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Welcome to Home Health UK’s Health Blog, where there is loads of information on  general health, the latest diagnostic test kits being released and fantastic guest posts being written by experts within the health industry.

All of the stories and information we bring to our blog we hope you will enjoy and it will be of interest to everyone.

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Smoking During Pregnancy In The UK – Statistics And How To Quit Smoking January 15, 2020 - According to NHS Digital, 14.4% of adults in England are smokers. In areas like Kingston, Hull, and Lincoln, there are reports that 26% of adults are smoking in those regions. Most people know the dangerous effects of smoking and secondhand smoke has on a person with the most prominent consequences being lung and throat diseases […]
Worried about Sexual Diseases but too Embarrassed to go to the GP? These Home Health Tests Can Help… January 14, 2020 - STD Home Tests. Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), also called sexually transmitted infections (STIs), are on the rise in the UK. The most common STDs are chlamydia, gonorrhoea, genital warts, genital herpes and syphilis. HIV numbers are small in the UK, but late diagnosis is still a concern. If left untreated, STDs can lead to more […]
What on Earth is Veganuary and What are the Benefits? January 7, 2020 - So, you’ve just about accepted giving up alcohol for Dry January and now there’s Veganuary, which is the month of giving up all animal-derived foods and consuming only plant-based foods in a vegan diet.     Before you roll your eyes, there’s a lot going for Veganuary. It is now practiced by thousands in over […]
How Giving up Alcohol for Dry January Improves Your Life in More Ways Than You Think January 7, 2020 - There’s no denying that the prospect of giving up alcohol when you’re nursing a festive hangover sounds appealing. But, inevitably, that hangover passes. What happens when normality returns and the temptation of a glass of wine with dinner or a night down the pub with friends creeps in again?   How to make it through […]
Here’s how owning a dog can help you to live a longer, happier and healthier life January 7, 2020 - We are a nation of animal lovers. In fact, an incredible 44% of households in the UK have a pet, which is around 12 million homes! Of those 51 million pets owned, the dog tops the list as Britain’s most popular pet and it’s easy to see why.   The human-canine bond is strong. Dogs […]

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How Giving up Alcohol for Dry January Improves Your Life in More Ways Than You Think
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Here’s how owning a dog can help you to live a longer, happier and healthier life

Company News!

queens awardHome health UK is proudly celebrating being a winner of the Queen’s Awards for Enterprise for International Trade 2019

Fertility Catch Up!

Identifying your most fertile days will help when your trying to conceive A couple holding hands.
Just how tough it is for the average sperm to navigate the reproductive system
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Tracking Menstrual Cycles Helps Women in Sport

Looking after our Pets!

Blue-green algae poses danger to pets
Owners urged to take care near waterways as climate crisis leads to more toxic blooms
insect based food better for pets than steak
Is insect based food is better for your beloved pet and fresh steak?
The Retirement Home for Elderly Pets
Due to a change in Japanese law has helped boost demand for these “pet retirement” services

Addiction and Drug Misuse

Death from Heroin Detox stat
Death from heroin detox happens in prisons and from wrongly prescribed medications while undergoing detox treatments
the risks of taking drugs
Parents believe their child is using or has tried drugs because of problems at school or home
Addiction news article published earlier this year (The Guardian)

General Health Stories

red wine could be good for your gut
Is red wine good for you gut in moderation?
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The internet can be a minefield of contradicting health information (The Guardian)
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