Reduce your risk of heart attack

Reducing your risk of heart attack

  Reducing your risk of heart attack A heart attack or myocardial infarction (MI) occurs when the blood supply to the heart tissue is reduced, causing the heart to fail …

Tackle workplace absenteeism through ill-health

Workplace absenteeism and ill health

  Workplace absenteeism has many causes but the two that affect the vast majority of cases are stress and injury, specifically musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) such as upper and lower limb problems and …

Health and Wellbeing - Vegetables on the barbie

Healthy BBQ food

Healthy BBQ Food It can be very dull to have the same food every time you have a BBQ, so we asked our team for a few of their favourite …

Are you doing 10,000 steps a day

10,000 steps a day

With a target of 10,000 steps a day, several of us at HP Towers have pedometers and are regularly checking up on each other’s achievements (healthy competition is always a …

Sleep in the summer heat

Sleep a struggle this summer?

If you’ve struggled to get to sleep during the last few months due to the heat in your bedroom, you’re not alone.  When the thermometer starts to record temperatures that …

Keep hydrated

Keeping Hydrated

We all know that if we don’t drink enough fluids, we will get dehydrated, especially when it’s hot. But do we know what impact this really has on our performance, …

Blood Pressure is a Leading Cause of Stroke

Blood Pressure and Exercise

Hypertension (High blood pressure) is the leading cause of stroke, and one of the main risk factors for heart attack, kidney failure, and heart disease. It is defined as having …