Do you also spend your evenings scrolling mindlessly through Facebook, Instagram, news sites etc? It’s time to take a break from this, because not only are you missing out on important quality time with family or friends, it also has a negative impact on your health.
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Stress is harmful for your health, as you probably already know. But how exactly does it affect your body and how can you combat stress? We did some investigating and here’s what we found.
Flying to another time zone can play havoc with your body clock. Some people struggle with this for days, while others don’t feel a thing. When you have jet lag, the region of your brain responsible for REM sleep has become disrupted. But fear not, you can prepare your body and limit the effects of jet lag!
Chances are that you have been out in the sun too long at one time or other in your life and that you ended up looking a lovely shade of lobster-red. But what exactly is sunburn? The technical explanation: your skin cells become damaged by UV rays, which triggers an inflammation response in your body.