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Mental & Emotional Health
August 31, 2020

Why boredom is good for you

We’re all busy and constantly on the go; so, it’s a strange experience when you’re suddenly at a loose end with nothing on your list. This is when boredom kicks in. But did you know that boredom is good for you?
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Pregnancy
September 4, 2017

How pregnancy makes you lose your mind

You’ve lost your keys again. And, for the third time this week, you found your cell phone in the fridge. No, you’re not going mad - it’s just pregnancy brain. Pregnancy brain, also called momnesia or pregnesia, is the forgetfulness and brain fog many pregnant women experience. It’s a real and frustrating hallmark of pregnancy, affecting as many as 50 to 80% of expectant moms. If you suffer from pregnancy brain, you may forget why you walked into a room, where you put your purse, whether you switched off the washing machine, or leave objects in strange places. A gush…
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DepressionMental & Emotional Health
October 16, 2015

Could you be suffering from depression?

Fatigue, insomnia, “feeling down” and a change in appetite are all common symptoms of depression – but many people who have these symptoms don’t give them second thought. Work, family and relationships are often given the blame, but if your symptoms persist, or get worse, then it could be alarm bells that something else is wrong. (more…)
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Headaches
January 11, 2015

Why am I dizzy?

The room spins and you feel light-headed, as if you could pass out. Or maybe you walk down the corridor, when it starts feeling like you're on a ship, rocking back-and-forth. Other than that, you may not have any symptoms. What could be wrong? What causes dizziness? Dizziness can be a side effect of a minor health issue, but it can also be a sign of something more serious - here are some of the usual causes of dizziness. (more…)
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Stress
November 13, 2014

Exam Stress: The Final Push

How are you coping? No doubt exams have taken their toll on you physically and mentally, but there’s light at the end of the tunnel – you’re nearly there! It’s time for the final push! Here are some tips to get you over the final hurdle. (more…)
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