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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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5 reasons to quit smoking

  • 28 Oct, 2019
  • Mohamed Imran Lakhi

We all know smoking is bad for us, yet 7.4 million people aged 18 and over in the UK continue to do it. Even though it is one of the biggest causes of illness and even death, quitting can still feel like a difficult and daunting task for some people.It’s important to keep your incentives clear so you can refer back to them when you crave a cigarette. Staying motivated is imperative if you want to quit smoking for good.Whether you have o...

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How does your body repair when you quit smoking?

  • 22 Oct, 2019
  • Mohamed Imran Lakhi

Smoking can wreak havoc on the body, both short and long-term. Fortunately, may of these negative side effects can be diminished, if not totally eradicated, once you quit. You may see benefits almost immediately, while others you’ll notice gradually over time.Smoking is one of the biggest causes of preventable deaths, but just the idea of quitting can still seem intimidating. If you’re concerned about seeing fast results, don&rsq...

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What is the best way to quit smoking?

  • 17 Oct, 2019
  • Mohamed Imran Lakhi

Quitting smoking can seem like a daunting task. You may have even tried before, only to take it up again a few weeks later. Cravings are difficult to ignore, and sometimes changing a habit can seem impossible.There’s no “right answer” for the best way to quit smoking – everyone is different, and different methods help different people.There are a number of things you can do to assist you in your journey to being smoke-...

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What are calories and how do I know how many I should be having in a day?

  • 18 Jun, 2019
  • Prescription Doctor

Calories are the unit of measurement which determines the amount of energy the food we eat gives us. You'll find the number printed on food packaging as Kcal, often next to a similar unit of energy called kilojoule (kJ).A simple analogy to understand calories is to imagine the body as a car. Calories are the fuel which keeps the body moving. Even at rest, the body is burning calories to keep the blood pumping around the body and maintain the ...

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