A survey conducted by Panadol last year revealed that a third of UK adults don’t know the difference between different painkillers and would just take the first painkiller available to them. With ibuprofen and paracetamol occupying a space in most of our bathroom cabinets, it’s important to know the difference and which to take when.
Cholesterol gets a bad reputation, but we actually need it in our blood for our bodies to work properly. However, when Cholesterol levels are too high, it can stick to the walls of the arteries, causing blockages. This increases your risk of heart disease.
Did you give up smoking for Stoptober? If you’ve been a few weeks smoke-free, you’re probably already feeling the benefits, but battling the cravings might be tempting you to fall off the wagon. If you’re having a hard time resisting the call of your cigarettes, we’ve found some weird and wonderful way to beat back the cravings. They’re so unusual, they might just work.
It can be easy to confuse a food intolerance for a food allergy, but the two are very different.
Many common skin conditions can be aggravated in the Winter. Protect eczema, rosacea and psoriasis from the festive season with our quick tips.
Menopause is not an illness or medical condition. It’s part of the natural ageing process for every woman, there is no hard and fast rule to managing symptoms, as everyone’s experience will be slightly different. Some women may sail though with very few side effects, for others they will experience a range of symptoms both physical (such as hot flushes, night sweats, vaginal dryness) and emotional (such as anxiety, mood swings, sleeplessness).
Giving up smoking has lots of obvious bonuses; your health being the major one. But when you quit, you might find some more unexpected bonuses too, from more cash in your pocket to better skin.
Catching a cold can be almost miserable. Everything hurts, your nose is sore because of all the tissues, and you just want to lie in bed and feel sorry for yourself. However, with 86% of companies reporting that employees are still coming to work when sick, clearly most of us just don’t have the time to be ill. If you want to get rid of a cold fast, just follow these simple tips.
E-cigarettes have become a popular alternative to smoking, with some even using them as part of their Stoptober mission to give up smoking altogether. But what actually is an e-cigarette and is it really better than smoking?
If you work in an office, chances are there’s a cold going around right now. You watch your colleagues go down with a blocked nose, sore throats, aches and pains and a myriad of other symptoms you’d rather avoid.