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tips to ease discomfort and help you sleep better when you’re sick

Expert provides 8 top tips on getting better sleep when sick

With the ‘worst cold in Britain’ spreading around the UK, a health and wellness writer for Amerisleep , has compiled a list of “8 tips to ease discomfort and help you sleep better when you’re sick”.

The tips include natural remedies and diet recommendations on how to decongest a stuffy nose, soothe a scratchy throat, and calm an aggressive cough.

8 tips to ease discomfort...

Are you ruining your eyes with too much screentime?

Modern lifestyles and working practices mean hours looking at screens. Work, communication, study and entertainment are all heavily reliant on screentime. This can, unfortunately, harm eye health.

The Effects of Prolonged Screentime

Studies have shown that computer vision syndrome is a growing problem for people of all ages around the world.

Health problems...

In fact, non-organic products contain chemicals such as Carbon Disulfide, Methylene Chloride, Ethyl Acetate and Toluene, to name but a few

73% of women don’t know what goes into their period care products

Research by Yoppie , the pioneers of personalised period care, has found that 73% of women are unsure about what chemicals and materials go into their period care and who can blame them as it’s not currently a legal requirement to list composition on the packaging.

The cost of going organic

Yoppie’s research shows that on average, an organic tampon comes in at 29p while an...

Which dog breeds are more prone to dog’s dewclaws and what must their owners consider?

Having a pet dog is fun and rewarding, but not all the time! Your pet faces the same troubles that you face, but in a different manner.

Dogs can suffer from illnesses and health issues specific to their breed and genetic circumstances. Therefore, every dog owner should inform themselves about phenomena like dog's dewclaws for example.

Dogs declaws also known as wolf claws...

Surfing has been named as the most common action sport in the UK

New data shows surfing is the most common action sport in the UK

Surfing has been named as the most common action sport in the UK by the team at Uswitch , just a month after making its debut at the Tokyo Olympics. The findings come as part of the new Adventure Index Campaign , which has researched the best European countries to visit for action-packed trips and holidays.

The campaign launch follows news that UK travel restrictions are being eased...

3 Things to Do to Look After Your Teeth

It’s so important to take care of your teeth. Not only do they affect your looks, but having nice looking, healthy teeth will make you more confident, will make it easier to eat the foods you want to eat, will be cheaper to take care of, and will be better for your overall health – decaying or unhealthy teeth can cause bacteria to enter the bloodstream and make you unwell.


PCOS is a common hormonal condition that affects a woman’s ovaries and how they work

Campaign to publicise little-known condition affecting one in ten women

A  common condition that affects one in ten women of child-bearing age and can lead to difficulties falling pregnant - polycystic ovary syndrome - is under the spotlight this month  with fertility experts in the South West and Wales taking part in  PCOS Awareness Month  throughout September in a bid to  increase understanding of the condition. 

Oli O’Donovan, consultant ...

More than a quarter of UK residents don't have carbon monoxide detectors installed

Over 25% of UK Residents at Risk of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

More than a quarter of UK residents don't have carbon monoxide detectors installed in their current homes, according to new research.

For Gas Safety Week, taking place from the 13th to 19th September 2021, the online boiler company BOXT surveyed 2,000 UK residents to reveal how gas safe the public are.

In the study , 12.3% of respondents admitted to never testing their smoke...

Sleep yourself slimmer

Whether or not you should try to lose weight is a personal decision best made with the help of your doctor. Don't believe everything you read on the internet about health and weight loss. Weight loss isn't for everyone, and it doesn't always imply improved health. However, if you decide you need to make some changes, keep in mind that good health is a lifelong adventure that includes not just...

The majority of Brits are unprepared for facing an emergency situation

76% of Brits Feel Unprepared for a Medical Emergency

MAKING SURE that someone can care for you in an emergency, based on your medical needs, could be critical in saving your life, but new research has revealed that the majority of Brits are unprepared for facing an emergency situation.

A survey of 2,006 UK adults by medical ID charity MedicAlert , has revealed that 76% feel underprepared for a medical emergency, whether it involved...

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