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

Penelope Friday | Posted 25.03.2015 | 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 20.02.2015 | 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 02.02.2015 | 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...

Why Brits Are Overworked And Undersexed

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 01.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle

According to a recent study, the first thing Brits want to do when they get in from work is collapse in front of the sofa – instead of under the she...

How To Beat The Post-Easter Egg Fatigue

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 09.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Couldn't resist that super-sized chocolate egg, unlimited supply of mini eggs washed down with a hearty lunches with friends and family this Easter? ...

Sleep Apnoea is a Forgotten Condition That Needs More Recognition by All

Dame Helena Shovelton | Posted 15.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Dame Helena Shovelton

There is surely no more appropriate moment than World Sleep Day to discuss obstructive sleep apnoea, a condition worthy of greater attention that has not been blessed with the catchiest of names.

Why I'm Not Pinterested

Ben Wakeling | Posted 08.05.2012 | UK Comedy
Ben Wakeling

Sometimes, when I'm sat on my own in a darkened room, I like to imagine social networking sites as actual buildings. Allow me to explain.

Feeling Knackered? Fatigue-Fighting Tips To Tackle Those Eye Bags

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 20.02.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Spice Girl-turned-fashion-designer Victoria Beckham has hit out at critics who branded her "miserable" during her stint at New York fashion week by si...

Sleep-Deprived Women Suffering From 'Fatigue Epidemic'

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 01.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle

British women are being hit by an 'epidemic of fatigue' caused by sleep deprivation, according to new research. The study by the Sleep Council foun...

Start-up Memoires: The Power of a Smile

Louisa Leontiades | Posted 07.06.2012 | UK
Louisa Leontiades

So my lesson today is: learn how to use smilies. They take the sting out of your online sarcasm (if, like me, you can't resist it) or downright insults. Whilst in posh, proper, corporate emailing, smilies are still a no-no (god knows why smiling in emails is not considered professional), the habit of using them will earn you secret points - and smiles - with many recipients.

The Dangers of Drowsy Driving in the UK

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 09.10.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Michael J. Breus

There's some seriously sleepy--and dangerous--driving going on in the UK. A new study indicates that millions of people on the road are nodding off behind the wheel.