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Supplements and Diet for Menopausal Women

The importance of supplements and more importantly diet for menopausal women and people with arthritis … On the Greek island…

The Shocking Facts About Men’s Health

Ok, so men and women are different.  And it’s not just about different bits and bobs either. We all know…

Regular Health Checks
Prostate Cancer – Get it Checked

Prostate cancer is one of those conversations that very few men are ever comfortable having with anyone! As we get…

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Dire Straits for People with Parkinson’s Disease

Music Therapy can help people with all sorts of brain injuries and conditions. Music is the emergency generator that has…

The Benefits of Mindfulness Meditation

Mindfulness meditation is an ancient Eastern practice which remains highly beneficial to our lives today.  It’s a simplistic idea and…

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What is the Menopause?

It’s a fact of life that we’re born, we die and in between, if we’re women, we’ll go through the…

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Pilates For Back Pain

It’s not uncommon for most of us to get some back pain as we get older.  Our joints stiffen, we’re…

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How to Cope with Late Onset Hay Fever

Although people seem to ‘grow out’ of their hay fever, some older people can actually ‘grow into it’ and develop…

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Stressing About Your Finances?

Do you ever have those days when you’re sitting with your family or loved one and you just question –…

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Some of the Best Foods for the Immune System
The immune system: our very own biological fortress against illness and infection. If only that was the case, some will…

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!