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Fighting Age-Related Loss of Muscle Mass

Sarcopenia is the loss of muscle mass that occurs naturally as we age. The adage ‘use it or lose it’ applies. It’s a great idea to lift weights as you get older to counter this decline in muscle mass. Maintaining muscle and strength is associated with a better quality of life due to greater physical resilience and less physical restrictions. For example, someone who stays strong in their...

3 Products To Improve Your Gut Health

Your gut health is incredibly important – just think of how you feel when it’s not right; you’ll be bloated, in pain, and very uncomfortable. All of that might mean it’s hard to be all that productive, and even fun activities like your hobbies might have to be postponed until you feel better.

When you feel like this, it can be awful, but there is good news: there are many products...

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How the clocks going forward can affect your sleep

It’s common to feel out of sorts for a few days when the clocks go forward in March, but just how much of an impact can this can have on our sleeping pattern and energy levels? When the clocks go back in Autumn, getting an extra hour in bed might make us feel refreshed. But in March we rise an hour earlier, and many people find that they struggle to adjust to a new wake up time.


Incontinence After Prostate Surgery: What You Need to Know

Incontinence is a common side effect after prostate surgery. Whether you’ve had a prostatectomy to remove all or part of your prostate or another type of procedure, such as laser or minimally invasive surgery, it is quite typical to experience leaking urine or have difficulty controlling your bladder following the operation. This article outlines some key things you should know about coping...

Health and Husbands - Helping the Man in Your Life Take Care of Himself

Understanding men's health can sometimes feel like decoding a complex puzzle. However, the key lies in recognising the basic yet critical aspects of well-being that ensure the men in your life maintain optimal health. Regular check-ups, awareness of family history, and understanding the major health risks men face are foundational steps. It’s important to encourage open conversations about...

Busting the Biggest Myths about Quitting Smoking

Quitting smoking is a significant decision that can have a profound impact on your health and well-being. However, there are many myths and misconceptions surrounding the process of quitting smoking that can make it challenging for individuals to make informed decisions about their quit-smoking journey. In this comprehensive guide, we'll debunk some of the most common myths about quitting...

Great Exercise Supersets to Strengthen Your Whole Core

When I mention core training, most people think of sit-ups and crunches. These exercises have been a staple of core training for decades, but there is far more to training your core than this.

Your trunk can perform a variety of movements. It can flex (this is what you are doing when you do crunches and sit-ups), it can extend (arching your back), it can rotate/twist, and it can flex...

How Your ICE Contacts Can Save Lives in First Aid Situations

In the realm of emergency preparedness, one often overlooked aspect is the vital role that In Case of Emergency contacts play. These are not just names and numbers stored in your phone; they are potentially life saving links in the chain of first aid and emergency response.

Understanding how to effectively utilize your ICE contacts can significantly impact the outcomes of first aid...

8  Menopause Symptoms that May Surprise You

Menopause is usually viewed from a lens of symptoms that are thought to be common, such as hot flashes, mood swings, night sweats, etc.

It is a very important transition in a woman's life, and even though knowledge about it is fairly common nowadays, and women know about the more commonly experienced symptoms, there are still a lot of symptoms that are not widely known about....

Quality sleep is important to health

The Average Brit Survives On Just Six Hours Sleep a Night

A new report suggests Brits are managing just six hours of sleep each night – that’s an annual sleep deficit of 30 days.

So, it’s no surprise that as many as 90 percent of those surveyed complain they feel permanently tired.

Brits aged 45-59-years old experience the most unsettled sleeps – four a week, according to the study by Lingo , a biosensor and app...

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