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We are one of the leading health blog sites – bringing together the widest range of health subjects from a diverse set of bloggers. Our blog provides a snapshot of the very personal daily lives of people living with various health issues and their carers, the viewpoints of industry experts and the latest health news.

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29 Apr

talkhealth gains PIF TICK accreditation for 2 years running!

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We are pleased to announce that talkhealth has been awarded the PIF TICK quality mark for trustworthy health information for the second year running.

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22 Apr

How talkhealth can help you this Stress Awareness Month

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It’s been reported that 74% of UK adults have felt stress in the last year, leaving them to feel overwhelmed and unable to cope. Stress is one of the most pressing public health issues of our time, but it isn’t …

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Guest blogger

30 Mar

All About PSA: Everything You Need to Know

First of all, what is PSA? PSA is a term that stands for prostate-specific antigen. PSAs are proteins that are created in the prostate tissue and are enzymes that free the sperm from the semen after ejaculation. These PSAs can …

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26 Mar

What’s new at talkhealth?

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Despite the Groundhog Day-esque lockdown, the first few months of 2021 have been anything but stagnant at talkhealth. Here is a round-up of all of the new features that you can make the most of with our membership!

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11 Mar

5 Successful Ways to Prevent Hearing Loss

Hearing loss has devastating and detrimental effects on the victim. While some get fewer job opportunities, others struggle with impaired communication, low esteem, and social withdraw. Ear damage happens gradually and with minimal warning indicators. By the time most individuals …

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Guest blogger

10 Mar

Signs you should see your doctor about your stye

We’re all familiar with those irritating eye issues that flare up from time to time. From conjunctivitis or pink eye to hay fever and dry eye problems, these eye conditions are incredibly frustrating but with a quick trip to the …

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Guest blogger

19 Feb

How hospitals can protect patient information this holiday season

With the holidays upon us, and the whole world ready to let loose after a difficult year, your hospital and its employees are likely to experience an influx of patients. You’ll need all hands on deck and your internal computer …

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talkhealth

11 Feb

talkhealth launches talkgreen!

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We are delighted to announce the launch of our new sustainable healthcare platform talkgreen!  talkgreen is your one-stop-shop for all things sustainable healthcare. Whether you’re new to transparency or have been going green for sometime, talkgreen helps you to put …

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Caz

8 Feb

9 Things Having A Stoma Bag Has Taught Me

Never Utter The Words “Things Can’t Get Worse” These are words I’ll always regret. We only evaluate how good or bad something is based on our previous experiences, the benchmark we have for comparison. When I had been dealing with …

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Guest blogger

4 Feb

Impressive IT Solutions for Healthcare

Today, the healthcare industry is developing at a rapid pace. Innovational systems use artificial intelligence, virtual reality, and other technologies to improve quality. Discover some of the most important developments of recent years. Modern solutions go far beyond databases. Aside …

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Guest blogger

14 Jan

The Numbers That Actually Matter On Your Health Journey

On your journey to better health, you will likely hear mixed opinions about the numbers that you need to monitor. Some specialists think that your weight is the ultimate indication of health while others focus on the number of steps …

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Guest blogger

7 Dec

7 Tips to Prevent Hearing Loss

Hearing loss can be a result of many different factors, whether it’s old age or constant exposure to loud noises. While old age is inevitable, hearing loss from loud noise can be prevented. Helix Hearing Care shared the different ways …

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Guest blogger

24 Nov

4 smart ways to monitor your own health

Are you a healthy person? Though this seems like a simple question, it can prove very difficult for many people to answer. Indeed, what defines a person as “healthy.” Is it their weight? Their athletic ability? Their stamina? Or is …

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24 Nov

4 healthy ways for women to deal with the ageing process

Though no one likes getting older, the ageing process affects all of us at some point eventually. While this may seem obvious, the reality is that many people struggle to age gracefully. Indeed, some individuals so hate the idea of …

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Guest blogger

19 Nov

The most common respiratory diseases and how to avoid them

From influenza to the common cold, and bigger problems such as pneumonia, there’s a wide range of ailments and diseases that affect the respiratory system. Some of them are just symptoms of underlying conditions, whereas others are diseases by themselves. …

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Guest blogger

4 Nov

Tell-tale signs you may have cataracts

Vision is one of the most important senses you have, so it’s essential that you protect it. From driving to watching TV, our vision aids us in almost every activity we carry out in the modern world. One of the …

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Helen Barnshaw

4 Nov

Make homemade alternatives to eat more nutrient dense & sugar reduced lollies

You’ll already know that manufacturers process food so that we keep buying. This means they put excess refined sugar in most foods. Although recent law for a 20% sugar reduction in food produced by 2020, has meant that manufacturers have …

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Guest blogger

3 Nov

Collagen vs. Whey Protein: How Are They Different and Why Do We Need Both?

If you’re interested in dietary supplements and consider using them as an addition to your training and diet, you’ve probably heard about protein supplements. Whey has been used for years, and it’s been known as a staple product for muscle …

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Guest blogger

22 Oct

Growing Antibiotic resistance and UTIs

Antibiotics are used to treat certain types of bacterial infection by killing bacteria or preventing them from spreading, however, antibiotics do not work for everything. Bacteria have discovered the mechanism to be resistant to antibiotics and these resistances are continuously …

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Guest blogger

19 Oct

How Does Emergency Medicaid Simplify the Lives of Immigrants?

For ages, people have been migrating from their native countries in search of better education and job opportunities. Although they manage to earn decent figures, they rarely enjoy the same status and facilities that the permanent residents enjoy. However, this …

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Jessie Ace

14 Oct

My MS diagnosis

My diagnosis came as a shock. Within three days, I went from being perfectly healthy to having a lifelong degenerative health condition. I fell apart, especially when I was told to ‘go home and Google it’ to find out what …

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Ruth Holroyd

14 Oct

Pak choi, nut lovers and tinned grub – the pitfalls of dating with allergies!

In Ruth's second dating blog post, she discusses some of the more ridiculous encounters she's had.

Ruth"s second dating account recounts the most random and socially inept things men have said on dates, and includes some valuable advice!

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Guest blogger

12 Oct

What is the no-scalpel vasectomy?

Vasectomies are one of the most popular methods of sterilization for men. And for good reason–they are a simple outpatient procedure, often done right in the doctor’s clinic, with minimal downtime. For a man who knows he does not want …

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Ruth Holroyd

7 Oct

Navigating the dating game with allergies and TSW

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What Allergy"s Ruth Holroyd on dating with severe allergies.

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Guest blogger

10 Sep

How Chronic Illness Impacts a Family

A chronic health condition can impact the family in a significant way. Parents with chronic illnesses, such as diabetes or cardiovascular diseases, have to deal with anxiety and frustration. They worry about the future of their kids and feel frustrated …

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