What Is PTSD? Symptoms, Diagnosis And Treatment Explained

Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is a mental health disorder triggered by particularly distressing life events. One in 10 people will experience it, according to PTSD UK.  The anxiety disorder can be triggered by serious road accidents, prolonged sexual or physical abuse, military combat, traumatic childbirth and being caught up in natural disasters. Sufferers will…

Boots And Vision Express Under Fire For ‘Misleading’ Customers Over Danger Of Blue Light From Screens

Vision Express and Boots have been “misleading” customers about the effects of blue light emitted from computer and phone screens, according to a new BBC One Watchdog investigation. Undercover video footage shows opticians from both stores making unproven health claims about the effects of blue light including eye strain, fatigue, headaches and drowsiness. Watchdog presenter Sophie…

Find It Hard To Resist Unhealthy Snacks In The Afternoon? This May Be Why

If you feel yourself reaching for cake and biscuits after lunch, you’re not alone. New research suggests we are more likely to eat unhealthy snacks as the day progresses because we’re conditioned to feel it’s more socially acceptable to do so. While most of us wouldn’t dream of eating multiple biscuits for breakfast, traditions such…

Police Help Man Stage Terrifying Marriage Proposal Complete With Tasers

Daiwon McPherson didn’t want to propose to his girlfriend in a conventional way, so he enlisted the help of local police. The officers helped McPherson convince his partner, Shawna Blackmon, into thinking that he was in possession of a gun. Police cars surrounded the couple and officers approached with tasers, before Blackmon agreed to collect the…

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