This Week's Top 5 Articles

Each week we take a look at the top five most read articles to see what you are reading and learning from our full range of disciplines.  So sit back, and get the low down on this week's top 5 articles:

  1. Fitness During Lockdown: How Much and What Kind? Looking for help and inspiration when it comes to working out at home? Understand the Do's and Don'ts when it comes to formulating your plan.
  2. Insomnia: The Struggle With Sleep We all know the importance of sleep when it comes to our health and wellbeing. So what can we do when this becomes disturbed? 
  3. UK Governing Bodies & Health Regulators Explained  Get a feel for what each organisation does and how they work or regulate health and wellbeing professionals.
  4. Why You're Not Losing Weight and How to Boost Your Sucess Ever feel like you're not seeing the results of changes you're making? Discover how your habits can play a huge part in losing weight and simple things you can do to boost your success.
  5. What Conditions do Psychodynamic Psychotherapists Treat? Discover how Psychodynamic Psychotherapy can be used to help a wide range of conditions.

Latest Articles

September 18, 2021
Top 7 Tips for Managing Anxiety
Top 7 Tips for Managing Anxiety

Anxiety is a word that has become all too common over the past 18 months. Prior to the Coronavirus pandemic it was a word that perhaps we might not have typically used about ourse...

September 18, 2021
Why Self-Care Should Be Made a Priority
Why Self-Care Should Be Made a Priority

We all know that a build up of stress and anxiety resulting in burnout is detrimental to our health and wellbeing. But why do we sometimes put off essential ‘me time’, or lower its priority so it sits at the bottom of our to-do-list?

August 26, 2021
Supporting Student Mental Health: The Transition to University
Supporting Student Mental Health: The Transition to University

The transition to university can be both an exciting and anxious time for both new students and their loved ones.

August 19, 2021
Coaching: Developing Mental Health Strategies After Lockdown
Coaching: Developing Mental Health Strategies After Lockdown

How have the past 18 months in and out of lockdown been for you?  Your answer may have negative and positive elements, what seems likely is that no two responses will be the same.

August 18, 2021
How to Fund Private Healthcare: Your Options Explained
How to Fund Private Healthcare: Your Options Explained

NHS England figures released in June 2020, showed that more people than ever before were waiting longer than 18 weeks for planned hospital surgery. The impact from the pandemic has seen a surge in interest into private health insurance policies

August 17, 2021
Why You’re Not Losing Weight and How to Boost Your Success
Why You’re Not Losing Weight and How to Boost Your Success

Do you ever feel like you’re eating less than ever, moving more than ever but not losing the weight you want? Maybe you’ve cut out a food group and not seeing the magic weight loss you were promised?

August 12, 2021
Talking to Your GP about Postnatal Health Problems
Talking to Your GP about Postnatal Health Problems

Becoming a new mother is a period of time filled with lots of mixed emotions, and significant changes to your body. As a GP and mother, I know from first-hand experience how essential it is to receive expert care and support in these crucial weeks

Dental Health Articles

July 10, 2020
Dentophobia: Fear of the Dentist
Dentophobia: Fear of the Dentist

“I’m scared of the dentist”, “I hate the dentist” and “I avoid going to the dentist” are common phrases that have been heard for the last 100 years.

By Dr Keval Chavda
October 16, 2020
Visiting Your Dental Hygienist: How They Can Help With Your Oral Health
Visiting Your Dental Hygienist: How They Can Help With Your Oral Health

A Dental Hygienist is a trained and registered health professional that primarily deals with the health of the gums. They are focused on the prevention of oral diseases and helping people to establish better oral hygiene practices.

By Frances Robinson
August 20, 2020
Meet the Expert - Dr Keval Chavda, Dentist
Meet the Expert - Dr Keval Chavda, Dentist

Hi! My name is Dr. Kev Chavda and I am an NHS dentist based in Nottingham and Derbyshire, you may also know me as ‘Kev the Dentist’ on various social media platforms.

By Dr Keval Chavda
February 11, 2021
Bleeding Gums: Why It Happens and How To Treat and Prevent It
Bleeding Gums: Why It Happens and How To Treat and Prevent It

When you build a house, you need great foundations. The foundations ensure stability, strength and longevity. The gums are the foundations of the teeth.

By Frances Robinson

Mental Health and Wellbeing Articles

November 26, 2020
How Setting Personal Boundaries Can Help You Re-Establish Healthier Relationships
How Setting Personal Boundaries Can Help You Re-Establish Healthier Relationships

Imagine playing a complex board game where everyone is playing by their own rules, except you don’t know what the rules are or how to invent your own. That’s what life can feel like when we haven’t learnt the skill of healthy personal boundaries.

January 26, 2021
Parental Burnout: Understanding the Top Five Warning Signs
Parental Burnout: Understanding the Top Five Warning Signs

Looking back at 2020 I don’t believe anyone could have predicted just how challenging the year would be and how it would take all of our collective resilience and flexibility to try and navigate it as best we can.

By Krysten Taprell
July 16, 2020
Insomnia: The Struggle With Sleep
Insomnia: The Struggle With Sleep

As a GP I see patients daily with sleep problems. Many people come to their doctors in desperation about their sleep. Chronic insomnia (meaning difficulty sleeping despite trying for more than 3 months) is very common and affects 1 in 10 adults.

By Dr Ed Griffiths
November 26, 2020
Top 10 Reasons to Practice Yoga
Top 10 Reasons to Practice Yoga

‘Yoga does not transform the way we see things, it transforms the person who sees’ – B.K.S. Iyengar This has been a turbulent year and with so many changes and challenges it has been difficult to stay grounded and find moments of clam and focus.

Musculoskeletal Health Articles

September 01, 2020
What Is A Bunion And What Are The Treatment Options?
What Is A Bunion And What Are The Treatment Options?

What is a bunion? A bunion is a bony bump on the side of the big toe. The medical name for bunion is “hallux valgus”. Bunions develop over a long time and start to cause pressure and pain over the bump. As the big toe drifts toward the second toe

By Mr Ziad Harb
November 10, 2020
What is Acupuncture and How Does It Work?
What is Acupuncture and How Does It Work?

How do you explain a 2,500-year-old Chinese treatment using our 200-year-old Western Medical knowledge and how do our Western minds get around the concept of energy flow and meridians?

November 02, 2020
Knee Replacement: Understanding the Options, Risks and Benefits
Knee Replacement: Understanding the Options, Risks and Benefits

Knee replacement or Arthroplasty is a common procedure that many of us will have either heard of or know someone who has had this procedure.

By Mr Michael Radford MBBS FRCS FRCS(Tr&Orth). BASK
September 03, 2020
How Physiotherapy Can Benefit Symptoms of Bladder Pain Syndrome
How Physiotherapy Can Benefit Symptoms of Bladder Pain Syndrome

Believe it or not, but 1 in 2 of us will be affected by a urology condition in our lifetime, this is according to figures from The Urology Foundation.  That’s approximately 3.9 billion of us. 

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