Monthly Archives: February 2019

Helen

23 Feb

Can you exercise if you have osteoarthritis?

an infographic showing the benefits of exercising with osteoarthritis

  Osteoarthritis can be seen as a reason to avoid exercise. However a great infographic from the Institute of Bone and Joint Research shows that even if walking and doing some exercise may hurt the answer is not to avoid …

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talkhealth

22 Feb

Health round up – exercise & weight loss, asthma & young people, PTSD

Hiit and short bursts of exercise aid weight loss

This week in the news about health (22 February 2019) we look at exercise and weight loss, young deaths in the UK from asthma and PTSD in young people. Short bursts of exercise is good for weight loss According to …

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Rebecca Jaffri

21 Feb

Eczema- Medication update

Hi All, I hope all is well and everyone is recovering from the busy festive fun. I would like to give a quick update on my medication which was prescribed by my dermatologist. Well, I really struggled with the steroids …

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Drake Foundation

18 Feb

An Introduction to The Drake Foundation

  Talk Health Partnership An Introduction to The Drake Foundation Whilst rules are in place in sports to protect players from head injuries, collisions are inevitable in both content and non-contact sports, such as rugby and football. And it’s not …

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Laura Gamble

15 Feb

IBS Weight Gain and Bloating

 I’m the girl on Instagram showing my ‘best life’. I like to show off my love for fashion and life in general through pictures! This is the superficial me, I portray on my socials. Every since having IBS (c), I …

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talkhealth

15 Feb

A&E waiting times, hip & knee replacements and sleep

Knee replacements & hip replacements last 25 years say researchers

In this week’s health news (15 February 2019) we cover A&E waiting times, knee and hip replacement research and brains of early risers and night owls. A&E waiting times at worst level for 15 years Waiting times in A&E departments …

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Vidyamala Burch

13 Feb

“Be-friend your mind, be-friend your life: mindfulness and self-care”

1 in 5 people in the developed world live with chronic pain. 1 in 3 live with a long-term health condition (LTC). 2 out of 3 adults will experience mental illness over their lifetime. Advances in acute medical care are …

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Teyhou Smyth

12 Feb

Narcissistic Personality Disorder

Never Enough: The Narcissist’s Insatiable Curse If you have gotten to know a person with narcissism, you are bound to recall how you felt during and after your interactions with them. Not all narcissists are alike. But the term does …

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talkhealth

8 Feb

Genes & depression, mobile phones & children, meat consumption and talkhealth’s FREE well-being programme’s launched!

This week in health (8 February 2019) some of the key stories are summarised below. And to help with your overall health and well-being, we’ve launched mywellbeing this week – a FREE support programme for anyone wanting to improve their physical …

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The Urology Foundation

7 Feb

Kidney Cancer: Is it easy to spot the symptoms?

  Every year, nearly 8,500 people are diagnosed with kidney cancer and more than 3,500 people die from the disease. It is one of the most common types of cancer in the country but how easy is it to spot …

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Tracy

4 Feb

Do You Know the Food Allergy Basics?

You are given a food allergy diagnosis. This is something that is very new to you. You may have suspected it or perhaps, there was an incident that triggered an unexpected reaction. Either way, your life is changed instantly. There …

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DrB

4 Feb

Habit reversal for atopic eczema

Habit reversal

              Our 12 year old patient was delighted when her previously troublesome chronic atopic eczema quickly cleared using habit reversal for habitual scratching using The Combined Approach. We asked her what part of the treatment …

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talkhealth

4 Feb

World Cancer Day 2019: global cancer experts call for urgent action to improve early cancer detection

Today, 4 February 2019, is World Cancer Day. Today’s focus is based on highlighting the need for urgent action to increase early stage cancer detection, screening, and diagnosis to significantly improve cancer patients’ chances of survival. Taking place under the theme of ‘I Am and I Will’, today’s World Cancer Day led by the Union for International Cancer …

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talkhealth

4 Feb

Ask our experts your questions about allergies

allergies, hayfever, childrens allergy, anapylaxis

From today until 15 February 2019, we are running an Online Clinic on Allergies. Medical experts will be available to answer questions throughout this time. We are delighted that Green People and Imutest are sponsoring the clinic. The clinic is …

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talkhealth

1 Feb

Cancer screening, social prescribing & antibiotic resistance

This week in health – 1 February 2019 This week one of the main stories has been about social prescribing. We also cover what might happen within in the NHS with a no deal Brexit. And cancer screening backlog and …

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