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5 Ways for Self-Care and Stress Reduction

There are so many ways to practice self-care and getting your daily dose could be as simple as reading a book. It all comes down to you - what leaves you feeling recharged?

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5 Ways to Reduce Monday Anxiety

Does ‘Monday anxiety’ ruin your weekend? You are not alone, so many of us sabotage our relaxing Sunday’s by worrying about the busy work week ahead. We have created a guide for weekend tips that can set you up for Monday success.

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A Guide to Creating Healthy Habits That Last

5 simple ways that make a huge impact towards a healthier you!

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Hip to waist ratio

The Hip to waist is an additional tool to judge the potential health risk of excess body fat and is used by medical practitioners in conjunction with other measurements to identify health risk factors.

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5 Ways to Help Reduce High Blood Pressure

Uncontrolled high blood pressure can lead to complications including Heart attack or stroke. Taking some positive steps can greatly reduce your health risk.

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5 Ways to a Better Nights Sleep

A good night’s sleep is just as important as regular exercise and a healthy diet as it impacts on how our body and mind cope with day to day tasks.

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5 Ways to Boost Your Immune System

Having an immune system in tip top condition will help you to fight off those nasty infections. Here are 5 great ways to boost your immune system today!

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Worried About Weight Gain when You Stop Smoking?

Do you want to stop smoking but are worried you’ll put on weight? No one wants to swap one problem for another and it’s no different when it comes to your health. There’s no doubt that if you are a smoker, quitting is the single most important step you can take to better health. A person who stops smoking at age 40 can expect to live an extra nine years than if they continue to smoke.

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Back Pain

Exercise is an excellent way of preventing back pain and reducing any back pain you may already have. If you can it is important to keep moving and be as active as you can.

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New Mums

Many new mums are keen to get back into shape

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High Blood Pressure

What you eat and drink can have a real effect on your heart health and can also directly affect your blood pressure.

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Knee Issues

When putting together a weekly exercise plan you should start low and build up gradually.

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Diabetes

Diabetes is a common long-term condition that is caused by too much glucose (a type of sugar) in the blood. In the UK, diabetes affects approximately 3.7 million people, and more than 7 million people are thought to be at high risk of developing type 2.

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Stressed Out?

These days, the pace of life can be so frantic that it seems as though you spend most of your time playing catch up and have very little time to yourself. No wonder many of us are stressed out.

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SAD -Seasonal Affective Disorder

Fed up and don't know why?

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Pregnancy

This is a really exciting time, with many bodily changes happening, so it’s very important that you eat a well-balanced diet and remain active throughout your pregnancy. You should always check with your GP and or Midwife before making changes to your diet and lifestyle when you are pregnant.

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High Cholesterol

High cholesterol is when you have too much of a fatty substance called cholesterol in your blood. It is predominantly caused by eating fatty food, not exercising enough, being overweight, smoking and drinking alcohol.

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What is IBS? - Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

BS is a common condition that affects the digestive system.

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Beer Belly?

Sometimes life gets in the way, we socialise a little too much and exercise too little, and before we know it, the beer belly has appeared! All is not lost, here are five simple tips to get your midriff trim again.

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