Patsy Westcott

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Polymyalgia rhheumatica
Health & Wellbeing

Polymyalgia rheumatica - the pain enigma

So stiff you can hardly get out of bed? You could have polymyalgia rheumatica.

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Silhouette of woman in yoga zen pose
Health & Wellbeing

Mindfulness: mind how you go

Mindfulness can help you to cope with the everyday stresses of caring.

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Take a mindful walk and be aware of all the sights and sounds around you
Health & Wellbeing

Use mindfulness to ease stresses of caring

Some simple techniques to help cope with the stress of caring for a relative.

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Snoring
Health & Wellbeing

How to stop snoring

Six snoring solutions worth trying for a silent night’s sleep.

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Hope is on the horizon for sufferers of Parkinsons
Health & Wellbeing

Parkinson’s: hope on the horizon

From dancing to simply thinking about exercise – these are just two of a whole range of new ideas that offer real promise in combating Parkinson’s disease, from which 160,000 people will suffer by 2020.

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Kitten surrounded by balls of wool
Health & Wellbeing

Preventing falls

As you age, tumbles can have serious consequences. Follow our prevention plan.

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Coloured toothbrushes
Health & Wellbeing

Open wide for the dental hygienist

A visit to a dental hygienist is more than just a spit and polish

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Physiotherapist treating female patient
Health & Wellbeing

The benefits of seeing a physiotherapist

Ease mobility with a few physio sessions

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Prick test for diebetes
Health & Wellbeing

What are diabetes specialist nurses?

Diabetes is rife in the UK. Can seeing a specialist help?

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