General Health

26 November 2019

How to have a healthy gut

Good digestive (gut) health is the cornerstone of our immune system, helping to fend off illnesses and help us thrive. It will come as no surprise, then, that looking after ...
26 November 2019

Five simple healthy New Year resolutions with dietitian Sian Porter

Many of us will make a resolution to be healthier in some way in the new year, but with most of us short on time, it can be tricky to ...

26 November 2019

Top tips to overcome an impending hangover

We all know prevention is the best cure, but it’s Christmas time and let’s face it, we can get a bit over excited at the office party. Not least because ...

25 November 2019

Seven reasons to buy a reusable water bottle

-  The past couple of years have seen a rise in consciousness around single-use plastic. Research from Sky Ocean Rescue has shown that the UK consumes 10.7bn single-use plastic bags ...
22 November 2019

The five best CBD oils to buy in the UK

CBD is the wellness phenomenon sweeping the nation, but what are the best CBD oils to buy in the UK? Recent statistics show that between 8-11% of UK adults - approximately ...

30 September 2019

Nine everyday habits to boost your brain power

We all want to defy the aging process, whether it is combating wrinkles or keeping fit and trim, but what can you do to keep your brain health in peak ...
17 September 2019

Debunking five common myths about HIV

Welsh rugby star Gareth Thomas is something of a hero to us here at Female First. His bravery to come out as a gay man in a masculine, male-dominated industry ...

16 September 2019

Why should we worry about pelvic pain?

Pelvic pain can be due to a number of causes, not all of them serious and not all of them due to the reproductive organs. Inflammation, infection, or abnormal tissue ...
10 September 2019

Top tips on being truthful with your doctor

It can be daunting visiting the doctor. Even if you have a good relationship with your GP, it can be embarrassing or uncomfortable to talk about what’s really troubling you. ...
2 September 2019

15 Uses for tea tree oil

Clear out the clutter from your bathroom cabinet and replace it with just one small bottle of Tea Tree Oil, nature’s powerful antibacterial multi-tasker that will combine the work of ...

29 August 2019

Seven herbal teas that are also excellent natural remedies

Not everyone can or wants to take prescription (or over-the-counter) medication to aid mild ailments like nausea, headaches or stress, but that doesn't mean the only other alternative is to ...

19 August 2019

Seven ways to survive the heat this summer if you're pregnant

Dr Larisa Corda is an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist and is one of the UK’s leading Fertility experts. For more details please visit www.drlarisacorda.com It’s been a record-breaking Summer, with July having ...
18 July 2019

Six ways to keep happy with hay fever

Words by Nutritional Therapist Hannah Braye (www.bio-kult.com) Whilst most of the population look forward to the arrival of spring and all of nature’s bounties that it brings, for those who ...
28 June 2019

A Burning Issue: A third of Brits believe cannabis legalisation would lead to less burden on the NHS

The UK’s relationship with alcohol is on the rocks… According to the NHS, 337,870 of hospital admissions were due to alcohol abuse in one year in the UK and in ...
25 June 2019

Humidity, frizzy hair and damaged skin: Tips on keeping your hair and skin looking great in summer

“It’s summertime and the weather is fine,” umm not always as we well know in the UK, a rainy humid day does nothing for our moods, or hair for that ...
14 June 2019

Facial aesthetic treatments: How to look naturally young

There is no shame in wanting to look younger, let’s be honest when you get right down to it don’t the vast majority of us want to? And it seems ...
7 June 2019

Five reasons why using a vitamin drip might work for you, by Dr. Pamela Benito

Vitamin drips are an increasingly popular trend amongst celebrities and health gurus alike. The benefits of this treatment span from skincare to strengthening your immune system - recommended for anyone ...
30 May 2019

Nursem tackles dermatitis caused by hand-washing one bottle of hand cream at a time

If you read our International Nurses Day feature in May detailing seven things you didn't know about nursing, you'll know that excessive hand-washing is one of the biggest challenges nurses face. ...
19 May 2019

Seven things your dreams can tell you about your health

We usually don’t think too much about the dreams we have. You might see a strange dream one night, for example- but then you’ll likely never think of it again. ...
16 May 2019

Combat work stress for a happier, healthier you

Four in five (79.8%) Brits claim to be under pressure every day, and it’s impacting our overall health and wellbeing; lack of sleep, feeling run down and general health are ...
16 May 2019

"Mark my words: dyslexia is a gift, not a curse"

After learning that his daughter was also dyslexic, Karl de Leeuw set about finding a ‘cure’. His quest triggered a chain of events that will culminate in next year’s inaugural ...
11 May 2019

Points to consider before you undergo cosmetic surgery

Beauty can sometimes come at a price and not just monetary. In a world where image is believed to be the key to success, partly fuelled by the ever-increasing popularity ...

10 May 2019

From heartburn to hot flushes: Five common health concerns and how to solve them

We all suffer from health hiccups from time to time. However, these can quickly turn into recurring health complaints, which can have a substantial impact on quality of life, if ...
7 May 2019

Running the road to recovery

-  If someone had said to me two years ago that I’d be planning to run half a dozen marathons next year, I’d have laughed, and such was my health ...