As well as ensuring the best health services are available when you need them, Somerset CCG wants to help you work towards achieving a healthy lifestyle.
A healthy lifestyle can help prevent you from developing long-term conditions such as diabetes, heart disease and high blood pressure. You can help yourself to keep in good health by eating healthily, keeping active, drinking sensibly, stopping smoking, practising safe sex and managing your stress levels.
For more advice on healthy lifestyles visit the NHS Choices website at www.nhs.uk
NHS Choices is the UK's biggest health website. It provides a comprehensive health information service that puts you in control of your healthcare. The website helps you make choices about your health, from decisions about your lifestyle, such as smoking, drinking and exercise, to finding and using NHS services in England. NHS Choices includes around 20,000 regularly updated articles. There are also hundreds of thousands of entries in more than 50 directories that you can use to find and choose health services in England.
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