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 …

Sleep Quality and Wellbeing

  A recent study found that increases in the quality and quantity of our sleep were associated with positive improvements in our health and wellbeing. This echoes similar findings from …

Type 2 Diabetes and Lifestyle

Type 2 Diabetes and Lifestyle

  Diabetes week is June 11th-17th and the theme is ‘Know Diabetes. Fight Diabetes’.  We thought we would look at what diabetes is and explore some of the key lifestyle …

World Health Organisation's Depression Let's Talk

World Health Day: Depression

More than 300 million people worldwide are currently living with depression according to latest estimations from the World Health Organisation (WHO), which is an increase of 18% in the decade …

Choose fruit and veg

Fruit, veg and stress reduction

  Stress is something we all feel from time-to-time so you may be interested to hear that fruit and veg might help. Reaching for a piece of fruit might not …