BBC – Hidden disabilities: Pain beneath the surface
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BBC – Hidden disabilities: Pain beneath the surface

Hidden disabilities: Pain beneath the surface Imagine having to inject yourself thousands of times over the course of your lifetime, but never talking about it to anyone. Many people live with hidden disabilities – conditions which don’t have physical signs but are painful, exhausting and isolating. Sympathy and understanding from others can often be in … Continue reading

Learning and Diabetes: A vicious circle
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Learning and Diabetes: A vicious circle

Learning and Diabetes Rowan Hillson Practical Diabetes Nov/Dec 16 Only 32% of type one diabetics and 78% of type two diabetics are currently offered structural education in England. Even then, not all will attend. Will it have any positive long term effects for those who do? Many issues affect learning. This article discusses some of … Continue reading

Robert Redfern: High carb diet causes memory loss as we age
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Robert Redfern: High carb diet causes memory loss as we age

As reported in Naturally Healthy News Issue 24 Eating a diet that’s rich in carbohydrates – sweets, soft drinks, bread, pasta and potatoes- is  a direct cause of mild dementia and memory loss as we get older. Starch and sugar cause cognitive impairment. A diet that is high in fats and protein is far less … Continue reading

Sky: How you can respond sensitively when a friend gives you devastating news
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Sky: How you can respond sensitively when a friend gives you devastating news

10 Amazing Reactions to Bad News: The Right Way to Respond to a Friend’s Hardship – By Sky Khan – Kindness Blog 10 Amazing Reactions to Bad News: The Right Way to Respond to a Friend’s Hardship – By Sky Khan September 28, 2015 Kindness Blog Kindness Reflections 10 comments What to Say to Someone with … Continue reading

Heri’s Health Points: Why a good sleep should be your priority
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Heri’s Health Points: Why a good sleep should be your priority

Making sleep a priority When improving wellness, better sleep should a priority vs nutrition, fitness programs or prescription Too often, the focus is on being more active, look into new diets or exotic holidays. These would bring energy, improve strength or cure depression. The cornerstone of a sustainable and healthy body is quality sleep. Many brush off … Continue reading