There have been reports of a connection between COVID-19 and tinnitus, as well as reports of a possible connection between COVID-19 vaccines and tinnitus. Let’s take a look at what the studies and reports are saying to see if it’s a valid concern. Firstly, what is tinnitus? Most people associate tinnitus with hearing a ringing … Continue reading Is there a connection between COVID-19 and tinnitus?
Headaches and migraines are common and can inhibit our lives. For those who like to adopt a healthy lifestyle, it isn’t always a great option to merely take painkillers and hope for the best. Alternative medicine is constantly evolving. Now, we can find natural products that can help us, such as CBD oil. How do … Continue reading Tackling your migraines the alternative way
This blog post is a paid partnership with Klarify. According to Allergy UK “the UK has some of the highest prevalence rates of allergic conditions in the world, with over 20% of the population affected by one or more allergic disorder”. That’s pretty shocking, so if you have symptoms regularly such as a sore throat, … Continue reading Can allergies cause a sore throat, headache and cough? How can you test for allergies at home?
Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020, face-coverings and face masks have become a fact of life. Whilst blue medical face masks may be a firm favourite for some, they are not the best option as they are throwaway and bad for the environment. For those who are looking for a way … Continue reading What protection do antimicrobial face masks offer?
A healthy lifestyle can enhance your well-being, boost your mood, and reduce the risk of illness. Despite these well-publicised benefits, sticking to a healthy lifestyle can seem overwhelming at times (and impossible at others!). However, there are ways to help you incorporate healthy habits into your life on a long-term basis. To get started, take … Continue reading 8 strategies to help healthy habits stick
From time to time, we need a nice ‘reset.’ For some people, this might involve a makeover, or a new diet and exercise regime, or simply having their hair redone. In this way, we can feel back to normal, back to a sense of being ‘updated,’ and of course, it’s a good way to brush … Continue reading ‘Topping up’ your best self
While gyms across the UK might finally be re-opening, many Brits might prefer to stick at home to burn off those excess pounds we’ve piled on over lockdown. We might have invested in exercise equipment, which we’re keen to make the most of. Or, if we’re still working from home, we might prefer to avoid … Continue reading How to make an at-home workout plan
When you get sick, your automatic, knee-jerk reaction might be to go to the clinic. After all, that might be what you’ve been doing all your life. Your parents took you there when you were a child whenever you had an ear infection or a problem with your skin. But thanks to the pandemic and … Continue reading Is getting medical care dangerous right now?
While a variety of exercises, both intense and low impact are great for your overall health, walking more is one of the absolute best things you can do to feel fitter, especially if you're currently doing no exercise at all. Also, it's easy and can be done almost anywhere! However, some people believe that they … Continue reading 9 ways to make walking a part of your healthy lifestyle
Have you ever heard unusual sounds coming from your tummy? Have you ever had a stomach ache, feelings of bloating, and constipation? Many people do, and it's sometimes because of problems with digestive health. While a trip to the doctor is sometimes recommended, especially if you are experiencing symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome, there are … Continue reading Lifestyle tips to improve your digestive health
January has been and gone and we are now well and truly into this New Year. Many of us will have made resolutions for the New Year and whether we continue with them is another thing! One important thing to do before the year disappears anymore is to review our life admin and get on … Continue reading Life admin checklist: 10 ways to get your life admin in check
If you’re often asking yourself ‘why am I always tired and have no energy?’ then this article is for you. No matter whether you’re a busy mum, young professional or mid-life gentleman, feeling tired all the time is a problem that affects most of us at some point in our lives, or even numerous times. … Continue reading How to stop feeling tired all the time
Your health should be your number one priority. If it isn’t, then it should at least be in the top three which means that you should be giving it a lot of your attention. You don’t want to end up in a position where you are suffering from a health problem that could have been … Continue reading The simple things you can do to keep yourself healthy
Falling victim to a severe injury will not only impact upon your body, it will also have a dramatic effect on your mental health. It can be extremely difficult to get back on track after experiencing such an event, and you likely think that life may never be the same again. However, this needn't be … Continue reading Getting back on track after a severe injury
In England we are currently in another national lockdown. Things are a little different to the first lockdown of March 2020 where playparks were closed as these and outdoor parks and gardens have remained open this time. That’s lucky as it’s the middle of winter in England and it’s freezing outside, so we’re not spending … Continue reading Outdoor activities you + the kids can do during lockdown to stay healthy
There are many reasons that you keep getting sick, but not everyone's the same, and you need to find out why and how allergies, chronic pain, or even migraines flare up far too often for it to be normal. If this sounds familiar, you also need to discover how to best deal with pain, especially … Continue reading 5 ways to deal with recurring illness
Many of us take being mobile for granted. It's only when we suffer an injury that limits our mobility do we suddenly realise just how amazing it is when we have the freedom to move about with ease. We also realise the same as we age. Our mobility somewhat reduces as we age and the … Continue reading Tips and best exercises to maintain mobility as we age
Virtually everyone will understand the basic concept of vitamins and how they’re essential to human health. Vitamins get categorised by groups and named after letters - some of those letters have numerals after them. It makes sense to have a balanced diet because it means you absorb the vitamins your body needs each day from … Continue reading Vitamin C: why you need it and where to get it