macular-degeneration

Vision Problems- Macular Degeneration? Glaucoma? All the facts

Vision
Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is a painless eye condition that leads to the gradual loss of central vision. It causes blurring and affects...
feet in swimming pool indicating low impact exercise for gout sufferers

5 Tips for Exercising with Gout

Arthritis
A lack of exercise can cause a vicious cycle that worsens the painful effects of the condition
Woman with pony tail holding her neck with Psoriatic Arthritis Pain

Living with Psoriatic Arthritis by Sir Muir Gray

Arthritis
Psoriatic arthritis is an inflammatory disease of the joints which affects up to 40% of people who have the skin condition psoriasis. In most cases...
Helping-with-Gout George IV suffering from Gout in Gilray or Cruickshank style illustration

What is Gout and How is it Treated?

Gout
The very word gout can strike fear into anyone that has ever had even a passing association with the condition. But what is gout, what are the caus...
Ageing-deafness

Ageing Effect of Deafness By Candida Wylie

Hearing loss
Some years ago my father was biffed in the ear. He only knew his ear drum had been broken when he was next puffing away at a cigarette and smoke be...
Tai-Chi-and-Parkinson's

Tai Chi and Parkinson's

Parkinson's
Tai Chi started life as a martial art in China in the 13th century. Now, it is practised as a health-promoting exercise. It is ideal for older peop...
Parkinson’s – is it genetic?

Parkinson’s – is it genetic?

Parkinson's
To date, despite decades of intensive study, the causes of parkinson’s remain unknown. Many experts think that the disease is caused by a combinat...
Foot Care - Sore, Inflamed feet, Trouble Cutting Nails and Diabetes

Foot Care - Sore, Inflamed feet, Trouble Cutting Nails and Diabetes

Diabetes
General Feet  People’s feet change as they get older. For example, the fat on the sole of the foot wears down as people age. The arch in the foot w...
I am intolerant to dairy products, how can I get enough calcium?

I am intolerant to dairy products, how can I get enough calcium?

Ask the GP
I am intolerant to dairy products, how can I get enough calcium?  Dr Rob Hicks, Spring Chicken GP tells us: There are lots of foods that contain...
Types of arthritis

Types of arthritis

Arthritis
1. Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis and it affects about 8.5 million people in the UK. It is age-related (the majority of suffe...
Arthritis symptoms, info, advice & recommendations

Arthritis symptoms, info, advice & recommendations

Arthritis
Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis and it affects about 8.5 million people in the UK. It is age-related (the majority of sufferer...
Arthritis - What you need to know

Arthritis - What you need to know

Arthritis
The word arthritis typically refers to the more than 100 diseases which affect the joints. People who have arthritis will usually experience some ...

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