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Should I Go To My GP For Help With Eating Disorders?

Monday marks the start of Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2017. Did you know that a report conducted in 2015 discovered that there are an estimated 725,000 people in the UK suffering from an eating disorder. This could be anorexia, bulimia, or binge-eating disorder, to name the best known. Eating disorders are characterised by an unhealthy

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Healthy Pancake Suggestions For Pancake day!

  Pancake Day (28th of February) is one of those occasions which can threaten to undo the hard work you’ve put in to leading a healthier lifestyle. The good news is that delicious pancake toppings don’t all need to be high in calories. We’ve got some great suggestions for some healthier pancake ideas, which are

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Reading and Mental Health – Does It Help?

It’s National Libraries Day and many of us across the country will be marking the occasion by paying a visit to our local library and enjoying a brilliant book. If you thought that the only reason to have a good read was to transport yourself away to a world of imagination and escapism, think again.

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Tinnitus Awareness Week – Should I Go To My GP?

Tinnitus can be an irritating and sometimes maddening thing to deal with. It is defined as hearing sounds that come from within the body, such as ringing, rather than an outside source. A definitive cause of tinnitus is unknown, but 2 out of 3 cases are linked with underlying hearing problems or degeneration. Tinnitus Awareness

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Heart Health Month

  It’s February, which means that people around the world are spreading awareness and fundraising for Heart Health Month. This is the time for us to celebrate good heart health and make changes towards living a healthier lifestyle. There are plenty of steps you can take to lower your risk of heart disease, and heart

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Alternative Health Services for Diabetes in Richmond

The NHS is currently under huge pressure, with ever increasing demands on services including A&E, and funding running low. There are more and more reasons now to look at alternative health services for diabetes which are available to you through the NHS in order to help take the pressure off. Many diabetes sufferers may not

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What a Urine Sample Could Tell Doctors about Your Diet

A groundbreaking new test is able to track the dietary routines of patients and monitor nutritional intake. The test, which takes just five minutes, has been developed by scientists who believe it may prove revolutionary for weight loss programmes. It allows food intake to be closely monitored and makes it easy for doctors to determine

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The Health Benefits of Swimming

Swimming is a great exercise which you can enjoy at any fitness level, and as it’s good for people of all ages, it’s an activity you can enjoy with your family too. With waterproof technology making it easier to manage your progress and enjoy music while you swim, it’s a great time to take it

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