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Spring clean your mind

Dr Lynda Shaw cautions that stress is a fact of life, but these top tips for dealing with the 'thought clutter' that comes with it could be your saving grace!

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14th May 2015
Lynda Shaw
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Walk your way to a healthy spine

Don't allow poor posture and sedentary lifestyle to develop into back and spinal pain. Read our top tips.

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8th May 2015
50connect editorial
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Health > Eye health in later life

Healthy diet and eye sight in later life

How a vitamin rich, healthy diet could help you limit the advance of age-related macular degeneration.

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27th Apr 2015
50connect editorial
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The importance of sleep as we age

Dr Lynda Shaw says getting enough quality sleep can help protect your mental and physical health as you age.

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20th Apr 2015
Lynda Shaw
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Health > Dementia care & awareness

Dementia support: building a team to help you

Caring for someone with dementia is a massive undertaking and it's important to have the support of friends and family.

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17th Apr 2015
Mary Jordan
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Time to get fruity - seasonal fruits to boost your health

Rob Hobson delivers an anti oxidant boost in the shape of a delicious seasonal fruits smoothie.

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15th Apr 2015
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Stay active for longer

Dr Lynda Shaw challenges you to rediscover your adventurous side and feel younger!

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31st Mar 2015
Lynda Shaw
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Boost your brain power

Rob Hobson shares some simple tips to help keep your brain in tip top health

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24th Mar 2015
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Bounce back from those winter bugs

At this time of year it often feels like we'll never get to the end of the winter season, a time for many that has meant coming down with niggling colds, coughs or flu.

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11th Mar 2015
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Health > Dementia care & awareness

Problems with vision

Mary Jordan explains how failing eyesight can be an indicator of dementia and the importance of remembering it is our brains that process vision not our eyes.

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2nd Mar 2015
Gareth Hargreaves
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Health > Women's Health

Winter proof your skin

Radiant, glowing skin can be yours whatever the weather. We let you in on some expert secrets.

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25th Feb 2015
Editor at Large
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Health > General Health

Coping with the transition to Menopause

Dr Lynda Shaw offers some positive tips to combat the physical and mental challenges of menopause

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9th Feb 2015
Lynda Shaw
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Bunged Up ‘Doze’?

New from Cosyfeet is an all-natural remedy for instant relief from bunged up noses. Breathe-Ol is a powerful natural decongestant made from pure essential oils.

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30th Jan 2015
50connect editorial
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Smart ways to avoid the winter blues

Read our expert tips to ensure you wake up bright and breezy and free of the winter blues.

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20th Jan 2015
50connect editorial
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Brain health and cognitive function in later life

New evidence shows the importance of key nutrients and fatty acids for cognitive function in old age.

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8th Jan 2015
50connect editorial
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Health > Dementia care & awareness

Winter is a challenge for dementia carers

50connect's regular dementia columnist Mary Jordan looks at the challenges of caring for someone during the winter months.

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5th Jan 2015
Mary Jordan
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Health > Dementia care & awareness

Helping people with dementia enjoy Christmas and other celebrations

Mary Jordan offers tips on how to include a loved one with dementia in your Christmas celebrations

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17th Dec 2014
Mary Jordan
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Health > General Health

10 things to ask your pharmacist before seeing your doctor

Dr Sarah Brewer says your pharmacist can offer a speedier solution to common health complaints - but only if you ask!

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15th Dec 2014
Sarah Brewer
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Overcoming gallstones

Dr Sarah Brewer talks about gallstones, a condition which up to 70% of patients aren't aware of at the time of diagnosis.

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5th Dec 2014
Sarah Brewer
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Understanding migraine triggers

Migraine episodes can be hugely debilitating but identifying them is not always easy as there are so many potential factors. Read our guide about understanding migraine triggers.

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14th Nov 2014
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Smart ways to pre-empt those winter blues

Does your mood get lower as the days get shorter? Take a look at these expert ways to beat the winter blues...

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5th Nov 2014
50connect editorial
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Health > Women's Health

How I coped with breast cancer

Tessa Guy (50) is a breast cancer survivor and the founder of In Mind In Body. This is her story.

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28th Oct 2014
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Health > General Health

Inflamation: the root of all ills?

Inflammation can be seen as a positive force, but if it gets out of hand can lead to a host of problems.

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22nd Oct 2014
Gareth Hargreaves
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Health > General Health

Why dieting doesn't work - and what to do about it

Joanna Henson author of What’s Your Excuse For Not Eating Healthily? questions the value of dieting and says lifestyle has more impact on weight gain.

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9th Oct 2014
50connect editorial
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Mistreatment in care homes

Legal expert Susan Brown questions why in the 21st century we still see mistreatment of the vulnerable elderly in residential care homes

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26th Sep 2014
Prolegal Solicitors
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Health > Women's Health

Natural health alternatives for HRT to combat menopausal symptoms

The Natural Doctor, Nyjon Eccles, explains the benefits of Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy

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19th Sep 2014
50connect editorial
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Health > General Health

Skin and foot care

A quick and easy guide on how to avoid dry, rough and cracked skin especially on your heels.

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13th Aug 2014
50connect editorial
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Keeping tabs on your pill count

Faced with a pile of pills to take each morning? Dr Trisha Macnair suggests it might be time to streamline your intake.

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11th Aug 2014
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Health > Men's Health

Enlarged Prostate – It’s Time to Talk

Dr Roger Henderson says get over the "embarrassment factor" and ensure you have a healthy prostate.

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29th Jul 2014
Gareth Hargreaves
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Health > Nutrition

Getting to grips with gout

As anyone who has suffered an attack knows only too well, gout can cause extreme joint discomfort.

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22nd Jul 2014
Sarah Brewer


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