Health

30 September 2019

Gynaecological Cancer Awareness Month: Cervical conditions and fertility

If you have abnormal smear, please don’t panic, as it doesn’t necessarily mean there’s something wrong! Your doctor will also perform a test for HPV and if this is also ...

30 September 2019

The four biggest gym myths busted, by fitness industry expert and reality star Jennifer West

Hey, my name is Jennifer and I have been in the fitness industry for around eight years now. During this time I have worked in many gyms and I think ...
30 September 2019

Five signs you have an unhealthy relationship with food

So much focus in our society is placed on food, dieting and eating habits. It’s important to understand how we eat and to recognise when our eating behaviour might be ...
30 September 2019

Nine everyday habits to boost your brain power

We all want to defy the aging process, whether it is combating wrinkles or keeping fit and trim, but what can you do to keep your brain health in peak ...
29 September 2019

Seven reasons to Go Sober this October

With the sun-drenched beer gardens of the summer behind us and the cosy autumn months ahead, now is the perfect time to think about giving up your vices for a ...
29 September 2019

Six lunch hour activities and treatments to boost your afternoon

By Isla Knight, JustUWellness The stresses and strains of daily life can often leave us feeling exhausted and in need of a recharge. While weekend breaks and the odd day ...
24 September 2019

The importance of a balanced diet in your weight loss journey

If you are looking to lose weight, it is critical to keep a check on your well-being and plan realistic goals for yourself. The first step towards losing weight in ...
24 September 2019

Seven top tips for being a morning person

dorset cereals has teamed up with Rosie Millen, Danielle North and other likeminded experts, including anxiety expert Chloe Brotheridge, happiness consultant Samantha Clarke and comparison coach Lucy Sheridan to form ...

17 September 2019

Debunking five common myths about HIV

Welsh rugby star Gareth Thomas is something of a hero to us here at Female First. His bravery to come out as a gay man in a masculine, male-dominated industry ...

16 September 2019

Change your attitude: The Dos and Don'ts of losing weight

So Bill Maher thinks fat shaming will end the obesity endemic because it will shame people into losing weight. The truth is, this is but one of many false assumptions ...
16 September 2019

Why should we worry about pelvic pain?

Pelvic pain can be due to a number of causes, not all of them serious and not all of them due to the reproductive organs. Inflammation, infection, or abnormal tissue ...
14 September 2019

10 Reasons why living sober is far from boring

By Bunmi Aboaba, Founder of The Sober Advantage When the general public think of sober people, they would probably imagine a group of boring, stiff-upper-lipped killjoys. This couldn’t be further ...
11 September 2019

Seven things I’ve learned on The 1:1 Diet by Cambridge Weight Plan

I am now at the end of my journey and I wanted to share a few things that I’ve learned along the way with this plan. It’s simple: It is ...

10 September 2019

Top tips on being truthful with your doctor

It can be daunting visiting the doctor. Even if you have a good relationship with your GP, it can be embarrassing or uncomfortable to talk about what’s really troubling you. ...
2 September 2019

15 Uses for tea tree oil

Clear out the clutter from your bathroom cabinet and replace it with just one small bottle of Tea Tree Oil, nature’s powerful antibacterial multi-tasker that will combine the work of ...

29 August 2019

Seven herbal teas that are also excellent natural remedies

Not everyone can or wants to take prescription (or over-the-counter) medication to aid mild ailments like nausea, headaches or stress, but that doesn't mean the only other alternative is to ...

27 August 2019

Review: The 1:1 Diet by Cambridge Weight Plan (Month 2)

My efforts last month meant that I could fit into a dress that was a size smaller for a wedding I was attending. I know I still have a long ...
27 August 2019

Review: The 1:1 Diet by Cambridge Weight Plan (Month 1)

Ever since I can remember- weight has been at the forefront of my mind. I get up and I think about my weight, I go about my day and my ...
27 August 2019

Protein for beginners: The four basic rules

Protein has never been more popular, and rightly so, as it offers multiple health benefits to all, and not just those who exercise regularly. The protein market is booming, and ...

19 August 2019

Seven ways to survive the heat this summer if you're pregnant

Dr Larisa Corda is an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist and is one of the UK’s leading Fertility experts. For more details please visit www.drlarisacorda.com It’s been a record-breaking Summer, with July having ...
15 August 2019

10 Ways to celebrate National Relaxation Day

You might be lucky enough to have today off- if not- you may want save your celebration until the weekend. Whenever you decide to mark the occasion- here are a ...

12 August 2019

Top changes to make now if you're trying to get pregnant

Dr Larisa Corda is an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist and is one of the UK’s leading Fertility experts. For more details please visit www.drlarisacorda.com Whether you’re looking to improve your chances of ...
6 August 2019

10 Small things you can do to keep your feet healthy

Our feet are incredible. Made up of 100 moveable parts including 26 bones and 20 muscles, they are a masterpiece of natural engineering. That’s why the College of Podiatry is ...

5 August 2019

You know your body best!

Anyone who’s had a smear test knows it is not an elegant experience. But this relatively simple test detects early signs of cervical cancer, often long before the disease has ...