Suicide and Men

Suicide is the biggest killer of men under 50 yrs, with those in their 40’s most at risk. A hundred men die a week. It is more prevalent than at any time in the last 14 years and men are four times more likely to end their own lives than women. So why is that? Simon Jack, BBC economics correspondent who lost his own father to suicide, aged 44 yrs, decided to investigate and find out why?

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Kinesiology Tape – Miracle Tape or Not?

Kinesiology Tape is a therapeutic tape used for musculoskeletal injuries and sports injuries as well as inflammatory conditions. It is widely used amongst top international athletes for a variety of reasons and interestingly has been banned from competitive swimming as it is thought to enhance performance.

It’s uses vary including pain relief, reducing swelling, bruising and inflammation, prevention of spasms and cramping, faster recovery of muscles, for structural support of weak areas, enhances strength and muscle tone and of course it allows people to continue to train even when injured.

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Stress & Your Body

In the past many patients’ with gastrointestinal difficulties and IBS were labelled ‘neurotic’, however we know today that changes in the gut affect the brain and have a major effect on our mood by realising various chemicals. New research shows that the relationship can also evolve in reverse; people with mental health issues can develop troublesome guts.

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