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Health and lifestyle tips

Information for individuals with neurological problems, and those that support them, on healthy lifestyle habits and tips on how to deal with everyday situations.

It can be challenging for anyone to find the time and motivation needed to adopt a healthier diet, start a new exercise regime or begin a new hobby or past time.

For individuals affected by a neurological problem, the challenge of making these kinds of changes to their lifestyle can be even greater due to the other difficulties they may be facing such as fatigue, pain, or the effects of treatments or medication.

The good news is even small changes can make a big difference to your health and wellbeing.

The articles in this section of our website are aimed at helping individuals to begin making small changes to their daily routines that can improve how they feel both physically and emotionally, as well as finding ways to cope with everyday situations that can prove difficult at times.

In this section

Brain food

Brain food

Information on following a balanced diet, as well as foods and everyday activities that may help keep your brain healthy.

Getting active

Getting active

In this article we offer tips on how to start getting active, how to overcome barriers to exercise, and how to build up your levels of activity gradually.

Leisure time

Leisure time

Finding ways to relax and enjoy your spare time can really make a difference to your wellbeing.

Cold weather

Cold weather

We discuss why cold temperatures can be difficult to deal with for people with a neurological problem, and suggest ways of keeping warm.

Heat sensitivity and hot temperatures

Heat sensitivity and hot temperatures

In this article we explore why some people with neurological problems are more sensitive to hot temperatures, and feature some ideas for how to keep cool.

Coping with transport

Coping with transport

Information and advice for people who are affected by a neurological problem and who may have concerns or face difficulties with transport and getting around.