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What Is A Hip Replacement?

If you’re due to have a hip replacement – here’s what you need to know … Let’s face it, being…

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The Cholesterol Conundrum 

Below health and wellness writer Sara Davenport writes about high cholesterol … Do you have high cholesterol levels?  Has a…

pets and mental health
Amazing Ways Pets Help Improve Your Mental Health

Nowadays you often hear the words pets and mental health in the same sentence and here’s why … Pets and…

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Over 50s Erectile Dysfunction

Below we look at erectile dysfunction.  Who knows – the tips may help you use the extra hour this weekend…

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Insomnia and Menopause

Is insomnia ruining your life?  Are you battling with insomnia and menopause? Below Tanya Clark has some heplful advice ……

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Do I Need A Flu Jab?

 With cold and flu season approaching,  everyone is asking ‘Do I need a flu jab?’.  Below an award-winning GP has…

Yoga and Brain Power
How to Boost Your Brain Power With Yoga

We all know that Sudoku and crosswords can help boost our brain power, improving our focus and memory and enhance…

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Check Your Boobs

Breast cancer symptoms and signs are in the headlines at the moment as it’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  So now’s…

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Dancing Keeps You Young

So, is dancing good exercise? Oh yes! Put on your tap shoes – dancing is the key to staying youthful!…

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Stop Falling Over

Are you tripping up all the time? Wondering how to stop falling over? Are you a carer for someone who’s…

Health

50 Plus HealthFor the over 50s health often starts to become an issue. 

You may have been super-healthy most of your life. But you can bet that some health issue or other will crop up once you’re 50 plus.

Women’s magazines writing about over 50s health often focus on menopause and rightly so as this can be a huge issue for women in their fifties.  It can also be harder to maintain a healthy weight and many women suffer from anxiety. Our diet and fitness experts have plenty of advice and information for you, both to help and reassure you.

Over 50s Health

Men in their fifties aren’t immune from the rigours of their first half-century either.  Whether it’s prostate trouble, dodgy knees, thinning hair, there are a multitude of issues which affect men.

And then of course, there’s  high cholesterol, high blood pressure, urological issues, mental health, diabetes, obesity, asthma and heart problems … A veritable minefield!