Health

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 ...

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 ...
21 December 2017

Sales Of Vape Starter Kits Soar By 29% As NHS Stoptober Campaign Embraces E-Cigarettes

The latest sales figures show that Public Health England’s new harm reduction approach to decreasing smoking rates across the UK has not only been widely accepted, but capitalised upon. For ...
14 December 2017

Top 10 Tips For Surviving The Festive Season With An Eating Disorder

An estimated 6 million people in the UK are affected by an eating disorder and most of those that are affected are aged between 14-25-year olds. The festive period can ...
12 December 2017

Jodie Opens Up About Mental Health And Explains Why You Should Too

The Government has announced plans to help schools and colleges provide dedicated support to children and young people struggling with mental health problems. 22 year old Jodie Goodacre knew something ...
8 December 2017

10 Ways To Avoid Feeling Sluggish And Deflated Over Christmas

By health and wellness expert Jeannie di Bon After every Christmas comes the inevitable January panic. Armed with fresh gym gear, shiny new Fitbits and new resolutions, we flock to ...
5 December 2017

Weight Loss Success: Mum Loses Over 3 Stone!

Katherine Howells went from a size 10 to a size 18 while having her first child but she wanted to get back to her pre-prengnancy once weight again. Here she ...
5 December 2017

Who inspires us Brits to get involved in sport

You might be surprised about who’s inspiring Brits to get involved in sport. New study reveals it’s not just those performing on the pitch that are inspiring us to put ...
23 November 2017

How To Keep Your Core Strong During Pregnancy

Don’t think being pregnant lets you off the hook when it comes to working your abs – in fact there’s even more reason to keep your core strong when you’re ...
23 November 2017

How To Drop A Dress Size In 7 Days To Get Christmas Party Ready

By Terri-Ann Nunns, Founder of the TerriAnn 7 Day Cleanse Prepare – Preparation is key to the success of any diet. Take a few hours to read about what it ...
23 November 2017

Embarrassing Bodies And What To Do About Them

Let’s face it, some health conditions are more embarrassing than others. No one minds telling friends or colleagues about the ankle they sprained on their weekend run or the cough ...

23 November 2017

10 Things You Should Know About Sickle Cell

The B Positive choir made their debut with an exclusive performance yesterday at the MOBO Pre Awards Show at Boisdale Canary Wharf, London. They will also be performing at various events and locations, which ...