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  • Prostate 101 – your need-to-know guide

    Prostate 101 – your need-to-know guide

    By Bhupesh, Senior Regulatory Affairs Associate 16 Aug 2021 • 4 min read What is a prostate, anyway? What does a prostate do? Well, as you’ll soon see, the male prostate gland is integral to the ongoing support of many bodily functions, from the production of semen to the conversion of testosterone into dihydrotestosterone to support its absorption. It also supports the passing of urine and bladder control, as an enlarged prostate may press on the urethra and cause unwanted symptoms, such as difficulty passing, stopping, or controlling urine. Get the...
  • 8 of the best multivitamins for women

    8 of the best multivitamins for women

    One of the best and easiest ways to look after your health is by taking a multivitamin. But what is the best multivitamin for women? Find out why there are different multivitamins for women and men, what to look out for when shopping for one, and 8 of the best multivitamin tablets/supplements for women.  What are women’s multivitamins? Women’s multivitamins have been designed to nourish the female body and all of its unique micronutrient needs. Whether that looks like a general multivitamin to make sure you’re getting all the nutrients...
  • Why do I get foot cramps?

    Why do I get foot cramps?

    Cramping in the feet and toes is common. Although it can be inconvenient and painful – it’s usually nothing to worry about. However, if foot cramps are happening regularly, there might be an underlying cause. What do foot cramps feel like? A foot cramp can feel like a tearing sensation along the arch of your foot. Cramps can incorporate the top of the foot too, with pain curling from your ankle to your big toe joint. During a cramp, your foot may feel ‘locked’ into position. You might also feel...
  • Sprain vs strain – What’s the difference?

    Sprain vs strain – What’s the difference?

    Sprain and strains can both be pretty painful, but what’s the difference? People often use these words interchangeably, but they’re not quite the same. Both sprains and strains are classed as soft tissue injuries, but the tissues they affect are different. What is a sprain? A sprain is a stretch or tear in a ligament, which are the tough bands of tissues connecting your bones together. What is a strain? A strain is a stretch or tear in a muscle or tendon. A tendon is the flexible tissue which connects...
  • 22 natural remedies for rheumatoid arthritis

    22 natural remedies for rheumatoid arthritis

    Currently, there is no official cure for rheumatoid arthritis. But that doesn’t mean you have to remain in pain. Thankfully, there is a range of home remedies for rheumatoid arthritis that may help to ease your symptoms – and we’ve listed them in one handy place for you. In this article, we also talk you through: What rheumatoid arthritis is If rheumatoid arthritis can be treated naturally Which foods can make rheumatoid arthritis worse Natural remedies for rheumatoid arthritis Which supplements are best for rheumatoid arthritis When to see your...
  • 12 ways to support your bone health

    12 ways to support your bone health

    We’ve been told that we need to drink milk to have strong bones, but for thousands of years the Chinese and Japanese have survived and thrived on a dairy-free diet. Getting enough calcium is key (our diet should provide around 700mg) but it’s not the whole story. Hormones, sunshine and marine minerals also play a role. Keep reading for easy-to-follow insight on how to keep your bones strong and healthy. What is good bone health? Good bone health is the ideal and something we should all strive to have and...
  • Everything you need to know about muscle fibre

    Everything you need to know about muscle fibre

    Maybe you’ve started a new fitness regime and looking to tone up. Maybe you’re looking to work different muscles, or maybe you’re just interested in the human body. Whatever your reason, we’ve got you covered. In this article, we’ll be looking at muscle fibres, the different types and the role they play in your body. We’ll do this by looking at lifestyle choices, diet and any supplements that may help you support your muscle fibre so you can get the most out of your body. What are muscle fibres? The...
  • Joint pain: what you need to know

    Joint pain: what you need to know

    There are plenty of reasons why your joints could be giving you gyp – and it’s not always arthritis. Find out what could be behind those aches and pains Are your knees or hips constantly aching? If so, you’re not alone. More than 10 million people in the UK have arthritis or other conditions that affect the joints,1 which can restrict mobility and reduce your quality of life. So, how can you work out what’s causing your joint pain, and – even better – help prevent it? Get the low-down with...
  • 8 joint pain relief remedies

    8 joint pain relief remedies

    There are many possible causes for your joint pain, although the NHS states that this is often down to arthritis or as a result of injury.1 Arthritis is a progressive condition that can steadily worsen and affect your joints longer term. Joint pain that is caused by injury may not need the attention of a GP, but it can still be debilitating and will often need attention. In this article, we’ll be looking at joint pain relief and natural remedies for joint pain that you can do at home, for...
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