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Inspirational pictures and quotes to help you quit smoking

(Picture: Getty) Giving up smoking can seem like an impossible task. Having a cigarette can become part of every day life. You do it without thinking. But there are many benefits to giving up the habit. This fitness blogger has just proved how irrelevant weight can be It’s not just your health that will benefit – your bank balance will, ...

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This fitness blogger has just proved that weight can be irrelevant when you’re getting fit

(Picture: Adrienne Osuna) We all know that BMI isn’t the most accurate tool for determining health or fitness. But perhaps the most dramatic proof that weight isn’t always relevant when it comes to getting fit, is split comp picture of Adrienne Osuna. How to stop snoring: Tips, tricks and exercises to stop the habit She’s a fitness Instagrammer and weight trainer ...

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Fitness blogger shares photo of the reality of having eczema

(Picture: Instagram/busybeefitness) We’ve said it before, and we’ll keep saying it until it sinks in: the photos you see on Instagram are rarely reflective of reality. Every goth needs these skull shaped bath bombs The fitness bloggers showing off their abs are perfectly posed in flattering lighting. The weight loss transformations are easily faked with a few clever tricks. People’s ...

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This video shows what pregnancy does to your body

It’s burned forever into our minds (Picture: Pexels) When you become pregnant, your belly swells and fits the baby neatly in that way, right? Every goth needs these skull shaped bath bombs Well, that wouldn’t be giving enough credit to your organs – because they take a whole lot of that pressure. Read: they move around a lot. As in, ‘where ...

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How to stop smoking: How does nicotine gum work?

(Picture: Amazon) Many who have either attempted or successfully managed to quit smoking will be familiar with nicotine replacement products. The most popular product is nicotine gum, a type of chewing gum that delivers nicotine to the body. But what is nicotine gum and how can it help people to give up smoking? How does it work? The gum consists ...

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How to spot the symptoms of meningitis

How to spot meningitis (Picture: Getty Images) Meningitis can strike suddenly and quickly become fatal; It is crucial to know the symptoms, particularly if you’re a parent. As metro.co.uk reported, six-year-old Marc ‘MJ’ Poole was fit and healthy just 48 hours before dying from the disease. Girl fighting for life after school hall ceiling collapses on her While babies and young children ...

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Mother shares picture of son, 6, just before he died from meningitis

Sharon shared her final moments with son MJ to raise awareness of meningitis (Pictures: SWNS) A mother has shared the heartbreaking picture of her son’s final moments so that people can learn what the signs of meningitis are. Marc ‘MJ’ Poole was just six years old when he died from the disease two days after displaying the first symptoms. King’s ...

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Fitness blogger Anna Victoria shows just how much lighting can affect how your body looks in photos

(Picture: Instagram/annavictoria) Please pause your Instagram scrolling and associated sighing to take in this important message: the perfect photos you’re seeing aren’t reflective of reality. They are posed, filtered, and lit to be the most flattering representation of one tiny moment. Do not compare your body to an edited version of someone else’s. Quiet hours in supermarkets is great for ...

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How my doctors made me doubt my invisible illness

(Picture: Liberty Antonia Sadler for Metro.co.uk) Many people with an invisible illness are often too scared to seek help. I am one of those people.  Christopher Kane is trying to make furry Crocs fashionable Of course, I worry that people won’t take me seriously. I worry that they’ll think I’m overreacting or worse – making it all up, but it’s ...

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Mum shares heartbreaking image of son, 10, as he struggles with cancer

Jessica Medinger has revealed how her son Drake sleeps with her at night because he is scared he may die alone (Picture: Facebook) A mother has shared a heart-breaking image of her 10-year-old son as he battles leukaemia to raise awareness of the disease. In an emotional post to Facebook, Jessica Medinger, reveals how her son, Drake, sleeps with her ...

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