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Heart Research UK Healthy tip - Stress Awareness

Healthy Tip: Stress Awareness

Everyone has experienced stress at some point in their life. Stress typically occurs when we are unable to meet the demands being placed on us, whether this be at work or in our personal lives.

Whilst short-term stress is a normal response to pressure or increased demand, a prolonged increase in stress levels can have negative effects on our...

Covid-19 anxiety syndrome may cause people to struggle with reintegrating back into daily life

Covid-19 anxiety syndrome may stop people from returning to normal living

‘Covid-19 anxiety syndrome’ may  cause  a significant number  of people to struggle with reintegrating back into daily life  as UK society returns to normal after the pandemic, says new research by London South Bank University (LSBU), in partnership with Kingston University. 

The research findings show that one in five of the 286 UK-based survey participants scored highly on the...

Manage your pets anxiety as we head out of lockdown

Peaceful pooches during Pet Anxiety Month

As children return to school, pets purchased over lockdown are set to experience heightened levels of anxiety as owners prepare for normality to return as the UK heads out of lockdown, according to leading pet care brand Bob Martin, which has issued a warning to pandemic puppy owners.

Coinciding with Pet Anxiety Awareness Month in March, research has shown a quarter of Brits have...

Fear of driving is a real thing

Driving anxiety has increased by 52% during lockdown

If you’ve not been driving much over the past few months, you might feel a little nervous about getting back on the road when lockdown restrictions ease.

Perhaps you’ve not been on the motorway for a while and you’re worried about restarting your commute to work, or maybe there’s a chaotic roundabout near your parents’ house that gives you nightmares. Either way, these feelings of...

An app is being designed to prevent anxiety and depression

Young people recruited to harness smartphones to improve wellbeing

Young people across Europe are being recruited to a trial to put their smartphone addiction to good use, via an app designed to prevent anxiety and depression and improve wellbeing.

Researchers at the University of Exeter are leading a pan-European project to recruit young people aged between 16 and 22 years to use the app. It brings together the latest research on self-monitoring,...

Comforting anxious child

How can I ease my child’s incessant anxiety about coronavirus

Since the coronavirus pandemic started, my eight-year-old daughter has been very anxious about catching the virus and is nervous about people coming near her or touching anything at all outside. How can I stop her being so anxious, as it’s really having a negative effect on her life?

Clinical psychologist Dr Malie Coyne, a lecturer at the National University of Ireland Galway and...

Lady at the dentist

Dental phobia - 24% find dentists scarier than snakes

According to results from DentaVox survey “Dental Visits vs. Other Experiences” , for many people dental fear takes over a number of other common anxieties and unpleasant experiences. A substantial share of respondents would prefer a week of home isolation or a close encounter with a creepy reptile to a dental visit. Moreover, despite the widespread obsession with digital technologies, many...

Tom Bradby

Tom Bradby talks lockdown and mental health

ITV News at Ten anchor Tom Bradby, friend of the royals, seasoned correspondent and documentary-presenter, confesses he’s enjoying life in lockdown with his wife Claudia and three grown-up children at home near Winchester.

“But then you come to work and dip your head in a bucket load of misery,” he laments. “It’s odd living with an all-consuming news story that is killing a lot of...

Chloe Madeley: 'I would go back to TV if I could work with my husband'

Chloe Madeley talks to Hannah Stephenson about how weightlifting eased her anxiety, life with James Haskell and the prospects of starting a family.

Personal trainer Chloe Madeley has found a fulfilling career as a fitness guru, but married life with James Haskell has also brought happiness.

That's despite the fact he doesn't pull his weight at home in Northamptonshire, she...

Pete Townshend: 'I'm not easy to live with ... but we have a good time'

He may be 74, but the creative juices of rock legend Pete Townshend, the songwriting powerhouse and lead guitarist in The Who, are ever-flowing.

The band's founder and rock opera impresario has just wrapped a 29-date symphonic tour in the US, is releasing a new Who album in December – the first in 12 years – and is now working on an opera.

And in between times he has...

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