Healthy lifestyle tips and information

Fatty liver information sheet

Click here to download our new practice leaflet with information and advice for patients who have been told they have fatty liver.    

Pre diabetes information sheet

Click here to download our new practice leaflet with information and advice for patients who have been told they have pre-diabetes.  

Information on cholesterol, fats and nutrition

Click here to download our new practice leafet with information on cholesterol, fat and how to manage these in a healthy diet.

High blood pressure and exercise

Click here to downlaod our new practice leaflet with exercise advice for patients with high blood pressure.

High blood pressure and nutrition

Click here to download our new practice leaflet with nutritional advice for patients with high blood pressure.   

Stop smoking service

Forth Valley Stop Smoking (Quit Your Way) service is open and can provide treatment and support for those wishing to stop smoking.   

Please phone 01786 433293 for more information.   

Community pharmacies are also involved in the Quit Your Way service so you can also ask your local pharmacy for more information.  

Bowel cancer prevention

Click here to download our practice leaflet with advice on how to reduce risk of bowel cancer.   

Anxiety or insomnia

  • Struggling with worry or anxiety? Daylight is a digital CBT programme to help with anxiety and worry. You can sign up for instant access at www.trydaylight.com/nhs and download the app. You will be guided through a range of different CBT techniques to help manage your anxiety.
 
  • Struggling to sleep? Sleepio is a digital CBT programme to help with insomnia and poor sleep. You can sign up at www.sleepio.com/nhs and get instant access to 6 CBT sessions and a range of expert guides to help with your sleep.

Dietary sources of vitamins and minerals

It is not uncommon to find out that you have low iron, calcium, vitamin B12 or folate on a blood test. 

There can be a number of reasons for this so please discuss with the GP / nurse.  

Some cases are mild and levels can be improved through dietary changes. 

Below is some information on food sources of common vitamins and minerals.

Food sources of iron

Food sources of calcium

Food sources of vit B12 and folic acid

Choose to lose

Choose to lose is a NHS Forth Valley website with information on how to lose weight and lead a more healthy life.

Click here for more information.