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Sleeping with Anxiety

Sleeping With Anxiety – By Mind Coach & Television Presenter Anna Williamson Anna’s Top 10 Tips 1) Firstly, remember you’re not alone: Being awake when it seems everyone else is asleep can feel the most lonely time, rest assured it isn’t just you! 2) Choose a time: You might not have kept to a bedtime

Suffolk Walking Festival 2018

The 2018 Suffolk Walking Festival kicks off in May and with over 120 walks and events this year’s festival promises to be the biggest and most ambitious festival to date. The Walking Festival spans the whole county and with walks of different lengths and different themes there is bound to be something to excite you.

Tinnitus Awareness Month

Bloom hearing specialists are actively supporting ‘Tea for Tinnitus’ Month and urge all members of Ipswich to come out for this great event to gain a better understanding about Tinnitus, available treatment and have any hearing concerns addressed. 
The British Tinnitus Association (BTA) is the UK’s only dedicated national tinnitus charity. The aim of the #T4Tinnitus

Help combatting inactivity and obesity

Babergh District Council Healthy Communities have joined forces with Hadleigh Health Centre to help combat inactivity and obesity both of which are big factors for an individual’s health and well-being. The aim is to help residents of Hadleigh understand how they can improve their general health and wellbeing with a quick and easy Ready and

Meningitis warning to students

International charity Meningitis Research Foundation (MRF) is warning students they must get a vital meningitis vaccine before they head off to university and ensure they know the signs and symptoms, as some kinds of meningitis can’t be prevented. Meningitis and septicaemia can kill in hours and leave many survivors with serious disability. MRF is sending

Formula 1 technology tackles obesity

A study has been launched to test whether technology developed to win races on the Formula 1 track could help to tackle the problem of obesity. This unique healthcare collaboration between McLaren Applied Technologies (MAT), Stowhealth (a GP surgery based in Stowmarket) and academics at University Campus Suffolk is being funded by healthcare provider Simplyhealth.

Diabetes in Suffolk on increase

There are now 1,203 more people with diabetes in Suffolk than there were a year ago according to a new analysis by Diabetes UK. The analysis shows that 46,678 people in Suffolk are now thought to have diabetes, which has gone up from 45,475 in 2012. This means that 7.6 per cent of people in

Achy Joints with Craig Cordiner

I often hear people complaining about aching joints as the weather turns. One of the causes of these aches is Osteoarthritis, sometimes referred to as wear and tear. Osteoarthritis is a condition in which the joint cartilage becomes worn sometimes resulting in pain, inflammation and altered use. It can have a considerable impact on a

Give up smoking and get your fine back

Smokers who throw their butts down on the ground or from their cars can face an on-the-spot fine … but a new programme in Ipswich could see them getting their money back if they go on a “pack in the fags” course. The initiative comes into force tomorrow (Friday 1st November) and is the brainchild

Seminar will help beat stress in the workplace

Stressed at work? About to reach for the comfort food or feeling yourself getting pent up? If so, a special event being run in Ipswich on 31st October is exactly what you need.   Ex-Premiership footballer Ruel Fox will be on hand to help us all de-stress at ‘Wellbeing Wednesday’ a fun and innovative event aimed

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