“Reverse Dieting” is not a weight loss cheat code

“Reverse Dieting” is not a weight loss cheat code

Photo: Lolostock (Shutterstock) To hear the TikTok girls tell it, there’s a hack that lets you do it EAT MORE FOOD! While NOT GAINING WEIGHT! And it’s great if you are SICK OF DIETS! Never mind that you can achieve all those goals through a simple trick called “stop dieting”. No, it needs a name … Read more

MIT neuroscientist shares 4 things she never does to avoid ‘brain fog and forgetfulness’

MIT neuroscientist shares 4 things she never does to avoid ‘brain fog and forgetfulness’

The alarm is going off. You get dressed, grab your coffee and go to work. But by lunchtime, you start to feel disorganized. You reread emails because you lack focus and mental clarity. There’s nothing worse than brain fog. In addition to stress and lack of sleep, it can be caused by the immune system … Read more

Hulk Hogan ‘feels nothing from his waist after surgery, but walks with a stick’

Hulk Hogan ‘feels nothing from his waist after surgery, but walks with a stick’

Wrestling superstar Hulk Hogan’s boyfriend said he lost feeling in his lower body after back surgery and had to use a cane to get around. Mr Hogan, 69, whose legal name is Terry Gene Bollea, underwent an unknown procedure involving nerve removal from his back. Further details of the operation have not been shared and … Read more

Clips that stimulate the nerves in the ears may be the answer to the pain of endometriosis

Clips that stimulate the nerves in the ears may be the answer to the pain of endometriosis

Clips that ‘tickle’ nerves in the ears can reduce the pain of endometriosis. One in ten women of childbearing age has the condition, which causes heavy and painful periods – it is the most common complaint treated by gynaecologists. Endometriosis develops when the tissue that normally lines the uterus begins to grow elsewhere, such as … Read more

Clips that stimulate the nerves in the ears may be the answer to the pain of endometriosis

Clips that stimulate the nerves in the ears may be the answer to the pain of endometriosis

Clips that ‘tickle’ nerves in the ears can reduce the pain of endometriosis. One in ten women of childbearing age has the condition, which causes heavy and painful periods – it is the most common complaint treated by gynaecologists. Endometriosis develops when the tissue that normally lines the uterus begins to grow elsewhere, such as … Read more

My heart rate is 100 beats per minute when I wake up. Would an ablation help? DR. MARTIN SCURR replies

My heart rate is 100 beats per minute when I wake up.  Would an ablation help?  DR.  MARTIN SCURR replies

My heart rate is fast – very rarely below 100 beats per minute, even after a good night’s sleep. I have atrial fibrillation and I’m prescribed bisoprolol, but I’m still not cured. Would an ablation help? Allan Pirrie, Livingston, Scotland. Your fast heart rate is most likely a feature of your atrial fibrillation (AF), the … Read more