07 December 2016

Are you struggling with hot flashes?

Are you struggling with hot flashes? They’re a very common complaint among perimenopausal and postmenopausal women. Perhaps acupuncture might relieve the problem. A recent study indicates that for about 50 per cent of women, eight weeks of acupuncture can reduce the frequency of hot flashes by almost half. It’s well worth a try as a relatively cheap and low-risk treatment option. If it works for you, you should expect to see the benefits after about three or four weeks.


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IBS – 4 symptoms that extend beyond your stomach

When you think of IBS, symptoms that come to mind include diarrhoea, constipation and gas. However, there are other symptoms that extend beyond your stomach.

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Do you feel sad after sex? This is why and what you can do about it

A new study published in the Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy has revealed that 41% of the men surveyed had felt sad after sex in the previous four weeks.