germs in the home

Germs in the home

Sometimes we’re lucky if we get to whizz round with the vacuum cleaner once a week – and as for a deep clean, well….. However, just a bit of research about how many potentially harmful germs are lingering round the home is enough to bump those chores up the ‘to do’ list. We all know

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Hysterectomy and recovery

What is a hysterectomy? Hysterectomy is the surgical removal of the uterus. It may also include the removal of the fallopian tubes, ovaries and cervix. Why would a hysterectomy be performed? There are a number of reasons this operation might be performed but it’s also worth noting that this is an elective surgery, meaning in

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Are you or your child anorexic? Comfort eating, not liking how you look and feeling that life would be that little bit better if only you were 10lbs lighter; we can probably all relate to these at some point in our lives. So are we all at risk of developing an eating disorder? Well, seeing

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anxiety and men

Anxiety and men

The Oxford Dictionary describes Anxiety as a feeling of worry, nervousness or unease about something with an uncertain outcome ( It’s a common misconception that anxiety is a condition most attributed to women and anxiety and men is unheard of!.  More and more men are finding themselves struggling with anxiety in the stressful modern day lives they lead.

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Food eating

Food intolerance – what are the symptoms?

Food intolerance and food allergy are often mistaken for the same thing. However food intolerance is much more common. A food allergy is when someone cannot tolerate even a small amount of the offending food without suffering symptoms which often makes it easier to diagnose. A food allergy is an abnormal immune system response whereby

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Mindfulness mediation

Mindfulness Meditation

Mindfulness is the name given to a particular form of meditation which has gained enormous popularity within the mainstream over the last ten years. What is Mindfulness? The approach of Mindfulness involves keeping your attention in the present moment, moment by moment without striving for things to be different or judging what you are currently

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