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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 … Insomnia affects 61% of women who are either peri-menopause or menopause and…

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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 given his expert tips for keeping pain, aches, sniffles, and sneezes at…

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 our concentration.   But did you know practising yoga for just 20 minutes…

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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 the time to check your boobs. Do you regularly check your boobs?…

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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! Most of us know that exercising keeps us fit and healthy.  But…

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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 forever falling over? Don’t let a fall get you down!  Here are…

What Causes Hot Flushes?
Top Tips for Managing Hot Flushes

There are approximately 34 menopause symptoms.  In the top 5 of the most reported symptoms and synonymous with the menopause is… Hot Flushes.  Hot flushes (and night sweats) can have a massive…

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Exercising as You Get Older

Types of Exercises for Older Adults The way people talk about exercise, you’d think it could cure anything at all; it’s been proven to reverse physical decline, protect your brain, improve your…

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Too Embarrassed To Wear Hearing Aids? Try The Signia Styletto!

It’s hard to believe that huge numbers of people are too embarrassed to wear hearing aids!  However new research from Signia  has shown that over half of people who need a hearing aid…

Alternative Pain Management

Much of the pain medication around at the moment is pretty unpleasant stuff! People with chronic pain and even acute pain are always on the lookout for more natural ways to relieve…

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!