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    Mind Matters: Keeping Depression At Bay

    Keeping an eye on your moods, feelings and thoughts about living with chronic heart failure (CHF) means you're well placed to keep depression at bay.

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    Older people may be able to improve their cognitive function and brain efficiency by making simple lifestyle changes such as incorporating memory exercise, healthy eating, physical fitness and stress reduction into their daily lives.

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Relaxation Techniques For Better Sleep

Written by Kate Kellaway

Scheduling time to unwind and relax can help relieve the stress and anxiety that may otherwise interfere with your sleep.

You’ve already learnt that physical activity too close to bedtime can disrupt your sleep, and the same principle applies to mental activity. The busy lifestyles many of us lead can have us on the go from the time we wake up in the morning until our head hits the pillow at night. While our bodies might be tired out by all this running around, it tends to have the opposite effect on our minds.


Using our health and fitness calculators will help you get the facts on your lifestyle.