29 Feb, 2024

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When Is It Too Late To Ask For An Epidural? Here’s What An Expert Has To Say – Health Digest

Dr. Farishta goes on to tell Health Digest that there are some circumstances under which administering an epidural may be more difficult. “Epidurals can usually be administered as long as the patient is able to stay still long enough for it to be placed, which usually takes 5-15 minutes,” she explains. “This is often not […]
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My post-menopause glow up made me look 10 years younger and gave me my confidence back

Could a non-surgical facelift help you look 10 years younger and reverse the signs of ageing caused by menopause? Healthista spoke to Maureen Roberts, 61 who tried Face Design by Dr Ivona Igerc, to help her look younger post-menopause  It’s no secret that a facelift can be an expensive investment for an ageing face. Although a traditional […]

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Healthista Loves: Give your skin some TLC this Spring at these 5 London Beauty Clinics

From laser treatments to light therapy, Healthista’s Ksenia Lavrentieva reviewed 5 London Beauty Clinics to give your skin some TLC this spring.  As spring approaches our dry winter skin is in desperate need of a little TLC. With the seasons changing you will find most people shedding their cold-weather cocoons in favour of new fitness […]

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Biohacking – could strength training boost your brain power?

Could strength training boost your brain power? David Wiener, Training and Nutrition Specialist at AI-based fitness app Freeletics tells us everything you need to know about strength training for biohacking Put simply, brain biohacking means making small, additive lifestyle changes to enhance your overall mental health and long-term cognitive function and abilities. In recent years, […]

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7 physical signs of stress you shouldn’t ignore – plus what can help

From fatigue to cravings, there are some physical signs of stress that probably shouldn’t be ignored. Nutritionist for DIRTEA, Clarissa Berry reveals more, plus what can help  The adrenal glands are two small glands situated on top of the kidneys and are where your primary stress hormones are made. These are hormones like cortisol and […]

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Neuroscientist reveals how to spot anxiety symptoms & help manage your mind

From butterflies in your stomach to a change in appetite, some anxiety symptoms are more obvious than others. Renowned Neuroscientist Dr Caroline Leaf, reveals the symptoms to look out for and what can help manage your mind Anxiety is an emotional warning signal – a healthy and natural human response to stress or any perceived threat you may encounter, […]

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Dermatologist’s Tips For The Night Before A Skin Exam (Including The Activity You Should Skip) – Health Digest

Imagine this: A woman (we’ll call her Sara) treats herself to a manicure and a pedicure. As she walks out of the nail salon, she gets a call from her dermatologist’s office, reminding her that she has an appointment the next day. Annoyed, Sara decides she isn’t going to ruin her mani-pedi for a checkup. […]

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The Real Reason Operating Rooms Are Green – Health Digest

If you were to take a look at the color wheel, you’d notice that green is positioned opposite red. There is some theory to support why this makes green an ideal color for walls inside an operating room.  Typically, a surgeon may spend anywhere from a few hours to many hours looking at the innards […]

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WHO Reveals A Scary Link Between Diet Soda And Cancer – Health Digest

Whether naturally-occurring or man-made, any cancer-causing substance is considered a carcinogen, according to the National Human Genome Research Institute. Types of carcinogens can range from UV rays to viruses to car fumes — but are all able to prompt cell DNA mutations. Reuters reports that aspartame is set to receive the label, “possibly carcinogenic to […]

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Science Says This Sport Is Best For Increasing Life Expectancy – Health Digest

When you think of sports that will add to your life expectancy, swimming, running, and walking might be some of the first that pop into your head. However, according to a 2018 Danish study in Mayo Clinic Proceedings, it’s not the solitary sports that add the most time; it’s the social ones. Tennis was the […]

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How To Combat A Receding Hairline – Health Digest

Before you can begin to treat hair loss, you need to know what’s causing it. Your doctor is the best person to consult about this. Many factors can play a role in hair loss, including underlying health conditions and medications. Health conditions that can cause hair loss include lupus, syphilis, thyroid problems, hormone imbalance, and […]

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Everything you need to know about psoriasis – Healthista

Psoriasis affects 1 in 50 people – scaly, itchy, inflamed skin can cause both mental and physical health issues. Dr Alexis Granite tells Healthista everything we need to know about psoriasis  For those that have psoriasis – you’ll be aware of what it is and the burden of living with it. Scaly, itchy, inflamed, irritated […]