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If you’re still struggling to adapt to the darker mornings and evenings, it could mean you have Seasonal Affective Disorder, otherwise known as SAD. This condition is brought on by the disruption to the Circadian rhythm that autumn brings, and winter sets in stone for a long three months. It’s thought that SAD originates from the difficulty of structuring our day heavily on a 9 ...

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Maintain your work/life/sleep balance over the coming months and boost your energy levels on dark, dingy days with our eight-step guide to winter wellbeing. November brings lots of things to look forward to. Chillier mornings and evenings herald a spot of novelty slipper shopping and some sneaky tinkering with the thermostat, there’s Christmas plans to be made, gift lists to be ...

A lot of the perfect health comes down to diet, picture your body like a car; it will only run well if you put the right fuel in. With this in mind, we’ve compiled a list of essential vitamins and minerals that you need to incorporate into your meals.

TIP 1: Try making your own fruit infused water Have a go at slicing up some strawberries and fresh mint or maybe some tangy lemons and limes, or any other fruit of your choosing, and mix with a jug of chilled mineral water for an all-natural low-calorie treat for your taste buds. It’s a visual treat too! If you still miss the fizzy hit, try using sparkling water instead of sti ...

According to the latest figures from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) the number of people suffering from work related stress, depression and anxiety is on the rise. Over the year of 2016/17, 526,000 workers reported that they were dealing with work-related stress, depression or anxiety, some of these cases were new and others long-standing issues. This accumulates to 12.5 ...

I (General and Medical blog writer) was recently at a flower club demonstration in my hometown Stamford. I must admit that my head was one of the few that wasn’t grey, but I had a fabulous time watching Christmas themed flower arrangements come to life. Nevertheless, at the end of the evening I realised I felt panicked, slightly anxious and like I had forgotten something. I rea ...

General and Medical aren’t confined to England when it comes to providing outstanding healthcare to individuals. We work timelessly with the hospitals in Scotland, Northern Ireland to make sure that when you need the best care and treatment, there are professionals there waiting to help.

This week is #AntiBullyingWeek where you will find campaigns online, in schools and in the work place to make sure that people are aware of bullying, specific scenarios where it could happen and how to deal with it when it does.

If you’re a man, then you’ve got a prostate and you should know what’s normal and what isn’t this Movember