Health Notes with Sarah Stacey

Sarah is HFMA Health Journalist of the Year

KINDNESS

It’s cool to be kind

I always loved the story of someone asking the Dalai Lama for his philosophy. The questioner settled down to listen to...

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Calling all green goddesses

Organic Beauty & Wellbeing Week starts tomorrow until 21st May, with in-store events nationwide, shopping discounts...

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The New Calm Offensive

Ask Noella Gabriel for her wellbeing tips and she’s likely to tell you, in her soothing Irish brogue, to ‘relax and...

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The hearty diet

Every year nearly 160,000 people in England and Wales die of heart-related problems, according to the British Heart...

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Discover the sandals that support your...

High heels are flattering, but they also change the alignment of your body, alter the loading on your joints and push...

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Rio’s reach-out therapy

When Rio Ferdinand’s wife Rebecca died from breast cancer in May 2015, aged just 34, he was left a single parent to...

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Call the experts

I am sitting opposite oncologist Professor Justin Stebbing, one of the world’s leading researchers into novel cancer...

DANCE_SYNDROME

‘I want to get everyone dancing…’

Like lots of little girls, Jen Blackwell (above) adored dancing. Her mother Sue remembers her ‘dancing while she put...

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The cream creating a buzz

A reader who has had eczema flare-ups around both eyes for 12 years writes that Dr Organic Manuka Honey Rescue...

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Brush up on post-chemo problems

In 2011, when Joanna (known as Joe) Brindle, now 48, was going through chemotherapy and radiotherapy for breast cancer,...

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Brush up on safe paints

In 2004 interior designer Edward Bulmer was asked to plan the decoration of the Earl and Countess of March’s family...

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Complementary therapies helped me through chemo

Emma Cannon, 49, is married with two daughters and practises as an integrated fertility specialist in London. In...

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How to get the bounce-back factor

Resilience is a buzzword in psychology. Put simply, it is the rubber-ball factor that allows you to bounce back from...

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The low-down on freezing off skin...

Q. I wonder if a new at-home treatment to freeze off skin tags is a good option? A. Consultant dermatologist Dr....

MISCARRIAGE

Help after miscarriage

Sadly, one in four pregnancies ends in miscarriage. It happens mostly before 14 weeks, although it seems that Zara...

BACKWASH

What is Beauty Parlour Stroke Syndrome?

This was in the news recently when a British father of two was awarded compensation after he suffered a stroke...

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Health Page: At-home spa

SO SPA, SO NEAR What could be more blissful than having a massage, followed by a sauna and a dip in a hot tub, all...

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Advice on anaemia

Q. My 12-year-old granddaughter swims at county level.  She is often tired and has pale skin; she has started her...

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In the saddle I can do...

Paralympic dressage champion Natasha Baker MBE, 27, won five gold medals between the 2012 and 2016 Paralympics, among a...

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Shine a light on better sleep...

Q. A family member suffers continual debilitating insomnia due to Parkinson’s disease and I have read that bright...