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Can hair loss be prevented?

  • 20 Dec, 2019
  • Mohamed Imran Lakhi

Hair loss, or androgenetic alopecia to give it its correct name, is something that around half of men over 50 will experience in some form or another. While women can also lose their hair, – studies suggest that eight million women in the UK have this issue – the condition is more prevalent in men.The commonly shared social belief is that hair loss is just ‘one of those things’ which happens due to genetics. However, t...

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What is an asthma attack?

  • 19 Dec, 2019
  • Mohamed Imran Lakhi

Asthma is a condition that affects around 5.4 million people in the UK (including 1.1 million children). For those who don’t suffer from asthma, the condition may not seem like a problematic one – many people think that it is simply shortness of breath which passes quickly.However, for those who live with asthma, and their loved ones, it is an extremely serious illness that can even be fatal if not treated correctly. Knowing just ...

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5 health benefits of working from home

  • 14 Nov, 2019
  • Mohamed Imran Lakhi

Being able to work from home offers the ultimate flexibility and work-life balance.There is no need to wake up earlier to commute to work, there are no office politics to deal with and you can work wearing your comfy clothes. However, more importantly, working from home also has many health and well-being benefits.Typical nine-to-five roles do not offer the flexibility that people need which is why employers are becoming more open to flexible...

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How to leave work at work

  • 08 Nov, 2019
  • Mohamed Imran Lakhi

Having a work life balance is important for your overall health and well-being. However, so many people do not know how to switch off and leave work at work.Whether you enjoy your job or not it can be stressful and consume your life. After all, we do depend on our job to pay the bills, buy food and create a comfortable living environment.Stress can have a negative effect not just on your health but also your mood. Common effects include: In...

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10 tips to stay stress free at work

  • 07 Nov, 2019
  • Prescription Doctor

No matter what your job is, whether you love or loathe it, you probably will have experienced work-related stress.According to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) in 2017/2018, 595,000 people in the UK reported work-related stress at a level they felt was making them ill. That was a total of 40% of all work-related illness.There may be times you have multiple deadlines, important meetings or presentations. All of these elements can add pres...

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