Home 5 Health (page 10)

Health

Strangers come together for 16-year-old girl who avoided her prom because of bullies

(Picture: Mercury Press) A mother shared a moving photo of her daughter modelling an unworn dress the night she was supposed to attend prom – only for her friends and strangers to help set up a party of her own. It’s time we stopped anthropomorphising animals 16-year-old Shannon Purcifer chose not to go to her prom after enduring 18 months ...

Read More »

You can actually die from over exercising, thanks to rhabdomyolysis

(Picture: Getty) We’re getting ever more into fitness. While many of us used to while away our time in the pub at the end of the day, more and more of us are swapping pints for Pilates. Forget swimming and cycling, the world’s first Mindful Triathlon is coming to the UK And that’s all to the good. Gyms are sociable ...

Read More »

Nine-months-pregnant woman working out is all the #fitspo you need

(Picture: Caters News) If you’re in real need of some fitness motivation, you might want to check out Anna Strode. She’s known as ‘Fit Twin Mama’ to her 100k followers, and she spends her time creating home exercise videos for her Instagram account – which always include her adorable twins. Woman’s side by side photos are a reminder not to ...

Read More »

Woman’s side by side photos are a reminder that you shouldn’t worry about your clothing size

Sizes aren’t important. (Picture: Instagram/wodthefork) If you’ve ever felt like sobbing in a changing room recently, you could probably use a reminder that the little numbers on your clothes really, really aren’t important. Woman shares photos of the reality of living with endometriosis They’re basically meaningless, actually, as proven by one size 12 woman having to buy a size 20 ...

Read More »

Formerly conjoined twins ‘thrive’ months after separation surgery

Erika Sandoval, left, plays with her twin sister, Eva (Picture: Lezlie Sterling/Sacramento Bee/TNS) Adorable two-year-old twins that were joined by the uterus, digestive tract and an additional leg are ‘thriving’ seven months after their separation surgery. The girls underwent the rare operation just over half a year ago, and are now successfully living separate lives. Woman turns home into museum ...

Read More »

Teenage girls pressured into ‘painful and coercive’ anal sex because of porn

Straight young people are increasingly having ‘coercive’ anal sex because of porn (Picture: Getty) Teenagers are increasingly being pressured into anal sex – sometimes ‘coercive’ – according to disturbing new research published in the British Medical Journal. Straight young people are now engaging in sex acts which are often dangerous, and sometimes ‘coercive’, because of certain types of hardcore pornography. ...

Read More »

Pus-filled giant cyst popped and then removed in revolting video

WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES The cyst before it explodes (Picture: Caters) A ridiculously gross video has emerged of a giant cyst being popped by a clearly quite repulsed doctor. The revolting footage shows a medic cutting into a boil-type lump. Vets save poisoned cat’s life by giving him a bottle of vodka to drink But the American doctor soon gets into ...

Read More »

Mum blogger shares photos of her infected C-section scar as a reminder that a caesarean is not the easy way out

Caesareans are not the easy way out. (Picture: Instagram/themodernmumma) Blogger Mel Watts is a fan of keeping it real when it comes to the impact being a mum can have on your body. Teen who had surgery to straighten her spine wears backless prom dress with pride She’s previously shared photos of her stomach four days after giving birth to ...

Read More »

Stop using self-care to try to sell me sh*t

Since self-care became a trendy Instagram tag, brands, Etsy-ers, and everyone doing sponsored posts on social media has jumped on it as a way to sell sh*t. Buy a fancy blanket, says the marketing email titled ‘Self-care Sunday’. Mum keeps shocking photo diary after skin cancer is mistaken for a liver spot This candle is essential, says the article listing ...

Read More »

Bodybuilder who wanted to study mental health took his own life while on holiday

He was a keen bodybuilder (Picture: JustGiving.com) A student who dropped out of a law course to study mental health tragically took his own life on holiday. Joe Robinson was visiting Magaluf when he was found dead in his bed on May 12 last year, an inquest heard. Primark recalls thousands of flip flops because ‘they could cause cancer’ The ...

Read More »