#InspireLSHealth | You Don’t Have To Settle For Prescriptions Issued To You

When you go to the doctor, he and she will prescribe you a medicine on a prescription slip that will direct your prescription to an NHS pharmacy most of the time. Of course, this is understandable as the British healthcare system is free at the point of use. However, currently, adults in England must pay for their medicines over the counter in accordance with the price which is set by the government. However, these prices can be too high, especially for people with chronic illnesses. Although there are financially beneficial plans which allow repeat prescriptions over the course of a year, to be more affordable, sometimes this just isn’t enough. Taking nothing away from the NHS, because the service is absolutely free at the point of use, with no need to buy anything, it still can be too much for some people depending on their disposable income. There are other ways in which you can treat yourself at home, especially for illnesses that come about with seasonal changes. For other conditions, there are options to buy medicines from other sources, other than through the NHS.

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#InspireLSHealth | Making Time For Your Health

Healthy habits are not something you should squeeze into your busy lifestyle – if you don’t have your health, you have nothing. Yet, unfortunately, most of us do put our health aside in favour of completing deadlines, indulging in unhealthy habits, and making the most of today. But if our health is not a priority, then everything else will suffer. It’s about time we started giving our health the attention it deserves, even in the face of busy work schedules. Here are a few ways you can start making time for your health, even if you only have thirty minutes to spare.

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#HealthMatters | Are You Suffering from a Bleeding disorder?

What is a Bleeding Disorder?

A bleeding disorder is an illness that affects the normal clotting of the blood is called a bleeding disorder. The other name used to describe the clotting process is coagulation. This process involves blood changing from liquid to solid. Usually, when someone is injured, blood will clot to prevent loss of blood. Sometimes blood clotting doesn’t go the way it should be resulting in heavy bleeding.

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#HealthMatters | The Craze of All New Hyper-elastic Polymer Mattresses

When the question of a good night’s sleep arises, then it is essential that you understand the importance of mattresses. Many times, we have seen that people try to modify the sleeping environment to ensure that they can sleep peacefully. However, the importance of mattresses is often not considered.

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#HealthMatters | Modern Life Is Affecting Our Posture

A staggering 73% of Britons have admitted they were unhappy with the way they sit

According to a new study by Urban Massage, Britons are spending more than thirteen hours a day using electronic devices, which has led to 73% of those surveyed admitting that they are unhappy with the way that they sit. They are spending more than thirteen hours a day using electronic devices.

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#LiveWell | #MentalHealth: The Complexities of Living with Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder is a mental health illness disorder which is summarized by extreme positive highs and extreme lows with mood swings, declined and deprived alterations in regular sleep patterns and a reduction of energy, whereas Bipolar disorder is also synonymous with careless decision making and erratic behavior.

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#InspireLSHealth | Creating The Perfect Smoothie Bowl

Let’s face it. Breakfast, whilst being the most important meal of the day, can be extremely dull. And that’s if you have time to even eat breakfast! In our busy lives, getting a nutritious and healthy breakfast takes a back seat to other important aspects. You are usually more concerned with making it to the bus stop or train station in time, or getting on the road before the morning rush starts. You might even have to try and get some breakfast into your children before they head off to school, making your breakfast needs a low priority.

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#InspireLSHealth | How Is Your Bad Mattress Ruining Your Life?

If you have not had sweet dreams in quite a while, you can blame your mattress. A bad mattress does not always have to be old. Even new mattresses that are too hard or too soft can interfere with your sleep patterns. The short-term effects of sleeping on a bad mattress are apparent the next morning itself. It can range from lethargy and back pain to increased appetite and reduced concentration.

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