The 25-year-old has cerebral palsy and has suffered with anorexia, depression, bullying and domestic abuse for years. Art therapy has transformed her life by giving her a way to express her emotions instead of turning to unhealthy coping methods such as self-harm. Emily, who lives in Guernsey, said: “Art...
Chris Kamara, 61, was shocked to find out he was among the heaviest 11 per cent of male drinkers in Britain back in 2017. As a result he vowed to cut back on drink. The revelation came from a GP, and he was horrified to learn he drank...
Lung cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in the UK, which also makes recognising the condition very important. There is currently no cure for cancer, which is why it’s vital to be aware of the signs. The symptoms of lung cancer are usually associated...
Gillian Wright, 59, who plays Jean Slater on the BBC’s EastEnders, shocked fans when she opened up about a terrifying illness which almost left her for dead. Gillian’s character has been dealing with her own health problems on screen lately after she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. But...
Back pain is often caused by poor posture or a muscle strain. Spending elongated hours cooped up at a desk does nothing to help, with lack of mobility being one of the main causes of back pain. Often when sat a desk, people let their posture fall by...
Having regular bowel movements often makes people feel lighter, more energised, and ready to enjoy the next meal. One to two bowel movements a day is considered to be healthy, with one after each meal being optimal. If there is insufficient dietary fibre or water in the diet,...
Vitamin D is produced by the body in response to skin being exposed to sunlight. It is also occurs naturally in a few foods including some fish, fish liver oils, and egg yolks and in fortified dairy and grain products. The vitamin is essential for strong bones, because...
A nationwide study found that Liverpool is the allergy capital of the UK, with a whopping four in five of the North West city’s residents claiming to suffer from some sort of animal, food or pollen allergy, compared to a national average of 60 percent. The report, by...
Sugar is found naturally in fruit, vegetables and dairy foods. Sugar is also added to food and drink by food manufacturers with many of us unaware as to how much sugar it actually contains. Diabetes UK said on their website: “Sugar is a carbohydrate and is often found...
The model/TV presenter/fashion designer recently revealed on her Instagram page that she is battling with endometriosis (pronounced en-doh-mee-tree-oh-sis). The long-term health condition can affect woman of any age, but is most common in women in their 30s and 40s. Around 1.5 million woman in the UK are currently...