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 it’s estimated that 8 in 10 peri-menopausal, menopausal and post-menopausal women experience symptoms that significantly impact their daily lives

Five foods you didn't know could ease menopause symptoms

From hot flushes to bloating, sleep disturbance to night sweats, it’s estimated that 8 in 10 peri-menopausal, menopausal and post-menopausal women experience symptoms that significantly impact their daily lives. But with increasing shortages of hormone replacement therapies across the UK, with many women having to move away from their usual treatments to ones that are available, attention is...

A simple blood test that can be given by GPs could help diagnose ovarian cancer faster

New GP blood test could help diagnose ovarian cancer faster

A simple blood test that can be given by GPs could help diagnose ovarian cancer faster and more accurately, particularly for women under the age of 50.

The study, undertaken by Dr Garth Funston, Dr Chloe Barr and Professor Emma Crosbie from the University of Manchester, Dr David Jeelvan and Professor Sudha Sundar from the University of Birmingham and Dr Luke Mounce from the...

When a person hears a sound, the amygdala decides the emotional response a person has to it

Audiologist explains why certain sounds annoy us and why

When a person hears a sound, the amygdala (the part of the brain that regulates emotions) decides the emotional response a person has to it. But why do certain sounds evoke such intense feelings of anger, irritation and in some extreme cases, even disgust?

Katie Ogden, Audiologist and Training Manager of ReSound North-West Europe, has compiled a list of the most hated sounds and...

Sleep affects our mental wellbeing

How Mental Health Can Affect Your Sleep

To coincide with Mental Health Awareness Week (9th – 15th May), the UK’s most trusted sleep brand, Silentnight , shares its sleeping tips to improve a range of mental health issues including loneliness.

The Mental Health Foundation announced that the theme for this year is loneliness. Loneliness affects many Brits throughout the year and is known to be a key driver of poor mental...

Foods Hampering Your Sleep: Revealed by a Sleep Expert

Get Laid Beds has joined forces with Katherine Hall, a renowned Sleep Expert for an in-depth look into the science behind good sleep.

Katherine Hall, a Sleep Expert with over 13 years of clinical experience in public and private sectors, has revealed the foods people need to avoid and include in order to improve their sleep.

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County Durham crowned as the region with the most relaxed residents 

These English regions are most relaxed according to Forbes

Stress can be caused by lots of different things, but many factors that impact our ability to relax can be environmental .

Where we live can have a huge effect on stress levels, with elements such as pollution, crime rates, and even weather proven to be factors1.

With 79% of British adults feeling stressed at least once a month2, life insurance experts at Forbes Advisor were...

How to Look After Your Sexual Health

Taking care of yourself doesn’t only mean regular visits for a full body check-up and meditating. It also means practising safe sex, taking care of your sexual health, and ensuring you and your partners are protected from diseases. While there is still a social stigma surrounding sexual health and wellbeing, it is necessary to overcome these issues and ensure you take care of yourself (even...

Want to Improve Your Quality Of Life? Here are 4 Essential Tips

Beyond surviving a global pandemic, life can sometimes feel overwhelming due to several other issues. This can include a frustrating career or a complicated romantic relationship. Other times, it might simply be due to the stresses of day-to-day living.

In such moments, we yearn for a break to prevent the deterioration of our health and the warping of our priorities. If you're on...

5 Hay fever hacks for keeping red, itchy eyes at bay

With Allergy Awareness Week (20th April – 25th April 2022) upon us, we asked vision experts from Essilor.co.uk for advice on how the UK’s 13 million hay fever sufferers can keep eyes feeling healthier this summer.

For the 25 per cent of British adults who suffer from hay fever, April and Allergy Awareness Week mark the start of a season of misery. Whilst friends and family are firing...

Discover the best spas and gyms in Monaco

Not only is Monaco one of the wealthiest countries in the world, but it is also one of the healthiest destinations to reside. With a Mediterranean diet that focuses on fresh food, a world-class health care system and a superb selection of sports and spa facilities to take advantage of all year round, it is little surprise why the residents of the principality thrive.

While most of...

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