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Looking After Your Lungs

Monday 18th June 2018 brings the start of Breathe Easy Week, the British Lung Foundation’s annual, lung health awareness event. This year, the organisation aims to encourage people to become more aware of healthy lung function, as well as long-term, COPD conditions. Love Your Lungs Unless you are currently managing a COPD condition, such as […]

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Tips For Managing Your Child’s Asthma This Summer

Don’t let asthma ruin your child’s summer holidays this year. Children and adults alike want to be out in the sunshine and fresh air – not cooped up, bored for two months! Ensure your little ones are out and about, playing with their friends this summer with our quick and easy tips for managing your […]

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Arrhythmia

What You Need to Know About Heart Arrhythmia The week commencing 4th June marks World Heart Rhythm Week, an annual event that aims to raise awareness of the causes and symptoms of heart arrhythmia – both amongst medical professionals and the general public. In the UK, more than 2 million patients are diagnosed with a […]

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MySelfCare on Homeopathy

Homeopathy is a complementary or alternative medicine – or CAM – that is largely different from conventional, Westernised medical practice. The holistic nature of homeopathy means that the practice assumes the perspective that all mind and body ailments are related. For that reason, few remedies focus on the treatment of one organ or even one […]

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How Stress Can Impact Your Health

This April marks the UK’s 26th Stress Awareness Month. Despite the fact that small levels of stress are often a part of everyday life, the huge impact that high stress levels can have on our physical and mental health is often overlooked. Many people don’t realise the effect that stress can have on your body; […]

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Teaching Children How To Manage Long Term Health Conditions

MySelfCare lets you feel as close to your loved ones as possible, by sending automatic health alerts every time you take a reading, because we understand that – as much as you’d like to – you can’t be by your child’s side 24/7. This is exactly why it is important to teach children with long-term […]

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Tips on Quitting Smoking

Tips To Help You Quit Smoking Wednesday 14th March marks National No Smoking Day, an awareness day intended to help motivate and support smokers who want to quit. The UK’s first No Smoking Day fell in March 1984, and by 2009, research found that 1 in 10 smokers started their journey to a smoke-free live […]

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Managing Asthma

Managing Asthma: Causes, Symptoms and Triggers Asthma is a common, long-term disease that affects the bronchi – the airway passages that allow air to pass into the lungs – meaning that sufferers often experience mild to severe breathing difficulties and a tightness in the chest. Around 5 million people in the UK are currently living […]

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MSC: Tips For Managing Your Child’s Diabetes

If your child has been recently diagnosed with diabetes, it’s normal to feel worried, overwhelmed or helpless, but teaching your child how to manage their diabetes will put both yours and their mind at rest. Though MySelfCare understands that adjusting your child’s lifestyle to accommodate their health needs is not an easy task, a little […]

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What is Visceral Fat?

With January being a month of resolutions and new goals, some of us are hoping to shift a few pounds or trim their stomach in 2018. Though many people may feel that they’re carrying a bit of harmless extra weight after the Christmas period, we discuss whether fat-loss is a small matter of vanity or […]

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