Giving up Smoking

Many Brits are living with avoidable sight loss

Experts behind National Eye Health Week (September 18 - 24) have warned that a million people in the UK are living with avoidable sight loss that’s severe enough to have a significant impact on their daily lives, leaving them unable to do things such as drive.

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Personal Issues

Keep your tummy happy on holiday

If you’re heading off on your summer holidays soon, the last thing you need is a health problem to spoil it. But if a survey commissioned by constipation treatment Dulcolax is anything to go by, more than half of women who’ve been on holiday have had their time away affected by tummy problems such as diarrhoea, constipation and feeling bloated or bunged up.

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Personal Issues

Should you be tested for hepatitis C?

Public Health England is urging people to get free testing for the hepatitis C virus, as many are thought to be living with the condition without realising it.

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Personal Issues

How to sleep in summer heat

We may not always get perfect summer weather here in the UK, but at this time of year the temperature and humidity can often rise enough to make it difficult to get a good night’s sleep.

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Personal Issues

Tired all the time? You may not be getting enough sleep

A survey into the state of British sleep patterns has confirmed we are a nation of terrible sleepers.

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Personal Issues

Stress has a significant effect on IBS, claims expert

Many people believe stress can cause a flare-up of their irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) symptoms.

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Drinking Self-Assessment Test

Assess the effects of your drinking habits and get practical advice.

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Personal Issues

Most people affected by a mental health problem in their lifetime

A new report by the Mental Health Foundation to mark the start of Mental Health Awareness Week (May 8 - 14, 2017) suggests only a small minority of people in this country say they have high levels of good mental health.

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Depression Self-Assessment Test

Could you be depressed? Find out with this short assessment.

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Alcohol Tracker

Find out how your alcohol intake affects your health

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Men's Health

Are you too embarrassed to speak about bowel cancer?

Figures released during Bowel Cancer Awareness Month 2017 (April) suggest four out of 10 people in the UK would be too embarrassed to tell someone if they had one of the warning signs of the disease.

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Personal Issues

Keep your mind healthy this World Health Day

World Health Day – an awareness event run by the World Health Organisation – takes place each year on April 7. And this year, the name of the campaign is Depression: let’s talk.

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