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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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Rex Garratt

5 May

Toxic aluminium link with autism and Alzheimer’s – latest research

Toxic aluminium link with autism and Alzheimer’s – latest research

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talkhealth

5 May

talkhealth is now PIF TICK accredited

We’re delighted to announce that talkhealth is now PIF TICK accredited.  PIF is the Patient Information Forum, the independent UK membership body for companies working in health information and support. Being certified under the scheme demonstrates our commitment to the …

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1 May

talkhealth meets…Claire Richards, community manager and RA survivor

What’s your role at talkhealth? I’m the Community Manager – so I moderate the forums and make sure everything on our community pages is running smoothly. How long have you lived with rheumatoid arthritis? My RA started 12 years ago …

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Helen Barnshaw

30 Apr

Homemade Healthy Ginger Beer

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29 Apr

talkhealth community’s recommendations for self-isolating week six: living with a chronic condition

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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29 Apr

Foods for healthier teeth and hair

We are what we eat. What we eat can impact how we feel, how our skin looks, how we operate. And it can play a big role in how healthy our hair and teeth are. But food can also help …

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22 Apr

talkhealth community’s recommendations for self-isolating week four: home hobbies to keep you busy

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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talkhealth

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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Rex Garratt

22 Apr

Air pollution linked to mental health issues

Air pollution linked to mental health issues

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Rex Garratt

22 Apr

Silicawater may help reduce bowel inflammation

Silicawater may help reduce bowel inflammation

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Rex Garratt

22 Apr

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16 Apr

talkhealth community’s recommendations for self-isolating week three: how to stave off boredom

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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talkhealth

15 Apr

How to prevent backache when you’re working from home

Working from home has become the new norm for many of us – swapping our commutes and desks for sofas and cramped kitchen tables. It’s no wonder that come 2pm, your back is cruncher than a crisp bread and your …

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Guest blogger

9 Apr

A Beginner’s Guide To Migraines: Symptoms, Triggers & Causes

If you’ve never experienced a migraine before, you might not know that much about them. In fact, you probably think that they’re just a ‘bad headache’, as many people do. But for millions of sufferers across the UK, they’re much …

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talkhealth

9 Apr

talkhealth community’s recommendations for self-isolating week two: 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 already; if you haven’t had a chance yet, please do take …

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talkhealth

8 Apr

8 tips for beating isolation

Social distancing is absolutely crucial if we’re to beat coronavirus – we all know that. But going for days and weeks without seeing our friends and family is hard and lonely. As we cross roads to avoid walking too near …

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Guest blogger

6 Apr

Three Superfoods You’ll Be Seeing in 2020

“Superfood” is a term that is thrown around very liberally these days, and whether you believe the fad or not, there is no doubt that a healthy and balanced diet is beneficial to everybody. These “superfoods” are extremely nutrient-rich and …

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talkhealth

3 Apr

talkhealth community’s recommendations for self-isolating week one: food

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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Helen Barnshaw

3 Apr

The best defence against covid-19 ? ??

?????????Is to heal and strengthen your immune system. ?Whether that looks like reversing symptoms of an illness, or beginning to reverse a disease, the immune system is where to start.?There are some simple tips out there to start strengthening your …

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talkhealth

2 Apr

The kitchen heroes to stock up on right now

Tinned foods

We’ve all seen images of idiotic shoppers stockpiling toilet roll and pasta like they’re preparing for an almighty attack of diarrhea. While buying more than we need is nothing short of selfish, it is a good idea to think about …

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talkhealth contributors

2 Apr

How to practice self-care

Rumi - never give from the depths of your well - self care

Rachel Letham is a success coach who works primarily with business owners who want to ‘level up’ their business while maintaining a work/life balance. She also focusses on self-care and positive mindset activation. She writes regularly on the role of …

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26 Mar

talkhealth meets…Sahara Fleetwood-Beresford, inflammatory bowel disease blogger and founder of #IBDSuperHeroes

What symptoms prompted you to seek help initially? When I was 19, I started suffering from diarrhoea and abdominal cramps that got worse over a period of two weeks. I had visited a GP who had diagnosed me with IBS …

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talkhealth

25 Mar

Alternative ways to stay fit when you can’t leave your house

If you can, get walking It’s all very well aiming for 10,000 steps a day when you can leave the house but if you’re house-bound, it’s a lot more tricky. But that doesn’t mean that you can’t try to walk …

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Rex Garratt

25 Mar

How to boost our auto-immunity

How silicawater boosts immunity

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