Headache disorders (of which migraine is one) are among the most common disorders of the nervous system and it has been estimated that almost half of the adult population have had a headache at least once within the last year. Given the year we have just had however this figure may be considerably underestimated. [Read more…]
Menopause is a hot topic at the moment and the time between peri menopause and complete cessation of periods can vary greatly. Some women sail though this time without any symptoms and the only thing they notice is that their periods have stopped. Others however can experience anything from hot flushes, night sweats, vaginal dryness, mood swings, declining libido, osteoporosis, ageing skin, lack of energy, joint pains, weight gain, headaches to changes in hair quality.
Sleep is fundamental to our good health. It’s crucial role in immune and stress support makes it even more of a priority at the moment. Studies show that the longer we sleep, the longer we live and vice versa. It helps us manage stress and boosts resilience and focus and can even help weight regulation. We can all feel the impact of a bad night’s sleep straight away. But getting even slightly too little most nights chips away at our ability to cope on an ongoing basis. So why aren’t we getting enough?
Are you feeling a bit bleurgh after overindulging this weekend? Don’t feel guilty about the chocolate you may have enjoyed , we all know in the current situation (when we are away from family and friends) that a bit of chocolate or glass of wine may be the only small comfort we have. Read on for some ways to include more NEAT movement in your day and get that pep back in your step.
Making healthy choices can be expensive, especially if you fill your trolley with the latest superfoods grown on the other side of the world. However, you can still eat healthily on a budget, especially if you are happy to spend a little time in the kitchen. Read more below or listen to Heather share her tips with Mrs Smart Money on Instagram on Monday at 8pm.