Monthly Archives: April 2019

Laura Gamble

30 Apr

Chronic Illness and Eating Disorders

Potential trigger(s): Please note I will be talking variables of eating disorders When eating disorders come to mind, for most, people think of the most common like anorexia and bulimia. Eating disorders like these, stem from a psychological disturbance. Whether …

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Guest blogger

29 Apr

What’s The Difference Between A General Dentist And An Orthodontist?

Before going any further, let’s get one thing straight: All orthodontists are, in fact, dentists – but not all dentists are actual orthodontists. You should be able to make informed decisions about dental treatment options, which is why it’s vital …

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talkhealth

26 Apr

Eating late health risks, babies & screen time, e-cigarette risks & more

If you’ve missed out on all the latest health news this week (22nd April) then take a look at our round-up of this week’s top stories! Eating late could increase the risk of heart attacks, strokes & diabetes A recent …

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Drake Foundation

26 Apr

The Future of Concussion in Premier League Football

The University of Birmingham and University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust have launched a new study, supported by the Premier League and funded by The Drake Foundation, to review and potentially enhance concussion diagnosis in football. This study is running …

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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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Christopher Inglefield

23 Apr

Why We Dismiss ‘Breast Implant Illness’ At Our Peril

Breast Implant Illness, or BII, is so far little known in the UK but has exploded in the US in recent months. Large numbers of women are becoming concerned that their breast implants are making them unwell.   And they’re …

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Emma Hammett

18 Apr

How Grapefruit Could Have A Disastrous Effect on Your Medication

How Grapefruit Could Have a Disastrous Effect on Your Medication Have you ever seen the following contraindication on your medication – Do not take this medicine with fruit juice – and wondered why? This article helps explain why grapefruit and …

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Anne Bryant

16 Apr

Going On Holiday with ME / CFS and Fibromyalgia

A woman in a straw hat reclines on a white sand beach in front of an azure ocean - going on holiday when you have ME, Chronic Fatigue or Fibromyalgia

I used to really look forward to my holidays, but when I became ill with ME, the thought of going away… honestly – it became a bit of an ordeal for me. This can happen when you are struggling with …

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Laura Gamble

15 Apr

Chronic Illness and Body Image

Body image is a touchy subject. Your body and how you view it is personal. Speaking for a lot of the chronic illness community, we all do not have the best relationship with our bodies 24/7. They go through a …

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talkhealth

12 Apr

Web IBS Therapy, Fatty Liver Disease, Cancer Treatment & More

If you’ve not had the chance to catch up on the latest news this week, here are the latest stories from 12 April. Fatty Liver Disease in Young People Experts have warned that high levels of fatty liver disease among young …

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Caz

12 Apr

Hospital Go Bags : Prepare For The Unexpected

Have you ever had unexpected trips to the hospital emergency department before? Maybe you know all too well what it’s like to be caught off guard. Life gets thrown into disarray, best laid plans go out the window, and you’re …

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talkhealth

9 Apr

It’s World Allergy Week 2019!

World Allergy Week

This week (7-13 April 2019) is World Allergy Week! The World Allergy Organization (WAO) and organisations like us work hard to dedicate the week to raise awareness about the global problem of food allergy. This affects the quality of life …

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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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talkhealth

5 Apr

Zebrafish & Parkinson’s, Poor Diets, Stroke Risks & More

Have you missed the latest news this week (5th April?) Don’t worry, we’ve summarised the key stories for you below. The diets cutting 1 in 5 lives short A recent, influential study shows how the food we eat is putting …

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Guest blogger

5 Apr

Ways to Cope with the Struggles of Depression and Anxiety

WAYS TO COPE WITH THE STRUGGLES OF DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY According to mental health specialists, depression and anxiety are two disorders that have become an increasing public health problem. In the last several years, numerous studies have concluded that more …

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Guest blogger

5 Apr

5 Common STD Signs & Symptoms

STDs hold the rare distinction of being both extremely common and deeply misunderstood. Indeed, while sexually transmitted infections occur frequently, many people don’t know the signs and symptoms associated with these conditions. The good news is, modern medicine has made …

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3 Apr

Here’s why you should always pee after sex

What women suffering from recurring cystitis need to know It may not be top of your priority list when you’ve just had sex, but anyone who’s experienced recurrent cystitis will tell you that a quick trip to the toilet as …

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Proper Nosh

3 Apr

Small Steps To Sustainable Health

Huffing and puffing up the hill, putting one foot in front of the other. I never thought that my return to running would feel so hard. But after gaining weight and becoming inactive I was a far cry from my …

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Sleep Council

2 Apr

Sleep

We spend a third of lives doing it. It’s vital to our health and wellbeing. And yet we don’t always pay enough attention to why we need it! The answer of course is sleep – something that every single one …

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Laura Gamble

1 Apr

Mental Health and IBS

Hello again beautiful people, it has been some time since I have uploaded. My life has been busy with college classes, dance, and juggling my health. None the less, I appreciate being a blogger for talkhealth. I am grateful for …

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