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    We are bombarded with diet promises and stress solutions, so it can be hard to sort good health advice from the hype. For 2016 we're hoping that you will join us in putting some of these theories to the test, and so we have launched #TRYit. We have plenty more #TRYit challenges coming in the next few months so watch out. 

    In the coming months we'll be focusing on mental health. Experiencing stress, anxiety or depression is a normal part of life, but it's vital to recognise when you need help, talk to someone, and act to make changes. You're not alone. Our Health@Hand nurses are available 24/7 to offer support or just to listen.

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Depression and medication

We are sorry to hear you have not being feeling well...

Bouts of depression

Most GP surgeries have more than one doctor practising and so you could...

Mother has severe depression

We are sorry to hear your mother is still unwell. Unfortunately...

Sleep pattern problems

Caffeine is a well- known and documented stimulant and can prevent and interrupt...

Caffeine foods and drinks

We have compiled a short list of what drinks and foods contain caffeine...

Life after caffeine: Survival guide

You’ve decided to consume less caffeine, but life without lattes seems bleak...

Stopped taking oestrogen

There is very little reliable clinical information available regarding how...

What is this pain?

As you have not mentioned where the pain is it is difficult to suggest...

Cyst in my left ovary

Ovarian cysts are quite common and appear on the ovary, rarely within the ovary...