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How can you help your parent stay well for as long as possible and find their way through a complex health system?

Afraid of the dentist? 3 ways to help you face your dental fears

Collaborative Post Are you scared to go to the dentist? Does your heart begin to race at the thought of treatment? Know that you are not alone. Having a fear of the dentist is common. Around twelve per cent of Brits suffer from dental anxiety. Some people’s anxious feelings stem from bad experiences, while others have […]

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Should we all be standing on one leg?

I was listening to one of the series of BBC podcasts from Dr Michael Moseley about one thing you can do to change your life. This one was advocating practising standing on one leg to improve balance. That’s easy, I thought. I’ve done plenty of pilates in the past – I can stand on one […]

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How can we cope with anxiety?

As we emerge back into the world, many of us are finding that we have lost confidence and our pre-pandemic way of life has become a bit scary. We’re getting back to ‘normal’ activities, but they’re not as easy as before. All those simple things, like getting on a train, going to the cinema or […]

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Can’t see the GP? What can you do?

Getting a face-to-face appointment with a doctor at the local surgery seems to have become almost impossible in many areas of the UK. There has been a great deal of anger focused on GP practices from people struggling to get the appointments they want. Yet according to GP leaders, more than half of all appointments […]

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Critical Health Issues to Look Out For as You Get Older

Collaborative Post There are a lot of health concerns that can arise as we get older. It is crucial to live a healthy life in order to mitigate the impact of ageing on our bodies. While a healthy lifestyle can help prevent many common issues, it is still essential to know the signs to look […]

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Is It Safe To Order Blood Pressure Medication Online?

Sponsored Post Unchecked blood pressure can be a real hazard as you age. For one thing, the older you get, the more likely it is for your blood pressure to naturally rise. Another problem is that it’s hard to tell if you actually have high blood pressure because it’s often symptomless. You might be exacerbating […]

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How to Support a Person With Dementia

Collaborative Post Dementia is not an easy topic, but, unfortunately, everyone can encounter it. Usually, a person doesn’t even think about it, but at some point, they find their older relative forgetful, unable to understand where he or she is, acting like a child, and overall awkward. And then, the challenges hit. If you find […]

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Memorial slideshow: a sweet way to say your final goodbye

Collaborative Post The loss of a loved one is always devastating. There is no way to cushion that blow, but there are ways that can help you process the grief. One of such ways is creating a memorial slideshow to honor the one who has passed away. A tribute video is an opportunity to show […]

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