health

11 million people are suffering with hearing loss in the UK

Signs to look out for if you are suffering with unchecked hearing loss

Boots Hearingcare , the leading private hearing care provider in the UK, is calling on Brits to improve the quality of their life, with the business estimating that as many as FOUR MILLION people are enduring the early signs of hearing loss unnecessarily.

An early 2020 study showed that there were 11 million people with hearing loss in the UK - a number that is estimated to grow to...

healthy

Best-practice methods to stay healthy in 2021

Without a doubt, the year 2020 has been one of the most challenging — and surprisingly hopeful — years in recent memory. The pandemic alone has forced many people to go for an entirely different lifestyle change, so much so that many businesses have had to make similar changes to take advantage of a new business marketplace.

The idea of trying to stay healthy for most has been thrown...

How to use your garden to boost your health and wellbeing

With lockdown across England at least the next few weeks, gardens can offer a little welcome relief from the view of the same four walls. Even when it’s a little chilly outside, the garden can be a welcome break from the house, and it can have a massive impact on your mental health and wellbeing.

But what are some of the ways that your garden can be best utilised to benefit your...

A webinar series to inspire people to protect the planet and human health

Learn about how to protect health, wellbeing and the planet

Health experts hope a new online webinar series will inspire people to make changes to protect the planet and human health.

The free Waking up to the planetary health emergency events, from the University of Exeter, will allow people to learn why the health and wellbeing of all future generations depend on good planetary health.

People who take part in the events, held on...

The best trail-running spots in the UK

Running routes you need to try in the UK this Autumn

This time last year, we hated running. Then the pandemic hit, and lockdown changed outdoor activities into a luxury with many people turning to jogging during the crisis, just to be outside.

On 13 October, the UK Government announced that the UK would be placed into a set of local COVID tier systems. Will this affect your runs? To put it simply, no. The systems still allow us to meet...

Most people will benefit from lowering their total cholesterol levels

How to lower your cholesterol and why it is so important to do so

Cheryl Lythgoe, Matron at Benenden Health, discusses the difference between good and bad cholesterol and shares her tips for reducing cholesterol levels.

Ahead of Heart UK’s National Cholesterol Month (October 2020), it’s important to know what cholesterol is and what it means for your health.

Your body naturally produces cholesterol and it is also found in certain foods....

We haven’t quite mastered how to pronounce our favourite skincare ingredients yet

The skincare ingredients leaving us tongue tied

Brits have become increasingly health conscious over the past few years with the health and beauty industry predicted to outperform all other sectors in 2022*1. However, as a nation, we haven’t quite mastered how to pronounce our favourite skincare ingredients yet leaving one in four Brits too embarrassed to ask an expert for more information.

Scandinavian health and beauty brand,...

Lady putting on bra

Do I really need to wear a bra?

While there have been plenty of downsides to being cooped up at home, there’s one advantage many of us can agree on: you don’t have to wear a bra.

With workplaces, pubs and restaurants closed, we ditched jeans in favour of joggers, swapped blouses for sweatshirts, and decided that bras are surplus to requirement.

Because what’s the point in strapping on a tight,...

Tips to survive lockdown

Surviving Isolation - tips from a solo adventurer

Shand Cycles Ambassador and endurance challenger Jenny Tough shares her tips for staying positive when you’ve got little or no social contact

Jenny Tough, solo adventure specialist and Shand Cycles ambassador has unique insight into the challenges many millions will be facing up to in lockdown.

Jenny was the first person to run unsupported across the Bolivian Andes and spent...

Successful people

Six daily habits of highly successful people

The secrets of ultra-successful people have long been a source of interest to the rest of the population.

While we’re running out the door five minutes late with a globule of toothpaste down our front, have a bunch of emails we haven’t replied to and bags under our eyes from a late-night Netflix marathon, they’re breezing through their day with blissful efficiency.

Success...

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