Category: Health

5 Hacks To Protect Against Insect Bites

With temperatures rising, health writer Jennifer Cawley asks the experts for five savvy ways to protect against irritating insect bites – and what to do when you get bitten. This summer continues to be a busy one for bugs, with the NHS reporting double the usual amount of bite-related calls to its helpline. Topping the…
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The Facts About Inflammation

Chronic inflammation may increase our risk of developing conditions such as diabetes and Alzheimer’s. We ask nutritional experts to explain the science behind inflammation and whether foods can have anti-inflammatory effects. Confused about inflammation? You’re not alone. It’s worth getting clued up as researchers are beginning to find direct links between chronic inflammation and long-term…
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How To Avoid Summer Burnout

Vitality coach and positive psychology practitioner Melissa Britton explains how to spot the early warning signs of “burnout” and offers tips for tackling the stress-related syndrome. The term “burnout” made headlines in 2019 after the World Health Organization officially recognised it as a “syndrome conceptualised as resulting from chronic workplace stress that has not been…
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A Guide To Eye Health: Are Your Eyes Healthy?

With one in five of us facing sight loss at some point in life, looking after your eyes has never been more important. Health writer Helen Foster answers the biggest eye health questions. A report published for last year’s National Eye Health Week found that 250 people in the UK start to lose their sight…
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