Moves to a flat belly

A toned stomach is what every woman wants, right? You can soon have one, too, says Amanda Khouv.

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Under pressure: All men will experience a mid-life transition but it can be difficult to establish if it's due to hormonal loss or to the process of ageing.

Is there such a thing as the male menopause?

IT made this month’s cover of TIME magazine but it’s a question that has been lingering ...

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Preparing for Big School: All you need to know, brought to you by GloHealth

Waving goodbye to your little one as he or she sets out on their first day at Big School can be an emotional time – for the parents as much as for the children!

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VHI’s Dr Bernadette Carr answers your questions

I am a man in my mid 40s and over the last few months I have had a number of tension-type headaches.

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Natural medicine: morning sickness, prickly heat rash

I am desperate for a natural remedy to help with morning sickness. I have tried absolutely everything, ...

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Sex advice: ’I don’t want to dominate my boyfriend’

I want my boyfriend to take charge in the bedroom.

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Kick start your health with these boosters

RUNNING, or even just slow jogging, for seven minutes a day could help halve your risk of dying from ...

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Shape I’m In: Valerie Mulcahy puts best foot forward

DURING the recent public outpouring about a sexist (or sexy depending on your viewpoint) article on women’s ...

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Food focus: Tennis star Novak Djokovic claims eliminating gluten from his diet made him clearer in mind and spirit.

Going against the grain and banishing gluten from your diet

WORLD tennis number one Novak Djokovic is a man who knows a lot about discipline. 

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Online and in the shops: Gluten-free products

Total tolerance: Gluten-free products have become more widely available in recent ...

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TV trouble: Telling a child the TV will give them square eyes iscommon but there are better ways to handle behaviour.

Lies do no favours for children

IF the wind changes, your face will stay like that”, “carrots help you see in the dark”, ...

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Feeling full: Women's oestrogen levels decline as they age, affecting the digestive system and causing bloating or'fat tummy', which is upsetting for women. Regular exercise and balanced diet can help ease this.

Beating the bloat as we age

IT’S easy to blame hormones for our widening waistbands during the menopause — while eating ...

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Shape I’m In: John Creedon

IF John Creedon was a weather condition, he would probably be described as a warm, westerly breeze ...

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Hard lesson: Classrooms are breeding grounds forillnesses but most children recover quickly.

Common childhood illnesses

CHILDREN will soon be back in classrooms, which are breeding grounds of knowledge and creativity, ...

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Back pain: Should I rest or keep active?

I’ve had a couple of episodes of lower back pain over the last year which lasted for a few weeks ...

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Why can’t I enjoy sex like everyone else?

I’m 38 and I’m in a good relationship. We have regular sex, but to me it feels like a ...

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Foods to eat and avoid with gallstones

I have trouible with gallstones. Which foods should I eat or avoid?

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Online and in the shops: Baby fair

Pippa O’Connor is the ambassador for the SMA Know-How Pregnancy and Baby Fair 2014, which takes ...

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Helping children with asthma return to school easily

The Asthma Society is conducting clinics to show teachers how to manage children who have the ...

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Trading places: Susie Travers with her children Darragh and Emma.

Bed-sharing with your child

YOU never meant it to happen but there are three in the bed — you, your partner and your toddler. 

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Top 8 tomato ketchup tested

KETCHUP originated in the East as a type of spicy sauce often made with soya, but today it usually ...

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