This Month

Dog Walking
Saturday, January 4th, 2014

Not sure if this is a recognised syndrome yet - though I’m beginning to think it should be! If you walk a dog who likes to retrieve a ball - over and over again - it is likely that you are doing a lot more throwing than the average person. Even if you use one of those bendy ball-throwing devices you may still be over-using particular muscles in the upper arm and shoulder which could develop into a painful and chronic condition.

The Human Touch
Friday, January 3rd, 2014

The philosophy of this project is to make healing therapies readily available, affordable and accessible to far more people. It is significant that we have chosen to open at the beginning of the year as it is a time when people assess their lives and make resolutions to invest in their wellbeing at all levels.

Horder Healthcare
Friday, January 3rd, 2014

Horder Healthcare, the award winning independent healthcare charity that runs The Horder Centre, Crowborough and Horder Healthcare, Eastbourne has purchased Seaford Day Hospital.

Stomach Pain
Thursday, January 2nd, 2014

Following on from last months article on SIBO, this issue will look at the pros and cons of the low FODMAP diet, an exclusion diet specifically targeted at IBS and bowel problems. For those of you who are suffering from bowel issues and have had no luck with probiotics, other exclusion diets and seem to be reacting to everything you eat you may find the FODMAP helpful.

Man Sleeping
Tuesday, December 10th, 2013

Everyone has heard the phrase ‘beauty sleep’ and it’s generally agreed that getting enough kip is a good thing, but it’s actually way more important than helping you look good. Getting into a good sleep routine is an extremely effective way to gain control of your own health, stress levels and boost your general wellbeing.

Scales with stones
Monday, November 25th, 2013

Work life balance is a term that’s bandied around a lot these days, with some positive results in some areas. If you’re lucky enough to work for a company that genuinely recognises the need for employees to balance their work with their outside commitments then you could be in a very good position to enjoy a rewarding working life in a corporate environment. 

Friday, November 8th, 2013

YAY I'VE DONE IT !!! Kicked Diabetes into touch3 months ago I was diagnosed with Diabetes II: Blood Glucose 18.2 (should be under 7)HBA1C 102 ( should be under 50)

I was shocked as I was not obese and was I thought following a healthy diet. With readings like that, not surprisingly I was advised to take Metformin. I was told I would have this for life; it was in the family etc.

Brussel Sprout
Friday, November 8th, 2013

The festive season is also the fertile season!  According to studies over nine per cent of all conceptions take place in the period between Christmas and New Year, making December the sexiest month in the UK Calendar.  Although parties and over- indulgence could be a potential culprit of the Christmas conception; research suggests that it’s more than a sprig of mistletoe that ignites the Christmas baby-boom! 

Octaspring Pillow
Friday, November 8th, 2013

Most of us go through periods in our lives when sleep is hard to come by. You’re probably familiar with the standard advice: keep your bedroom calm, avoid caffeine after midday, eliminate sources of light, don’t spend too much time on your iPad before sleeping, count sheep, yada yada yada…

But what happens when you’ve followed all the advice and you still can’t sleep?

Diet Chef Soup
Friday, November 8th, 2013

I was recently asked to review Diet Chef.

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