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It’s well known that we are all recommended to do at least 150 minutes of moderate intensity cardiovascular exercise during the week - this is often promoted as 5 x 30-minute sessions. Less publicised are the Department of Health’s recommendations th Read more

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South West patients are needed for the biggest ever study into depression and anxiety - the two most common mental health disorders worldwide. In the UK, one in three people will experience symptoms during their lifetime. Researchers in the region ar Read more

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Chemical-free natural mattresses All mattresses supplied in the UK must meet the specified ignition resistance levels, and it is true to say that the flame retardants used on many mattresses to pass the strict UK fire retardancy laws, are chemical ba Read more

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Below are a few of the wellbeing resources which are available at Okehampton Medical Centre. We will also be launching a GP Chaplaincy service after Easter and will soon be able to offer free counselling sessions with a student counsellor, in additio Read more

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Hypnotherapy combines hypnosis with therapy. Hypnosis utilises trance, a form of focused attention, to produce an emotional response which can change feelings, thoughts, habits and behaviours. Trance states have been accessed since ancient times a Read more

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