One significant trigger that can affect asthmatics is the weather, especially during the winter months. Not only does the cool air make it harder for you to breath but also the level of viruses, such as the common cold and flu, are much higher. Here we look at asthma that is induced by the cold weather, how to prevent symptoms from occurring and how to treat an attack, should it materialise.
After the lavish Christmas period full of food, drink and merriment, the thought of a month without alcohol can be fairly appealing. It's a chance to start the year in a positive light, and without a hangover. However, the benefits of cutting out alcohol on your health and your wallet are hugely advantageous in both the short-term and long-term. You may find yourself wanting to extend the initial 31 days further.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) largely affects women across the UK. It's so common but not much is known about it as it's largely down to subtle changes in diet. Doctors are vocal in expressing alterations to lifestyle choices that could help and there are remedies that could provide relief from symptoms, however, there is no miracle pill. To find out exactly how many people are affected and how to treat the condition, read on.