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'I had a stoke aged 23' FEATURE

Real Life

‘I had a stoke aged 23’

For Stroke Prevention Day, Healthista spoke to Stacey Hutton who suffered a stoke aged just 23. We hear her shocking story as well as her plea to call 999 as soon as you suspect a stroke 


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‘The skincare clinic that helped clear my cystic acne’

Battling cystic acne since she was a teen, Greta Dilyte, 27, tells Healthista her journey to clearing her acne-prone skin with Young LDN skincare clinic


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‘What being abused as a child taught me about raising my son’

Pam Rowe shares her experiences of being abused as a child and how it taught her to be a better mother to her son - from her memoir Clear Water


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Too intimidated to go to the gym? You aren’t alone – the rise of #metoo in the gym

Oggling, octopus hands-on trainers, glares, grunting - it's no wonder women feel intimidated in the gym. 'Gymtimidation' has led to women steeriing clear of gyms altogether, new research shows - this is why #metoo in the gym is real


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Real Life

The rise of #metoo in the gym

A worrying trend in men harassing women while they exercise is threatening our safety and comfort.  Samantha O'Brien reports - and we hear frightening #metoo in the gym stories from Healthista readers


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‘Antidepressants saved me from breakdown – so I’m staying on them’

After four years and one disastrous attempt to stop, author and high profile blogger Michelle Thomas (pictured) is convinced the drugs do work