Approximately one-in-five people in the UK have a history of some form of lung disease, be it asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or any other long-standing respiratory diseases. Every five minutes, someone dies from a form of lung disease, making it the third biggest killer disease in the UK. In fact, lung diseases are responsible for almost 750,000 annual hospital admissions and while heart disease fatalities have fallen by around 15% in the last decade, lung disease fatalities have remained around the same .
As the second-largest organ in your body, holding approximately 13% of your total blood supply at any one time, your liver is a genuine workhorse and should always be respected. It is required to process more than 13,000 different chemicals and oversee more than 2,000 internal enzyme systems. In short, it’s your body’s very own 24/7 chemical processing plant.
Your heart rate and blood pressure are things that will be measured and recorded during most check-ups with your GP. They do this to check for any abnormalities which could mean that something isn’t quite right with your heart or circulatory system. Here we will go over what these two measurements can mean for your overall health, plus include some helpful links to more information, so you can learn more.
The brain is a powerful organ. It essentially controls everything the body does, and it doesn’t stop working, even while you sleep. It is made up of a lot of different parts, or sections, that each control various things that go on in your body such as movement, speech and digestion. As well as the benefits of regular ‘brain training’ and avoiding unhealthy habits such as smoking or consuming too much alcohol, the brain can also benefit from getting certain vitamins, antioxidants and nutrients from our diet.
08 June 2018
We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded ‘The Most Trusted Health Insurance Provider’ at the Moneywise Awards 2018. This is the third consecutive year that CS Healthcare have won this prestigious and sought after award, which are now celebrating their 10th year award show.
05 June 2018
The skin is the body’s largest organ. It acts like a protective shell as it is not only waterproof, but it helps protect the body from bacteria, infection and viruses. The outermost layer is called the epidermis, followed by the dermis which is much thicker and subcutaneous fat which forms the bottom layer.
GP24 Advice Line
At CS Healthcare, we are always looking at ways to improve the products and services we offer to our members. We understand that accessing GP services quickly and at a time convenient for you can be challenging. This is why we are pleased to announce we are improving the advice line service that is available to all our members.
CS Healthcare is pleased to announce an exciting change to its eligibility criteria.
Historically, all new members were considered eligible to join CS Healthcare based on their chosen profession. You had to work in the public sector or be a civil servant to become a member. As of August 2019, this eligibility criteria no longer applies. Now everyone can experience award-winning customer service.
Group Scheme Offering
We offer a plan for employers, giving their employees a choice of different cover options and the option to include their family. Whilst working with us to promote a Group Scheme, you will also benifit from other support we can offer, helping to promote health and wellbeing in the workplace including health checks, leaflets and posters, health related articles, content and e-newletter.
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