Limefield Surgery

293/295 Preston New Rd, Blackburn BB2 6PL

Healthy Ideas

Tips for good health

  1. Quit smoking now.
  2. Drink within safe limits (men 21 units/week – women 14 units/week approx) (1 unit = 1 short = ½ pint).
  3. Watch diet/weight – cut down on fats (esp. animal) eat more fruit, vegetables and whole grain food.
  4. For women – 3 yearly smears and monthly (self) breast checks, and check you are immune to rubella.
  5. Children – check-ups and immunisations.
  6. Take advice before you travel abroad.
  7. Elderly, diabetic and patients with chest problems – flu jabs in October/November is recommended.