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Backed against a wall

Back pain affects 21.9 million people in the UK, but the list of what isn’t recommended is now longer than what is…

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30th Oct 2018
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10 Tips on how to live longer

We all want a healthy later life but sometimes old habits get in the way. Here are 10 tips that are easy to follow but could have a lasting, positive imapact on over 50s health.

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17th Oct 2018
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Incontinence: the taboo hurting the dignity and health of millions

Leading charities warn incontinence is one of the biggest issues for countless people with serious health conditions who they support – but taboo around the topic forces those affected to struggle in silence.

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6th Sep 2018
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Body fat confusion

Is the Body Mass Index (BMI) the be all and end all of judging a healthy weight? No, but it is a good indicator of future weight issues. Find out more...

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29th Aug 2018
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A hot bath has benefits similar to exercise

Steve Faulkner examines how activities that increase 'heat shock proteins' may have health benefits for people who are unable to exercise regularly.

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5th Jun 2018
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8 flights a day keep the doctor away

Middle age weight gain has a negative impact on your health but something as simple as walking up stairs can help to keep you in trim.

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3rd May 2018
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Five ways to avoid weight gain when it’s cold

With icy temperatures and chilly winds, the pounds tend to pile on. Nutritional Therapist Hannah Braye advices how to keep the weight off.

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13th Feb 2018
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Are you struggling to sleep?

During the cold and dark months, it's important to get enough sleep to keep you energised and motivated. Here are our top tips for a better night's sleep.

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31st Jan 2018
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Six health reasons to reduce your alcohol consumption

It’s no secret; alcohol consumption needs to be carefully monitored. Reducing the amount you drink helps keep your health goals on track.

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31st Jan 2018
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Tops tips to boost your immune system

Bounce into the New Year with Dr Riccardo Di Cuffa’s top tips for a flu-free January.

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17th Jan 2018
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How to beat blue Monday

Breeze through the Monday blues with these top tips shared by sleep and energy expert Dr Nerina Ramlakhan.

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15th Jan 2018
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How to effectively ward off winter flu

Flu season has a tendency to follow you into the New Year but how exactly can you avoid the lurgy and treat it quickly if you do get struck down?

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10th Jan 2018
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Party all day, sleep all night

Alison Cullen shares her top tips for keeping the festivities flowing without the added exhaustion felt by many over the Christmas holidays.

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13th Dec 2017
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Five reasons to stock up on honey this winter

It doesn't just taste great on your breakfast, honey is packed full of health and beauty benefits explains Emily Abbott.

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7th Dec 2017
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Five tips on how to eat more mindfully

Learning to eat more mindfully could be a far more effective way to lose weight than dieting, Lisa Beasley explains.

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14th Nov 2017
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Six ways to combat winter bleakness

Don’t let the darker days damped your mood and stay energised this winter with these top tips.

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7th Nov 2017
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Could Beetroot help lower blood pressure?

This versatile vegetable may be doing more than adding a splash of colour to your plate, Dr Emma Derbyshire explains.

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31st Oct 2017
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The three thieves of sight

Diminishing vision may be a factor of ageing but it's important to understand the three main causes of sight loss and the treatments available.

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24th Oct 2017
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Is your stress level damaging your heart?

Do you find yourself lying awake at night? Your stress level could be doing more damage than just keeping you awake.

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11th Oct 2017
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More than feeling blue

Depression is the most common mental health problem in older people. Yet they are often reluctant to seek medical treatment for something they dismiss as ‘the blues’.

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3rd Oct 2017
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Seven steps to a healthier heart

Discover how making just a few small tweaks to your lifestyle can significantly reduce your risk of a heart attack.

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28th Sep 2017
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A feast for the eyes: nutrition and your vision

Keeping an eye out for the right foods to protect your vision and eye health is easier than you think explains Marry Cotter.

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21st Sep 2017
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Act 3, how to have a better life post 50

Feeling the mid-life blues? Life coach and author, Judy Reith, explains how to avoid regret in later life.

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20th Sep 2017
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How to retire healthy

Health is important during every phase of life but approaching retirement it’s particularly important to be at optimum health for your next chapter.

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14th Sep 2017
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Breaking the fast: here’s why breakfast is more important than you think

Find yourself skipping breakfast for a biscuit on the road? Missing breakfast will compromise your energy levels and may even aid weight gain.

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31st Aug 2017
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Eight at home anxiety remedies

With the summer now a distant memory, it's important to keep anxiety and depression at bay as the colder nights draw in.

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30th Aug 2017
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Top tips when booking a GP appointment

Dr Richard Roope from CRUK’s Clinical Champion for Cancer shares his top tips when booking a GP appointment.

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24th Aug 2017
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The natural energy boosters your body craves

Naturopathic nutritionist Amy Morris shares her top tips on the simple and natural ways to boost your energy.

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16th Aug 2017
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Five ways owning a pet can benefit your health

Loyal and loving companions, owning a pet can have a positive impact on mental health.

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14th Jul 2017
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Get a handle on hay fever

Don’t let hay fever rule your summer, try these top tips to reduce symptoms and head outdoors.

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31st May 2017
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