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THE BENEFITS OF GIVING UP ALCOHOL

With the onset of a New Year, many of us are thinking about ways that we can get healthier in 2017, such as by giving up alcohol. So other than the positive effect on your bank balance, what other benefits are there to participating in Dry January?

YOUR GUIDE TO GETTING A NEW YEAR’S HEALTH SCREEN

The start of a new year is often a time of reflection for many of us. We think about the things we have or haven’t done, as well as our hopes for the future. It’s also the time of year when we tend to make resolutions about our health. All of us can have the […]

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COLD FINGERS THIS WINTER? MAYBE IT’S RAYNAUD’S!

Have you ever been so cold, you couldn’t feel your fingers? Or you’ve noticed them turning white, with a pins and needles sensation in them? Often dismissed as normal reactions to the cold, these symptoms are in fact of the condition known as Raynaud’s! Read on for more information on this common condition.

FEELING SAD: SEASONAL AFFECTIVE DISORDER

With the days getting shorter, you may have found this lack of daylight negatively affecting your mood. Today, on the Winter Solstice, we discuss the condition linking low mood to the season change: Seasonal Affective Disorder.

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VITAMIN D – SHOULD WE ALL BE TAKING SUPPLEMENTS?

Of all the essential vitamins and minerals, Vitamin D is one of the most pleasant to top up on – instead of enduring kale for your Vitamin K fix, or scoffing carrots to for the Vitamin A, the best way source of Vitamin D is in sunshine! As summer fades, we run you through what to be aware of regarding your Vitamin D levels.

How to take care of your employees’ mental health

Whether your business sinks or swims depends upon your employees. Staff that feel good are productive, interact well with colleagues and make a valuable contribution to the workplace. Mental health can have a huge impact on their personal wellbeing and performance. As an employer, you have a responsibility to promote positive mental health, along with […]

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Top tips for staying healthy this winter

The cold weather and fading daylight is often enough to dampen our spirits in Winter, leading to poorer health and higher susceptibility to germs. But with our Winter Health advice, we’ll help keep you in tip top condition to hit the ground running into 2020!

10 ways for employees to avoid headaches at work

We have all suffered the discomfort of a headache at some point in our lives, but anyone who’s ever experienced migraines knows all too well the misery and suffering this condition can cause. According to the Migraine Trust, migraines are the third most common disease in the world, with an estimated global prevalence of one […]

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Can you get Chlamydia from kissing?

What is Chlamydia? Before we talk more about how you catch Chlamydia and if you can get Chlamydia from kissing, it’s important to understand what Chlamydia is. Chlamydia is the most common STD, and it is most common in young sexually active women, between the ages of 16 – 24 years old. Chlamydia is a […]

4 questions to ask yourself before your STD checks

Let’s face it, the prospect of carrying an STI or an STD, and experiencing STD checks is certainly a problem we can live without. Having said that, it happens and it’s nothing to be embarrassed about. All you can do is take the best course of action for your situation. Back in November 2015, the […]

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