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How I finally conquered my lifelong battle with eczema FEATURE

My Healthista Story

‘I’ve had severe eczema since I was six – this helped’

Camille Knowles conquered her lifelong battle with severe eczema through simple lifestyle changes and mind hacks


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‘I found out I was HIV positive while I was pregnant’

As a third man 'cured' of HIV after stem cell treatment, Healthista TV talks to Florence Odabeyi, who contracted the virus from her first sexual partner


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‘Both my parents have tinnitus’

Tinnitus affects some six million Brits – but what’s it really like? Reporter Ellen Dowd knows a bit about that – both her dad and stepmother have it


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This is what it’s like to go through gender re-assignment

New legal battle ensues as transgender man wants to be father on child's birth certificate. Fertility laws could be called in to question. Kirone McCaffrey underwent a series of gender re-assignment surgeries between 2012 and 2015. He talks exclusively to Healthista


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‘I have Sjogren’s Syndrome – I didn’t know what it was either’

Characterised by dry eyes, dry mouth and skin, Elif Mazi didn't know she had Sjogren's until her diagnosis at just 20


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Can intermittent fasting help this compulsive eater lose weight?

Could intermittent fasting help Elif Mazi lose weight or would it trigger her compulsive binges?  Only one way to find out