Category: Health

7 ways to avoid falling off the Dry January wagon

Have you started on the Dry January challenge this month? Cara Barrett from Alcohol Concern has all the advice you need for staying on track “Dry January isn’t about never drinking again or punishing yourself,” says Alcohol Concern’s Cara Barrett. “It’s just a chance for you to reflect on your drinking patterns and to give your…
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5 common health questions asked by men

With Movember this month and International Men’s Day on 19 November, men’s health is very much in the spotlight. Vitality’s Head of Clinical Services, GP Dr Dawn Richards, answers five of men’s most-asked health questions 1. I sometimes have trouble urinating. Should I be worried? One of the most common causes of having trouble urinating…
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Am I drinking too much?

It’s that time of year when our diaries start to fill with Christmas parties and festive drinks. But how do you know if you’re overdoing it? We speak to Drink Aware expert, Andrew Russell, about why the festive season can mean you drink more and how to keep it in check It’s no surprise that…
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Do you have SAD?

If you experience a lower mood in the darker months and an increased desire to eat and sleep, you might be suffering with SAD. Jenny Scott-Thompson of Seasonal Affective Disorder Association answers our biggest questions about the disorder. Research has shown that 1 in 3 people in the UK can be affected by seasonal affective disorder (SAD).…
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