Family

How to take care of your child’s back

Back pain affects about 80 percent of the population and is one of the top common causes of absence from work in the UK, says the charity BackCare, organiser of Back Care Awareness Week. But it can also affect children.

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Pain

How much do you know about migraine?

Migraine is a common health condition that affects about one in five women and one in 15 men, says the NHS. But if you’ve never had one, you may not realise how badly a migraine attack can affect someone.

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Pain

How to tackle text neck

Digital technology may have revolutionised modern life. But many experts warn it could be causing health problems too.

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First Aid

Summer activities: how to prevent sports injuries

Now that the summer weather is hotting up, many people are heading outdoors to work out and play sports. But whatever activity you take part in, there’s always a risk you could sustain a sports injury – whether you’re new to exercise or a seasoned sports person.

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Pain

How healthy are you at work?

We all have stressful days at work from time to time. But according to the latest study from the TUC, stress at work may be more of a serious issue than we think, with results suggesting it could be a problem in up to 70 percent of workplaces.

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Pain

One in seven people has migraine

Each year in September, The Migraine Trust holds Migraine Awareness Week to make more people aware of the condition.

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Allergy

Spring clean your meds

Whenever the season changes from winter to spring it’s an ideal time for many of us to clear out lots of clutter and generally give our homes a thorough cleaning.

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Pain

Don’t lose sleep this Christmas

The closer we get to the Christmas holidays, the more things need to be done to make sure everyone has an enjoyable time. But all those pre-holiday preparations can take their toll on your sleep, says The Sleep Council spokesperson, Lisa Artis.

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Pain

Is your pain related to your age?

According to the British Pain Society, pain is a relatively common experience during life and we’re all likely to experience it at one time or another.

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Pain

How to manage joint pain during a cold snap

If you’re one of the eight million or so people in the UK with osteoarthritis, you’re probably not looking forward to the inevitable drop in temperature that’s expected with the first cold snap of winter. According to the NHS, many people with arthritis find their joints become stiffer and more painful when the weather’s cold, though experts don’t know why this happens.

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