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The latest health news, advice, tips and trends, with a focus on mental health and women's health.

PMS: the symptoms of PMS can be debilitating for some women.

What's the deal with PMS and is there anything that helps with the symptoms?

Posted by
Alice Porter
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    Sleep

    What’s the best time to go to bed? We have the answer

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    Women

    This is the most important issue facing UK women right now

  • A woman sat on her phone at night time with anxiety
    Mental Health

    We asked an expert to explain what causes Sunday night anxiety

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Health

The government is asking women to help tackle the gender health gap

A new strategy will be launched on International Women's Day.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Mental Health

Is your work anxiety through the roof right now? You’re not alone

The isolation of WFH has left many of us doubting our abilities.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Mental Health

Inside the toxic world of ‘hate’ following on Instagram

’Hate following’ is a phenomenon of the 21st century. So why do we follow someone on social media who makes us feel angry, envious or judgemental?

Posted by
Diyora Shadijanova
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Mental Health

Self-harm is most common among young women – so why aren’t we talking about it?

Stylist takes a closer look.

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Lauren Geall
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Kayleigh Dray
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Why you need to hide all the clocks in your bedroom every night

In this week’s Sleep Diaries, a 50-year-old key worker wonders if her clock-watching habit is keeping her up all night.

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Sleep

Can’t sleep because of anxiety? Try these 5 techniques to help you switch off

Because scrolling on Twitter won’t help.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
Published
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Mental Health

Finding lockdown 3.0 the toughest yet? This could explain why

Here’s why restrictions feel so tough this time around – and what you can do about it.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
Published
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Health

Is period syncing really a thing? And has lockdown affected it?

An expert explains everything.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
Published
A woman suffering with anxiety with her head in her hands
Mental Health

The common symptom of anxiety that no one really talks about

Do you ever feel detached from yourself and the world around you? You’re not alone.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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A girl holding a cup of coffee.
Mental Health

20 highly recommended self-care ideas to get you through the last weeks of lockdown

Self care is more important now than ever. Here, women share their go-tos for when they need to destress.

Posted by
Ria Wolstenholme
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A woman relaxing on her sofa during her lunch break
Mental Health

8 quick and easy ways to relieve stress throughout your working day

Make the most of your breaks.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Kayleigh Dray
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Why it’s time to embrace the Japanese concept of “oubaitori”

Worrying you need to look and feel a certain way by the end of lockdown? Read this.

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Women

How you can help improve abortion access in England after the pandemic

Reproductive healthcare could look very different post-pandemic. Here’s what you need to know.

Posted by
Moya Crockett
Published
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Health

Bloating is the urgent cancer symptom women are ignoring in lockdown, say experts

Ahead of ovarian cancer awareness month in March experts are urging women not to ignore symptoms which could help with early diagnosis.

Posted by
Katy Harrington
Published
Thrush questions answered
Health

5 of the most Googled questions about thrush answered by an expert

Because it’s a lot more common than you think

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Canesten
A woman scrolling through the news nervous about lockdown restrictions easing and life going back to normal
Mental Health

“Lockdown easing should be a good thing – so why am I dreading it?”

After so long spent staying at home, the idea of going ‘back to normal’ feels overwhelming.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
Published
Sleep Diaries: “How can I keep my energy levels up with a new baby?”
Sleep

Ever wondered what a perfect bedtime routine looks like? Read this

In this week’s Sleep Diaries, a 35-year-old project coordinator absolutely blows Dr Nerina Ramlakhan away with her fantastic lifestyle habits.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
Published
A woman sat in bed after a night-time panic attack, struggling to get back to sleep
Mental Health

What’s the deal with night-time panic attacks?

We asked an expert to explain all.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Lauren Geall
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“I feel stuck in limbo” 3 women with ‘long-haul Covid’ share what it’s really like

“I never thought this would happen to me. But it did.”

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Mental Health

Want to feel excited about life again? Try this therapist-approved trick

Learn all about the power of “positive imagery”.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
Published