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Headache
Get to know more about your headache
Nearly all of us have suffered from a headache at some point. However, the headache you experience may not be the same as someone else’s. That’s because there are several different kinds, each having its own pattern of pain and cause. Here is some information about four different types are headaches.
General
Coping with stress
Stress is a natural response to the body experiencing a threat or excessive demand. The reasons people get stressed vary with issues arising from relationships, work, health, family and financial pressures. It could be moving house, losing a loved one, starting a new job, or worrying about a deadline… they all can have an effect on us in different ways. Interestingly enough, stress in itself isn't necessarily harmful. A little bit can actually help motivate you to achieve goals and ambitions. It’s when you’re under too much stress that your health can suffer. Thankfully, there are a number of simple steps you can take to help manage stress and stressful situations. The first step is to recognise the signs of stress.
About Nurofen
FAQ: What are the side effects of ibuprofen?
Ibuprofen may be used to provide short-term relief of pain, fever and inflammation. These may include headaches, period pain, pain associated with flu symptoms and more – but what about side effects? Here, we answer your most pressing questions about side effects of ibuprofen.
Fever
How To Get Your Child Through the Night With a Fever
Having a child with fever can be worrying for many parents. You may find yourself sitting by your child’s bed wondering how to keep them comfortable throughout the night – luckily, when there are no other worrying symptoms, caring for your child with a mild fever can be easily done at home.
About Nurofen
Can I Take Nurofen If I’m Asthmatic?
If you or your child has asthma, it’s important to speak with your doctor before taking Nurofen.
Cold & Flu
Five Winter Medicine Cabinet Must-Haves
Winter is on its way. As well as colder weather, the chilly season brings with it additional challenges for parents of young children – chief among them the increased prevalence of colds and flu. Bracing for the cold and flu season is a wise move. Here are some top items for helping your children suffering from cold and flu.
Body pain
The Effect of Sleep on Headaches
Sleep is an essential part of our everyday lives and one of our most basic human needs. During the time while we are asleep, our brains are very active. It is a time when they are able to rejuvenate, consolidate memories and sort through a whole days’ worth of information ready to start again in the morning. For the body, sleep is a time for recovery and repair. Sleep can have a great impact on our overall quality of life.
Headache
Five myths about headaches to watch out for
Throbbing, distracting, annoying – almost all of us at some time have had to put up with a headache. From tension and cluster headaches to migraines, each one is different. Uncovering these five widely held myths can help us understand them better.
Dental
Wisdom Teeth Pain
Just when we think the growing pains are over, we’re gifted one last surprise. Wisdom teeth are the last teeth to grow. However, some of us have wisdom teeth that come in at angles or crowd the jaw. This can cause dental problems and pain, and some people have their wisdom teeth removed as a result.
Cold & Flu in Children
Beat the Boredom: When Your Child Is Home From School
You’ve got the whole day planned. Once Lucy is at school, you’ll do the shopping, get to the post office and tackle your afternoon’s work in the office. You’re hurrying along a mopey Lucy when she complains of a sore throat. You feel her forehead, and sure enough, she’s warm – you take her temperature to make sure. Nothing extreme, but this is a child who needs to stay home from school today. Cold and flu season has arrived again. Keeping sick children home enables them to get the rest and care they need and allows you to monitor and manage their symptoms – and go to the doctor, if necessary. But while they're at home, they’re still kids, and they get easily and often bored. So how do you balance their need for rest with their desire to be entertained? Here are some suggestions to engage young minds and keep spirits up while resting at home.
Cold & Flu
Preventing and Relieving Cold & Flu
As we head into the middle of the year, the cold, wintery chill begins and along with that comes the sniffles and sneezes of cold and flu season. In this article, we will look at a few different things you can do to help keep yourself, your family and everyone around you protected and relieved through these cold winter months and all year round.
About Nurofen
Does Nurofen Target the Source of Pain?
Visiting your local pharmacy or supermarket for pain relief can be overwhelming. There are so many products to choose from. It’s important to find the one that suits you and will provide effective relief for the type of pain you are experiencing. This article will discuss how Nurofen works to relieve inflammatory pain in your body.