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    Back Pain Remedies

    Back pain is one of the most common causes of pain on the planet. It can make life really hard, interfering with plans, rendering people unable to work and of course, causing a lot of pain and discomfort to a great many people. If you or a loved one are suffering from back pain, here are a few effective (for many) remedies that you may want to try… Physio One of the first things that anyone who is suffering from back pain should try is a good physio. The right physiotherapist can get to the root of the issue and use various techniques to soothe back pain and hopefully heal…

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    How To Tackle Anxiety In Brand New Ways

    In today’s world, there are so many problems that go ignored and unbelievably, some that still comes with a stigma as if we are living in the past. One of the most prominent issues to people today is that of mental health issues, and from those, we, of course, have millions of people suffering from anxiety. In this post, we are going to be looking at anxiety and some of the ways you can tackle it before it becomes too much to take. There is too much of a stigma attached to all levels of mental health issues, and it’s about time more people got on board and started to…

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    Top Tips For A Good Night’s Sleep

    Sleeping well is one of the most important things you can do for your health. It not only affects your physical health but your mental health too. Physically, if you don’t get a good night’s sleep, you will lack energy during the day, you will probably eat the wrong foods to keep you going and could lead to you putting on weight which can go on to all sorts of health problems. Mentally, lack of sleep can make you feel irritable and unhappy. So, what can you do to make sure you get a good night’s sleep? Get Into A Good Sleep Cycle Your body likes routine, so it’s essential…

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    3 Practical Tips to Reduce Anxiety in Your Everyday Life

    For many people, anxiety is a scourge on their everyday lives – and even if you aren’t someone who is prone to severe bouts of anxiety on a regular basis, it’s almost certainly the case that you experience this sensation from time to time, when you are especially stressed at work, or have other issues dragging on your mind. There are all sorts of reasons to want to reduce your anxiety levels, starting of course with the fact that life is just a much more pleasant experience if you don’t feel like crawling up the walls all the time.  Beyond that, though, reducing anxiety can also mean getting a more…

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    How to Talk to Kids About Serious Illness

    Children often know far more than we give them credit for. They might still be learning social cues and may not be able to express what they have learnt but they certainly pick up a lot of information from you and those around you. This is why it is really important that when things go wrong, you don’t assume that they are blissfully unaware – you need to learn to talk about it.  Discussing serious illnesses can be really difficult amongst adults but children will be more receptive than you might think. This doesn’t necessarily make it easier to answer questions like, what is cancer or will you get better?…

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    Don’t Keep Mum: Why Mental Health Should Always Feature In Your Midwife Meetings

    A decent midwife can be a godsend during pregnancy. As any mum will tell you, an instant connection and a feeling that you can talk about anything can make the entire process so much easier. Some women even come to value their midwives so much that they can’t bear to part! But, while the midwife appointments that scatter the pregnancy calendar were once all about physical health, a new feature should make itself known in every midwife appointment, and that feature is mental health. Many midwives are now trained to look for signs of anxiety or depression, as well as checking out your baby and weight. Still, countless women find…

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    Pregnant? You Still Need To Make Time For Yourself

    A lot can change when you get pregnant. Some women have it easy. They ride through the experience with minimal changes to their lives until the day the baby is born. Others aren’t so lucky. Between the bouts of anxiety and self doubt they’re enduring terrible morning sickness or suffering with lapses in the immune system. A key example is the dreaded water infection which can spread to the kidney. Not overly dangerous, but certainly painful enough that you end up spending a few nights in hospital. When pregnant, a lot of women tend to make vast changes in their lives, but these aren’t always needed. Here, you can find…