Headaches

Dealing with more than you can handle

Dealing with more than you can handle

There is a saying that life only throws what you can handle at you, but there are times when it seems something has gone awry and you have been dealt a much tougher hand that you feel you can deal with. The natural response at a time like this is to resist what is happening

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Boost your afternoon energy

Boost your afternoon energy

The mid-afternoon energy slump is a common phenomenon. It’s 2pm, you’ve enjoyed your lunch, and home time seems a lifetime away. You find yourself wondering if anyone will notice if you take a sneaky nap. Yawning, you seek to rouse yourself by lurching for caffeine and chocolate. The short-term energy buzz is fine until the

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cravings

Cravings

Cravings! You know that feeling, when you get a strong desire for something that just won’t go away. It niggles at you, playing havoc with your rational thought processes. The thing you desire takes on monumental importance. You can think of nothing else until your need for it is satisfied. For most of us cravings

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Is there any truth to Man Flu

Is there any truth to Man Flu

The merest sign of a sniffle and off he will plod to the sanctuary of his bed; clutching a hot water bottle, declaring there couldn’t possibly be anything worse that what he has. Who is it and what does he have? Oh yes it’s my husband and he has only gone and got man flu!

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can aspirin protect you from cancer

Can aspirin protect you from Cancer

It has long been believed that aspirin can offer protection from heart disease, but a recent report by the Queen Mary University of London suggests that it can also help to reduce the risk of developing bowel and stomach cancers. So should we all rush out to the chemist and stock up? A Question of

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Jet Lag

Jet lag

Jet lag can be the bane of many travelers’’ lives, playing all sorts of havoc with people’s sleep patterns. The term jet lag first appeared in 1966, and refers to when your brain thinks it’s in a different time zone due to air travel. Jet lag often leads disturbed sleep, tiredness during the day and

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