Patsy Westcott

Patsy Westcott

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Health & Wellbeing

Fighting fit: immune system mythbusting

Sales of ‘immune -boosting’ supplements have soared. We separate the truths from the myths.

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Older woman gardening to improve health
Health & Wellbeing

The health benefits of gardening

Studies are increasingly finding that gardening benefits mind and body.

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Autoimmune system diseases
Health & Wellbeing

The enemy within

What happens when your immune system turns against you?

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Body shapes
Health & Wellbeing

What your body shape says about you

Your body shape contains a wealth of clues to your future health. Find out more.

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There are more nerve endings per square centimetre in the foot than in any other part of the body.
Health & Wellbeing

What your feet say about your health

The way feet look and feel can reveal secrets about underlying conditions.

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Health & Wellbeing

6 possible signs of dementia

Do you struggle to recall things you once knew or remember people’s names?

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Health & Wellbeing

New ways to beat arthritis

The latest drug-free ways to combat painful, aching joints.

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Exercises to stay supple. Illustrations by Jessie Ford for Saga Magazine, May 2017
Health & Wellbeing

10 great flexibility exercises

Try these easy stretching exercises to help stay supple.

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Health & Wellbeing

Know your over-the-counter medicines

The lowdown on aspirin, paracetamol, cough mixture, indigestion remedies and more.

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