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22 Apr

How to eat for your skin

They say that our skin is the best window to our health. While that definitely doesn’t mean that you have acne, for example, you’re less healthy than someone with clearer skin, better over all health may contribute to plumper, brighter …

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4 Sep

Join us for our Eczema Twitter Chat Friday 13 September

To mark World Atopic Eczema Day (14 September) and National Eczema Week (15-22 September) we’re hosting an Eczema Twitter Chat Friday 13 September between 1pm-2pm GMT. We’ll be discussing topics such as eczema triggers, care routines, self-esteem and managing eczema …

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Bakasura

30 Aug

The Importance of Magnesium

According to the Mental Health Foundation, these days more than 32% of people in the UK keep thinking about work all the time, ¼ actually places their own personal health at risk just to meet deadlines and 1/5 believes that …

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Helen Barnshaw

27 Aug

95% of the body’s detoxification enzymes are found in the Liver.

? To look after your Liver, start by reducing toxins like refined sugar, saturated fat, carbonated drinks, smoking, alcohol, pollution, cleaning products. ? Try giving your body a rest from heavy meats and Monosaccharide carbs, by replacing a meal with …

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Helen Barnshaw

30 Jul

Going Vegan? ?

You may already know of the many benefits of going Vegan, Vegetarian, Pescatarian, Flexitarian; ? To name a few: * Better digestion * Improved metabolism * Improved energy levels * Improved circulation * Healthy weight loss * Improved detoxification ability …

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talkhealth

23 Apr

Rosacea Awareness Month at talkhealth

Did you know it’s Rosacea Awareness Month?  This month is an excellent opportunity to improve the education of rosacea, a chronic disorder of the facial skin, which affects 415 million worldwide. Rosacea is a chronic skin condition, often characterised by …

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Dr Catherine OLeary

8 Apr

Diet and Psoriasis: What Works?

Diets were in the news again this week.  An article in The Lancet looked at diets in 195 countries across the world and confirmed that a poor diet of processed meat, sodium and sugary foods was the leading factor in …

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Dr Catherine OLeary

20 Mar

How a skin condition like psoriasis can affect your child and what you can do to support them

Living with a skin condition like psoriasis or eczema is hard. Around 60% of people with psoriasis suffer with depression and up to 48% report feeling anxious. While we know about the psychological impact of psoriasis on adults, less is …

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talkhealth

8 Mar

Health Round Up – Smear Tests, Ambulance Response, Diabetes & Weight loss & More

Happy Internation Women’s Day! If you’ve not had time to catch up on all the latest health news this week (4th March), we’ve summarised some of the key stories for you. Public Health England Launch Cervical Cancer TV Campaign The government …

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talkhealth

11 Jan

Should prescriptions for eczema treatments be cut by the NHS?

Are you aware the NHS might stop prescribing certain treatments for eczema and other chronic conditions? We are interested to understand what you think about the proposed changes and the impact this could have on you, as either a patient …

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19 Dec

Herbal skin cream found to contain steroids

MHRA (Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency) have warned the general public that a skin cream claiming to be a natural Chinese herbal remedy for treating eczema contains a potentially harmful steroid and should not be used. Zudaifu cream Zudaifu …

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Fran Melillo

17 Dec

Chronic spontaneous urticaria was something I had never heard of before

Chronic spontaneous urticaria was something I had never heard of before. Two years ago I suddenly started coming out in hives which would start on my feet and spread all the way to my head, often making my eyes and …

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14 Dec

This week in health – 14 December 2018

The temperature has suddenly dropped around the UK, which could have implications for the nation’s health services. Hospitals bed occupancy in the ‘red zone’ With Christmas Day less than two weeks away, health experts have already warned that hospitals are …

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