Eat a banana and sit up straight – how the experts beat headaches

Eat a banana and sit up straight – how the experts beat headaches | UPDATED: 22:06 GMT, 24 September 2012 Taking pain-killers regularly can reduce their effectiveness Pounding headache The instinct is to pop a painkiller, particularly if you’re one of more than ten million people in Britain who have frequent headaches.

Have at least two alcohol-free days a week, say MPs

New binge-drinking daily limit advice as drinkers are told to have at least two alcohol-free days a week Drinkers should have at least two alcohol-free days a week and take their weight into account when counting the units they consume, a committee of MPs recommends today. The official report says that while overall suggested drinking levels should not be raised, the guidance could be updated to include a ‘binge drinking’ daily limit