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Little wins for coping with arthritis

Arthritis affects men and women of all ages and can be a huge burden but a social media campaign aims to help people make the most of their lives by sharing their top tips for dealing with the condition.

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19th Jun 2018
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Beating the side effects of statins

So, you have high cholesterol and your doctor prescribes you with statins. But what happens if you experience side effects?

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12th Jun 2018
Kate Goodfellow
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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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Health > Dementia care & awareness

Dance away dementia

Laugh, sleep, dance and socialise your way to a happier and healthier brain

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5th Jun 2018
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Eight ways you can help a family member living with dementia

Understanding what a person with dementia is going through is crucial to your relationship with them and the support and help they need to live well.

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30th May 2018
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How to stop ‘running on empty’

Jane Collins reveals some common sense tips to reinvigorate energy levels for those experiencing a 50-plus dip!

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21st May 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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Health > Your gifts in Wills power tomorrow's break throughs

The value of gifts in Wills to charity

Nearly 75%* of people in the UK donate money to charities during their lifetime, but less than 5% leave money as a gift in their Will.

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23rd Apr 2018
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Plant-based supplements and lower cholesterol

As the statin debate continues to rage among both medics and our media, the question is, what can we do to take control of our own heart health?

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18th Apr 2018
Kate Goodfellow
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Success stories thanks to gifts in Wills

Gifts in Wills enable British Heart Foundation to fund research that is saving lives. Here are a handful of these research achievements.

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12th Apr 2018
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What the British Heart Foundation does

British Heart Foundation is the biggest independent funder of heart and circulatory disease research in the UK. With your support we can help make heart disease a thing of the past.

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28th Mar 2018
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Why I'm leaving a gift in my Will - Tony's story

"If by making a donation in my will, it means that someone else has a better quality of life, or an extended life, then it’s a wise investment as far as I’m concerned."

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28th Mar 2018
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Creating a future legacy - Linda and Melvyn's story

"Heart disease is so universal and because of what happened with my mother, British Heart Foundation was the obvious choice." Melvyn Sanett

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28th Mar 2018
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How to write your Will

By remembering the BHF in your Will you can help future generations by contributing to the next life-changing advances and medical innovations.

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28th Mar 2018
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A life-changing look at heart and circulatory disease treatments for older people

Keeping vital research going should help us to live not just longer but, crucially, healthier - improving quality, not just quantity, of life, writes Jane Collins.

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28th Mar 2018
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10 things you didn't know about women and heart and circulatory disease

As a woman, it’s vital to know how heart disease can affect you. Here are 10 oft ignored facts and statistics about women and the risk of heart disease.

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28th Mar 2018
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How pioneering research has given hope against heart disease

50 years of breakthroughs and achievements as a result of research funded by British Heart Foundation

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28th Mar 2018
Anthony Page
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Gifts in Wills: Glossary of terms

This glossary of terms can help you understand the technical language you’ll see when including a gift in your Will.

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28th Mar 2018
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Health > Eye health in later life

Middle-aged Brits are developing ‘long-arm syndrome’ to see phone screens

Vanity and self-consciousness preventing people from accepting presbyopia and seeking a solution for their sight issues.

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13th Mar 2018
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Health > Nutrition

Feed your fibre knowledge

Having a low-fibre diet is not good for your health. Here Nichola Ludlam-Raine explains how some women are missing their recommended daily fibre intake by up to 75%.

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1st Mar 2018
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Yoga for Confidence

Yoga isn’t just a form of meditation; yoga teacher Mollie McClelland Morris explains how it can also boost your self-confidence.

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14th Feb 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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The key nutrients for a healthy immune system

As we succumb to another cold spell, it's important to know which nutrients you need to support your immune system and fight against flu.

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8th Feb 2018
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Health > Women's Health

Are you suffering with ‘menxiety’ at work?

Living and working longer means that more women are likely to be going through the menopause at work.

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6th 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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Give a little back this year

Setting yourself a personal challenge is far more rewarding when it’s for a good cause. Find out who you could help with Dimbleby Cancer Care.

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29th Jan 2018
Robin Pritchard
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Exercise keeps the mind sharp post 50

Dr Sally Norton explains how exercise helps keep the mind attentive and sharp during the ageing process.

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24th Jan 2018
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A diet, but you can still eat chocolate

There's a new diet on the block and this one lets you eat pasta and chocolate. Jackie Wicks explains.

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18th 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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