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Latest Posts

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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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7 Sep

talkhealth’s 2020 stash of best blog awards

We"ve won three accolades this year so far.

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Guest blogger

24 Aug

How To Lose Stomach Fat from Home

Belly fat is the accumulation of fat in parts of the human abdomen. Losing this abdominal fat is a common goal among many people striving for bodyweight loss. Too many fats in the body can, in turn, lead to diseases …

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Helen Barnshaw

18 Aug

The benefits of getting more fruit & vegetables in your diet

    CALCIUM: Supports bone health & muscle function. FIBRE: Reduce coronary disease. FOLATE: Supports healthy child birth. IRON: Healthy blood & normal functioning of cells. MAGNESIUM: Healthy bones & helps assimilate other nutrients. POTASSIUM: Maintains healthy blood pressure. SODIUM: …

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Guest blogger

11 Aug

Tips for Managing Joint Pain

Experiencing any pain can be debilitating, more so, if it affects your joints. Joint pain such as that caused by arthritis can significantly affect mobility, especially since it can worsen over time. What do you do when joint pain becomes …

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Nav Sohanpaul

3 Aug

Stress Chest Pain & Natural Remedies to Help

Although anxiety is a mental concept, it can have a significant impact on the physical body. Our breath becomes more shallow, we may start sweating and even become nauseous and jittery. One frightening but well recognised symptom of anxiety and …

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Guest blogger

3 Aug

5 Resources Veterans Can Take Advantage of Today

Transitioning from active military duty to civilian life can be understandably challenging for a number of veterans. Fortunately, there are an abundant number of resources that are available to help the veteran in your life, whether it’s assistance with their …

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Guest blogger

28 Jul

Wearing a posture bra is the new perfect posture

If you’ve ever found yourself in front of the mirror slouching, you’re certainly not alone! Bad posture is one of the most common problems nowadays. From an early age we are constantly told that we should keep our back straight, …

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Caz

3 Jul

10 Ways To Deal With Pandemic Stress & Overwhelm

  The pandemic is having a considerable effect on many people in different ways, whether physically, financially or emotionally. The situation piles stress and worry on top of pre-existing difficulties and challenges in our lives, and not being able to …

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Guest blogger

30 Jun

Finding Health Insurance Options During the Pandemic & Beyond

Whatever your current healthcare situation, if you are in the marketplace for new insurance or searching the insurance landscape due to upcoming changes, it’s good to consider as many plans and options as possible. Since choosing an insurance plan for …

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23 Jun

Miranda Olding

Miranda is an expert MS nurse with a specialism in pain relief.

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Helen Barnshaw

23 Jun

Benefits of growing your own produce

  The benefits of growing your own fruit, vegetables and herbs are tenfold.  It’s easy to do, with lots of online resources to help get you started. Please check out the Royal Horticultural Society: https://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/beginners-guide/vegetable-basics Not only does it give …

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18 Jun

Ask the experts…bladder issues

Vagina

Bladder issues can have a devastating impact on confidence, mobility and health - which is why we"ve enlisted the best experts to provide advice.

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5 Jun

Ask the experts…mental health and sleep

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Sleep and mental health tend to have a kind of "chicken and egg" relationship.

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5 Jun

Ask the experts…endometriosis

vagina endometriosis

1.5 million women live with endometriosis...so why are so few managing to get it under control?

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4 Jun

Ask The Experts…Lichen sclerosus

online clinic panel

Every month, talkhealth hosts a number online clinics with panels of experts on a particular condition or issue. Last month, we held one in partnership with the British Skin Foundation on lichen sclerosus. Our panel included consultant dermatologists Dr Anton …

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Guest blogger

3 Jun

How can you naturally help to reduce inflammation in the body?

Inflammation in our body can be good for us – it is an essential element of our innate immune response, and its task is to trigger a defense reaction. But sometimes persistent stressors (such as bad diet or lifestyle) lead …

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2 Jun

talkhealth meets…Ruth Holroyd, blogger and founder of What Allergy

What made you decide to start What Allergy? Starting the blog was a bit of an accident really. I wanted to do something but wasn’t sure what. Originally, I planned to create a website with reviews and safe places to …

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Guest blogger

1 Jun

What Does it Mean When Your Joints Hurt? 7 Classic Signs of Joint Inflammation

It is significant to keep your joints in good shape. With inflammation in them, it is hard even to walk, lie down, sit, grab something, or do many other basic things because of agonizing pain. To survive for the whole …

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28 May

talkhealth community’s recommendations for self-isolation week nine: refocussing on mental health

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. We’ll get through social isolation/distancing by pulling together as a community …

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Helen Barnshaw

21 May

Staying trim and healthy during lockdown

  So we’re now being allowed out to exercise for longer than an hour a day….whoop whoop! What about the the challenge of sustaining a healthy eating routine? You’ve stocked up the fridge with fresh fruit & veg, to make …

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Helen Barnshaw

14 May

How is sleep so important in the story of our health?

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When we sleep, we allow our bodies to go into a deep state of healing and repair. This is where our bodies do their recovery work. When we hinder our sleep with poor routine, toxins, and stress, over long periods …

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Trishna Bharadia

12 May

How dancing has kept me moving: Adapting exercise when living with a long term condition

In 2015 I was lucky enough to be one of six people chosen out of over 11,000 nominees to appear on a special four-part edition of Strictly Come Dancing on BBC1. As people watched me being twirled around the dance …

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Helen Barnshaw

7 May

The art of staying resilient during social distancing

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It’s totally normal to feel demotivated and a bit upside down during these times.  There are lots of ways to help get you motivated and back on form again. Here are my tips for creating good days and lifting myself …

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6 May

talkhealth community’s recommendations for self-isolation week seven: working and living with family

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 …

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