Health Column – June/July 21

Should You Be Taking Supplements?

We should be able to get all the vitamins and minerals our bodies need from the food we eat. However, modern day life is making it increasingly difficult to achieve a balanced diet. That’s where supplements come in. […]

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Castle Medical Centre – June/July 21

Focus on Healthy Eating and Healthy Living

This month’s focus is on healthy eating and healthy living. The Covid 19 pandemic has affected people in different ways with some adopting healthy lifestyles yet some falling into the trap of overindulgence and less physical activity. The pandemic has shown overweight and obese people suffered more than their fitter counterparts. Never has it been more important to eat healthily and keep ourselves fit. […]

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Mental Health And Wellbeing Support During Covid-19 – April/May 21

We need to remember to protect our mental health and wellbeing alongside our physical health during these uncertain times. Local services in Coventry and Warwickshire are here if you or anyone you care about needs someone to talk to and can offer wellbeing support tips and advice on coping.  […]

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Health Column – April/May 21

Let’s Talk About The Perimenopause by Kate Duggan

The average age of the menopause is 51. Before 45 is considered young, but the perimenopause (the time leading up to the menopause when levels of oestrogen and progesterone are decreasing) can last for years. […]

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Castle Medical Centre – April/May 21

Spotlight on Eating Disorders and Mental Health in Young People

It has been a particularly difficult time for young people over the past year and recent data has shown the number of people experiencing problems with eating disorders has risen sharply. These are more common in women, who make up 75% of cases, but also affect men. The average age is 16-19 years old. […]

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Better Nutrition Column – April/May 21

Diets Are Dead!

By Gilly Brunton – Registered Nutritionist (MSc, BSc, RNutri, PGCE)

I recently hosted a series of workshops for women who needed ‘time out’ from work, home and stressors. My nutrition Q&A had the highest attendance as the hot topic was ‘Diets & Dieting’. I did some research and started listing all diets including everything from clinical to extremely faddy (eg: the lamb chop and pineapple diet). I’m serious, I listed over 130 different approaches. […]

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Beauty Article – February/March 21

The Luxury Of Bathing by Kate Duggan

Have we lost the art of bathing? Twenty years ago, half of the adverts on TV seemed to feature a woman luxuriating in a bubble bath (usually while eating chocolate). These days, we’re more likely to grab a lightning-quick shower before we sprint out the door. […]

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Castle Medical Centre – February/March 21

After months of enduring the Covid-19 viral pandemic, there is good news.

Castle Medical Centre, in partnership with our Primary Care Network, was one of the first teams in the UK to start vaccinating its most vulnerable patients, commencing on 7th December 2020, using the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine at the Warwickshire Golf Club. The venue is Covid secure and the vaccination programme fulfils strict standards of safety and quality set out by the independent Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA). It is a complex task as the vaccine needs specialised storing, diluting and drawing up. […]

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Surviving a Winter Lockdown – December 20/January 21

The ongoing pandemic is challenging the best of us when it comes to keeping our spirits up, but even without this, the darker days and nights caused by the shorter daylight hours of winter can have a huge effect on how we feel. Remember, each day will be getting a few minutes lighter after the 21st December so there is – literally – light at the end of the tunnel. It’s time to take action. […]

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Concierge Medical – December 20/January 21

South Warwickshire GP Addresses Loneliness During Lockdown

A leading South Warwickshire GP practice has issued advice over rising cases of severe loneliness brought on by prolonged periods of isolation due to the coronavirus pandemic.

One of the feelings millions of people are experiencing as the country battles Covid-19 is loneliness. According to a survey of UK adults, just one in 10 said they had feelings of loneliness prior to the pandemic. […]

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