Author: Jessica Bott

Colds, Allergies and Coronavirus symptoms: How to Tell the Difference

It’s that time of year for many of us when our allergies will start to act up, but with increased awareness and spread of coronavirus as well as common colds still being around how do you know if you need to self-isolate?   Colds, allergies and coronavirus can have similar symptoms, so it can be tricky to tell which one you may have.  Here’s our advice on what to look out for.    Symptoms of colds, allergies and coronavirus:  The World Health Organisation (WHO) and the NHS suggest the symptoms of colds, allergies and coronavirus are:  If you’re suddenly sneezing, coughing or have...

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Home Hygiene and Healthy Habits

With the ongoing news and information being shared about coronavirus, you will understandably be more conscious of yours and your family’s health. As well as staying home and washing your hands, making sure your house is clean will help prevent germs from spreading.  Here’s how you can keep your home clean, and what to do if you live with others and need to self-isolate.  Here’s the NHS’s top 5 tips on home hygiene:  1. Focus on areas where germs are more likely to spread This is your kitchen and bathrooms. You should use either soap and hot water to rinse the...

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Skincare: Looking After Your Hands

Taking care of our skin can help it look and feel it’s best. But it’s not always easy to know what to do to. That’s why we’ve put together our advice on how you can look after your skin, particularly with frequent hand washing. How to look after your hands: Although important to protect against infections, hand washing can take its toll on your skin as it’s stripping your skin of its natural protective barrier. But, there’s ways to protect your skin, while maintaining good hygiene. When washing your hands, try to use warm water rather than very hot....

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Coronavirus: Social Distancing and Self-Isolation Advice

The government have now introduced stricter social distancing to help reduce the spread of coronavirus by limiting our contact with others. However, it can be difficult to know what you can or can’t do, and who needs to be self-isolating completely. Here’s our advice on staying healthy while social distancing, and what to do if you need to self-isolate: What are the current government guidelines? From Monday (23rd March) the government has instructed that we stay at home, and only leave the house for one of four reasons: Shopping for basic necessities, for example food and medicine and try...

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Healthy Eating: Basics

For most of us, we might be out of our usual routines. This may mean we’ve also changed our eating habits. Whist, eating healthily might not be our top priority at the moment, maintaining a healthy balanced diet can help you feel your best. Here’s our top tips on some health eating basics to remember and where you can find recipe inspiration. Top 5 Healthy Eating Basics: 1. The food groups to base your diet on To have a healthy, balanced diet most of us should aim to eat a variety of different foods from the 5 main groups...

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Social Distancing and Self Isolation Advice

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