Smoking

We strongly advise our patients to avoid smoking. If you need help to stop smoking then please discuss this with your doctor, nurse or Health Visitor or contact Live Well

Alcohol

The current recommended maximum “healthy” intake of alcohol is 21 units/week for a man, or 14 units/week for a woman. (1 unit = half a pint of beer or 1 glass of wine or 1 single measure of spirits).

Look at the NHS advice here

Exercise

We advise exercise sufficient to cause mild breathlessness for 20 minutes 3 times a week.

Look at the NHS advice here

Diet

Avoid crash diets. Instead try to develop a healthy eating pattern that avoids weight gain, is high in fibre and low in sugars and animal fats.

Look at the NHS page Eat Well

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