Pain is a symptom, often a very strong symptom. It is a personal experience, and is influenced by all that we have learned and experienced, culturally and in our upbringing. While pharmaceutical drugs are powerful and can provide rapid pain relief, they often have side-effects when used in the long term. Dr David Nye describes […]

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Q I have recently started wearing contact lenses but I find them a hassle and uncomfortable to wear. I hate wearing glasses and want to persevere with the lenses but feel I am doing something wrong. S.J. A MERIEK VAN DEN BERG REPLIES: Some people don’t find contact lenses comfortable and this is the biggest […]

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Is there anyone out there who does not like snacking? Probably not, which explains why snacking has made it to the top food trends for over three consecutive years. Snacking is starting to redefine our meal times, mostly in response to changes in our lifestyle, but also because we love snacks. Why is snacking becoming […]

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