Why is it important to get a good night’s sleep?

Sleep – We all do it but why is it important to get a good night’s sleep? Getting a good night’s sleep can be more difficult that you think. There are lots of hints and tips out there and if you are really not managing to get the rest you need it may be worth investigating some of them. Apart […]

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Do you really know how healthy your eyes are?

How healthy are your eyes?

We’re on a bit of a health MOT check here on Julia’s Place. This time we ask -‘Do you really know how healthy your eyes are?’ Wearing glasses I fought for a long time not to have to wear glasses all the time. I wore them on my head a lot of the time when I was a head teacher […]

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Help on how to reduce cholesterol

How to lower cholesterol

A survey by Flora ProActiv reveals that retirement is no longer seen as a tranquil time but rather the perfect time to be active, try out new things and explore the world.   Some facts about over 50s, according to the survey: 58% feel younger than they are and 46% see age as no barrier to adventure 33% are twice […]

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A parents guide to DDH

Do you know a child with DDH? Do you know what DDH? It is Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip. None the wiser I bet! DDH occurs when the ball and socket of the hip joint do not fit snugly together and whilst it affects between one and three children in every thousand, information and support is shockingly poor leaving parents feeling […]

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Walking is good for you!

Walking is good for you

The Huffington Post shared nine reasons why walking is good for you. I’m not sure that they would all apply to me but I thought I’d share my key 3 in the hope that it may help you get moving! Walking is good for you Even gentle walking will get your heart pumping and that is good for you. Often, […]

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Checking your fitness

Keeping fit

We all hope to keep healthy  but as the years go by, the aches and pains indicate that may not be so. Checking your fitness may help send some warning signs so that you can do something about it before it is too late. Over on the Huffington Post they have put together 4 tests that you can try to give […]

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