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Latest Posts

10Mar

Woman caught cold , flu, running nose. Health care and medical concept

TELL US HOW BEST WE CAN SUPPORT YOU DURING THIS TIME – TAKE OUR SURVEY FOR LATEST UP TO DATE INFORMATION VISIT THE NHS WEBSITE FOR THE LATEST UP TO DATE INFORMATION FROM THE GOVERNMENT The current coronavirus outbreak is … Continue reading

  

3Apr

Every week, we’re sharing your recommendations for how best to pass the time during this period of social distancing. Many thanks to everyone who has filled in our survey already; if you haven’t had a chance yet, please do take … Continue reading

  

2Apr

Tinned foods

We’ve all seen images of idiotic shoppers stockpiling toilet roll and pasta like they’re preparing for an almighty attack of diarrhea. While buying more than we need is nothing short of selfish, it is a good idea to think about … Continue reading

  

2Apr

Rumi - never give from the depths of your well - self care

Rachel Letham is a success coach who works primarily with business owners who want to ‘level up’ their business while maintaining a work/life balance. She also focusses on self-care and positive mindset activation. She writes regularly on the role of … Continue reading

  

26Mar

What symptoms prompted you to seek help initially? When I was 19, I started suffering from diarrhoea and abdominal cramps that got worse over a period of two weeks. I had visited a GP who had diagnosed me with IBS … Continue reading

  

25Mar

If you can, get walking It’s all very well aiming for 10,000 steps a day when you can leave the house but if you’re house-bound, it’s a lot more tricky. But that doesn’t mean that you can’t try to walk … Continue reading

  

25Mar

Beyond going for a walk, jog or cycle, you can’t exercise outside of your home anymore. For those of us who regularly use the gym, that ruling is going to have a big impact on the way we stay healthy … Continue reading

  

24Mar

Finding time for yourself is always a big ask when you’re a parent. Add on the fact that you now have your children at home with you all day, every day for the foreseeable future and small acts of self-care … Continue reading

  

10Mar

New scientific research has revealed a greater risk of dementia in people drinking tap water in Scotland loaded with aluminium and fluoride.   The research concluded that higher levels of aluminium and fluoride were related to dementia risk in a … Continue reading

  

4Mar

What’s your role at the Eve Appeal and what made you decide to work there? I run Ask Eve – a free, confidential service where women can call or email in with any question they have on gynaecology. It’s a … Continue reading

  

3Mar

‘When you gotta go, you gotta go’. Everyone goes, everyone uses a toilet and some of us just happen to go in bags. So what? Why is it still so embarrassing to talk about it? I’ll admit I’m embarrassed just … Continue reading

  

27Feb

Nutritional Therapist

🌿Have you tried MICRO ALGAE?🌺As well as containing Proteins, Lipids, and Carbohydrates, it’s also a powerhouse of Vitamins A C & E, various B Vitamins, and minerals Magnesium, Calcium, Potassium, Iron, and Iodine.🌿THE BENEFITS✔️I use Micro Algae in place of … Continue reading

  

27Feb

Drinking dairy milk has been linked to an increased risk of breast cancer in women, a new study has concluded. Scientists from Loma Linda University Health in California claim that daily dairy can increase the risk by up to a … Continue reading

  

26Feb

Now that exercising has become a social status symbol and there are so many people training for the very first time in their lives just to look good and compete with the “Joneses”, it is interesting to realise how the … Continue reading

  

20Feb

We all know that we should be eating a diet rich in fruit and veg, but did you know that filling up on plants can actually help keep menopausal symptoms under control? A new study published by The North American … Continue reading

  

19Feb

Woman standing behind desk at work

Many of us office workers turn up to work, make a cuppa, settle down to our computers and three hours later, realise that we’ve not moved an inch.  ‘It’s because I’m being productive,’ you tell yourself, ‘I don’t have time … Continue reading

  

17Feb

The Mindful Living Show

talkhealth will be returning to The Mindful Living Show next month, equipped with all kinds of samples and information about our various support programmes. The largest event in the UK of its kind, the show is a two-day extravaganza of … Continue reading

  

12Feb

No pain, no gain. Right? Well, not exactly. As most health-conscious individuals can attest, a vigorous workout is likely to leave you tired and a little sore after you complete it. And it’s normal to “feel the burn” during a … Continue reading

  

29Jan

Now that the excessive party season is over, people are focused on re-boosting themselves to face the rest of the year ahead and get their weight back on track. Some individuals are desperate to get rid of the extra weight, … Continue reading

  

28Jan

Understanding Aspergillosis. What is Aspergillosis and how is it caused? Aspergillosis is a disease caused by Aspergillus, which is a variety of mould found in the air, soil, rotting plants, leaves and compost. We all breathe in Aspergillus fungal spores … Continue reading

  

28Jan

Hi Stephanie, to start, can you tell us a bit about yourself Aged 16, I was the British 100m Backstroke swimming champion and within months of being selected for Team GB to compete at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games when, … Continue reading

  

26Jan

So, for those people following the low FODMAP UK method kidney beans are now allowed and I would advise you to use tinned and rinse them well prior to using them. Beans are an excellent source of iron and fibre … Continue reading

  

20Jan

Sleep well, live happy – something not enough of us are doing. Sleep has become a big topic of conversation in recent years, largely because too few of us are getting enough of it. Countless magazines and blogs talk about … Continue reading