Heart Rhythm Week is held to raise awareness to arrhythmic conditions to enable you to understand your own heart rate better. I know from personal experience how difficult it can be to live with a heart condition, as I was diagnosed with arrhythmia 7 years ago this month at the age of 38. I had … Read moreHeart Rhythm Week 2014
It’s safe to say that epilepsy suffers still hide away because of their medical condition as they feel they are unable to talk about it. Also, most people still find the sight of an epileptic seizure frightening or they feel awkward, as they don’t know how to help the person having the seizure. Speaking from … Read moreHow to stay seizure free when travelling
What causes coeliac disease? Most people would probably associate coeliac disease with an allergy or intolerance to gluten; it is in fact an autoimmune condition. In cases of coeliac disease, the immune system mistakes a substance found inside gluten called gliadin as a threat to the body and will then go on to attack the … Read moreCoeliac Awareness Week 2014
I know from experience that finding good affordable travel insurance cover can be difficult and even stressful at times especially if you have a pre-existing medical condition or disability. My daughter & I have both have medical conditions and prior to me working for Free Spirit, I used to dread the thought of trying to … Read moreMake sure your medical conditions are fully covered when travelling abroad
For most people booking the annual foreign holiday can be an exciting time. The thought of clear blue skies, sunshine from morning to dusk, warm shallow waves gently lapping at the shore, morning walks along the beach and endless time to take it easy are what holidays are all about. However if you have breast … Read moreCan I travel abroad if I have breast cancer?
April 2014 is bowel cancer awareness month and it’s this month when people do all sorts of weird, crazy and wonderful activities for bowel cancer charities like Bowel Cancer UK . Some people may take part in the London marathon held on the 13th April this year or they may invite friends to join in … Read moreBowel Cancer Awareness Month
Spring is finally here and people’s mood rising because the sun has finally emerged from its 6 months hibernation. I think we can now say the 2014 holiday planning season has officially begun. I like most people look forward to this time of year so we can start to plan our next adventure abroad and … Read moreBenefits of travel insurance for a summer holiday
Holidays should be a chance to get away, unwind and relax however for some people it can be stressful and tiring, especially at the thought of leaving the comfort of their bed and those ‘special’ pillows some of us have. For most people a good night’s sleep is what helps them get through the day, … Read moreDon’t let the lack of sleep ruin your holiday
Rare Disease Day is an annual event, generally held on the last day of February and is supported right around the world. The purpose of the day is to draw awareness to rare conditions that require more attention and are overlooked more easily. What is a rare disease? A rare disease is defined as one … Read moreRare Disease Day 2014
All across the nation, chip lovers will be celebrating this week by eating their favourite style of potato chip. Now a days they come in a variety of styles like straight cut, crinkle cut, southern fried and curly styles and I’m sure the list could go on. However I think the majority of the British … Read moreWhat is your favourite chippy tea?