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Young people and mental health

Each year on October 10 the World Health Organization (WHO) holds World Mental Health Day. And this year, the event’s focus is on young people and mental health in a changing world.

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Personal Issues

Tips to combat low summer mood

Summer is the time when many people feel at their best, mood wise. So if you’re not jumping around for joy at this time of year it could also make you feel isolated, because while you’re feeling down everyone else seems to be having the time of their lives.

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A good time to get on your bike

This year’s Bike Week – organised by Cycling UK – runs from June 9 - 17. So if you’re considering making 2018 the year you get out on your bike, now’s the perfect time to start.

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Family

Music has a positive effect on dementia

Anyone who’s had the chills when listening to a favourite tune knows how powerful a trigger music can be for human emotions.

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Alcohol Tracker

Find out how your alcohol intake affects your health

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Personal Issues

Are you coping with stress?

Each year the Mental Health Foundation holds Mental Health Awareness Week during May, with this year’s event running from May 14 - 20. And the theme in 2018 is Stress: are we coping?

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Personal Issues

Are you affected by snoring?

According to the British Snoring & Sleep Apnoea Association (BSSAA) 30 million people in the UK are affected by snoring – that’s around 15 million snorers plus their sleeping partners.

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Personal Issues

The A – Z of a good night’s sleep

With March being National Bed Month, there's no better time to reflect on the importance of having a good night's sleep, especially where your health is concerned.

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Personal Issues

Spotting the signs of an eating disorder

According to the UK eating disorders charity Beat, the average person experiencing eating disorder symptoms takes 149 weeks before they seek professional help - that's almost three years.

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Personal Issues

Bad breath fears affect millions of Brits

It's something that affects most of us from time to time. But if new research from teeth whitening brand White Glo is anything to go by, more than 21 million people in this country dread having bad breath.

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Personal Issues

Tinnitus: can it be prevented?

This year, February 5th marks the beginning of Tinnitus Week (2018), an annual international event that aims to raise awareness of a condition affecting an estimated one in 10 people.

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