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03 Aug 2022 Tips & Advice
20 Best Gifts for the Elderly: Things You've Never Thought Of
Shopping for your elderly loved ones can be difficult - a gift for a senior should be practical, but also meaningful. Here's a list of 20 gift ideas for your loved one that you might not have thought of.
28 Jul 2022 Tips & Advice
Signs of a Stroke before it Happens: Signs, Symptoms, Prognosis
In the UK, a stroke strikes every five minutes. Around 100,000 people have a stroke every year. The sooner someone receives treatment for a stroke, the less likely they are to experience brain damage and other complications. In this blog, we cover how to recognise the signs of symptoms of a stroke before it happens, as well as the risk factors and preventions of a stroke.
19 Jul 2022 Tips & Advice
What is Parkinson's disease? Symptoms, Causes & Lifestyle
Thousands of people in the UK have Parkinson's disease, and most of us in some way will be touched by Parkinson's - whether we have it ourselves or need to help care for a loved one. With that in mind, we explore the symptoms and causes and possible treatments for Parkinson’s.
07 Jul 2022 Tips & Advice
How would you survive a heart attack if you were on your own?
Heart attacks often occur when people are alone. Knowing what to do when heart attack symptoms arise can save your life. Our guide will help you spot the symptoms and warning signs of an early heart attack, and advise on how to survive a heart attack on your own.
06 Jul 2022 Tips & Advice
How do you get Emphysema?
Emphysema is a lung condition which causes shortness of breath. There are treatments available that aim to slow its progression and minimise symptoms. Therefore, it is best to determine whether you’re suffering from emphysema as early as possible for the best long-term outcome.
05 Jul 2022 Tips & Advice
What are the types of Epilepsy?
Epilepsy is a common condition that affects the brain and causes frequent seizures. We know epilepsy can be a worrying prospect, but if you understand the type of epilepsy you or a loved one has, you can learn to treat it more effectively. Most people with the condition are able to live normal lives if their seizures are well controlled.
28 Jun 2022 Tips & Advice
Type 2 Diabetes Causes
Millions of people have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, a condition that occurs when your blood sugar (glucose) is too high. With the right treatment and care, you can live well with type 2 diabetes and reduce your risk of developing complications. We are here to guide you through the causes, symptoms and how to manage type 2 diabetes.