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Raynaud’s Awareness

Throughout February the Raynaud’s and Scleroderma Association are running their awareness event. To get involved or make donations please visit their webpage. Chances are many of us won’t have heard of Raynaud’s disease (also known as Raynaud’s Phenomenon) yet it is … Continue reading

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Rehab Men’s Grooming Kit review

For the ecologically-minded and ingredient-concious men of the world comes Rehab London’s comprehensive range of male grooming lines. Following the trend kicked off by Body Shop in the 70s, Rehab’s products are not tested on animals, come stamped with assurances … Continue reading

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Eat Water ‘Slim Noodles’ Review

Psst, I’ll let you in on a little secret. I am a total carb junkie. Most of my favourite meals tend to include a hunk of bread, a plate of fresh pasta, potatoes or a steaming bowl of noodles. In … Continue reading

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Dry January and Love Your Liver

Happy New year! With the new year upon us we find ourselves once again at the perennial time of resolutions and resurrected health regimes. Smokers that missed or failed the Stoptober Challenge will no doubt be attempting to quit cigarettes. Those … Continue reading

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Self Care at Christmas: Colds

Colds are the blight of many a Christmas holiday season as with so many people in busy shopping centres and everyone coming together to celebrate, they are very easily spread at this time of year. Although colds are a mild … Continue reading

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Anger Awareness Week and Christmas Stress

The British Association of Anger Management BAAM exists all year round to offer free advice on managing stress and anger. You can request a download of their free ‘Keep your Cool’ kit here. With Christmas as bold as tinsel looming … Continue reading

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Self Care For Life

In figures available to view on the NHS Confederation website  our great health institution, in an international comparison with 6 other countries, whilst coming out well in terms of it’s effectiveness and efficiency came in a lowly 6th place in the … Continue reading

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Lactose Intolerance and Milk Allergies

As part of the NHS’ Food Allergy and Intolerance Awareness Week, today we’re looking at lactose intolerance and milk allergies. People often wrongly assume that these are one and the same, but in reality they are quite different. First, let’s … Continue reading

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Coeliac Disease and Wheat Intolerance

The NHS awareness drive this week focuses on food allergies and intolerances. In itself this subject covers a broad range of conditions with varying levels of severity for sufferers. Today we’re looking at coeliac disease and wheat intolerance. Often incorrectly … Continue reading

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Stoptober Reflections

Stoptober is officially over now and I’m  pleased to be able to say I’m one of the success stories. Across the UK an estimated quarter of a million people have taken part in the 28 day quitting challenge. Statistics floated … Continue reading

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