Our rich pool of knowledge from our staff and through our collaborations and partnerships makes us incredibly well equipped to advise on health and quality of life. Our combined resource of experts includes doctors, nurses, scientists, exercise specialists, physiotherapists, psychology graduates, dieticians and many more.
A constantly growing body of literature has found that physical exercise has a positive impact on brain ageing. In this article we focus on two of the most prevalent neurodegenerative diseases found in the ageing population – Dementia and Parkinson’s Disease. Dementia A neurological disease characterised by a progressive and gradual reduction in brain functions.
Despite the stereotype as a male hormone, testosterone affects females as well as males. Low testosterone levels in men increase the risk of health issues and disease. If you have low testosterone levels, then exercise is the answer. What is testosterone? Testosterone is produced in the testes of men and the ovaries of women, it is
It is known that many cancers, although not all, can be preventable through diet and lifestyle changes. The World Cancer Research Fund have created a list of key recommendations to lower people’s risk of cancer, and also to help people improve their overall health after a cancer diagnosis. These recommendations are based on the
As our ongoing heatwave continues, it is of paramount importance we all take extra precautions to maintain our optimal health, and of course adhere to the four pillars. Here are our top tips: UVB rays are strongest between the hours of 11 a.m.and 3 p.m. Make every effort to minimise your time outdoors during these
Travelling, whether for work or pleasure – time away from home is a large part of our busy lives. This can be a barrier to those all-important health goals. We often forget about nutrition and healthy eating the minute we set foot in the departure lounge. Maintaining good choices not only helps you stay
The UK Summer has arrived in all its glory, and with it comes BBQ season! Social events such as BBQ’s are bit of a nutritional minefield of burgers, hot dogs, ice cream and a few too many ice-cold beers. Although the thought of giving up that extra bread roll is daunting, here are plenty
Training in extreme climates can cause additional stress to the body on top of exercise demands. We would like you to be able to perform in any conditions, even when summer is in full swing. However, there are certain risk factors associated with exercising in high temperatures and extra precautions you need to take.
Diabetes is a condition characterised by high blood glucose levels. There are two main types: Type 1 Inherited Can develop at any age The immune system attacks cells in the pancreas so it is unable to produce insulin. Low insulin levels results in the body being unable to regulate blood glucose. Management by
When were you diagnosed with cancer and what was the diagnosis? I was diagnosed just over a year ago on 7th March, 2017. Following many scans and tests I was diagnosed with advanced, aggressive prostate cancer which had spread to my lymph nodes and bones. Where did you go for your treatment? I was
Experiencing heartburn after eating? Feeling bloated? Experiencing ectopic beats? All these signs could point to a digestive issue. How about brittle nails, or even arthritis? All these issues could be related to what ends up in your stomach. Every choice of meal is a choice of nutrients which you supply to your body. The