How to cope if you struggle with Valentine’s Day

Five tips to help you fend off difficult feelings this Valentine’s Day Feeling down or lonely on Valentine’s Day is much more common than you might think. People can find the day triggering for many reasons; they may be going through a break-up, mourning the loss of a friend or family member, or have underlying […]

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How to protect yourself from online scams – by PayPlan

Staying safe online is becoming increasingly difficult as cyberattacks become more sophisticated. Whether it be impersonating someone you know or an organisation/business that you trust, cybercriminals encourage individuals to share personal or sensitive information or click on malicious web links or attachments. Human error has been reported as the major contributing factor behind many data […]

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Time to Talk – by PayPlan

We recently celebrated Time to Talk Day (February 1st), the nation’s biggest mental health conversation. The annual awareness day, by Mind and Rethink Mental Illness, is a day for you. It’s a chance for you to be open with your friends, family, online community, and work colleagues and come together to talk, listen and change […]

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Race Equality Week 2024

Vita Health Group champions diversity as it takes part in Race Equality Week 2024.  Vita Health Group is proud to be participating in Race Equality Week, from 5-11 February 2024.  Race Equality Week will unite thousands of organisations in action to seriously address race inequality in the workplace. A UK-wide initiative, Race Equality Week was […]

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Plan your financial goals for 2024 – by PayPlan

Let’s ring in the new year with improved financial health! A New Year can be daunting with the hope of making resolutions you think you might not be able to keep, however following the below simple steps may help you feel your financial best and start 2024 with a positive plan. Small, simple changes can […]

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Seven surprising benefits of Shockwave Therapy

In recent years, lots of scientific research has been conducted into shockwave therapy. And whilst it’s been proven to successfully reduce pain, there are a whole host of other great benefits to the treatment. So, if you’re weighing up whether shockwave therapy is right for you – fear not. Our musculoskeletal specialists here at Vita […]

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Steroid injections: Five of the lesser known benefits

Corticosteroid injections have been widely used in musculoskeletal (MSK) medicine and rheumatology since the 1940s. They are used to treat a variety of inflammatory diseases and conditions in the body. Although pain relief is the primary purpose and benefit of a steroid injection, there are a whole host of other ways patients can benefit from […]

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Six ways to have a brilliant Dry January

Dry January started in 2013 with 4,000 people committing to abstaining from alcohol for a month. Now in its 10th year, it’s come a long way since then, with over 130,000 taking part in 2022. It’s gained popularity as a way for individuals to re-evaluate their relationship with alcohol, promote healthier habits and potentially experience […]

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Eight ways to help someone talk about their mental health on ‘Brew Monday’

The third Monday of January has long been dubbed the most depressing day of the year, also known as Blue Monday: the festive season is over, the weather is gloomy and bills are incoming. But in reality, Blue Monday is just a myth. In fact, it’s a term that was conjured up for a marketing […]

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Combating loneliness during the holidays

Last year, 1.3 million older people expected they’d feel lonely at Christmas, and more than a third of people are too embarrassed to admit they are lonely at Christmas. Whatever your setup around the festive season is, it’s possible that feelings of loneliness will come in at some point. It’s not unusual that the focus […]

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Seven stress-busting strategies to try in December

The winter months can bring about increased stress due to holidays, packed social schedules and reduced daylight hours. Try these six stress management techniques to help manage stress during the winter months: Deep breath to calm your nervous system: Inhale slowly through your nose, hold your breath for a few seconds, and then exhale slowly […]

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10 health-boosting tips for the winter

There are many reasons our health takes a backseat during the winter months. Work and family schedules can feel pretty overwhelming in the lead up to the holiday season and it’s also the time that flu, winter colds and other bugs put a damper on our mood and physical wellbeing. There’s no denying that finding […]

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