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Beating being bitten alive – insect repellents

Beating being bitten alive – insect repellents

I don’t know about you but this is a subject close to my
heart, as I seem to be a mosi’s and midges magnet.

These critters tend to be worst at dawn and dusk and dank humid places like under trees and jungles. They are also attracted to dark clothing, perfume and cologne. Some people say eating bananas makes it worse.
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Exercising In Heat

Feeling Hot Hot Hot but still wanting to keep fit? Follow these basic but essential tips! Read more >>

Getting Active and Minor Injuries

Getting Active and Minor Injuries

As the weather is, at last, improving – many of us are becoming more active. Minor injuries may occur and shouldn’t be ignored.

After a sprain, remember the rules of RICE and HARM Read more >>

Walking

Walking

This week is ‘get walking week’, a celebration of short walks in Britain which are led by experienced walkers.

Walking can be a great way to enjoy the great outdoors, get some fresh air and stay active. Walking is known for its’ health benefits both physical and psychological. It is free, can be easy and is accessible to nearly all of us. Read more >>

Sun Protection

Sunshine and boosting your vitamin D and sun protection.

Now we’re having more sunshine I thought I’d check out current advice about being out in the sun. Read more >>

Glaucoma

This week is World Glaucoma Week, reading up on it, got me thinking about how over the years we’ve helped relieve eye problems like, decreased tear production causing dry eyes, soreness remaining after shingles across the face and eyes, reduced pain and discomfort after eye operations such as cataracts and reduced firework like flashings in the eye. Not to mention helping numerous babies with blocked drainage of the eyes. Not seen anyone with glaucoma yet though….

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The Fast Diet

These last few weeks I’ve had several clients enthusing about the effectiveness of the Fast Diet or 5:2 diet, as promoted by Dr Michael Mosley (http://thefastdiet.co.uk/).

Basically, the diet means severely restricting your calorie intake 2 non-consecutive days a week to 500 for women and 600 for men. The rest of the time you can eat normally and because you know this is just a few hours away it makes it easier to comply. Read more >>

Looking After Your Heart

You may/may not have been aware that February is, or rather was, National Heart Month. So, have you been looking after yours?

Your heart is a vital organ but like the rest of the body it can suffer from stress and disease. Being aware of how to look after your heart should be a fundamental aspect of your health regime. Read more >>

Easy Ways To Increase Your Immunity

Easy Ways To Increase Your Immunity

It is recommend that adults eat at least five types of vegetable and two kinds of fruit a day. Are you getting enough? Read more >>

Health Benefits of Water

Drink up! Health Benefits of Water

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