Health Optimising Blogs

Herbal Medicine
From pre-historic times herbal medicine was the only medicine available to humans. From the end of the 19th century many pharmaceutical drugs were made and ...
Tue, 1 Dec, 2020 at 11:49 AM
Diabetes - An Overview
Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune condition, whereby the immune system attacks the pancreas (a gland behind the stomach), destroyin...
Tue, 1 Dec, 2020 at 11:58 AM
Leadership starts with Listening
Here is a typical workplace situation. An employee is experiencing a depressive episode. They feel isolated, unable to talk to anyone, their productivity be...
Tue, 1 Dec, 2020 at 12:05 PM
Gut Microbiome & Mental Health
The gut-brain axis - the future of mental health? The gut microbiome has become one of the most exciting fields of medical inquiry of the last decade. Rece...
Tue, 19 Jan, 2021 at 10:23 AM
Action on Dementia - Age Healthily
Dementia is a term used to describe a decline in mental ability. This may include loss of memory and difficulties with thinking, language, and problem-solvi...
Tue, 1 Dec, 2020 at 12:14 PM
Sun Awareness
It is well established that overexposure to the sun’s rays can cause damage to the skin’s cellular DNA and produce genetic mutations that contribute to mela...
Tue, 1 Dec, 2020 at 12:37 PM
Arthritis and "Food as Medicine" Tips
Arthritis is a condition that causes pain and inflammation in the joints and is thought to affect around 10 million people in the UK.  The most common type...
Tue, 1 Dec, 2020 at 12:44 PM
Coaching to achieve or maintain Optimal Health
Coaching at Health Optimising will help you to identify:   ●      Motivation - What sits behind your goals, what inspires you to lead a healthier lifest...
Mon, 4 Jan, 2021 at 5:19 PM
Be A Compassionate Leader Of The Pack
What we are doing is not working.  Despite the surge in positive attitudes towards well-being initiatives UK average output is an estimated 16% below the w...
Tue, 1 Dec, 2020 at 1:04 PM
Wind down your tech use
Wind down your tech use by at least 60 minutes before sleeping, cut the blue light out.  Keep your head clear before and after sleeping. Use a paper jour...
Tue, 1 Dec, 2020 at 1:11 PM