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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

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‘I was addicted to my alcoholic partner’

Healthista spoke to Annie who was in an abusive relationship with an alcoholic for six years. After seeking help from Al-anon, she finally found the courage to leave

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Rheumatoid arthritis almost paralysed this woman – here’s how she beat it

in 2015 Iidamaria van der Byl-Knoefel was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis in her 30s.  This is how she reversed its devastating effects 

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The £12 powder that fixed my crippling IBS

Lucy Powell's IBS had her running to the loo 15 times a day, avoiding intimacy and holding herself back at work - then an over-the-counter powder changed everything

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‘I was sexually abused as a child’

A raw and honest account of the true legacy of child abuse from a brave Healthista reader

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What it’s really like to live with M.E

When Jessica Taylor-Bearman was just 15, an ordinary virus turned into ME or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. But being permanently bedridden for a decade didn't stop her getting married and writing a book

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