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Laugh and the world laughs with you; snore, and you sleep alone!

23 April 2018

Snoring is a common condition that affects around 50,000 in the UK. Whilst snoring is not usually very serious - although is a nuisance for your bed partner - snoring can be a consequence of underlying medical conditions. Whilst many of these conditions are not serious and are easy to treat, for some snoring can be a symptom and sign for obstructive sleep apnoea.

Laugh and the world laughs with you; snore, and you sleep alone!

Parkinson's Awareness

05 April 2018

Parkinson's disease is a very common condition affecting 1 in 500 people in the UK and although it usually affects people over 50 years of age, it can occur at any age. The importance of early correct diagnosis cannot be overemphasised as the condition is highly treatable with the main aim of treatment to correct the chemical imbalance and therefore improve quality of life.

Parkinson's Awareness

Smoking myth busters

14 March 2018

Dr Abi Jackson is a respiratory consultant working at Spire Harpenden Hospital and answers some common questions and myths about smoking and e-cigarettes.

Smoking myth busters

Action on Stroke month - how we can help

27 February 2018

This Action on Stroke month, Lyn Button says, "Speech and Language Therapy plays an important role in the rehabilitation and reablement of stroke survivors by assessing needs and providing appropriate strategies to support speech, language, communication and swallowing needs. Working with you to develop joint goals I aim to maximise your potential and build on your inner resources."

Action on Stroke month - how we can help

Just what is wrong with your shoulders?

21 February 2018

The winter weather always tends to make our joints ‘feel older’ than they really are - but despite its name ‘Frozen Shoulder’ has nothing to do with the frost and snow!

Just what is wrong with your shoulders?