When does Menopause Start and What are the Signs?
Menopause is a normal part of aging for a woman and is the time that marks the end of your menstrual cycles. It’s diagnosed after you’ve gone a year without a menstrual period. The menopausal transition most often begins...Read more
What is Rhinitis and how can you manage it?
There are two types of rhinitis; allergic and non-allergic rhinitis. Allergic rhinitis – where your nose gets irritated by something you’re allergic to, such as pollen, causing sneezing and other symptoms. Common symptoms are similar to a cold and...Read more
Top Nutrition Tips to Help Manage Symptoms of Long Covid
What is Long Covid? Officially known as post-Covid syndrome, the condition is a mixture of symptoms affecting different organs in the body. There are thought to be around 2 million people in the UK who are suffering from this....Read more
The Importance of Keeping Your Heart Healthy
Heart and circulatory diseases cause a quarter of all deaths in Britain, that’s more than 160,000 deaths each year – an average of 460 deaths each day or one every three minutes. Around 1.4 million people alive in the...Read more
Breast Cancer: Signs to look out for and when to see your GP
Each year, approximately 55,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer in the UK and it is currently the most common cancer in British females, with around one in eight women receiving the diagnosis in their lifetime. It is also...Read more
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS): Signs and Treatment
Around 1 in 5 people in the UK will experience IBS at some point in their lives. With IBS, the function of the gut is upset, yet all parts of the gut look normal, even when looked at under...Read more
What’s causing your pelvic pain?
Pain in the pelvis is a very common condition and not just a minor inconvenience, it can interfere with daily activities such as work and exercise, but it can also be a sign that something is wrong. One in six...Read more
Top Tips for going Vegan in 2022
Adopting a vegan diet has become more popular these last few years. According to the Vegan Society, the number of vegans quadrupled between 2014 and 2019 in the UK. When asked why they were doing this, people responded that...Read more
What to Eat to Help Ease Symptoms of Long Covid
Long Covid (officially known as post-Covid syndrome) is a mixture of symptoms affecting different organs in the body. There may be as many as 1.5 million people in the UK who are suffering from this. This term is usually...Read more
Male Cancer Awareness: Signs and when to see your GP
Orchid’s Male Cancer campaign highlights essential health messages for men at risk of testicular, prostate or penile cancer. With relatively low awareness of male cancer, compared to other cancers, and the number of men diagnosed each year rising, the...Read more