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What to do if someone is having an asthma attack?

  • 24 Oct, 2019
  • Mohamed Imran Lakhi

Watching someone you know and care for struggle with their breathing can be a very upsetting experience. In these cases, it's fair to say that you might find yourself wondering what to do if someone has an asthma attack – including whether you are over-reacting or even not worrying enough.Not to mention that, without being able to feel what they're going through, it's hard to put words to the severity of the issue. That's why we've cre...

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How does your body repair when you quit smoking?

  • 22 Oct, 2019
  • Mohamed Imran Lakhi

Smoking can wreak havoc on the body, both short and long-term. Fortunately, may of these negative side effects can be diminished, if not totally eradicated, once you quit. You may see benefits almost immediately, while others you’ll notice gradually over time.Smoking is one of the biggest causes of preventable deaths, but just the idea of quitting can still seem intimidating. If you’re concerned about seeing fast results, don&rsq...

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How long does menopause last?

  • 18 Oct, 2019
  • Mohamed Imran Lakhi

Menopause is a natural part of a woman’s life and you can expect your experience to differ from other women.As women approach their 40s and 50s, their periods become less frequent until they eventually stop, and they are unable to become pregnant naturally. This process leads to the menopause.Read more: 10 questions about the menopause answeredWomen go through the natural process of menopause in three stages: Perimenopause In this p...

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How to lose weight during the menopause?

  • 17 Oct, 2019
  • Mohamed Imran Lakhi

It is common for women to gain weight as they get older, especially during the menopausal phase. If you are going through menopause, you may find it challenging losing weight now compared to before. To deal with this, there are a few proactive steps you can take to help make your weight loss efforts easier.What causes weight gain during menopause?There are a few factors that make women gain weight as they go through menopause. Change in hor...

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What is the best way to quit smoking?

  • 17 Oct, 2019
  • Mohamed Imran Lakhi

Quitting smoking can seem like a daunting task. You may have even tried before, only to take it up again a few weeks later. Cravings are difficult to ignore, and sometimes changing a habit can seem impossible.There’s no “right answer” for the best way to quit smoking – everyone is different, and different methods help different people.There are a number of things you can do to assist you in your journey to being smoke-...

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