Wellbeing

Movember returns: How the hairy challenge supports men’s health

2023 marks 20 years of the annual Movember event, where men are encouraged to grow moustaches to support men’s health awareness and funding.

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Why Adele Decided to Give Up Drinking After Being “Borderline Alcoholic”

Adele had publicly shared her decision to quit drinking alcohol.

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Experience Instant Calm with These 5 Simple Yoga Stretches

When life feels overwhelming and stress starts to build up, finding a moment of calm becomes essential.

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Reese Witherspoon Opens Up About Personal Struggles and Self-Care Journey

Reese Witherspoon’s recently shed light on her remarkable journey to self-discovery and self-care.

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Persistent Flu Symptoms: 8 Signs to Watch for Beyond the First Week

The flu (influenza) typically lasts for about one to two weeks, with symptoms gradually improving over that time.

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A short history of insomnia and how we became obsessed with sleep

Insomnia stems from a multitude of factors, from ageing and hormonal shifts to health conditions, medications, and our lifestyle and environment.

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Unlocking the Sleep Secret: The Link Between Iron Intake and Restful Slumber

Do you find yourself tossing and turning at night, unable to achieve the restful sleep your body craves? The solution to your sleep woes might be as close as your kitchen.

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World Mental Health Day: Championing Mental Health as a Universal Human Right

In 2023, the World Foundation of Mental Health has chosen a poignant theme: ‘Mental health is a universal human right.’ Try these simple practices to promote better mental wellbeing in your daily life.

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Selma Blair Optimistic Despite MS Challenges

Selma Blair is embracing life with resilience and optimism, despite the challenges posed by her battle with multiple sclerosis.

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Liz Hurley urges women to check their breasts more often

Liz Hurley has urged women to check their breasts more often.

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How to Perfect Breathing Techniques for Uninterrupted Sleep

Breathing techniques can be a powerful tool to help you relax and fall asleep.

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Hyperthyroidism: Recognising Symptoms and Understanding Causes

Hyperthyroidism is a medical condition that affects a significant portion of the population, and yet, it often goes unnoticed or misdiagnosed.

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Effective Tips on How to Prevent and Treat Dried Cracked Feet

Dried and cracked feet can be uncomfortable and unsightly, but with proper care, you can prevent and treat this common issue.

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Unlocking Digestive Wellness: Your 8-Step Guide to a Healthier Bowel

Maintaining a healthy bowel is paramount for promoting overall well-being and optimising digestive health.

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Expert Guidance for Navigating Smoke Haze: Protecting Your Health

Amidst the challenges posed by smoke haze in New South Wales, Lung Foundation Australia is extending crucial advice to residents, particularly those with underlying health conditions, emphasising the importance of self-care and awareness regarding heightened air pollutants due to descending smoke.

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10 compelling reasons why walking is the best exercise

Walking exercise is a fundamental and highly beneficial form of physical activity with numerous advantages for overall health and well-being.

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Exhausted? Our must-read 5 tips to help prevent burnout

Feeling burnt out is often the result of prolonged physical or emotional exhaustion, typically stemming from chronic stress, overwhelming responsibilities, or a lack of work-life balance.

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Broken Sleep? How To avoid waking up at night

Waking up during the night and struggling to get back to sleep is a common sleep issue, and experts offer valuable insights on how to address it effectively.

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What is cognitive functional therapy? How can it reduce low back pain and get you moving?

If you haven’t had lower back pain, it’s likely you know someone who has. It affects around 40% of adults in any year, ranging from adolescents to those in later life. While most people recover, around 20% go on to develop chronic low back pain (lasting more than three months).

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Why Walking Hills Will Help You Live to 100: Insights from Blue Zone Communities

In our quest for longevity and a healthier, more fulfilling life, we often turn to complex diets, cutting-edge exercise routines, and various lifestyle hacks.

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What are Microgreens? The health-giving shoots explained

Many of us germinated cress seeds on a bit of wet tissue at primary school, giving us a first introduction to edible microgreens. Recent interest in more diverse ways of getting flavour and nutrition into the vegetable components of our diets has increased the focus on the potential these crops have to offer.

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Worried about AI? You might have AI-nxiety – here’s how to cope

Even tech experts have been astonished by the recent, rapid growth of AI technology, able to hold human-like conversations in multiple languages, create music and pass medical exams.

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Finding a live brain worm is rare. 4 ways to protect yourself from more common parasites

News reports this morning describe how shocked doctors removed a live worm from a woman’s brain in a Canberra hospital last year. The woman had previously been admitted to hospital with stomach symptoms, dry cough and night sweats and months later experienced depression and forgetfulness that led to a brain scan.

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Why Do I Get Constipated After Flying? Exploring the Causes and Solutions

Air travel is a convenient and efficient way to reach distant destinations, but for some people, it can come with an unexpected side effect: constipation.

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