Personal Issues

Keep your tummy happy on holiday

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.

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Travel

Is bladder weakness making you dread your summer hols?

While many people are looking forward to jetting away to hot and sandy destinations this summer, there’s evidence that not everyone is getting excited about going away.

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Diabetes

Travelling with diabetes

British people take more than 60 million trips abroad every year. But being prepared for any potential health hazards that may arise while you’re away is important, and according to the NHS you should start preparing for your trip four to six weeks before you go.

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Travel

Don’t let stress spoil your summer holiday

Going on holiday is, for many people, the best opportunity to relax and get away from the stresses and strains of everyday life. But these days, many of us find it difficult to switch off, even when we’re thousands of miles away from home.

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Travel

Don’t let jetlag spoil your summer holiday

One of the reasons we go on holiday is to get away from the stresses and strains of ordinary life. But if you’re flying off to a faraway destination, the long-haul journey could cause a stress all of it’s own – namely jet lag.

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Travel

Ways to handle travel sickness

With the summer holiday season fast approaching, many people who experience travel sickness may have mixed feelings about their annual break, especially if it means going on a long journey.

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Family

How to have a healthy picnic

Summer is the perfect time to get the family together for a day out in the country or by the seaside – and, of course, that great British tradition, a picnic.

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How to keep your cool when the weather’s hot

While most of us look forward to the hot weather every summer, very high temperatures and humidity aren’t particularly good news for health, especially for some.

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Travel

10 ways to have a healthy holiday

Going on your annual summer holiday doesn’t have to mean abandoning a healthy lifestyle. These days, holidays aren’t just about eating the entire all-you-can-eat buffet and coming home with more than a little excess baggage (around the hips, that is).

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Travel

Elderberries could help reduce ‘airplane’ colds

Whatever time of year you’re travelling, if you go by plane there’s a chance you could end up with more than you bargained for.

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