health and wellness

The Brew-tal Truth About Tea Addiction, Put The Kettle On This Could Be Hard To Take

In many parts of the world, the average person wakes up each morning with a fresh cup of brew. That brew could be the UK's stereotypical breakfast tea or something stronger like coffee. Essentially, all it has to contain is caffeine to make you…
By Lauren Sharkey

6 Things You Never Realized Can Cure Inflammation, According To Science

Skin issues, digestive troubles, joint pain — these are all symptoms of chronic inflammation. Everything from your genetics to your lifestyle habits can cause inflammation, so it should come as no surprise that engaging in some healthy habits can…
By Carina Wolff

These Worrying Stats Show The Loneliness Crisis Hitting Young People With Arthritis

Think of arthritis and an image of an elderly person undoubtedly pops up in your mind. So you may be surprised to then hear that the painful condition affects people who are much younger too. Ahead of the festive period, young people with arthritis…
By Lauren Sharkey

Turns Out WAY More People Than You Think Should Be Wearing Surgical Masks Right Now

Living in cities is basically a germ ridden hell of bacteria that wants to ruin your day. Real talk. For all you germaphobes out there, fact is you are absolutely right. Don't let the nay sayers get you down. Go on with your bad self and all that…
By Aoife Hanna

7 Things That Can Happen To Your Body When You Sleep In The Wrong Position

If you've ever woken up with a stiff neck, you may have blamed it on sleeping the wrong way. Although you may not always have control over how you sleep, it can still affect how your body is feeling when you wake up in the morning. According to…
By Kristine Fellizar

7 Gross Things That Happen To Your Body Right After You Drink

It's no secret that when you drink alcohol, your body goes through a lot of changes, but when you're out at happy hour, you're probably not thinking too deeply about all that's going on. However, what happens to your body after drinking alcohol…
By Carina Wolff

7 Signs Your Insomnia Is Caused By Inflammation

Inflammation is the kind of health problem that can start to take over all sorts of different aspects of your life. Over time, you may get used to the symptoms enough that you may not be able to pinpoint how they affect you. But if you're dealing…
By Eva Taylor Grant

5 Little-Known Things That Happen To Your Body When You Eat Red Meat

What we eat plays a big role in what happens in our body, but it's not often we sit and think about the details of how certain foods directly affect us. With more people going plant-based, people are especially paying attention to meat's effects,…
By Carina Wolff

7 Unexpected Things That Happen When You Have A Hormonal Imbalance

Hormones aren't something we necessarily think about regularly, but they're an important part of our health. Keeping them balanced is essential for our physical and mental wellbeing, and when they're out of whack, it can affect many different parts…
By Carina Wolff

Chatbots Could Replace GPs If Gen Z Have Their Way & TBH, It's Not A Bad Idea

Many of us fully appreciate the fact that the UK has a free healthcare system, but many of us are also more than aware that the current state of the NHS is far from ideal. Whether it's waiting weeks to get a doctor's appointment or spending hours in…
By Lauren Sharkey

9 Ways To Stop A Panic Attack If You Feel Like You're About To Have One

Anyone who has ever gotten a panic attack understands how uncomfortable and scary they can be, and they're often difficult to get under control. However, there are some techniques you can use to help prevent a panic attack, and although everyone…
By Carina Wolff

7 Natural Ways To Lower The Stress Hormone In Your Body

We all know stress doesn't feel good emotionally, but it can also have a negative impact your body as well. High levels of the stress hormone cortisol can cause all sorts of problems, which is why it's important to manage your stress and anxiety.…
By Carina Wolff

7 Signs You Have Too Much Inflammation During Your Period

Menstrual symptoms are already painful enough as they are, but when your body is inflamed, everything can feel much worse. It can be hard to pinpoint the source of your period woes, but sometimes the root of these issues is excess inflammation.…
By Carina Wolff

7 Fascinating Things Every Woman Should Know About Acne Down There

If you ever find bumps around the vaginal area, it's easy to automatically assume that you have a sexually transmitted infection. But there's no need to worry or jump to conclusions right away. Sometimes, it may just be a case of vulvar acne. As…
By Kristine Fellizar

6 Signs Your Adult Acne May Indicate A Greater Health Issue

Unfortunately, breakouts aren't just something that happen when you are a teenager. Acne can happen at any age, and it's something you may have to manage your whole life. Although some skin issues are common as you get older, you may want to be…
By Carina Wolff

15 Gross Things That Are Actually Good For Your Skin

When it comes to our skin, we're used to being told to keep it clean and use fancy products for optimal results. But not all good skin comes as a result of luxury care and fancy treatments. In fact, that are some pretty weird things that are…
By Carina Wolff

8 Gross Things Your Body Does Throughout Your Sleep Cycle

Sleep is a bit of a mysterious thing. And although you may notice your body has done some bizarre things by the time you wake up, it can be hard to understand exactly what happens to your body when you sleep. Luckily, doctors understand these…
By Eva Taylor Grant

11 Things You Should Never Do Once You’re In Bed, According To Sleep Experts

Many of us treat our beds as a hangout spot, a home office, or as a place to lie awake for hours on end, worrying when we'll fall asleep. But these are all things you shouldn't do in bed, regardless of how comfy, productive, or "normal" it may…
By Carolyn Steber

The Truth About That Hangover Free Prosecco Could Totally Upend Your Party Plans

In the advertising world, plenty of claims are made that result in you wondering whether they're true. One claim in particular that's floated around during the last few months is prosecco that won't give you a hangover. So is this a real thing? And…
By Lauren Sharkey

7 Things Your Body Is Trying To Tell You If You Sweat A Lot

It can be frustrating to be that person who always breaks out into a sweat while everyone else seems to stay dry. Although some sweat is common, there are cases where people sweat more frequently then others, and it's worth paying attention to the…
By Carina Wolff