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Five Things We Learned About Fitness In October

Chris Hall | Posted 18.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Chris Hall

The clocks have gone back and the evenings are darker, but the pace of fresh new research into health and fitness hasn't slowed down at all. Here are five things we learned last month that may well be useful for your own training! Especially if you suffer from DOMS or a stitch...

The Business Of Fatigue

Dominic Irvine | Posted 02.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Dominic Irvine

It turns out that's not quite the case. The evidence emerging from research is that mental fatigue is the controlling variable in physical performance rather than purely physical factors. Your tolerance for exercise is impacted by how mentally tired you are.

I Know I'm Sick... But I Have To Keep Going

Dr Richard Heron | Posted 04.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Richard Heron

As a patient, I do not wish to be harmed by "heroic" healthcare staff presenting to work with an infection they might pass on to me, or having to work dehydrated. As a member of the public I do not wish to be the passive recipient of impaired political judgements made by sick or over-fatigued decision-makers.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Is In Your Gut Not Your Head

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 28.06.2016 | UK Tech

Scientists have discovered “further evidence” that Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is not psychological and could actually be caused by bacteria in the g...

Phizz Rehydration And Vitamin Formula - A Hangover Cure or Another Fad?

Rob McDowall | Posted 15.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Rob McDowall

The shiny, bright white and yellow tube arrived in the post within a couple of days and I was despirate to get started and try the product myself. A half glass of water and two Phizz tablets was all it took to get started and as the tablets danced around the glass, a fresh and fruity odour was released; the test was on!

Woman With Depression And Fatigue Turns Life Around With Burlesque Dancing

PA Real Life | Posted 15.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A receptionist who was virtually bedridden by depression and chronic fatigue has found an unusual way to turn her life around – burlesque dancing. ...

I Just Want to Be Alone (Don't Take It Personally, I'm a Social Introvert)

Anna-Louise Dearden | Posted 16.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Anna-Louise Dearden

I'm sociable, I really am. Everyone I meet pegs me as an extrovert, the proverbial life and soul (burning bright but fast). I feed off interesting people like some kind of creature of the night, but afterwards I definitely need to recharge, assuming I haven't run out of battery mid-way through a party and am left standing paralysed in the full beam of small talk (or hiding in the loo, as above).

10 Things People With ME Want You To Know

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 12.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle

It's estimated that around 250,000 people in Britain are affected by ME, yet many people are still unaware of what it actually is. ME, or Chronic F...

Here's How To Stay Awake For Election Night...

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 07.05.2015 | UK Politics

MUST READ GENERAL ELECTION BLOGS ON HUFFPOST UK David Cameron - The Future Can Be Brighter But Only If We Stick to the Plan Ed Miliband - I'm No...

Five Things People With CFS/ME Would Be Happy Never to Hear Again (And What We'd Like You to Say)

Penelope Friday | Posted 25.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Penelope Friday

Exhaustion, yes. But if only that were all! Oh, the fun and games of being constantly in pain, needing masses of sleep yet still waking up unrefreshed, and forgetting the words for every day objects. We're a bundle of laughs, we are.

From Gluten to Freedom

Lisa Roukin | Posted 20.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Roukin

Gluten free diets seem to be all the rage these days and more than just a fad or a fashionable craze to follow, there is a more fundamental reason why going gluten-free may be the way forward for you. And perhaps you're not even aware this is something you should consider.

How To Tell If You Have A Thyroid Disorder

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 11.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you're feeling irritable, exhausted too hot or too cold your thyroid could be to blame. The thyroid gland is located in the neck - it produces h...

How to Stop Feeling Tired and Feel Lucky Instead

Anniki Sommerville | Posted 03.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Anniki Sommerville

She told me things would improve. She listened. And she never betrayed the fact that she was up to her eyeballs with needy people and their demands. She certainly never let on that this stingy pocket of time was the only time she had to herself.

Seven Ways to Beat Winter Fatigue

Dr Sally Norton | Posted 19.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sally Norton

The nights are drawing in, temperatures are dropping and many of us are starting to feel less energetic - I know I am! Fatigue is something we all struggle with at some point in our lives, and dealing with it regularly can cause real distress - particularly when despite your best efforts, you just cannot seem to improve your tiredness levels.

Have a Nap!

Florence Parot | Posted 18.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Florence Parot

Do you think taking a nap is for lazy people? Or for summer holidays under the sun? You couldn't be more wrong. Recent studies show that napping increases your ability to think, decreases the risk of dying from a heart attack and boosts your performance by 34%.

10 Things You Need To Know Before You Pathologise Perimenopause

Suzi Godson | Posted 07.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Suzi Godson

Peri-menopause generally begins in the mid to late forties. It takes anything from four to ten years and the average age for the onset of true menopause (when periods cease completely) is 51 years.

Self-help Strategies to Deal With Chemotherapy

Karin Sieger | Posted 07.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Karin Sieger

Cancer treatment varies depending on the nature and progression of the disease. It can focus on eliminating cancer tumours and cells, slowing down or stabilising the spread of the disease.

'This Is Your Captain Sleeping'

the Huffington Post UK/ PA | Posted 27.09.2013 | UK

More than half of pilots have fallen asleep on the flight deck, according to a worrying new survey. And the alarming research has revealed that on...

Nodding Off At 35,000ft...

The Huffington Post UK/ PA | Posted 26.11.2013 | UK

Two pilots on a packed Airbus passenger plane have admitted they were both asleep at the same time, leaving the aircraft flying on autopilot. A sho...

Experts Reveal The Best Ways To Beat Post Pregnancy Baby Fatigue

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 05.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

When the royal baby arrives in July, Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, will be lucky enough to have a household and support to help with the mind-numbin...

Feeling Sleepy?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle

A new study suggests that your level of sleepiness or alertness during the day may be related to the type of food that you eat. Researchers from th...

Invisible Pain...

Debbie E. Cook | Posted 03.07.2013 | UK
Debbie E. Cook

It's World Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) Day on Saturday 4 May. Whilst advanced AS can cause fusion in the neck, spine and sometimes other areas and hence a change in posture, it can often be invisible. Not many people know much about AS, despite the fact that it is not a rare condition. It also is a form of arthritis that affects young people.

Never Feel Refreshed By Sleep? How To Spot Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 03.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle

If you sleep for eight hours a night, yet never feel rested and are constantly tired, irritable and unmotivated, these could be signs of chronic fatig...

Struggling To Stay Awake? Fatigue-Fighting Tips

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 29.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle

While we all feel tired from time to time, if your feelings of fatigue are too overwhelming to ignore, have you thought about what could be causing it...

Off On Holiday? How To Tackle Travel Fatigue (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 29.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Do you arrive on your holiday rumpled rather than ready for your trip and return from your getaway feeling frazzled rather than refreshed? It's lit...