Category Archives: Wellness

Swinging 60s cyclothon!

Hi everyone, On Saturday 28 October our clients at Josephs Court got together for our swinging 60s cyclothon – and it was a great day! Thank you to everyone that got involved…you managed to clock up over 300 kilometres! Check out … Continue reading

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Guest blog: Asking for help

In her latest guest blog Chloe deliberates over ‘over-doing it’ with multiple sclerosis (MS) and how she has learned she has to ask for help… Ah, the havoc kid’s parties can create. Not only is the house a tip afterwards, … Continue reading

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5 ways to stave off colds this winter – flu vaccination

Our fifth and final blog this week in our series of how to stave off colds this winter is all about the flu vaccination… It’s a controversial subject – should you or shouldn’t you have it? Flu vaccination is estimated … Continue reading

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5 ways to stave off colds this winter – number 4

Number 4 in our list is relaxation… The more stress and rundown we are, the more likely we are to contract a cold, so take some time to relax. It’s up to you how you do this, you might want … Continue reading

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5 ways to stave off colds this winter – number 3

Number 3 in our list is exercise… Experts advise you not to exercise if you’re feeling under the weather, but when it comes to staving off colds exercise can act as a preventative. Exercise can improve cardiovascular fitness, muscle strength, … Continue reading

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5 ways to stave off colds this winter – number 2

Number 2 in our list is vitamins… Although there is no definitive evidence to say vitamin supplements help MS symptoms, their use is not contraindicated unless you take them in excess. Here’s a list of some immune boosting supplements and … Continue reading

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5 ways to stave off colds this winter

As the cold nights draw in and the scarves and hats come out of the cupboard, we’ll be looking at ways to stave off colds this winter. Over the next few days we’ll be looking at a different thing you … Continue reading

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