Health & wellbeing

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‘Set the bar ridiculously low’: Rhik Samadder’s golden rule for beating anxiety
There are many changes you can make to live a less anxious life, from healthy eating to keeping fit. When motivation is in short supply, putting them into action is another thing

Rhik Samadder

24, May, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Tech neck: what are smartphones doing to our bodies?
Bending your head to use a phone stresses the spine, say chiropractors – and that’s not the only way the devices are injuring and changing us

24, May, 2022 @12:00 PM

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‘One woman took out 13 of her own teeth’: the terrifying truth about Britain’s dental crisis
In England, only a third of adults – and half of children – now have access to an NHS dentist. As those in pain turn to charity-run clinics for help, can anything stop the rot?

Helen Pidd

24, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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The people making a difference: the man who made blokes strip off and feel good about themselves
Paul Goddard wanted to help ‘pretty average’ men realise they can be sexy, so put together a ‘dad bod’ calendar. Now it’s his turn for a treat

Sirin Kale

23, May, 2022 @11:00 AM

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‘I feel totally seen’: John Crace on how guided breathing soothed a lifetime of anxiety
After 65 anxious years, trying every conceivable treatment and therapy available, just one session of breathwork was all that was needed to calm a troubled mind

John Crace

23, May, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Racism in UK maternity care risks safety of Black, Asian and mixed ethnicity women – study
Participants in charity’s year-long inquiry describe being ignored and feeling patronised and dehumanised

Hannah Summers

22, May, 2022 @11:01 PM

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‘Phones are like a scab we know we shouldn’t pick’: the truth about social media and anxiety
Although connecting with friends online has positive benefits for mental health, overdoing screen time can lead to a catastrophic emotional crash

Tara Porter

22, May, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Dream-enactment disorder rose up to fourfold during pandemic, study finds
Exclusive: Condition most prevalent among those who had Covid, raising possibility of link with Parkinson’s disease

Linda Geddes

22, May, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Focus on coping, not curing: how to help an anxious child
Growing up in the age of anxiety is challenging for children and parents alike but there are plenty of ways to help young people to face their fears

Gaby Hinsliff

22, May, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Does turmeric’s reputation translate into real health benefits?
Clinical trials show that curcumin, present in the spice, may help fight osteoarthritis and other diseases, but there’s a catch – bioavailability, or how to get it into the blood

David Cox

22, May, 2022 @8:00 AM

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How to recognise the symptoms of anxiety and get help
From OCD to agoraphobia and PTSD, there are almost as many types of anxiety disorder as things to worry about. Here’s how to spot the signs and find the relevant support

Linda Geddes

21, May, 2022 @2:00 PM

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What I wish I’d known about living with an anxiety disorder
When Daisy Buchanan was diagnosed with anxiety in her 20s she finally had a name for what she was feeling, but not the tools to cope. Here’s how she has learned to live with it

Daisy Buchanan

21, May, 2022 @9:00 AM

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