Winter Well-being from AXA PPP

Winter Well-being from AXA PPP

As we are entering the festive season there are so many things to consider when trying to keep fit and healthy and AXA PPP have provided a whole host of articles to help people look after themselves and their family during the winter months. Top Tips for Winter Health Most of us are aware of what we should do to keep healthy but with so many festive parties and family gatherings it is sometimes difficult to remember the best ways to look after your health. The AXA PPP top tips are there as a quick reminder; we have shown just…

April UK launches New Regional Plus Private Medical Insurance Policy

April UK launches New Regional Plus Private Medical Insurance Policy

April UK, an award winning health insurance & protection provider, has announced the launch of their NEW Regional Plus Private Medical Insurance policy, which will be their third type of Private Medical Insurance offered. Their Regional Plus policy has been designed to offer a fairer approach to Private Medical Insurance while offering competitive premiums and a wide range of benefits. The product provides flexible cover and fair pricing and offers: New pricing structure – regional pricing making the plan a compelling choice throughout the UK FULL out-patient plan available with competitive discounts on NO and LIMITED out-patient options More excess options…

A closer look at Acupressure

A closer look at Acupressure

Acupressure is one of the better known Complementary medicines and it treats the body as an energy system. By identifying and releasing blocked or congested energy centres known as acupoints, acupressure works to relieve individual symptoms. Physical pain is viewed as being caused by the blockage of the acupoints or the meridians that they are found on. Any congestion on either of these can also effect an individual’s emotions and practitioners believe that Acupressure can also be used to treat people on a spiritual level. Acupressure is not a substitute for traditional medical care but it can work alongside it…

Ultrasound Scans

Ultrasound Scans

What is an Ultrasound Scan? An ultrasound is a type of scan that uses high frequency sound waves to produce an image of an organ in the body. Ultrasound is very high frequency sound that humans cannot hear, but can be detected using a machine called an ultrasound scanner. Ultrasound Scans can be used to look at all soft tissue structures and blood vessel but there are certain areas of the body which the ultrasound waves struggle to penetrate at the frequency range used in diagnostic imaging and therefore cannot be used to look at bones or the lungs or…

Best Doctors – Expert Medical Consultation and Secondary Opinion Service

Best Doctors – Expert Medical Consultation and Secondary Opinion Service

Should you or a member of your family be diagnosed with a serious illness or injury, wouldn’t you like access to the World’s most- renowned medical experts? About Best Doctors Founded over 20 years ago by professors from Harvard Medical School, Best Doctors is a suite of services that enables people to draw on the knowledge of medical experts from their exclusive database of over 53,000 doctors in over 450 specialities and subspecialties worldwide, to make sure you have the right treatment and the right care. What can Best Doctors do to help? Best Doctors can help with everything from…