Over The Hill and Under The Radar

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Do you suffer from Odontophobia?

Do you suffer from Odontophobia which is a fear of the dentist You are not alone. Approx 10% of the UK population have a fear of the dentist. The three top fears are as follows:- 1. Spiders 2. Heights 3. Read more…


Do you suffer from Back pain?

Do you suffer from back pain? How often do you complain about back ache? While back ache is very common it can be very debilitating , Often the back ache is not caused by anything serious and will usually see improvement in Read more…


10 tips to help reduce everyday stress

10 tips to help reduce everyday stress       Have a good laugh They say laugher is the best medicine. By having a good laugh you are not think about your current stressful problems. By laughing your body releases Read more…


What is carbon monoxide poisoning

What is carbon monoxide poisoning Carbon monoxide is a gas that has no colour, taste or smell yet it can kill you. The gas is produced by burning material containing carbon. Always get a reputable company or gas registered fitter to Read more…


Blood pressure – the silent killer

I am being treated for high blood pressure (thankfully it is under control) yet for a while I did nothing about it even though there is a history of blood pressure in the family. Please do not think it is Read more…


What happens at a Mammogram- update

        This updated post includes a  report  after my Mammogram result (which is fine by the way) Today I finally took the courage to have my mammogram. Received a few letters from the NHS and thought I Read more…


Are you dying for a cigarette?

Smoking is the biggest cause of preventable deaths in England, accounting for more than 80,000 deaths each year. One in two smokers will die from a smoking-related disease. If you could see inside your body you would see the damage Read more…


The M Word….Menopause

        Menopause in the Workplace We need to talk about the M word….. Menopause is the time in most women’s lives when menstrual periods stop permanently and they are no longer able to bear children. Menopause is Read more…


10,000 steps a day challenge

Why you need to take the 10,000 steps a day challenge to keep fit. Keeping active with your mind and body is vital for all ages and more so the older you get. There is a lot of talk regarding Read more…


Good things about the Menopause

There are many good things about the menopause – You save at least £10 a month on  sanitary products (that is equivalent to a free weekend break) No more cramps or feeling rubbish No PMT You start to love your Read more…