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Health Notes with Sarah Stacey

Sarah is HFMA Health Journalist of the Year

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Tend to your green fingers

With the gardening season now starting to bud, it’s time to get your protective kit together. Here are my...

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Will this help with my pep-up-and-go?

Q. My doctor has recommended the supplement ubiquinol, but I am not sure why. Could you explain? A. This is one of...

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My Health: A leading ‘nose’ tells...

Sabine de Tscharner, 44, is a perfumer with international company Firmenich, creator of one of the new Liz Earle...

INSOMNIA

How to sleep well every night

Virtually everyone suffers from insomnia at some point in their life, usually when going through a period of stress....

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The birth of a new career

Swapping from a City job in investment banking to training as a breastfeeding counsellor wasn’t an obvious career...

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How not to be bored at...

Psychologists agree that ‘meaningful work’ is a fundamental pillar of wellbeing for most people. But according...

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Look good, feel better (about your...

Treating the psychological needs of patients with cancer is as important as medical treatment, according to...

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Dancer Camilla Dallerup talks health…

Camilla Dallerup, aged 39, is a dancer - best known for her appearances on Strictly - and a fitness expert and...

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The work-eat balance

Q. I find it hard to keep to a healthy eating regime at work, especially as my job involves eating out a lot. A....

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Putting the passion back…

What can you do to spice up the passion quotient when you’ve been married for years? Start with touching each other...

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Get moving!

If you’re feeling a tad low, just put on some fizzy music and get on your feet. ‘It’s the quickest energy...

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Just a lovely story…

Every school morning, Josephine Drew, 12, walks along the Thames to catch the bus. ‘In the winter, we watch the...

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Read yourself well with Shelf Help

A Good-for-You Read Each January, a slew of self-help books lands on my desk. In truth, I am tired of most; but I...

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Banish the winter blues

Q. These dark winter days make my tendency towards low mood worse.  Are there any natural remedies that could...

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Have yourself a healthy 2014

This year, as always, I have come across wonderful experts with practical advice for health and wellbeing. Here are...

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Time to switch off…

At this time of year we tend to have electric lights on by teatime at the latest, and this may be an underlying...

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Hurrah for hearing dog heroes

Klara Downes, eight, was born completely deaf. ‘She was shy and insecure; one professional called her a shrinking...

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Perfect gifts for friends with cancer

When friends or family are going through cancer treatment, choosing a present that they will really enjoy can be...

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Time to rethink drink

With the party season upon us, many people are looking for alternatives to alcohol. They may be driving, pregnant,...

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How to stay well-heeled

Fact: we all know that flat shoes are better for us than tottering heels. But when it comes to glamming up, we are...

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Our wellbeing wishlist for Christmas

Seeking gifts that give back? Then look no further... • For children aged three plus and teens (or older),...

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Get better with age

Many of you know that my other hat bears the words ‘Beauty Bible’. For the past 17 years, I have co-written the...

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A fresh approach to cancer

In March 2011 Gemma Bond was diagnosed with ovarian and uterine cancer. She agreed to a full hysterectomy (in which...

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You really do need your beauty...

Recent scientific research commissioned by Estée Lauder confirms for the first time that skin repair and renewal...

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My health: Hannah White

The adventurer, solo transatlantic sailor and TV presenter reveals what makes her tick I was an outdoorsy little...

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All you need to know about...

Sometimes it feels as if each new week brings a new superfood. Lately, tiny black and white chia seeds are...

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Beauty Clinic: Help with hormonal...

Q. I'm 30 and recently diagnosed with PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome). I have been experiencing very hormonal...

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Guilt-free treat, anyone?

Former fashionista Jenna Zoe trained as a nutritionist when conventional medicine failed to help her candida and...

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Milk makes me bloated!

Q. I like milk but it gives me digestive problems, principally bloating. I am not lactose intolerant.  Would...

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Beauty Clinic: Why do I sweat...

Q. Over the past five years I have frequently been perspiring profusely from my head and face. It is like...

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