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  • Haemochromatosis

    Haemochromatosis – Why too much Iron can damage our Health

    Iron is essential to our health and wellbeing. It is key to the generation of healthy red blood cells, which carry oxygen around the body; we cannot survive without it. However, too much iron can be toxic. Genetic haemochromatosis is an inherited condition that causes too much iron in the body, also known as iron…
  • Digest the Facts about Bowel Health

    The role of our digestive system is fundamental to the daily functioning of our bodies, transferring the food and liquid that we consume into essential nutrients and minerals which the body uses for energy, growth, and cell repair.  Research by National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) reports that bowel issues are a common…
  • Stroke Awareness Month

    Stroke Awareness Month – Getting to the Heart of the Issue

    A result of genetic disorders, poor lifestyle choices or personal/family history, Strokes are a seriously life-threatening medical condition that happens when the blood supply to part of the brain cuts off. Reports suggest in the UK, stroke strikes someone in the UK once every 5 minutes, meaning over 100,000 people a year will suffer from…
  • Coeliac Disease : Why Should I Get Tested

    According to WebMD, researchers estimate that only 1 in 5 people throughout the world that develop Coeliac Disease ever find that they have it. It’s not known why people develop this disease or why the symptoms that people experience differ from mild to severe. Randox Health believe that education & testing is the key to…
  • Vitamins

    5 Vitamins and Minerals that Boost your Energy Levels

    The 27th of March kickstarted the clocks going forward which to many Brits, is music to their ears as it’s a sign of better weather to come. With our evenings being lighter and brighter for just an hour longer, the UK is happy to wave “wintertime” goodbye. But an hour gained in the daylight, is…
  • Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) – Early Diagnosis is Key

    When it comes to cleansing our bodies of harmful and toxic waste product, removing excess fluids and balancing minerals and chemicals, our kidneys are the core organ behind each of these functions. Should our kidneys suffer ill-health or malfunction, severe disease follows suit; specifically, chronic kidney disease (CKD). Around 3 million people in the UK…
  • Genetic Testing

    5 Reasons you Should Invest in your Health

    Investing in your health isn’t a hot new trend, topic or hashtag, in fact, ancient Greek physician Herophilus famously stated, “When health is absent, wisdom cannot reveal itself, strength cannot fight, intelligence cannot be applied, art cannot become manifest, wealth becomes useless.” Without health, everything else becomes insignificant.  If you are still unsure why it’s…
  • Thyroid Health – Underactive Support for an Overactive Issue

    When reading this, you may think “I’ve never had an issue or known anyone with Thyroid health issues before so why is it a big deal?” Well in January this year, the Hippocratic Post reported that 1 in 20 people in the UK have a thyroid disorder that’s either temporary or permanent, however a debatably…
  • World Kidney Day – 7 Steps to keep your Kidneys clean

    Acting as a natural filter for our blood and exterminator of waste product in our body via urine, our kidneys are an often-undervalued organ in our body. With most organs, we can gauge that something’s wrong with symptoms like sharp pains, nausea or specific issues that can be pinpointed to a specific condition. However, the…
  • International Women’s Day – Keep your Hormones in Check

    This International Women’s Day we want to empower women to put their own health and well-being first. Fertility, metabolism, mood and even sleep all encompass female hormones and can often be overlooked as part of a busy lifestyle. As female hormones naturally fluctuate throughout the month and with age, it is important to track these…