Here are some tips on a few common summer health issues
Age UK has 10 tips to help you enjoy the sun but stay healthy at the same time. Stay cool and healthy during the summer months.
Sunburn is red, hot and sore skin caused by too much sun. It may flake and peel after a few days. You can treat it yourself. It usually gets better within 7 days.
An allergy is a reaction the body has to a particular food or substance. Allergies are very common.
Most of us welcome hot weather, but when it's too hot for too long, there are health risks. In England, there are on average 2000 heat related deaths every year.
Sunburn increases your risk of skin cancer. Sunburn does not just happen on holiday. You can burn in the UK, even when it's cloudy.
A bit of sunshine is good for us. However, extreme temperatures, still air feeling sticky and being tired can be dangerous for those with breathing problems.Learn more »
Here are some tips on a few common winter health issues
Vitamin D is essential for healthy bones. In the UK we get most of our vitamin D from sunlight exposure - from late March to the end of SeptemberLearn more »
Cold weather can make some health problems worse and even lead to serious complications, especially if you are older or have a long-term health condition.Learn more »
Avoid winter weight gain. You can achieve and maintain a healthy weight by following the NHS 12 week diet and exercise plan.Learn more »
The pneumococcal vaccine protects against serious and potentially fatal pneumococcal infections. It's also known as the pneumonia vaccine.
NHS England’s winter news, advice from Clinical Directors and blogs can be found here. Keep up to date with the latest winter information.
Age UK highlights a range of resources to help older adults stay well during the winter months - including help with bills and general preparedness.Learn more »