Drink herbal teas to keep the bloat away

Our bodies are brilliant machines that not only work to keep us alive and safe, but they also alert us when something isn’t right. As we zoom at full speed towards the festive season, there is more temptation than ever to eat rich foods, but these salty snacks and heavy …

Get to grips with rosacea

While people don’t tend to talk about it much, the skin condition rosacea is a problem for more people than you would think. The acne-like inflammatory condition tends to affect the cheeks, forehead, chin and nose, and while symptoms come and go, it can be a real pain, on many …

Keep hay fever at bay

It seems like only yesterday we were shovelling snow off our paths and wrapping up in thermals, but all of a sudden spring is here and with it brings the pollen that causes hay fever, and misery. The balmier climes we have been seeing recently mean trees have burst into …

Get well soon

Winter is on the way and along with Halloween and Christmas, it also brings seasonal colds and bugs. A balanced diet full of nutritious food and packed with valuable vitamins and minerals is a good starting point. Lots of water, regular exercise and fresh air plus decent sleep all help …

5 Unusual Menopause Symptoms and How to Deal with Them

The menopause is famous for making women feel uncomfortable and there’s a whole list of symptoms, such as hot flushes and lack of energy that we all know about. There are, however, several more “unusual” symptoms which people either don’t know about or haven’t worked out that they’re associated to …

Embrace exercise, don’t run away from it

Many of us are unhappy with certain parts of our body, but ironing out those lumps and bumps can look like a daunting prospect and taking those first steps often seems scary. Hated bingo wings and the stubborn extra half a stone that just won’t budge can be a pain, …

What headache do you suffer with?

It is thought that over 10 million people in the UK are regular headache sufferers. Ouch. While they are a very common health complaint, the majority are easy to treat and not serious. Like so many things in life, there isn’t a one size fits all headache or remedy. Some …

Tips for dealing with a festive hangover

Last week we shared some delicious Christmas cocktails, which we hope you have made and enjoyed. We did say it is a good idea to drink responsibility, so today we have a guide to keeping those hangovers at bay during the party season, and what to do if things get …

Be breast aware this October

If you didn’t know already, October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast Cancer Care research has shown that nearly 60,000 people are diagnosed with breast cancer in the UK every year. That’s the equivalent of one person every 10 minutes, with 1 in 8 women in the UK expected …

The perfect pedicure at home

The nights are getting lighter, the wind is dying down and temperatures are starting to rise. With spring in the air it won’t be long before sandals and flip flops are in the shops and if you want to wear them you will need to start looking after your feet …