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Latest Posts

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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Guest blogger

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

Ruth Holroyd

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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talkhealth

7 Sep

talkhealth’s 2020 stash of best blog awards

We"ve won three accolades this year so far.

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Julie

29 Aug

Madeira cake low fodmap gluten free

I haven’t posted anything to my blog for a long time but this recipe is perfect for a bank holiday weekend. This is a lovely cake for a treat. Its texture improves after a couple of days in a cake …

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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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Julie

27 Jun

Oatmeal and ginger crusted salmon -low fodmap

I have not posted anything on my blog for some time but hopefully I will be on here more often from now. This may surprise you considering we have all been locked in for 3 months but I have been …

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talkhealth

23 Jun

Miranda Olding

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

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