Your sleep cycle explained

Your sleep cycle explained

Whether you’re taking an afternoon nap or settling in for the night, your different sleep phases all serve a purpose. Here’s your sleep cycle explained.  The phases of sleep progress in a cycle from phase 1 to REM (rapid eye movement) sleep, after which the cycle starts again. Phase 1 Phase one is light sleep, when you’re […]

A spy’s guide to skinny habits

A spy’s guide to skinny habits

How do some people manage to indulge in all kinds of food and drink and still enter each new year without even so much as a hangover around the waistband? It’s just not fair. Desperate to find out the code to keeping off the kilos, our agents went in search of the secrets to eating and drinking […]

Why men fight in bars

Why men fight in bars

Will boys be boys and beat the crap out of each other because that’s just the way they’re wired, or is there more to bar-room brawls than meets the eye?  Most of us have witnessed more than one bust-up at our regular watering holes. You may even have been a participant, willingly or not. Why […]

Muscular dystrophy in children – know the signs

Muscular dystrophy in children – know the signs

Muscular dystrophy in children: know the signs Learn to recognise the early signs of muscular dystrophy – and give your child the best possible care. Muscular dystrophy (MD) is a group of inherited muscle disorders characterised by gradually increasing weakness and degeneration of the muscles that control voluntary bodily movement. Muscle tissue progressively wastes away and is […]

10 ways to beat cellulite

10 ways to beat cellulite

Don’t put too much faith in skin products – beating cellulite requires a firm commitment to making a number of lifestyle adjustments. If you were to strip down in front of a full-length mirror, you’d be able to identify at least one spot on your body that has cellulite. On second thought, who needs a mirror? You […]

What is sex therapy and when is it useful?

What is sex therapy and when is it useful?

Many people are hesitant to consider going for sex therapy, but it’s a highly professional discipline that offers hope and help for a wide range of sexual problems. Most of us will have a problem with sex at some point in our lives. Some people deal with this themselves but, for others, sexual problems can cause a […]