Now that the spring equinox has been and gone, the next stage of welcoming the warmer weather with open arms is the biannual changing of the clocks. In 1784, Benjamin Franklin wrote about a similar idea in a satirical letter sent to the editor of the Journal of Paris.
It's easy to feel anxious about the effect of what we consume on our precious teeth. We all know that sugar can cause decay, and caffeine can stain them brown –but did you know that there are certain foods that are actively good for your teeth?
Do you regularly wake up in the night gagging for a glass of water? Do you experience unexplained tingling sensations in your arms and legs? Are you heaving yourself from your bed multiple times each night for the toilet? If so, you’re not alone: these are all common ‘midlife’ health ailments experienced by people in their forties, fifties, and beyond, doctors say.
The number of young people having a heart attack has been rising by 2 per cent each year for the last 10 years
Many experts argue that getting sufficient sleep is as important to your overall health as diet and exercise. Sleep deprivation is linked to a number of physical and mental health problems, including depression and weight gain, so as it's Sleep Awareness Week, I'm sharing a simple, cheap and easy tweak I made to my bedtime routine which has significantly changed how I sleep. About a year ago my boyfriend started religiously drinking a cup of camomile tea before bed.