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How to combat stress with so many demands and deadlines are closing in on him

How to combat stress

Stress seems to have become an inevitable element of modern life. There is no one official definition, but most of us know all too well what it feels like. Being under pressure is part and parcel of how we live now. There are never enough hours in the day. The deadlines keep on coming. There are always bills to be…

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Eco-friendly cleaning products for your home

There’s no doubt that 2019 has been the year that we’re all taking note and deciding to be more green. After all, the need to protect our planet for future generations has never been more important. But, aside from thinking about the chemicals in our food and skincare, have you considered the nasty ingredients inside your cleaning cupboard? So we’ve…

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15 mins with…Dr C B Tocca at Lighthouse Dental Practice

Everyone loves a bright while smile. So we sat down with local dentist Dr Tocca of the Lighthouse Dental Practice in Suffolk, to discuss the importance of good dental health and how to choose a great local dentist that offers treatment tailored to your needs.     

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How to play tennis for good health

Tennis is huge fun to play. It’s also a great way to get fit – and stay sociable – but the benefits don’t end there. Playing tennis is good for both your physical and mental health and wellbeing. And despite some popular misconceptions, it’s accessible to all ages and skill levels. With Wimbledon underway, now is the perfect time to…

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Unravelling the complexities of Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Did you know April is Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Awareness Month? This very worthwhile initiative aims to educate, inform and remove the stigma around this often misunderstood disorder. IBS is an extremely common condition that is thought to affect around 10-20% of people living in the UK, including a few of us in our studio. It refers to a collection…

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Eating disorders: causes, prevention & treatment

The NHS defines an eating disorder as having an unhealthy attitude to food, which makes the sufferer ill. However, it’s a relatively simple definition for a complex problem. Eating disorders control the lives of those who suffer from them. They can involve eating too much or too little, or being obsessed with weight and body shape. As this week marks…

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How to fight flu

For most of us, the Christmas and New Year period is fun but frantic. We spend weeks rushing around shopping, socialising – and skimping on sleep. Perhaps it’s no surprise, then, that so many of us fall ill at this time of year, just when we want to be at our best. High stress levels and a weakened immune system…

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How to get lean in 2019

Most of us overdo it during the festive season. Christmas is a social, celebratory time that invariably involves friends, family – and way too much food! Those mince pies, pigs in blankets and tubs of Quality Street are very difficult to resist. Not to mention the mulled wine, eggnog, champagne and port. With Christmas seemingly starting earlier every year, it’s…

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How to avoid stress at Christmas

Ah, December. Deck the halls and let it snow – it’s The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year. Or is it? For lots of people, Christmas is a stress-fest from start to finish. And there are good reasons why so many of us fear the festive season. High expectations, enforced family visits, and a to-do list the length of War…

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Why chocolate is good for you

The nation’s love of chocolate knows no bounds. Nor should it! On top of being delicious, it can work wonders for your body too (honest!). Apparently, it boosts mood, reduces blood pressure and even lowers stress – and that’s on top of tasting pretty darn good! To reap the benefits, the key is to choose chocolate with a high cocoa…

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