General Health

4 August 2015

Why supplement Vitamin D?

Vitamin D hit the news again this week with new draft guidance suggesting we all need to take a vitamin D supplement. But would we take a pill? Here Tara ...
3 August 2015

The myths surrounding cleft lip and palate

Cleft lip and palate are facial malformations which occur when a baby's mouth does not form properly during pregnancy. Each year, more than 170,000 babies in the developing world are ...
31 July 2015

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: What you need to know

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a common condition which affects millions of women across the UK. It is known to be hereditary, and is one of the biggest causes of ...

30 July 2015

Are we a nation of body haters?

Celebrities in the media take a toll on our body confidence According to a new study by online health and wellbeing retailer NutrientWise, we're a nation in need of a ...
29 July 2015

Never miss a spot again!

Hate missed spots when applying sunscreen products, but also worried you are not fully protected and too shy to ask a stranger to 'do my back'? Dr Michael Isaacman, ...
22 July 2015

Sti: Do I have Genital Herpes?

Unfortunately, genital herpes cannot be cured, and you may experience persistent outbreaks. It is, however, easily treatable and can be effectively managed with anti-viral treatments. Aciclovir is normally prescribed to ...

21 July 2015

Use a Digital Coach to Run the Entire 10K Race for Life Course

The Race for Life is one of the most loved charity events in the UK, as it brings women of all backgrounds and fitness levels together in order to raise ...

13 July 2015

10 reasons why vegetarians need iron in their diet

By Sally Wisbey, Nutritionist Haemoglobin formation Iron is necessary for the formation of haemoglobin. This is the principal carrier of oxygen throughout the body and is responsible for the dark red shade ...
9 July 2015

What are mouth ulcers and what causes them?

Mouth ulcers (or canker sores) are small lesions (small oval sores) that develop inside the mouth, most often on the inside of the cheeks or lips. Usually painful and annoying, ...

7 July 2015

Spells to beat the Scorch – how to keep your mind cool!

Professional coaches, Bec Howard and Dannie-Lu Carr, aka ' The Good Witches of the North ' have stirred up 5 practical 'spells' to help you get in the right frame of mind ...

7 July 2015

10 ways to Reduce Your Risk of Bowel Cancer

Bowel cancer has a very strong association with diet and lifestyle. Most cases of bowel cancer are therefore preventable by making little tweaks to everyday life. Oncology Dietitian Tara Whyand ...
2 July 2015

Stay protected in the heatwave

As hard as it is to believe, the met office has predicted a heat wave! With temperatures expected to reach 36°C, the Great British weather will be rivalling that of ...
2 July 2015

How to avoid deep vein thrombosis

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) is the result of blood clotting whilst it is still inside the blood vessel. In the majority of cases, painful swelling in the leg will be ...

1 July 2015

Alternative Methods and Tips to Quitting Smoking

There are often times in your life where you decide to let go of the stick ruling your life and quit the habit for good. What is troubling for many ...
29 May 2015

Top tips on essential vitamins and minerals

To celebrate Healthy Eating Week this June 1st - 5th, Real Health Wholefood's Nutritional Therapist Libby Limon offers her tips on the essential vitamins and minerals needed to keep your ...
11 May 2015

Top 10 Tips and Tricks for Breaking a Bad Habit

Changing your behaviour to break a bad habit can be challenging. Rokfri, the unique stop smoking programme, understands that every smoker and smoking habit is different, which is why it ...
7 May 2015

Life in the Fast Lane: top tips on overcoming jetlag

Whether it's flying her life across the globe, nipping to Paris for a petit voyage or travelling business for a book launch, author and PR guru Lady Terry Robinson aka; ...
30 March 2015

How Important Is Vitamin D?

Our bodies produce vitamin D following exposure to sunlight but 10 million of us Brits are simply not getting enough. That's about one in five adults and one in six ...
22 August 2013

Healthy heart tips

Keeping your heart healthy is vital, especially when heart disease is the UK's biggest killer.  It's time to pay attention and give your heart what it needs. Statistics show that one in ...
29 July 2013

Testicular cancer survival rates soar

Testicular cancer is nearly cured, as rates indicate that 96% of men who have it, survive.  Figures compiled by Cancer Research UK show that 96% are successfully treated for testicular cancer.  This ...
21 February 2013

Brighton Wheel turns pink

The Brighton Wheel was glowing pink last night to help support Breast Cancer Care.  The Brighton Wheel was helping to promote Breast Cancer Care’s west Sussex Pink Ribbonwalk, which is an ...
20 February 2013

Tips to help with pain relief

Pain is a sign that something is wrong. Almost all of us will experience pain at some point in your lives. New research reveals that 10 million people in Britain suffer ...
18 February 2013

Ten top tips to happiness

Happiness is the key to sucess... apparently. We all want happiness in life, but when things aren't going our way it's hard to be on the bright side.  To celebrate the ...
17 February 2013

Dr Linda Papadopoulos talks mental illness

Recent figures show that approximately 10% of young people are affected by mental illness. As youth is portrayed as a time when everyone is free and happy, we do not ...