September 2017

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Healthy Tip: World heart day

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 17:07
This Friday 29 September join the world wide campaign for heart health.  This year the focus of World Heart Day is to create heart-healthy environments for everyone no matter who you are, where you are or what time of day it is.  Diseases of the heart and blood vessels, including coronary heart...

Healthy Tip: Peak of the numbers week

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 16:56
At the peak of Know Your Numbers Week, now is the time to get smart with numbers and take stock of your blood pressure.  In the UK a third of men and women suffer with high blood pressure which often leads to other complications such as stroke and heart disease and can cause deaths which are...

Healthy Tip: Lead a fruitful life

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 10:50
Sugar is given a lot of bad press in the headlines as a food that should be struck from the diet, but naturally occurring sugary foods that are healthy such as fruit are also given a raw deal.  Whilst there is a lot of misleading information out there, it is known that too much added sugar can have...

Healthy Tip: A new season for change

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 08:41
Vascular Disease Awareness Month is already underway this week in a campaign to encourage the UK to become more aware of the risks before it’s too late.  Vascular disease affects the blood flow to vital muscles and organs including the heart, which can often lead to heart attack. Various studies...