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Top 10 tips for getting a good night sleep when you have a cold

  • 10 Sep, 2018
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When you're full of a cold, you need plenty of rest to fight the ensuing infection. But the symptoms of a cold can make it harder for you to get the rest your body needs. A blocked nose, tight chest, sore throat and general fatigue can make it difficult to get comfortable and keep you awake.Luckily, there are many ways you can alleviate the symptoms of a cold so you can sleep better.Use a decongestantWhen you have a stuffy nose, you may find ...

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Top Tips to Stay Healthy at University

  • 30 Aug, 2018
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Starting university is a big step in any young person's life, as you may move out of your parents home and fend for yourself in student accommodation. Studying away from home provides the chance to improve your lifestyle and learn more about how to make more informed decisions on your health and well-being.Here, we'll discuss some of the most important steps you need to take in order to stay healthy while in higher education.SleepSleep is exc...

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How To Avoid Eye Strain At Work

  • 28 Aug, 2018
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As society has grown increasingly digitised, the amount of time we spend in front of screens has drastically increased. According to a study by Ofcom, Britons spend more than half of our days in front of the screen.While there have been many studies that look at the psychological implications of spending too much time attached to screens, few people truly understand the very serious eye health implications that come with excessive screen time...

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What are the risks of cyberchondria?

  • 24 Aug, 2018
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One of the obvious benefits of technology and the Internet is that we have almost instant access to a virtually unlimited supply of knowledge and information. Whether we want to identify that strange migratory bird that showed up on our windowsill or look up an obscure piece of historical data, our smartphones, computers and tablets are there to help us get rid of our doubts.When it comes to our health, however, there are serious consequences...

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Top 4 Exercises You Can Do from your Desk at Work!

  • 21 Aug, 2018
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At the beginning of every year, millions of people across the country promise themselves that this will be the year that they finally go to the gym, lose weight, or improve their health through dedicating time to a daily exercise routine.With 26% of adults classed as obese, the UK has the highest level of obesity in Europe. Less than 30% of those adults manage their weight through exercise. Almost 40% used weight management aids such as diet ...

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