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Losing weight for people with bowel problems

Thinking about starting your weight loss journey? If you have bowel problems, it can seem daunting. To help, we’ve come up with some help and advice to get you started on overhauling your lifestyle. From diet tips to exercise advice, it’s good to have a plan ahead when you have issues with your bowels. It’s…

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Categories: Food and Drink, Lifestyle By: GoldCare

The benefits of walking for healthy bowels

Walking is a great form of exercise, it is good for the mind, body and soul. There is nothing more enjoyable than stepping out into the fresh air to blow away the cobwebs! Having bowel problems shouldn’t restrict you from enjoying the great outdoors and walking is an exercise you can slowly build up over…

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Categories: Lifestyle By: GoldCare

COVID 19 – Our Tips for Ensuring You Stay Safe and Well as an Ostomate

We hope you are all staying safe and well during these difficult times! Now more than ever it’s vital that we all work together and prioritise our health above anything else. We must all ensure that we are following the government’s rules and only leave the house when it is absolutely essential.  To help you…

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Categories: Lifestyle By: GoldCare

How will pregnancy affect my stoma?

Will a stoma affect my pregnancy? At some stage in their life, most people want to start a family and have children with their partners. Every pregnancy is an exciting experience, even if it can be a little scary at times! As an ostomate, you might have your own concerns regarding pregnancy and any problems…

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Categories: Care Advice, Lifestyle By: Goldcare

Gardening with a stoma

At last, the cold winter months are on the wain and we can look ahead to better weather, longer days and of course, the blossoming of nature. If you’ve been counting down the days to better weather, then the chances are that you’re itching to get out into the garden. Whilst it’s tempting to throw…

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Categories: Lifestyle By: GoldCare

Enjoying family time as an ostomate

With the arrival of Mother’s Day and the nicer weather hopefully on its way, now is the time to enjoy extra time spent with your family. Mother's Day is considered a 'family time' holiday, it’s a time for fun activities and days out with your family, whether it’s a nice walk in the countryside, a…

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Categories: Lifestyle By: GoldCare

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