The main cause of skin cancer is excessive exposure to UV (ultraviolet) radiation from sunbeds and the sun. Avoiding using sunbeds and taking care when enjoying the sun could prevent up to 9 out of 10 cases of melanoma, the most serious form of skin cancer, in the UK. Continue reading Sunburn: The Facts
Many students find that they gain weight when they first start at university, and that’s no surprise. You’re suddenly given … Continue reading The Student’s Guide to Nutrition
Everyone knows that weight training builds muscles. But did you also know it can strengthen your bones and even help rebuild bones? This is especially helpful for people older in age with the risk of developing osteoporosis, and bones that are more brittle to begin with. Continue reading The Health And Fitness Benefits Of Lifting Weights
One common myth surrounding coeliac disease is that it’s something you can simply outgrow. Unfortunately, it’s not true. You will have the condition for life following diagnosis (assuming that your diagnosis is correct). Continue reading Is Coeliac Disease Something You Can Grow Out Of?
What do Montel Williams, Jack Osborne and Selma Blair have in common? All three celebrities have been diagnosed and suffer with Multiple Sclerosis. Continue reading 3 Famous Celebs who suffer from Multiple Sclerosis: How disability looks different in 2019
Having been the subject of MS research for more than 50 years, the Swank diet is likely the most well-known … Continue reading Multiple Sclerosis: Swank Diet
Chemotherapy is the name given to a type of cancer treatment which kills cancer cells through the use of medication. There are lots of different chemotherapy drugs available, but the way they work is generally the same or similar. They prevent cancer cells from growing and spreading throughout the body by stopping them from reproducing. Continue reading Life With Testicular Cancer: Chemotherapy
So 2019 has arrived and it’s a new year…new you? Honestly how many times have we heard that one?
The truth is the only thing that has changed is the year. You, the person, remains the same, with one slight alteration – hope for the future and a fresh outlook for the year ahead.
Because most cases of anorexia nervosa are caused by dissatisfaction with the sufferer’s outward appearance (especially weight), people with this condition don’t eat enough to stay healthy. Continue reading Anorexia Nervosa: The Warning Signs
During Christmas Break I took my daughter to Activity World. It’s a place where she can run and be free and romp about on the equipment here in Peterborough, England. It’s a fantastic place that caters to kids and has great facilities – but has dire choices of food on the menu. Continue reading The Problem With Child Obesity