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What are nootropics and why should you care about them?

The term ‘nootropic’ is generally used to describe the wide range of supplements that have been designed to improve brain function. Sometimes called smart drugs or cognitive enhancers, nootropics can include natural plant derived chemicals, vitamins and minerals or prescription medications, all with the aim of enhancing performance, improving focus or inducing relaxation. If you have never...

5 Lifestyle Changes That Will Make Your Life Much Happier

It can be easy to let the world overwhelm you with its demands and choices. We spend so much energy planning and executing those plans as fast as possible to keep us on a schedule that we often forget to slow down and appreciate life for its beauty.

You can make many small changes to your lifestyle to help improve your life and bring you more happiness. Here we look at five easy to...

How you can overcome insomnia and lack of sleep

What is Insomnia?

Insomnia is a sleeping disorder that causes difficulty falling or staying asleep. Insomnia affects people of all ages, and its effects can be severe. It is often defined as the inability to sleep for at least one hour for two consecutive nights.

Types of Insomnia 1. Sleep-onset Insomnia

Sleep-onset insomnia is when a person cannot fall asleep until they have been...

There is a staggering £1.5 billion of unused sporting equipment in Britain

The Used Sports Equipment That Can Make You the Most Money

Even though a lot of people invested in sports equipment during the pandemic, a recent study showed that there is a staggering £1.5 billion of unused sporting equipment in Britain .

Intrigued by that statistic, experts at Golfsupport.com ( https://golfsupport.com/ ) decided to find out the sports equipment items that can make people the most money when resold .

This was...

How to Find Your Ideal Vape Flavour

Making the switch from smoking to vaping can be quite daunting when you are completely new to it. With so many different setups, starter kits, and e-liquid options to choose from, picking the right one for you is unlikely to be something that happens overnight.

Many people who make the switch to vaping spend a few months trying out different e-liquid flavours until they find one that...

2022 Could be the Start to Putting an End to Compressed Air Energy Waste

Did you know that compressed air energy accounts for approximately 5% to 30% of a manufacturing plant’s total energy bill? That's a lot of energy squandered.

According to Direct Air , even a modest air system that is not properly maintained can cost manufacturing facilities £2-£7 per day.

This is a massive problem that must be addressed as quickly as possible. Here are some...

Snacking doughnut

What do your snacking habits say about you?

World-renowned therapist Marisa Peer reveals 8 types of eaters and unlocks the key to breaking bad habits

  • She shares secrets of her 30 year career working on weight management with clients to help everyone
  • Unique approach helps people discover root cause of overeating to help them live a more confident, diet-free lifestyle
  • Dietless Life develops
  • ...
 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...

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