You DON’t See What I see!!

Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) is a serious mental disorder in which the person is preoccupied with some type of flaw that they perceive themselves to have. This flaw can either be minor or imaginary and often involves the skin, hair or nose. Individuals who suffer from body dysmorphic disorder may turn to cosmetic surgery in…

Continue Reading →

What Is Occupational Health?

Tool Box Talk /Newsletter   What is Occupational Health? Occupational Health is a specialist discipline of the medical profession. Normally lead by registered nurses with a specialist qualification, also referred to as Occupational Health Advisors (OHA). OHA’s work closely with health and safety, managers and the HR dept, but in some respects are a stand…

Continue Reading →

20 ways to be more active throughout the day.

Being active throughout the day is an important step in improving or maintaining your health. Here’s 20 simple actions you can take at work, home and when traveling. Sitting for long periods of time is one of the biggest health dangers today, you can find out some of the dangers in this article. But taking…

Continue Reading →

Tool Box Talk /Newsletter: Hydration – the benefits of water

Benefits of Drinking Water Like it or not Water is the essence of life and is needed by every cell in your body. Approximately 60%-70% of your body is made up of water. It is the main ingredient of all body fluids; blood, including lymph, digestive juices, urine, tears and sweat. Knowing that, it makes…

Continue Reading →

OH Toolbox Talk – Hearing Loss

Tool Box Talk /Newsletter      Hearing loss How does the ear work ? The outer ear and the ear canal constitute the outer ear which funnels sound to the ear drum. The middle ear begins at the ear drum (tympanic membrane). In the middle ear three small bones called the malleus, or hammer; the incus, or…

Continue Reading →

Enlarged Prostate Advice & Treatment

As men get older their prostate increases in size, benign prosthetic hyperplasia (BPH) is a progressive enlargement of the prostate. Symptoms include; increased in frequency of needing the toilet, urge incontinence, having to get up in the night and complete emptying bladder. We advise: Avoid drinking large amounts of liquid at any time. Avoid drinks altogether…

Continue Reading →

Eye Irritations Advice & Treatment

There are many different eye irritations which can be self-treated. If your eye irritation is red swollen and maybe weeping seek medical attention. We advise: Avoid wearing contact lenses while eye problem is current. Do not keep touching infected eye, you may spread the infection to an other eye. Bathe the eye regularly with warm water.…

Continue Reading →

Diarrhea Advice & Treatment

Diarrhea is when bowel movements become far more frequent and involve full stools being watery and unformed. It is often accompanied with griping pains. Most commonly associated with food poisoning but may also be symptoms of other disorders (IBS or Chrons disease). We advise: Diarrhea should stop within 2 to 3 days without treatment .…

Continue Reading →

Acne Advice & Treatment

Acne is a disorder of the oil producing skin glands it commonly occurs during hormonal changes at puberty but can be extended into adulthood. The skin becomes greasy and white and blackheads form. We advise: Washed regularly with an anti- bacterial wash. Dry thoroughly with a clean rough towel. Avoid using lots of greasy make-up.…

Continue Reading →

Chesty Coughs Advice & Treatment

Chesty coughs produce a lot of phlegm. If the sputum (spit) is yellow/ green this could mean that there is an infection present. In this case please consult your pharmacist or GP. We advise: Ask your pharmacist to choose the best medicine for your cough. Drink plenty of fluids. Antibiotics are not generally necessary for…

Continue Reading →

Page 2 of 3