• Chronic fatigue an under-recognised symptom of debilitating endometriosis, study finds

    Treating symptoms alongside disease could improve quality of life for millions of women. Fatigue is an under recognised symptom of endometriosis which could help identify the condition and improve the quality of life for millions of women, a study has said. Women diagnosed with endometriosis were twice as likely to also have chronic fatigue, researchers found, even when tiredness caused by other symptoms like pain or depression was accounted for. “These findings suggest that endometriosis has an effect on fatigue that is independent of other factors and that cannot be attributed to symptoms of the disease,” said Professor Brigitte Leeners, of University Hospital Zurich, who led the research. It also means treating fatigue…

  • HOW TO MEDITATE IN BED WITHOUT USING YOUR PHONE

    You hear a lot about the negative effects of the blue light which comes from your phone or tablet screens, so you turn it off and switch to the orange bed time mode. Then you here about the negative effects of the endless scrolling and just having screen time (no matter its colour) on your brain health. So below is a really useful article for those of you like me who love a guided bed time mediation, some Yoga Nidra or guided hypnosis before bed.  When you just want to turn your brain off and sleep, meditation apps are perfect. A guiding voice, or the sounds of something peaceful like…