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  • thyroid health

    Thyroid Health – What you need to know

    The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland found in the neck. It produces hormones that regulate metabolism and affects many body processes, including heart rate, temperature, calorie usage, growth and fertility. Under or over activity of the thyroid gland can upset the normal regulation of these processes and cause a range of symptoms.   Thyroid problems…
  • Test your digestive health

    How can I improve my gut health?

    Indigestion, heartburn, nausea, and stomach pain are common digestive complaints. Studies have shown that as many as 40% of the UK population suffer from at least one symptom of a digestive problem at any one time and can have a negative impact on your day to day routine. Whilst many of us experience indigestion from…
  • lpa awareness day

    Lipoprotein (a) Awareness Day – 5 Vital Facts to know about Lp(a)

    What might be a day that flies under the radar for most people, Lipoprotein(a) Awareness Day allows us to shine some light on the issue that is excessive Lp(a) levels. Lipoprotein(a) is made by the liver and has been identified as an independent risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD), according to Heart UK. It is…