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After a Myocardial Infarction

Patient UK

This leaflet discusses the common advice that applies to most people who have had a myocardial infarction (heart attack). It mainly discusses ways to reduce the risk of having another myocardial infarction (MI) or developing further heart problems.

English - Booklet / Leaflet

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Alcohol and Sensible Drinking

Patient UK

See your doctor or practice nurse if you are drinking above the safe limits and are finding it difficult to cut down. Men and women should drink no more than 14 units of alcohol per week, no more than three units in any one day and have at least two ...

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Basics - A healthy weight

NAM - Aidsmap

A balanced diet and regular exercise will help you reach and maintain a healthy weight.

English - Online Resource

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Basics - Eight ways to look after your health

NAM - Aidsmap

There’s a lot you can do to take care of your health. It’s not just about popping pills.

English - Online Resource

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Blood pressure

British Heart Foundation

This booklet is for people with a high blood cholesterol level. It also gives advice to their friends and family. It explains what cholesterol is, its role in coronary heart disease, what causes a high blood cholesterol, and how it can be kept under ...

English - Booklet / Leaflet

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Blood pressure

British Heart Foundation

This booklet is for people with a high blood cholesterol level. It also gives advice to their friends and family. It explains what cholesterol is, its role in coronary heart disease, what causes a high blood cholesterol, and how it can be kept under ...

English - Large Print

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Carers Direct (website)

the NHS website

Welcome to Carers Direct: information, advice and support for carers. This section of the NHS Choices website includes information relevant to Carers. It includes topics such as: Carers' lives Guide to caring Money and legal Work ...

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Cut down on salt

British Heart Foundation

This booklet contains tips and recipe ideas to help you cut down on salt and improve your heart health. Formerly called ‘Salt - facts for a healthy heart’.

English - Online Resource

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Diabetes and checking your blood sugars

Diabetes UK

Knowing your blood sugar levels helps you manage your diabetes and reduces your risk of having serious complications – now and in the future.

English - Online Resource

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Drinking and Alcohol

the NHS website

We're supposed to be keeping an eye on how much we drink, but how many of us really know what a unit of alcohol is? Use NHS Choices interactive tools to calculate alcohol units, assess your drinking levels and track your drinking over time.

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Eating well - keeping food fun and good for your heart

British Heart Foundation

A good diet, in combination with being physically active, is an important part of staying healthy and making sure that children grow well. Working on eating healthily as a family is a great challenge, and this booklet will give you all the informati...

English - Online Resource

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Eating Well and Staying Fit 1: Being Overweight

Fair (Family Advice and Information Resource)

Booklet explains about the health risks of obesity, and gives tips on losing weight.

English - Easy Read / Learning Disabilities

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Eating Well and Staying Fit 2: Choosing What You Eat and Drink

Fair (Family Advice and Information Resource)

Information about making healthy food and drink choices.

English - Easy Read / Learning Disabilities

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Eating Well and Staying Fit 3: Planning Your Meals

Fair (Family Advice and Information Resource)

Booklet helps people with learning disabilities make healthy choices about what they eat, and has tips on shopping.

English - Easy Read / Learning Disabilities

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Eating Well and Staying Fit 4: Staying Fit and Healthy

Fair (Family Advice and Information Resource)

Information and tips on exercise and fitness for people with learning disabilities.

English - Easy Read / Learning Disabilities

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Enjoying sport and exercise

Beyond Words

e-book version Enjoying Sport and Exercise tells the story of three people who want to take up a sport and are supported to do so. Jasmine is a wheelchair user who is delighted to find she can play badminton while her mum takes up Tai...

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Enjoying sport and exercise

Beyond Words

Enjoying Sport and Exercise tells the story of three people who want to take up a sport and are supported to do so. Jasmine is a wheelchair user who is delighted to find she can play badminton while her mum takes up Tai Chi; Charlie, who is overweigh...

English - Easy Read / Learning Disabilities

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Guide to having a healthy heart

Fair (Family Advice and Information Resource)

Information about how the heart works and tips on keeping it healthy. Includes information about smoking, eating, alcohol, exercise and stress.

English - Video

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Health and wellbeing

Norfolk's Living Well

Find out ways to enjoy a healthier lifestyle.

English - Online Resource

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Healthy living - maintaining a healthy body and mind

Age UK (formerly Age Concern and Help The Aged)

It's never too late to think about adopting a healthier lifestyle. Just making a few small changes can make a big difference. This guide highlights changes you might like to consider and the benefits they can bring.

English - Online Resource

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Healthy start vitamins and why you need them

Department of Health and Social Care

This booklet provides information about Healthy Start vitamins and the Health Start scheme. Help is available for pregnant and new mums, and young children.

English - Booklet / Leaflet

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Help pregnant women, new mothers and children get their free healthy start vitamins

Department of Health and Social Care

A guide for Health professionals and others working with local income families about Healthy Start vitamins.

English - Booklet / Leaflet

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High blood pressure (Hypertension)

Patient UK

High blood pressure is a risk factors that can increase your chance of developing heart disease, a stroke, and other serious conditions. As a rule, the higher the blood pressure, the greater the risk. Treatment includes a change in lifestyle risk fac...

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How to get free milk, fruit, veg and vitamins

Department of Health and Social Care

A quick guide to the Healthy Start scheme aimed at first time mums over the age of 18.

English - Booklet / Leaflet

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Keep warm, keep well: information for over 60s, low-income families, and people living with a disability

Public Health England

This booklet aims to help you maintain good health during winter and take advantage of the financial help and benefits available.

English - Booklet / Leaflet

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Keep your heart healthy

British Heart Foundation

This booklet aims to explain how, by making changes to your lifestyle, you can look after your heart and reduce your risk of developing certain heart conditions, such as coronary heart disease (angina and heart attack), or of having a stroke. This b...

English - Large Print

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Keep your heart healthy

British Heart Foundation

This booklet aims to explain how, by making changes to your lifestyle, you can look after your heart and reduce your risk of developing certain heart conditions, such as coronary heart disease (angina and heart attack), or of having a stroke. This b...

English - Booklet / Leaflet

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Looking after my heart

Beyond Words

Looking After My Heart is about Jane, who smokes, drinks alcohol and likes party food. We first see her celebrating her 25th birthday with her family and friends. Several years later her father dies of a heart attack. When Jane starts to have chest p...

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Looking after my heart

Beyond Words

e-book version Looking After My Heart is about Jane, who smokes, drinks alcohol and likes party food. We first see her celebrating her 25th birthday with her family and friends. Several years later her father dies of a heart attack. W...

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Reduce the risk

Cancer Research UK

Half of all cancers could be prevented by changes to lifestyle. This leaflet highlights the five key messages for reducing the risk of cancer.

English - Booklet / Leaflet

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So you want to lose weight....for good

British Heart Foundation

This booklet is produced for people who are interested in losing weight for health benefits, whether they have heart disease or not. It details portion sizes in different food groups, has an example daily eating plan and a section to help you keep tr...

English - Booklet / Leaflet

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Social Care and Support Guide - How to help someone you care for keep clean

the NHS website

Keeping yourself or someone you care for clean is essential. Poor hygiene can cause discomfort, skin complaints and infections, and can lower self-esteem.

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South Asian background and heart health

British Heart Foundation

For people in some South Asian groups in the UK the risk of dying early from coronary heart disease is twice as high as for the general population. This specific section of the British Heart Foundation website has booklets, DVDs and vi...

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Start 4 Life

Department of Health and Social Care

By introducing healthy habits right from birth, you can give your baby the building blocks for a healthier and happier future. Whether you’re pregnant or a new parent, you’ll know what a confusing time it can be! Start4Life is here to provide ...

English - Website

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Ten top tips for a healthy weight

Cancer Research UK

Ten Top Tips is about forming healthy habits to help manage weight. This leaflet outlines ten simple weight loss tips that have been based on scientific evidence and will help you to take in fewer calories and burn more energy through activity. It ...

English - Booklet / Leaflet

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Weight loss guide

the NHS website

A practical guide to weight loss including the NHS weight loss plan, and many useful features such as: BMI calculator and weight loss targets Calorie checker for types of food and drink Calorie counter Email support Discussi...

English - Website

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Weight Wise (Website)

British Dietetic Association

The Weightwise website has been developed for, and is managed by, the British Dietetic Association (BDA), the organisation that represents registered dietitians in the UK. It is an independent site, with unbiased, easy-to-follow hints ...

English - Website

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