Category Archives: Health & Wellbeing

The Difference between Heat Exhaustion & Heat Stroke

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Mozzies with diseases in UK by 2030?

As someone who has an allergic reaction to mosquito bites, I was both concerned & interested to hear in the news this week, that these little buggers could be carrying diseases over to the UK by 2030. Unfortunately for me, I … Continue reading

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Is Your Bra Making You ill?

All women know that wonderful feeling of removing their bra at the end of the day…Relief! Well, today the Daily Mail has reported that experts are suggesting a badly fitting bra can cause health risks. Take a look at the link for … Continue reading

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A Small Insight into Self-harm

Do you suspect a loved one is self-harming? Being a very misunderstood condition, even within the health care system, many people view this as attention seeking and therefore find it difficult to understand why anyone would want to injure themselves. … Continue reading

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Amitriptyline Side Effects

Most Fibromyalgia patients appear to be on Amitriptyline and for me, the small dose makes a big difference as a muscle relaxant. Unfortunately though, I am aware within my support group many people are having trouble with them in a variety … Continue reading

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Signs of Stress & Your Dog

Dogs come in all shapes and sizes with various temperaments and unique personalities. Therefore it’s not uncommon to find that your dog will suffer from stress related problems just as we do, which can then lead on to unusual behaviour. … Continue reading

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Brief Introduction to Fibromyalgia…

Living with Fibromyalgia What is it? Fibromyalgia, (fi-bro-my-al-juh) abbreviated as FM is a widespread musculoskeletal pain & fatigue disorder. There are many other “knock on” symptoms associated with this condition, bumping the symptom list to over 200. There doesn’t appear … Continue reading

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