Health

2 May 2018

How I Overcame Post-Natal Depression

This Girl Can is supporting Maternal Mental Health Day to raise awareness about postnatal mental health, the support available and let women who might be feeling the same way that ...
2 May 2018

Top Walking Tips For National Walking Month

May is National Walking Month and never is there a more perfect time to don your walking shoes, stretch your legs and head into the big outdoors. Whether your walk ...

2 May 2018

Melanie Sykes: My 5 top Tips For A Healthy Lifestyle

I am a full-time working mum, with two teenage boys and working in such a fast-paced industry means I need all the energy I can get! For me, a healthy ...
1 May 2018

10 Tips to spring clean your health

Written by Louise Payne (MSc, RNutr), Nutritionist at Spoon Guru, www.spoon.guru Spring is all about new beginnings, clearing out the junk and starting fresh. So why not use this time ...
27 April 2018

Life Coach Reveals 5 Hidden Stresses In Your Life

April is National Stress Awareness month, so we should use this opportunity to step back and look at our lives from a different point of view. We’re all aware of ...

6 April 2018

Pets really are good for us

April is National Pet Month and we have some news for you all - for instance nearly half of us believe that our four-legged friends make us feel ‘pawsitively’ happy ...

23 March 2018

[Exclusive] 10 Ways To Shine And Stay Happy

It won’t have escaped your notice that modern life is full-on. Look around and you’ll see hordes of people fuelled up on caffeine and sugar, having what we call a ...

16 March 2018

10 Foods To Add Into Your Diet To Make You Feel Happy

When I first started to eat really healthily (and we’ll explore later what that could mean), it was after I had finished treatment for breast cancer. I was 33 and ...
14 March 2018

10 Signs That Your Heart Needs Some Love And Attention

Things to look out for that would tell you your heart is in bad shape Dr Husain Shabeeh, Consultant Cardiologist at Spire St Anthony’s Hospital Around 1 in 10 people ...
14 March 2018

4 Easy Ways To Improve Your Diet

Frida Harju-Westman, nutritionist at the global health app Lifesum (www.lifesum.com), comments…. One of the most effective ways to improve your diet, is to make your surroundings conducive to a healthier ...
14 March 2018

10 eye conditions you didn't know about, explained

Brendan O’Brien, Chief Operations Officer, Vision Direct Did you know that being short-sighted or long-sighted is to do with the shape of your eye? Or that with over a billion people ...

14 March 2018

How Losing Weight Made Me A Better Mum

I have always struggled with my weight, but at 24 I had my first baby via emergency C-section which left me bedridden for weeks. During this time, I ended up ...
8 March 2018

Do You Drink Because You’re Lonely Or Are You Lonely Because You Drink?

By Dr Bunmi Aboaba, The Sober Advantage Loneliness is on the increase and it can affect a diverse range of people. Studies show that more women tend to report feeling ...
2 March 2018

Everything You Need To Know About Varicose Veins

By Mr Constantinos Kyriakides, Consultant Vascular Surgeon at The Private Clinic of Harley Street Varicose veins are swollen and enlarged veins which have become widened, lumpy and twisted. They are ...

1 March 2018

10 Things You Should Know About Having An Eating Disorder

Whilst writing the comedy series Nutritiously Nicola!, which is based on my own experience of an eating disorder, I came to a few conclusions about having an eating disorder (ED). ...
1 March 2018

10 Things You Never Knew About Ovarian Cancer

Every March is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Here are 10 things you should know about the disease. One of the most persistent and dangerous myths about ovarian cancer is that ...
19 February 2018

Cold Sores: The Myths And Facts

In the UK, it is estimated that 75% of the population carry the herpes simplex virus which causes cold sores, with 20% of people in a growing UK population suffering ...

5 February 2018

The Health Benefits Of Showering After Exercise

Whether you’re a daily diver or a weekend runner, showering after exercise should be an essential part of your workout. Rather than simply keeping you clean, however, a post-workout shower can ...
22 January 2018

Top Tips For Combatting Sciatica Naturally

By Oliver Eaton, ProHealth Clinic Sciatica is defined as pain in either one or both legs with possible tingling, numbness or weakness caused by the pinching of the sciatic nerve ...

22 January 2018

What’s Stopping Women Going For Their Smear Test?

Smear tests provide the best protection against cervical cancer, yet one in four women don’t attend. So why are so many women not attending? Research by Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust ...

16 January 2018

10 Things You Never Knew About Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

By Dr Rajendra Sharma, a fully qualified doctor with a specialist interest in Integrated Medicine Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), has only been recognized by the medical profession in the UK ...

4 January 2018

After Losing Her Dad, Charlotte Turned To Food And The Scales Tipped Nearly 18 Stone

I started to put on weight when I lost my Dad back in 2004.  He had been ill for quite some time and it was a difficult time for us ...
4 January 2018

High Blood Pressure At The Age Of 30 Spurred Jessica To Lose Nearly 3 Stone

Jessica knew it was time to make a change when she was struggling with her day-to-day life and her weight was impacting her blood pressure. Determined to make a change ...
21 December 2017

3 Reasons To Keep Your Blood Pressure Down

Also known as hypertension, high blood pressure is a health problem you might not be aware of. As its name suggests, this condition refers to when a person’s blood pressure ...