Articles written by Toni Foot

Female hair loss

Hair loss (alopecia) can be difficult to deal with because (unlike many other medical conditions) it may be quite obvious and therefore affect a person’s confidence significantly. Some women worry that their partner will no longer find them attractive, or are concerned about going out in public, fearing people might notice their condition. Whilst you

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How to beat fatigue

If you suffer from fatigue there are a few small changes you can make to feel better. In many cases, fatigue is caused by lifestyle factors such as stress or poor nutrition so addressing these will make a massive difference to how you feel. Avoid napping Taking a nap during the day might sound like

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Coping when your business goes bust

Imagine being your own boss. You choose when and where you work, the products or services on offer and how the business is run. The possibilities are endless and you can pursue a business that allows you to turn your interests into moneymaking opportunities. However, new businesses are not easy to hold on to as

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IBS foods to avoid

What is IBS? Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a digestive problem that can cause extreme abdominal pain, usually after eating. Other symptoms include severe bloating or flatulence, passing mucus, or urgency (and consequently incontinence). There are three general patterns of symptoms: IBS with diarrhoea, IBS with constipation, and IBS with both diarrhoea and constipation. As

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can you improve your credit rating?

Things you probably didn’t that know affect your credit score

Having a good credit score is important when you want to take on new credit such as a loan, mortgage or credit card. Although there is no definitive method of determining your credit rating or ‘score’ (each company will have their own ‘ideal’ customer for their products) there are some obvious factors that will almost certainly

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Could you be Bipolar

What is bipolar disorder? Bipolar disorder (previously referred to as ‘Manic depression’) is a psychological disorder involving periods of polarized emotions and symptoms. There are two main states: depression and mania. An individual suffering from bipolar will usually swing between these states, sometimes very rapidly (rapid cycling). Some sufferers experience periods of ‘normality’ between their

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