Insomnia

Insomnia, this thing of darkness

Dreaming wistfully of a good night’s rest? You’re not alone: insomnia has reached epidemic proportions. Hannah Betts delves into those dark hours when sleep slips out of reach.

Combination drug therapy could help weight loss

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Julia Medew Thousands of Australians could benefit from a combination of two drugs that help people lose weight, but only if they can tolerate side-effects including depression, heart palpitations and insomnia,...

Road test: Oil pulling

Oil pulling: pulling toxins or just our leg?

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MJ Angel Oil pulling is an ancient Ayurvedic practice that involves swishing a cold-pressed oil around your mouth first thing in the morning for about 20 minutes to remove toxins and impurities.

'Guilt chip'

Beating the baby blues

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Paula Goodyer It's not just post-natal depression that's hard on mothers - it's also the guilt that goes with it.

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Doctors give wake-up call on dark side of caffeine

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Sarah Whyte Caffeine is creeping into our diets at an alarming rate with the number of cafes and energy drink sales ballooning in a decade, a consultation paper prepared for the Australian and New Zealand...

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Caffeine cropping up where it is least expected

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Sarah Whyte Caffeine is creeping into our diets at an alarming rate, as the number of cafes and the sale of energy drinks has ballooned in a decade.

Pulse

Yoga: why men don't get it

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Despite its benefits, the poses and the chanting can be too much of a stretch for some males.

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Eat your weeds

Once were weeds - now superfoods

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Graham Osbourne Put down the poison, those "weeds" are nutrient-rich herbs.

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Booze snooze

Drink or two in the evening sets scene for nightmare sleep

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Sarah Berry A nightcap may be nice, but is likely to lead to a fragmented night's sleep.

The buzz

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Lissa Christopher Acupuncture can reduce hay fever symptoms, new research shows.

High impact

Is exercise ageing you?

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Renae Leith-Manos For the most part, exercise is an elixir for health, but you have to know your limits.

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Deep breath

Get some air

Siobhan Moylan Remember to breathe. Simple, yes? Yet in stressful situations it is possible to either forget to breathe - not good - or to over-breathe, leading to hyperventilation, which affects blood chemistry.

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What's keeping you up?

Insomnia, clock.

Paula Goodyer For some people falling asleep is no problem - the real challenge is staying asleep

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Mindful eating

Hungry? No, I already medit-ate

Mindful eating

Amy Molloy You've heard of the benefits of meditation for stress relief, but could it also get you bikini-ready?

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Mood food

How to eat your way to happiness

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Graham Osbourne Can't sleep? Feeling low? You may be suffering from a vitamin or mineral deficiency.

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'Battle acupuncture' used to heal concussed US soldiers in Afghanistan

Saeed Shah CAMP LEATHERNECK, Afghanistan: The US military is applying an ancient Chinese healing technique to the top modern battlefield injury for American soldiers, with results that doctors here say are...

Body work

Massage: what's best for you?

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Rachel Browne Shiatsu or Swedish, remedial or reflexology - what you need and why.

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Tired and tested

The key to a good night's sleep

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Bronwyn McNulty Lack of sleep is a healthcare crisis in the making.

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Sleep

So much around us happens 24/7 now it's no surprise we can have trouble finding time to relax. So, when something has to give, sleep is often where we cut corners.