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5 reasons to quit smoking

  • 28 Oct, 2019
  • Mohamed Imran Lakhi

We all know smoking is bad for us, yet 7.4 million people aged 18 and over in the UK continue to do it. Even though it is one of the biggest causes of illness and even death, quitting can still feel like a difficult and daunting task for some people.It’s important to keep your incentives clear so you can refer back to them when you crave a cigarette. Staying motivated is imperative if you want to quit smoking for good.Whether you have o...

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5 natural treatments for Bacterial Vaginosis

  • 25 Oct, 2019
  • Mohamed Imran Lakhi

What is Bacterial Vaginosis?Bacterial Vaginosis, otherwise known as BV, is an infection brought on by the disturbance of bacteria in the cervix, uterus and vagina.The vagina contains thousands of naturally occurring ‘good’ bacteria, known as lactobacilli, which work to fight off harmful bacteria and prevent infections. Alongside regular secretions (discharge) which help to clear out old cells and keep the vagina clean, the lactoba...

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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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