Health Blog

There’s no magic food that can keep your heart healthy but here are some of our favourites that we think help to do what the Heart is good at – Love and nurture! 1. Salmon Salmon is rich in omega-3…

Mental Health Awareness

During Mental Health Awareness week, I’d been thinking about what that really means. Awareness days are abundant these days and becoming ever more creative- my particular favourite is “Talk like a Pirate day”. Awareness days can be fun or frivolous…

Salt has been part of our lives for thousands of years going back to the Egyptians and Romans who used it in cooking but also has a food preservative. We need salt in our diets but as with most things…

Love Lettering Sign

Love is Universal. We express love and compassion towards the people we have around us; our dearest loved ones, the community we belong to even the planet we live on. In positive psychology, fostering positive relationships is a key step…

Yellow Book by Alex Lemon called Happy

‘if positive psychology teaches us anything, it is that all of us are mixture of strengths and weaknesses. No one has it all, and no one lacks it all’   Christopher Peterson Positive psychology is a new, and particularly increasingly…

Hand holding medicine capsule

Check the label on your medicine before taking it to make sure that it is for the correct person — you. Read and save any written information that comes with the medicine. If there’s anything you don’t understand, please ask…

Health Tourism Man waiting at airport

Travel’s become part and parcel of today’s lifestyle, foreign trips become more far-flung, stag and hen parties travel further, people often think nothing of hopping on a plane to see a rugby or football match.

Man laughing

We love the idea that laughter can make you feel better and at The Health Dispensary we certainly appreciate doing a serious job with a lot of fun and laughter. It certainly makes the day go quickly and we think…

Lighthouse

There are days in your life you look forward too and others you’d rather avoid. Today is one of the latter. Events and anniversaries have an effect, especially if they’re ones you’re trying your hardest to avoid. Today is the…

elderly lady

I’m writing this blog from personal experience, as unfortunately I’ve possibly got flu and feel quite groggy!  I’m very aware, however that elderly people might get hit worse than me, as I’m still relatively young (in my eyes at least)…