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Reasons you have dry eyes in the morning

by Toni Lennox, on 2 October 2015, Eye health
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Waking up with dry eyes is a fairly common affliction but this does not make it any less disorientating. Waking up to find your eyelids glued together is not the best way to start the day. Find out why this happens and what you can do to give your peepers the help they need…
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5 reasons why tea is good for us

by Toni Lennox, on 1 October 2015, Food & Drink Health Benefits

Tea is loved all over the world – and rightly so! Your daily cuppa can do a lot more for you than you may realise. Read on to find out about the many amazing health benefits that tea has.

The tea world expands beyond the horizons of your regular, everyday English breakfast blend. Caffeinated tea with milk and sugar is not really the best thing for your body as it can be quite dehydrating. However, there are a range of natural, herbal teas which offer your body the boost it may yearn for.

In the words of  P.L. Travers “Tea is balm for the soul”.
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Is constipation affecting your prostate?

by Dr. Jen Tan, on 28 September 2015, BPH / Enlarged Prostate, Constipation, Men's health
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You are sitting on the toilet… the clock is ticking the seconds away… you are waiting patiently for the magic to happen… you are waiting… still waiting… and for once it is not your bladder that is refusing to divulge its contents, but your bowel. Constipation and prostate problems may seem like two unrelated conditions, but in fact, they are more connected than they initially seem. Continue reading >

Is sweating good for you?

by Toni Lennox, on 18 September 2015, Skin care

Sweating can be a source of embarrassment and anxiety for most of us and the thought of smelling like day old milk isn’t the best way to go about your day. However, what you may not know is that sweat really is rather good for us! Sweating does not necessarily indicate a lack of hygiene, there are many reasons why we sweat so, don’t be embarrassed about your natural muskiness, find out the facts on sweating and how to control your perspiration in a natural and healthy way.
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Signs you have poor circulation

by Helen, on 17 September 2015, Circulation
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Good circulation is incredibly important! Not only does it transport blood around our bodies to distribute oxygen and nutrients to our cells, but it also removes waste and toxins.

When poor circulation occurs, blood doesn’t flow as freely through the body as it should, leading to blockages in the arteries. This is bad news for some very important organs, such as the heart and the brain, which rely on receiving these important nutrients in order to function properly, so keeping your circularity system in optimum condition is vital. Continue reading >