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How to get more fibre into your diet

Most of us need to eat more fibre and have fewer added sugars in our diet. Eating plenty of fibre is associated with a lower risk of heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and bowel cancer. Government guidelines published in July 2015 say our dietary fibre intake should increase to 30g a day, as part of ...Full Article

Self harm: the underlying causes

Self-harm is more common than many people realise, especially among younger people It’s estimated around ten per cent of young people self-harm at some point, but ...Full Article

Whitening, why it’s better in the dental clinic

Tooth whitening has become, for some, an aesthetic necessity. The image is important when it comes to getting a job, interacting with the rest or, now, ...Full Article

Fruit and vegetables: are you getting your 5 A Day?

Fruit and vegetables are a good source of vitamins and minerals and fibre and should make up just over a third of the food you eat ...Full Article

Health benefits when you stop smoking

Smoking is bad for your health but exactly how will stopping make life better? Here are ten ways your health will improve when you stop smoking.

Diving can lead to an air or gas embolism

If a diver surfaces too quickly, nitrogen bubbles can form in their tissues and bloodstream. This is often referred to as decompression sickness or “the bends”.

The effect of allergies on oral health

“You wanted me to tell you the secret of spring,” Federico García Lorca began his poem “Idyll”, using this season as a stage to talk about ...Full Article

Getting relief from hay fever

Hay fever is usually worse between late March and September, especially when it’s warm, humid and windy. This is when the pollen count is at its highest.

Smile in uncertain times: local ecological responsibility for a global success

Do you know how long it takes for a toothbrush to degrade? Approximately 75 years.

How to deal with panic attacks

A panic attack is a feeling of sudden and intense anxiety   These episodes can also have physical symp toms, including shaking, feeling disorientated,  nausea, rapid, ...Full Article
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