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Why do I keep waking up with a headache?

  • 13 Aug, 2019
  • Mohamed Imran Lakhi

Have you ever woken up with a splitting headache? If so then you’re not alone – in fact early morning headaches are common, with around 1 in 13 people experiencing them on a regular basis. But what causes this, and what can be done to prevent them?What is a headache?A headache can be categorised as a symptom of pain in the head or neck area. There are however a range of different types of headache which you should be aware of as ...

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How to cure hay fever permanently?

  • 13 Aug, 2019
  • Mohamed Imran Lakhi

The sun is out, the flowers are blooming, the bees are buzzing and that can mean only one thing – your hay fever is back!Hay fever also known as allergic rhinitis affects between 10% and 30% of adults and 40% of children. An article published on the BBC states that half of hay fever sufferers do find that their symptoms start to ease with age and for 20% of sufferers they disappear completely.Detailing about the connection to pollen and...

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Which contraceptive pill is best for me?

  • 09 Aug, 2019
  • Mohamed Imran Lakhi

You may find it overwhelming to choose a contraceptive pill today, as there are quite a few brands available. The combined contraceptive pill contains two female hormones (oestrogen and progesterone), although there is another contraceptive pill type that only contains progesterone (called the mini pill).Most contraceptive pill brands differ in the amount and type of oestrogen and progesterone they contain, which is also related to the risks ...

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How to get rid of hay fever?

  • 31 Jul, 2019
  • Mohamed Imran Lakhi

Many of you who have been lifelong sufferers of Hay fever, won't need reminding of its detrimental effects on your body, but for those of you who don't know, Hay fever is a form of allergic rhinitis which causes cold like symptoms, but unlike a cold, Hay fever isn't caused by contracting a virus, it is a seasonal condition that is usually more common between late March and September.What are the symptoms of Hay fever?Symptoms can include: P...

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What's the difference between hay fever and a cold?

  • 25 Jul, 2019
  • Mohamed Imran Lakhi

It is quite easy to mix up the symptoms of hay fever and the common cold as they do share similarities. Most people may not be able to tell the difference, especially during the yearly season changeover from winter to spring, when the weather favours both catching a cold and hay fever allergy. The good news here is there are still ways you can know if you have hay fever or a cold. Let’s take a look at the differences between these two c...

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