Workplace Health Week 💪🏽🍊

This week was workplace health week (23 – 27 May). A week full of activities designed to help businesses inspire their employees to become more active at work. NHS guidelines state that adults should try to do at least 150 minutes of moderate aerobic activity, such as cycling or fast walking, every week to stay healthy – but an estimated […]

Can PEMF therapy help with sleep?

Recently I put a poll on NewMed’s twitter page asking people to vote for the next blog post topic, and PEMF for sleep was chosen. According to the NHS most of us need around 8 hours of good quality sleep at night, to help function properly, but some people may need more or less. Stressful lifestyles, working late and watching TV at night […]

Feeling inspired by the London Marathon?

The London Marathon returned over the weekend with thousands of people descending to the streets of London to raise money for charity. If you feel like getting involved in the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon you can enter the ballot system which opens on Monday 2nd May 2016. There is also training plans and other useful advice on the marathon website! Back […]

World Health Day – Diabetes

Every year the World Health Organisation selects an area of health concern as the theme for World Health Day. The theme this year is diabetes, a lifelong condition that occurs when the pancreas does not produce enough of the hormone insulin or when the body cannot effectively use the insulin it produces. Insulin regulates blood sugar (glucose) and diabetes causes […]

PEMF therapy and Glaucoma

Last week was world glaucoma week (WGW2016) so we thought we would do a blog post about PEMF therapy and glaucoma. What is glaucoma? Glaucoma is a condition that can affect sight due to the build-up of pressure within the eye. One eye may develop glaucoma quicker than the other. Glaucoma develops when the fluid of the eye cannot drain […]

Nutrition and Hydration

This week is nutrition and hydration week (14th – 20th March 2016). The aim of the week is to reinforce the benefits of energy, activity and the engagement on nutrition and hydration, for the improvement of a healthy lifestyle. For more information, news and events visit http://nutritionandhydrationweek.co.uk Every year the majority of the body’s cells have been replaced with new cells […]

Raynauds Awareness Month

February is Raynaud’s Awareness Month. The Raynaud’s & Scleroderma Association (RSA) ‘Love your Gloves’ campaign aims to highlight the problems associated with Raynaud’s. Raynaud’s can affect anyone of any age, it is estimated to affect over 10 million people in the UK (that’s 1 in 6 of us!). During February 2016 the campaign will have been sent to many GP’s, […]

Fibromyalgia Syndrome

Fibromyalgia Syndrome Since I have started working at NewMed I have noticed that we are helping a lot of individuals with fibromyalgia. So I have decided to add this post to our blog so that I am able to raise awareness about this condition, and help people to understand what it is and how it affects people. Fibromyalgia Syndrome is […]

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