Most of us have been plagued with acne at some point in our lives. In most cases, this was during puberty and it resolved itself once our hormones calmed down and normalised. For many, however, acne can continue into adulthood or even appear for the first time later in life. In adults, acne is not so likely to resolve itself and it is necessary to take a look at one's diet. Read on to find out how hormones and diet affect your skin.
A busy mum of two, with job, house, exercise, friends, and not least the mother taxi service ... Laura was exhausted, tired and fed-up. As if life wasn't stressful enough, the sporty and formerly athletic woman was even growing a spare tyre around the middle. Where was that coming from? Laura decided to do something about it and picked up the phone. Read on to find out what happened next.
Do you experience allergy symptoms, but no allergy has been found? Are you quite sure that you are reacting to certain foods, but can't pin them down because you seem to be fine with the suspicious food one day, but react on another? Maybe it's not an allergy, maybe it's histamine intolerance. Not great if you've got it, but you may be able to do something about it.
Hands up if you think you have some kind of food intolerance? Something that doesn’t quite agree with you? You're not alone. 45% of the population have varying degrees of food intolerances. Read on to learn what you can do to find it whether you are affected and what to do next.
Hormones rule our lives. They are the chemical messengers that make us feel happy or sad, hungry or full, tired or ready to get up and go. They make us sleep or keep us awake, put on weight or lose it, make us love, bond, enjoy sex and procreate ... or prevent all of those. But are we slaves to our hormones? To we have to put up with what we're given? Are some people just lucky to get all the good ones?