Why taking painkillers for a headache could simply be making things worse

Why taking painkillers for a headache could simply be making things worse | UPDATED: 23:01 GMT, 18 September 2012 'Vicious cycle': Taking aspirin, ibuprofen or paracetamol at least every other day can leave sufferers more prone to headaches (stock image) Hundreds of thousands of people are suffering from ‘disabling’ headaches caused by overuse of painkillers, experts warn.

Making love, a whiff of perfume or skipping your daily coffee: The surprising triggers of headaches…and how to cure them

Making love, a whiff of perfume or skipping your daily coffee: The surprising triggers of headaches…and how to cure them | UPDATED: 22:05 GMT, 13 August 2012 Headaches are hell — and they come in many forms.

Girl, 8, saves mother from horrific burns from exploding ravioli by wrapping her in clingfilm after school first aid lessons

Girl, 8, saves mother from horrific burns from exploding ravioli by wrapping her in clingfilm after school first aid lessons Ella told her mother to have a cold shower then covered the burns with clingfilm | UPDATED: 12:17 GMT, 19 June 2012 A quick thinking eight-year-old girl used first aid skills she learnt at school to save her mother from horrific skin burns.

Millions risk overdosing on paracetamol by ignoring the recommended daily limit

Millions risk overdosing on paracetamol by ignoring the recommended daily limit Nearly a quarter of adults taking paracetamol exceed recommended limit within a 24-hour periodThis can lead to an overdose and acute liver damageSome ignore the manufacturer's dosage instructionsOthers, particularly the elderly, forget how many tablets they have taken | UPDATED: 09:49 GMT, 31 May 2012 Millions of people are at risk of unintentionally overdosing on Britain's most popular painkiller, scientists have warned.

Good news… you don"t have to put up with that bad back anymore

Good news… you don”t have to put up with that bad back Ouch: As many as eight in ten Britons suffer a bad back at some time Britain is a nation with a bad back. Recent research revealed that 80 per cent of Britons have one or more bouts in their lifetimes, and the condition is the single most common reason we see a doctor.