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Don’t underestimate the power of water

Posted on December 15, 2018 by Jamie
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We often hear people harping on about water and how we all should be drinking more, but this often goes in one ear and out the other and not many people actually see the true benefit of drinking water. Water is good for you in a number of ways. It helps flush out the body of any toxins that may be building up and can help to prevent or get rid of water infections. Without water we would all become very dehydrated. Dehydration can have a massive effect on the body and if it goes on for a long period of time can prove fatal. If you find that you are getting a lot of headaches or lacking in energy then you may want to start by increasing your water intake. Ideally you want to aim for 2 litres... Read More

Combining exercise with a healthy diet

Posted on August 20, 2018 by Jamie

If you are looking to get fitter or to lose weight then you need to look at your diet and also your exercise regime. A healthy weight is often achieved by combining the two and if you do one without the other you may find that you suffer from other health issues. Fast diets, for example, can be detrimental to your health and over exercising without eating the right foods can also cause negative health implications. If you are serious about getting fit, then you may wish to see a personal trainer who specialises in exercise and nutrition. They will often be able to write a program for you based on your current lifestyle and health that will guide you as to what you should be eating and when... Read More

Losing weight with like-minded people

Posted on November 30, 2017 by Jamie

Losing weight can be extremely hard work – unlike other addictions, food must be consumed to survive and so it requires the will to resist temptation and not overindulge: it cannot be avoided entirely. Although the government is trying to deter people from eating the unhealthiest types of food with legislation and taxes, there are so many fast food outlets and junk food is available in a wide range of shops so it is almost impossible to not see food everywhere you look. Joining a group for losing weight may be beneficial in the quest for a healthier body. Whether it is a well-established, nationwide group or a small independent group that perhaps you have even set up yourself, it is nice... Read More

How to Find a New Dentist

Posted on November 01, 2017 by Jamie

A dentist is an important healthcare provider. They are just an important as a doctor or nurse in their field, as their work will help you to have good oral health and hygiene. If you are looking for a new dentist, look carefully and find someone professional who you are completely happy with. Look for a dentist that is close to home as well – you don’t want to be driving too far for routine health care appointments. You may want to consider a private dentist if there are no NHS practices in your area. A private dentist will cost significantly more but they will often have more flexible appointment times, better customer service and they appointments may be longer and more... Read More

What to do if you Have Swollen Glands

Posted on September 05, 2017 by Jamie

Swollen glands are not necessarily a cause for concern. Glands in the neck and armpits will often flare up if you are fighting an infection and they may become very sore or tender to the touch. These are some reasons why your glands may swell up: A tooth abscess or recent dental work. The glands in your neck can often be affected by things that are going on in your mouth. If there is a problem, like an infection, this can cause the glands to swell. Look after your oral health in order to stay healthy. A cold or another virus. A virus will trigger your body’s immune system into action and your glands will swell up as your body fights it with white blood cells. Something more serious.... Read More