Good health is so important so read our best health tips for staying healthy and healthy living

Boost resilience

Whether we’re suffering from stress, problem overload, or a short- or long-term mental health problem, it can feel like an uphill struggle just to get through the day. But resilience…

Skin problems solved

There can be numerous reasons for rashes, itches and other annoying skin problems. ‘To get the help you need, start by looking at where your problem’s located, what it feels…

Quit smoking, try vaping

With the right tactics, you can become an ex-smoker. Smoking rates have fallen by a quarter in the past 10 years, although almost one in five of us still lights…

Brain

We all know that feeling – as though your brain is in a cloud, waiting for the sun to break through. Names and other words elude you, you lose your…

Blood

Venous thromboembolism (VTE) includes deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE), and affects two people per 1,000 each year. In DVT, a blood clot develops in a deep vein…

Are you drinking too much?

Recent, lower recommendations for alcohol consumption have had a mixed reaction as alcohol in moderation does have some positive effects. It can relax, de-stress and make us more sociable, and…

Sense of smell

Smell gives us pleasure (or not!), and is important for tasting food, detecting dangers (smoke, gone-off food), and even sexual attraction. Around 12 million receptors inside our noses send signals…

Suffering from headaches

It’s probably a tension headache (the most common type of headache)… If you have A tight band of pain around the front or back of your head, which isn’t severe…

Brain

We need healthy brain inputs and outputs in order to balance. Sensory signals from our muscles, joints, skin and gravity provide constantly updated feedback about our body’s position, which our…

When your kidneys stop working

Acute kidney injury (sudden damage/AKI) usually develops during serious illness or in older people with long-term medical problems. Around one in five of those admitted to hospital has AKI, but…