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Herbal Remedies for Common Health Conditions

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Wed, 07/31/2019 - 10:31pm

There has been a consistent growth in people experimenting with natural herbal remedies over the past several years. One testament to this is the proliferation of supplements claiming to aid in healing all kinds of ailments. 

How to maintain good mental health

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Mon, 07/29/2019 - 10:29am

In the past mental illness was considered a taboo topic. Fortunately, nowadays, people are able to open up with each other better and communicate their issues without the same level of fear of judgement. Since people are living longer thanks to medical and technological advancements, mental health has become more of a visible subject for discussion. Caring for your mind is vital to leading a happy, healthy life. Here are some ways you can manage your mental health.

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The Amazing Effects of CBD Oil for Your Wellbeing

Authored by David Humphrey
Posted: Thu, 07/25/2019 - 7:00am

CBD oil has become a popular choice for many individuals facing a wide variety of needs, as well as those who have often enjoyed dabbling with a marijuana joint or two and want to check out what all the fuss is about. However, searching for a high-quality oil can be just as difficult as looking for vegan food in a foreign country, to be served with a plate of tomatoes. Take note though, CBD does not give you the high found in cannabis but instead stands for cannabidiol which is merely a component from the plant.

Is vaping harmful to your health?

Authored by Mike Page
Posted: Wed, 07/24/2019 - 9:47am

Probably, everyone knows that smoking is harmful to health, affecting the cardiovascular system and causing a range of other serious problems. Also, smokers spend lots of money on tobacco and often experience inconveniences related to legal restrictions and the negative attitude of other people. However, it is also well-known that quitting smoking is a very difficult task, and lots of smokers find it impossible to achieve. No wonder that they often look for ways to fight this habit or at least try to find reliable alternatives.

Benefits which you can get from online doctor consultations

Authored by Mike Page
Posted: Wed, 07/24/2019 - 8:08am

With digital age taking over our lives, it is inevitable that the initial consultations can be taken online. While convenience is one of the most popular reasons why most people prefer to get their problems solved as they talk to a doctor online, it also helps them get quick solutions in case of an emergency. Sometimes, we suffer through problems that do not require medical attention but are completely unbearable and most of the times we just choose to ignore them till it comes back growing magnanimously.  

Toenail fungus stressing you out? Here is how to get rid of it!

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Wed, 07/24/2019 - 6:05am

Some people might say that suffering from an infection such as toenail fungus is not a big deal, but it is likely that they have not had the displeasure of experiencing such an infection. Toenail fungus is not something that is necessarily life-threatening, but it does affect daily life in many ways. Many people view fungal infections as something that only happens to those with poor hygiene. However, that could not be farther from the truth. Unfortunately, it does not stop the sufferers from feeling embarrassed that they have such a condition.

British holidaymakers fired up over red-hot sun-cream fees abroad

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Tue, 07/23/2019 - 5:58pm

A survey of 2,000 holidaymakers commissioned by online travel agent Holiday Hypermarket has revealed the true cost of Brits failing to take enough sun cream abroad. According to their findings, some families of four could end up spending in excess of £100.

25% of respondents to the poll admitted that they don't take any sun cream at all with them on holiday, while 44% said that they take just a single bottle per adult, well below the NHS recommendation of four.

Laser hair removal: The surprising science behind the procedure

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Tue, 07/23/2019 - 9:29am

We all know the problem; unwanted hair in one place or another that always seems to come back and drive us nuts when we least expect or want it. This is why many people today are turning to laser hair removal to deal with their issue. It's actually become one of the most common cosmetic procedures in the country and can be performed on just about any area of the body where hair is a concern. But like anyone seeking cosmetic alteration of any kind, you probably have a lot of questions about the topic. Is it safe? How does it work?

Patients benefit from state-of-the-art rehabilitation equipment

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Tue, 07/23/2019 - 7:44am

Patients at the Mardon Neuro-rehabilitation Centre at the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust will benefit from specialist rehabilitation equipment, thanks to a donation from the Exeter Chiefs Foundation and Mardon League of Friends.

The donation means that patients at the Mardon centre, a 12-bedded unit in Exeter providing inpatient neurorehabilitation, will be able to practice walking on both the treadmill and over ground with the support of the Litegait Partial Weight-Bearing System, worth nearly £30,000.

Macmillan mobile support bus coming to Exeter on 23rd July

Free cancer support coming to Exeter

Authored by Sarah Cawthra
Posted: Fri, 07/19/2019 - 5:44pm

Macmillan Cancer Support’s mobile support bus is coming to Exeter, Exmouth, Tiverton and the Mid Devon Show with cancer information specialists on hand to answer questions and provide information. The charity encourages anyone with worries or concerns about cancer to visit the team for advice and support.