Health & Wellbeing covers a truly broad spectrum of topics. Here you can find information about different therapies, exercise styles and clubs that can help you to improve your Health & Wellbeing for now and the future.

Whether you want to find out about the services that a hospice provides or how to cut the calories in your Christmas dinner. There is information in the Health & Wellbeing category for everyone.

We know that private health insurance offers you great access to medical treatment but there are many things that you can do to improve your health which could help you to avoid becoming ill in the first place.

Make the most of the help and information available to you. We know there will be many more blogs dropping into this category soon.

Is walking the perfect form of exercise?

Is walking the perfect form of exercise?

As the minimum recommendation from doctors is for us to do at least 150 minutes of activity per week.  This can be broken down into smaller chunks of time and easily absorbed in our daily routine. These activity hours help you to keep your body healthy and prevent illness.

Christmas dinner without the guilt?

Christmas dinner without the guilt?

With the recommended daily average calorie intake for women at 2,000 and 2,500 for men it’s easy to see why you can quickly exceed your allowance when the average Christmas banquet festivities holds a whopping of 7,000 calories, it’s not surprising that the weight begins to pile on.

Winter worries as we start to get older

Winter worries as we start to get older

So here we are, deep in December and wondering if we will have snow this year? As we get older, the worry of the winter months increases. In deepest darkest Essex it looks unlikely we will see any of the white stuff but who knows what 2020 will bring. Our health as we get older: As we start to get older our immune systems do not work quite as well as they used to. This leaves us more prone to winter viruses such as cold and flu. In the UK, anyone over 65 is entitled to a free cold and…

Why having a pet is good for your health

Why having a pet is good for your health

If you’re a pet lover, you will understand the personal connection that can develop between humans and animals. Having a pet can be good for your health. Your pet really can have a positive effect on your mental health. Many people are affected by Stress and anxiety. Pets As Therapy, a national charity founded in 1983, confirm that the act of petting or playing with an animal can help to relieve symptoms such as stress and anxiety due to the increased production of endorphins. When you are feeling stresses, does spending time with your pet help you to feel better?…