Hydration & Mental Health

Mental Health Awareness Week is almost upon us – but can drinking water really help to ease any concerns we may have about our psychological and emotional well-being? There are a great many occasions worth marking in your diary throughout the year, but few will be as important as 10-16 May 2021 – also known as Mental Health Awareness Week. Mental illness takes many forms and many of us will either...

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Ways to Rejuvenate Your Body

Rejuvenating your body can be thought of as detoxing. When thinking of detoxing, often people think of harsh detox or elimination diets that use special diets or products such as laxatives to remove harmful toxins from the body. But the body is well-equipped to naturally detoxify itself when you implement some small but significant lifestyle changes. 1. Reduce alcohol intake The liver is the body’s natural detoxifier and drinking too much alcohol...

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Reasons Why You Feel Tired

Feeling tired during the day may not feel like a big deal and most of the time it isn’t, but if it’s going on for longer than you’re comfortable with, there could be something causing it. There are many reasons for feeling tired including simply not getting enough sleep, but it could also be because of an underlying health issue. Don’t panic, let’s look at some of the causes of feeling...

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5 Facts About The Kidneys

With World Kidney Day taking place on Thursday 11th March, we look at the kidneys and find some interesting facts about them for you to enjoy. 1. The kidneys are bean shaped The kidneys are essential organs for human health. They have many vital roles in the body particularly removing toxins and excess water from the blood. Most people are born with two kidneys, both are bean shaped and are approximately 10-12...

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Eating Disorders Awareness Week 1 – 7 March 2021

From the 1st until the 7th of March 2021, it is Eating Disorders Awareness Week. In the UK, 1.25 million people are living with an eating disorder, but it’s not just the person living with the condition that suffers but their loved ones too. Eating Disorders Awareness Week aims to raise awareness, it’s run by the charity BEAT and runs during the first week of March. What is an eating disorder? Eating disorders...

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Simple Ways To Stay Motivated

It’s winter and it’s cold, the days are shorter, and the nights are longer, all these things can dampen our motivation. Plus, everyone has had a tough year and we all have so much to look forward to, especially all the exciting things that have been put on hold such as holidays, concerts, festivals even just picnics in the park. It’s not always easy to just ‘keep calm and carry on’...

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Prostate Cancer

We recently posted a blog about cervical cancer, this time it’s the turn of the lads. 1 in 8 men in the UK will get prostate cancer in their lifetime and it is the most diagnosed cancer in this country. That’s a lot of men and that’s why we’re going to tell you what the prostate is, who is at risk of cancer and what you can do to look after...

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