett, Director of Nursing at DoH to partake in their current ‘Week of Action’ by writing this post outlining the power and importance of parent blogging and what motivated me to start ‘The … Continue reading

  

19Nov

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Many of the traditional yoga moves involve the floor and a mat and are practised by millions around the world. It’s an activity which gives a focus of the mind and a way to stretch the body and improve suppleness. … Continue reading

  

18Nov

It’s the dreaded ‘C’ word – Christmas!! It’s just under six weeks until Christmas, and you may be wanting to have one last ‘push’ at losing weight in time for the day itself, or your work Christmas party. I am hoping this blog … Continue reading

  

17Nov

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“The information from your blog has helped me relate to people who are battling sickness, are affected by a loved one who is battling, or an individual who has overcome and beaten their disease or illness.” – Bryan Why should … Continue reading

  

17Nov

Anyone who has asthma may be familiar with the invitation for a flu vaccine. If you are higher risk, ie. the elderly, unwell or people who have asthma or breathing problems there is a chance of complications if you do … Continue reading

  

17Nov

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With more than 100 forms of arthritis and musculoskeletal diseases, the cost to the UK for musculoskeletal conditions is over £5billion annually. With Arthritis being a disease that affects more than 10 million people of all ages across the UK, … Continue reading

  

17Nov

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Medical tourism is big business. Thousands of people travel abroad for treatment, sometimes to avoid long waiting lists, but more often because it is cheaper. Fertility treatment is just one of the specialist services couples look for outside of their … Continue reading

  

16Nov

I’ve come to a big decision regarding this blog. Over the last two and a half years, I have written many blog posts about schizophrenia, hospital stays and my battles with mental health problems in the past and I believe … Continue reading

  

15Nov

UK blog Awards

I know, I know, you’re already fed up with my bleating on about winning the Best FreeFrom Blogger Award (I am really rather proud of that), but I have also been accepted into the UK Blog Awards 2015 which is … Continue reading

  

15Nov

Protopic immune suppresant

I think I’m addicted to Protopic. There, I’ve said it. I’ve been using Protopic now since July this year, just four months, and in that time I feel transformed. It really has completely changed the way I look, the way … Continue reading

  

15Nov

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Progesterone helps weight loss as it rids the body of excess fluid, but one fluid you want to increase is tea. Black tea helps osteoporosis, but green tea has many other health benefits including helping get rid of those extra … Continue reading

  

13Nov

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Just a few days ago I re-shared a post that garnered over 2,000 Facebook likes. I was totally shocked, as was mast cell/histamine researcher Dr. Theoharides, whom I spoke with right after re-posting. “I’m really surprised that people didn’t realise … Continue reading

  

13Nov

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Life is a balancing act.  Everyone has to balance their time, money, energy, relationships, and goals.  Everyone’s balance looks different depending on what is important to them.   But inherent in the definition of balance is the idea of having … Continue reading

  

12Nov

What allergy wins Best FreeFrom Blogger People's Choice Foods You Can Award 2014

Well yesterday I got some VERY amazing news. Thanks to all of you for voting for What allergy? in the Foods You Can FreeFrom People’s Choice Awards 2014, I actually WON the Best FreeFrom Blogger Award for 2014. The best … Continue reading

  

12Nov

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Do you know a senior citizen who insists on independent living? If so, then you know how difficult finding solutions to guarantee that can be. If you need help with identifying these changes and how they can make your loved … Continue reading

  

11Nov

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I feel like writing something that is funny, but I am not really a funny person, and I know that, so instead, I am going to write about things other people have said that are funny! How am I going … Continue reading

  

10Nov

Have you ever considered making your own garlic bread? Garlic bread is a tasty accompaniment to a meal, but due to the fact that it’s so easily available in shops, you have probably never considered making it yourself. Shop bought garlic bread … Continue reading

  

10Nov

Getting married, travelling to Australia and skydiving are the three most common things Brits would do if they were diagnosed with cancer. When asked to name three things they would add to a bucket list if they were told they … Continue reading

  

9Nov

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Low libido can be due to many causes, and progesterone does stimulate sex drive in women, but there is also a hidden factor in your everyday life that may be having an effect too. A frequent question for women at … Continue reading