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The one-stop Christmas health survival kit

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1st Jan 2015 Health Conditions

The one-stop Christmas health survival kit

It's the most wonderful time of the year. But Christmas can be easily ruined if you fall ill, find it particularly stressful, or end up a little bit hungover. Worry not! Our one-stop survival kit will help you power through.

Colds, Flus and Sore Throats

Tis the season to be jolly, and unfortunately, a little bit snotty. 

There's always someone with a bug at Christmas, use these guides to prevent, fend off and cope with any nasty illnesses.

 

Headaches

Whether it's self-inflicted or you suffer from migranes, an inconvinient headache can ruin the day. Make sure it doesn't with these great tips.

Find treatment for other aches and pains here.

 

Hangovers and Alcohol

Let's face it, we're all likely to be drinking a little bit more than usual over the festive period (unless you're teetotal).

Make sure your celebrations aren't interrupted by a day in bed.

Off course, prevention is always better than the cure:

 

Stress management

Not everyone is feeling merry, in fact, Christmas can be a really stressful time. It's especially important to look after your mental health at this time of year. We have help. Whether it's calming down stressful wobbles or coping with the loss of a loved one, which can be particularly difficult at this time of year.

 

Indigestion

All that rich food! Delicious. But in the evenings that food is bound to cause a few issues—some of them rather embarrassing. Here are our suggestions.

 

Have a very merry, and healthy Christmas!