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The Dental Problems of the elderly can be divided into four groups. Problems arise with their…

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Facial workouts: How to benefit from pulling faces

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Did you know there are 43 individual muscles in the face? These muscles are necessary for…

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Skin problems in older people

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We all have a few lumps and bumps and moles on our skin and some are…

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Top tips to choose the perfect toothbrush for older people

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How nutritional needs change with age

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Low awareness of non-lump breast cancer symptoms putting over 70s’ health at risk

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Approximately 30% of women diagnosed with breast cancer report a symptom other than a lump. However, when…

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What are dentures? Dentures are removable false teeth, which replace your original teeth, if they have…

Essential guide to breast cancer

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What is breast cancer? Breast cancer occurs when abnormal cells keep dividing to produce a lump…

Top tips for healthy blood pressure

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Controlling your blood pressure is important, as it indicates how much pressure the blood is putting…

Best food and drink to help you sleep

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Top tips to avoid bad posture at your desk

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We spend more and more time at our desks and this can lead to serious postural…

How to avoid gout

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Elderly eye problems

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There are several eye problems that become more common among people as they age, although they…

Benefits of Osteopathy for older people

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Osteopathy is a system of diagnosis and treatment for a wide range of medical conditions in…

What is Pseudo Gout?

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Pseudo Gout is a condition where there is severe inflammation of the joint due to the…

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What is the prostate? The prostate gland is a part of the male reproductive system. It…

Avoiding falls in the home

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Shingles in older people

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New Vit D guidelines help osteoporosis

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The National Osteoporosis Society has published Vitamin D and Bone Health: A Practical Clinical Guideline for…

Managing pain in older people

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How to help older people with hoarding problems

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The NHS Choices website defines hoarding as a disorder whereby “someone acquires an excessive number of…

Essential guide to mindfulness for older people

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Mindfulness seems to be the buzzword of the moment ­ newspapers, magazines and online feature articles extol…

How the arts to stir memory

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How mindfulness can help people live less stressful lives

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Win latest book sensation on ageing well

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Benefits of Osteopathy for older people

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All you need to know about knee replacements

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Why might you need a knee replacement? Knee replacement normally becomes necessary due to damage and…

What to consider before buying stair lifts

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Stairlifts are cheaper than you think

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  Many people could benefit from a stairlift at home, but think that they cost too…

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Win latest book sensation on ageing well

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How nutritional needs change with age

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Win a Bathtime Gift Tower worth £37.50

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Help your older relative to eat a balanced diet

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