Exercising After Cataract Surgery: Everything You Need to Know (From a Doctor)

If you’ve had cataract surgery, you may have been told that you need to take a break from exercise afterwards, but why, how long should that break be and does it vary depending on the exercise you want to do? We wondered too and so we asked Consultant Ophthalmic and Oculoplastic surgeon, Dr Elizabeth Hawkes …

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Haramaki Health Benefits: Why You Need A Stomach Scarf in Your Life.

Oh, how I wish I had shares in the Kokoro Haramaki – why? Because I’ve mentioned it in pretty much every single publication I work for this winter. It’s one of, if not THE, favourite products I’ve tried all year. But what is a haramaki and what health benefits might you get from wearing one? …

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Returning to Exercise After Mastectomy: Everything You Need to Know

I’m probably not telling you anything you don’t know by saying that mastectomy is a serious operation. Whether you’ve already had one and are wondering when it’s safe to exercise, or are researching the procedure beforehand and want to know what to expect, the fact is, you’re going to need a little time after your …

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7 Doctor-Approved Ways to Reduce Arthritis Pain (and One They Don’t Suggest)

Hip. It’s such a youthful word, isn’t it? Hip and trendy. Hipster. Hip and cool Hip just screams all things young – until, you add another word to it, pain. Say hip pain and a totally different image comes to mind – and it’s not one that brings up images of cafes serving breakfast cereals …

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