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What’s the Best Diet?

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There is so much information out there regarding health and fitness…  it can be very difficult to keep track of all the trends! Low carb, high fat, low fat, paleo, super-moon kale, sunshine cleanse… the list goes on. So with all the conflicting information and choices out there, what should you do? Health and well-being …

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Does My Pain Mean I’m Damaged For Good?

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Have you ever wondered why you have pain? Pain is an unpleasant sensory or emotional experience. Its purpose is to make you aware of threat or danger causing you to stop or change your behaviour. All pain is very real. Often people think that pain means damage.

Back Pain and Children

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Like adults, children can suffer from back pain as a result of a variety of lifestyle activities.  And like adults, there is a number of things that parents and carers can do to prevent issues arising. If your child does complain of back pain, it is important to seek advice from qualified professional, such as an …

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10 Top Tips for Pain-Free Gardening

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We all know that activity in the fresh air can make us feel healthy and happy.

Gardening offers both physical and mental benefits. But – frequent bending, twisting, lifting pulling and pushing may lead to back pain. This is especially true if you are less active over the winter months or spend most of your time sitting as this can lead to poor posture and a weak back.
Here are our top ten tips to avoid back pain whilst enjoying your garden:

Vitamin B12: Our Dietary Hero

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Vitamin B12, or Cobalamin, is the largest and most complex vitamin currently known to man. It is an essential Vitamin for the body to work correctly. It helps make DNA, nerve and red blood cells. It’s also crucial for healthy brain and immune system and the running of your metabolism.

Practice Makes Permanent!

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You may well have heard of the term ‘practice makes perfect’, but what about permanent? Whether we are practising a musical instrument, playing a sport, making food… practice indeed makes us better, if not perfect.

Convalescing for a Full Recovery

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Convalescence is a lost art in this country. In fact if you are of a certain age you probably won’t have even heard of the word! Convalescence comes from the Latin word ‘convolescere’ which means ‘to grow fully strong’. It was once considered a distinctly separated and essential stage of aftercare and recovery from illness. …

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New Year, New You?

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Have you set yourself any goals this month? Many of us feel enthused about achieving our New Year resolutions – especially in January! By far the most common ones are health-based, and a lot involve giving up something.

Caring for Carers

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Many people do not think themselves as ‘carers’. They simply see themselves as a husband, wife, father, mother, son, daughter or friend looking after someone they love. If you provide regular unpaid help and support to someone who suffers from an illness or disability and they can’t cope alone, then you are a carer.