Health Awareness Archive

9 Reasons You Shouldn’t Google Your Symptoms

Depending on which region of the UK you live, it can sometimes be difficult to secure an appointment with your Doctor or GP as quickly as you might like, and whilst you’re waiting to be seen it can seem much easier to simply log online and Google your symptoms – after all, Google knows everything […]

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How To Reduce Your Chances Of Getting Ill During Your Summer Holiday

Going on holiday is such an exciting time; you’ve saved your money and paid off the balance, you’ve worked hard to get there and now you get to jet away, lounge around in the sun and enjoying a well-deserved break from the pressures and hassle of real life. What you don’t want, though, is to […]

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7 Things That Might Be Making You Fat (Apart From What You Eat)

When you step on the scales and realise that you’ve just gained a pound or two, your mind will always go straight to what you’ve eaten over the recent weeks in order to justify the gain and pin point changes to your diet that you can make to reduce the weight gain. What you may […]

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Why Having A Pet Is Good For Your Health

It’s easy to take a pet for granted; you get used to them being there for you day-in day-out. They love you unconditionally – you’re everything that they have. You might just want to go out and buy them a treat when you give this blog a read and realise they are in fact improving […]

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7 Unexpected Side Effects Of Quitting Smoking

Quitting smoking has so many benefits, such as the fact that your health will greatly improve, you’ll save a boat-load of money, and you won’t smell like a walking ashtray to others (even if you don’t currently notice it yourself). But there will be initial negative side effects; most know that you’ll get mood swings, […]

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5 Signs That You Might Need To Switch Your Form of Contraception

There are numerous forms of contraception, and it can sometimes be tricky to know where to start, but believe us when we say that your body will tell you if something isn’t quite right for you. Here are a few tell-tale signs that your body doesn’t agree with your contraceptive methods and wants you to […]

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Top Tips For Overcoming Impotence & Erectile Dysfunction

Impotence, or erectile dysfunction as it’s more commonly known, can occur in  men of all ages for a variety of reasons, but can really knock confidence and willingness to want to try anything in the bedroom. Many men will try and ignore their problem though, which can further push their partners away, leading to problems […]

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How To Stay Healthy In The Office

When you sit a desk, staring at a computer screen, for eight hours a day, five days a week, it can be hard to stay healthy and you may find that you begin to pile on a little bit of weight. Here are some great tips on how to stay healthy (body and mind) for […]

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What To Do If You Think You May Be Pregnant

You may have missed your period this month, you may be having the strangest of cravings, you may be throwing up or experience non-stop nausea or you may just know your body well enough to know that something’s changed – whatever it is, if you think you’re pregnant it’s really not an option to ignore […]

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How To Talk To Your Partner About Quitting Smoking

It can be testing having a partner that smokes when you don’t, whether you have never been a smoker or even if you’ve chosen to give up for personal reasons. There are many reasons you may want your partner to quit; kissing them may not be the most pleasant, they may well smell of cigarette […]

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