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Dr. Chris Murphy
Ways to relieve night sweats

Ways to relieve night sweats

Night sweats are hot flushes that occur while we’re asleep or trying to sleep. While typically associated with reduced oestrogen levels during the menopause, night sweats can occur in a variety of situations – e.g. due to reduced testosterone levels in middle-aged men, after spicy food, excessive exercise, migraines, alcohol, various neurological conditions, fever or allergic reactions, just to mention a few. Night sweats can really disturb our sleep quality and waking up in soaked nightwear and bedding is very distressing.   Here are some really useful ways to counter these dreaded night sweats…   Avoid caffeinated drinks, alcohol and...

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Dr. Chris Murphy
Healthy living between the sheets

Healthy living between the sheets

Imagine yourself taking a walk outdoors. You may be picturing a lovely coastal scene, or a forest setting, or perhaps a stroll in the hills…ah, how pleasant, you can almost taste the clean, fresh air!   Now think again, and get a feel for what it would be like to take an extended, 8-hour long hike along a busy traffic-laden road! Every step of the way you’re breathing in toxic fumes and seeing nothing but the back ends of honking cars. Can you imagine the impact of doing this every day of your life? You’d be crazy to even conceive of such...

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Nisa Shah
Why we should all be thinking eco-friendly this Christmas

Why we should all be thinking eco-friendly this Christmas

I’m sure that you will have heard of, or seen, Iceland’s Christmas advert.  The advert is hugely heart-warming, featuring a little girl and an orangutan, which turns up in her bedroom unannounced. However, this advert has caused quite a stir. It has been labelled as politically controversial and has been banned from being shown on TV. The advert delves into the process of Palm Oil production and how it endangers orangutans. The deforestation that occurs, in order to obtain the palm oil, results in the destruction of the orangutan’s habitat.   It is a moving advert and it got us thinking. Christmas really is a wonderful time of year, with all...

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Nisa Shah
Saving our planet, sheet by sheet

Saving our planet, sheet by sheet

You only get one life, and we only get one planet, so doesn’t it makes sense to ensure both are in tiptop health? Your health and our planet’s wellbeing should be a top priority whenever you shop, after all both of those things are irreplaceable. But though almost everyone has heard about the myriad benefits of organic food, not everyone realises the importance of choosing organic cotton bedding just yet. Farming organic cotton requires less water than normal industrial cotton farming, due to the superior filtration system in the soil caused by the presence of dense organic matter. As Organic...

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