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Lifestyle Advice

 


Weight Loss

If you are concerned about your weight loss we can help.
Body Mass Index is used by healthcare professionals to dermine whether your weight is healthy or not.

Calculate My BMI

 

There are a range of places on the internet where you can get more information on a healthy lifestyle and weight loss.

Free NHS Weight Loss Guide

Weightwise

Teen Weightwise

Exercise Advice

Couch to 5K

 

There are also commercial slimming groups such as Weight Watchers and Slimming World. Some people find them helpful to help lose the excess weight.

 

Slimming World

Weight Watchers


Stopping Smoking

 

We offer help here at Brailsford Medical Centre, ask at reception or book an appointment with the practice nurse (between 9am-5pm)

 

There is plenty of information on the internet regarding this and the following links may be helpful:

 

Smoking Cessation: NHS Choices Site

Smoking Quitters Cost Tool – Calculate the money you will save and plan how to spend it

No Smoking Day  – Find out more about people like you ready to stop

Click to Quit: Smoking Cessation Advice

ASH: Action on Smoking and Health

Gosmokefree – Detailed information about the free NHS support services

 


Alcohol and Addiction

If you feel that you are addicted to alcohol or drugs, please contact the surgery to find out what we can do to help.

Listed below are links to other national organisations which you may find helpful:

Addaction

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)

Alcohol Concern

Narcotics Anonymous (NA)

Drug scope

 

 


Alcohol and Cancer

Guide to Alcohol and Cancer - A matter of fact guide by Rehab 4 Alcoholism explaining the cancer risks associated with drinking alcohol.

 

 


Derbyshire Alcohol Advice Service


Keep Healthy and Warm in Winter

Health and Warm in Derbyshire


Health and Work

Health and Work Information




 
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