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Monthly Archives: October 2019

What does tinnitus sound like?

30Oct

Medicspot GP Tinnitus

Can you hear a whistling, buzzing, ringing or hissing in your ears? It could be tinnitus – a condition that affects as many as 30% of people at some point in their lives. Tinnitus is very common and people of … Continue reading

  

World Stroke Day

29Oct

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Today is World Stroke Day, strokes are the third most common cause of death and the commonest cause of disability in the UK but you can help prevent them. Strokes can happen to anyone but you have the power to … Continue reading

  

Cold and Flu Season Alert– wash your hands!

28Oct

Autumn has definitely arrived and it is rather beautiful to witness the spectacle of Mother Nature as tree leaves change tones and shades of colour in slow mutation. However, it also poses its own challenges…a lot of wet noses around … Continue reading

  

Ways to raise your Serotonin and feel good hormones for powerful healing and sustained happiness

28Oct

🌿 Raising and supporting our happiness is one of the most important parts of sustainable wellbeing. Feeling good enables us to break through poor learned habits more easily and to reach higher levels of healing that are sustainable beyond. 🌺 … Continue reading

  

5 easy ways to get active during winter

25Oct

Darker mornings and evenings, freezing cold weather and constant rain all make it very difficult to motivate ourselves into staying fit and healthy during winter. If you’re struggling to stay inspired to stick to a fitness regime, or would just … Continue reading

  

World Menopause Day Twitter Chat Highlights

23Oct

To mark World Menopause Day, Friday 18 October 2019, we hosted a Menopause Twitter Chat on our @talkhealth Twitter Page. The chat started at 1pm GMT and lasted one hour with a series of five questions. This encouraged lots of … Continue reading

  

Healing yourself from a winter virus or flu 🤒 🦠⚠️

17Oct

🌿 Recently I came down with a dreaded gastrointestinal virus. I’m not one for contracting virus’ normally as I thought my immune health was strong. Turns out I was wrong. I know I haven’t been looking after my health as … Continue reading

  

How Anxiety Arrived With the Menopause

15Oct

Anxiety is one of the most common symptoms of the menopause, yet it’s not one that is immediately associated with this period of change during a woman’s midlife. When you think of the menopause, you probably think of hot flushes. … Continue reading

  

Pumpkin gnocchi and sage butter

13Oct

I have been thinking about Halloween recipes this weekend – this is likely to be the last one I post this year. I adore gnocchi but I do find it very filling. It is a dish for a day where … Continue reading

  

YOU ARE ENOUGH 💐

10Oct

🍃 Believe it!!! 🌺 I always used to hear that saying to yourself ‘you are complete’ is a way of helping you to accept yourself for who you are and what you have now. 🍃 We often fail to recognise … Continue reading

  

How to look after your mental health

10Oct

As today is World Mental Health Day and this week is Mental Health Awareness week, we wanted to share with you a few ways that can really help improve your mental health. Mental health is something that affects lots of … Continue reading

  

How to manage stress when applying for medical interviews

8Oct

Applying for medical interviews is an incredibly stressful time for junior doctors. You have to find time to prepare for your interview whilst doing long on-call shifts and nights. Modern medical interviews have become viva exams where you can be … Continue reading

  

The Perfect Watercress Soup – low FODMAP

6Oct

Watercress soup is sublime and tradition in our household means that we have it as a starter every Christmas. I have considered the fact that we can’t use onion – the complete taste profile onion gives to the dish – … Continue reading

  

Why not replace a meal with a healthy homemade shake? 🥛

3Oct

🌿 This gives me the nutrients & fuel I need for a busy day, whilst safely reducing my calorie intake to lose a few pounds. – – And it tastes delicious 😋 – – 🌺 * 1 cup Nut milk … Continue reading

  

The season of sniffles – common causes of breathing difficulties in young children and how to help

2Oct

Autumn is the prime time for colds, coughs, sneezes and sniffles. As the weather steadily becomes colder and damper, existing breathing issues such as asthma can become unstable and need more careful management.    Added to which, infections and viruses such … Continue reading

  

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