If you’ve decided to take steps towards looking after your health more effectively this year, you may well be considering actions such as being more active, giving up smoking and eating more healthily. But have you given any thought to looking after your hearing?
Research for the charity Red Trouser Day suggests many people in this country feel awkward opening up about bowel cancer, with many admitting they don’t know the signs to look for. And it could be putting lives at risk, experts from the charity claim.
Experts behind National Eye Health Week (September 18 - 24) have warned that a million people in the UK are living with avoidable sight loss that’s severe enough to have a significant impact on their daily lives, leaving them unable to do things such as drive.
If you’re heading off on your summer holidays soon, the last thing you need is a health problem to spoil it. But if a survey commissioned by constipation treatment Dulcolax is anything to go by, more than half of women who’ve been on holiday have had their time away affected by tummy problems such as diarrhoea, constipation and feeling bloated or bunged up.
A survey into the state of British sleep patterns has confirmed we are a nation of terrible sleepers.
Many people believe stress can cause a flare-up of their irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) symptoms.