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  1. The biggest diabetes myths debunked

    The biggest diabetes myths debunked
    The biggest diabetes myths debunked Despite how common the condition is; diabetes is often misunderstood, especially by those who are not personally experiencing it. Your knowledge may be limited to being aware that diabetes has something to do with sugar, your diet, weight and insulin. These details are relevant but, picking up on only certain bits of information without...
  2. The Biggest Threats to Men’s Health and How to Deal with Them

    The Biggest Threats to Men’s Health and How to Deal with Them
    There are all sorts of conditions which could challenge a man’s health during their life, but certain issues are more common than others. For the best chance of experiencing a long and healthy life, it’s worthwhile for men to know what are the biggest dangers they’re most likely to encounter. Past research can provide clues as to what these...
  3. Summer Colds Explained: What Are They and How Do You Deal with Them?

    Summer Colds Explained: What Are They and How Do You Deal with Them?
    Some people may think that you can only catch a cold in the winter because the cooler conditions are most suitable for viruses to thrive. But actually, quite a lot of people experience a cold during the summer season, because while their name may suggest otherwise, colds can just as easily develop when the weather is warm. Colds during...
  4. What You Should Know About Hidradenitis Suppurativa

    What You Should Know About Hidradenitis Suppurativa
    Hidradenitis Suppurativa, known as HS for short, is a skin condition which not that many people have heard of, but it’s worth knowing about. Because it has a lengthy name (which is difficult to spell and pronounce!), that could create the impression it’s an obscure issue, particularly compared to well-known skin conditions which have short and memorable names, like...
  5. Men’s Mental Health – The Contributing Factors to Mental Health in Men

    Men’s Mental Health – The Contributing Factors to Mental Health in Men
    Mental health is influential for all genders, but there are social and biological factors which means the ways it can be changed depends to a certain extent on whether you are a man. The Adult Psychiatric Morbidity Survey from 2014 found that one woman in five has a common mental health disorder (such as PTSD or depression), while for...
  6. How Far Can You Overcome Spinal Cord Injuries?

    How Far Can You Overcome Spinal Cord Injuries?
    The spinal cord is a complex part of the body which is integral in allowing people to move around properly, but it is also very sensitive to injury if it occurs. A lot of people know this already to some degree, even if they’ve never personally experienced issues with their own spinal cord before. That’s probably due to what...
  7. How to Tell If You Have a Cold or Allergies

    How to Tell If You Have a Cold or Allergies
    There may have been occasions when you've noticed some kind of irritation with your nose, mouth or throat and thought something along the lines of “Oh no! Have I developed a cold?” The answer may not become clear until later in the day or the day after, when it may turn out or not that the irritation was being...
  8. IBS - Everything You Need To Know

    IBS - Everything You Need To Know
    This month is IBS Awareness Month worldwide, and while Irritable Bowel Syndrome is not exactly the most pleasant thing to talk about, it is a worthwhile conversation. Although this condition is common, it is often misunderstood in terms of how it’s properly diagnosed and how it can be treated. Past research from ASDA Pharmacy has found that 4 in...
  9. Can Medicines Be Taken After Their Expiry Date?

    Can Medicines Be Taken After Their Expiry Date?
    Imagine this scenario, you have a condition that needs treating and you search your home for some medication. You do find some, but you also notice its expiry date passed months (or maybe even years) ago. You may well have experienced a situation like this in the past and been unsure of the best course of action. All medication...
  10. No Smoking Day – The Best Ways to Quit Smoking

    No Smoking Day – The Best Ways to Quit Smoking
    It’s National No Smoking Day here in Britain and health groups across the country are promoting the many benefits of quitting smoking, plus the various methods and support groups that can be followed to achieve this goal. Here we want to focus on some of the simplest yet effective methods out there for quitting the habit because quitting smoking...

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