Home / Health and Fitness / All articles

All articles - Health and Fitness


Doctors Remove 27 Contact Lenses From Pensioner's Eye

Home / Health and Fitness / Health / Doctors Remove 27 Contact Lenses From Pensioner's Eye

Most contact lens-wearers are all too familiar with the painful consequences of forgetting to remove them pre-disco nap or post night-out. But spare a thought for this 67-year-old...

18/07/2017

Study Shows That Being Hangry Is Actually A Real Thing

Home / Health and Fitness / Health / Study Shows That Being Hangry Is Actually A Real Thing

It's a study that should have been at the forefront of scientific research if you ask us, but maybe that's just because we haven't had our afternoon snack yet. Research has uncovered...

17/07/2017

This Woman Got Real About Her Two Stone Weight Gain & It's Inspiring AF

Home / Health and Fitness / Health / This Woman Got Real About Her Two Stone Weight Gain & It's Inspiring AF

Considering the gazillion transformation photos flooding our Instagram feeds each day, we have to admit it's rare that they ever actually inspire us to put down that slice of...

13/07/2017

Scotland Is Giving Women On The Poverty Line Free Tampons

Home / Health and Fitness / Health / Scotland Is Giving Women On The Poverty Line Free Tampons

In a world where we women are required to pay tax on vital hygiene products, it's refreshing to hear news of an initiative that's attempting to make the time of the month more...

12/07/2017

Unprotected Oral Sex Is Leading To A Rise In Untreatable STDs

Home / Health and Fitness / Health / Unprotected Oral Sex Is Leading To A Rise In Untreatable STDs

It's easy to forget that using protection when it comes to sex isn't just to prevent you getting pregnant, but also to stop you getting an STI. Which means that your protection...

07/07/2017

17 Celebs Who Have Spoken Out About Their Mental Health

Home / Health and Fitness / Health / 18 Celebs Who Have Spoken Out About Their Mental Health

Mental health has often been described as a "growing epidemic", with men and women being affected equally.  But the thing is, mental illness does not discriminate. It can affect...

06/07/2017

You Can Now Buy The Morning After Pill Off The Shelf At Superdrug And It's Half Price

Home / Health and Fitness / Health / You Can Now Buy The Morning After Pill Off The Shelf At Superdrug And It's Half Price

Sheepishly dragging yourself (and your one night stand, depending on how much of a gentleman he is) to the pharmacy the morning after the night before is a rite of passage for women...

30/06/2017

This Mum Was Left Paralysed After An Orgasm Led To A Brain Haemorrhage

Home / Health and Fitness / Health / This Mum Was Left Paralysed After An Orgasm Led To A Brain Haemorrhage

There are plenty of things that you just don't want to happen when you're getting fresh: losing 'momentum', accidentally spotting yourself in the mirror at an unflattering angle...

28/06/2017

People Are Getting Massaged With Knives As A Stress Reliever

Home / Health and Fitness / Health / People Are Getting Massaged With Knives As A Stress Reliever

The latest massage craze is here and it's not for the faint-hearted: in Taipei, Taiwan, customers are visiting masseuse Hsiao Mei Fang to get one of her famed knife massages...

26/06/2017

This Drug-Free Miracle Gel Could Be The Answer To All Your IBS Struggles

Home / Health and Fitness / Health / This Drug-Free Miracle Gel Could Be The Answer To All Your IBS Struggles

If you're an IBS sufferer, you'll know the anxiety of being 10 yards away from a toilet all too well. You can't even mention bread or cheese without breaking into the panic sweats...

22/06/2017

Bottoms Up! Gin Could Be The New Miracle Cure For Hay Fever

Home / Health and Fitness / Health / Bottoms Up! Gin Could Be The New Miracle Cure For Hay Fever

We love us some summer, but the excuse to eat as much ice cream as we want whenever we want comes at a hefty price for a large majority of the population, who are unfortunate...

21/06/2017

Women Are Piping Ozone Gas Into Their Vaginas And It Could Kill You

Home / Health and Fitness / Health / Women Are Piping Ozone Gas Into Their Vaginas And It Could Kill You

While it's positive progress that women are being increasingly encouraged to take care of their vaginal well being, we can't help but think some people are taking advantage of...

16/06/2017

Apparently There Are Only 5 Types Of Vagina - Which One Do You Have?

Home / Health and Fitness / Health / Apparently There Are Only 5 Types Of Vagina - Which One Do You Have?

The rise of beautifying our lady gardens beyond regular trims has reached its peak with more women than ever being encouraged to treat their vaginas with the same amount of tender...

12/06/2017

The Rash From This Woman's Bra Turned Out To Be Stage 4 Breast Cancer

Home / Health and Fitness / Health / The Rash From This Woman's Bra Turned Out To Be Stage 4 Breast Cancer

When Jennifer Cordts first noticed a red sunburn-like rash on her breast in 2015, she thought it would be best to get a mammogram to double check. Her test came back normal but...

08/06/2017

Two Glasses Of Wine Before Bed Will Help You Lose Weight, Apparently

Home / Health and Fitness / Diets / Two Glasses Of Wine Before Bed Will Help You Lose Weight, Apparently

Not a day goes by without either a new health food or impossible gym move being deemed the secret to maintaining a banging, bikini body. But it seems we've been wasting our time...

08/06/2017

This Fitness Coach Is A Lesson In Not Letting Loose Skin Hold Us Back

Home / Health and Fitness / Fitness / This Fitness Coach Is A Lesson In Not Letting Loose Skin Hold Us Back

Working out at the gym is hard and tiring, and after you've sweated it out it might not always yield the exact results you want but this fitness coach is here to tell you it's...

07/06/2017

People Are Putting Wasp Nests Up Their Vaginas 'To Improve Their Sex Lives'

Home / Health and Fitness / Health / People Are Putting Wasp Nests Up Their Vaginas 'To Improve Their Sex Lives'

We're almost halfway through the year and just when you were thinking we'd reached peak 2017 when vegan bloggers started advising (and encouraging) women to stop their periods...

02/06/2017

How I Turned My Spa-phobic Boyfriend Into A Massage Fanatic

Home / Health and Fitness / Health / How I Turned My Spa-phobic Boyfriend Into A Massage Fanatic

Going to a spa retreat is one of those things you always want to do as a couple but what if your boyfriend is seriously freaked out by being touched by a stranger. There's nothing...

30/05/2017

People Will Be Streaking Through London Zoo This Summer And You Can Too

Home / Health and Fitness / Fitness / People Will Be Streaking Through London Zoo This Summer And You Can Too

Animal lovers and naturists rejoice: London is bringing the capital's biggest feline fans and nudists together in a one-off streaking session though its zoo this summer and you're...

18/05/2017

'Avocado Hand' Is On The Rise And It's The Wake Up Call We All Need

Home / Health and Fitness / Diets / 'Avocado Hand' Is On The Rise And It's The Wake Up Call We All Need

Put down that avocado on toast and listen up because your avo addiction could land you in hospital. No joke. Doctors have reported a worryingly high rise in the number of cases...

11/05/2017