Although a semester only lasts several months, it can sometimes feel like ages. When you combine all of your classes and lectures with the homework and the endless hours in the library, it’s no wonder that you’re completely drained by the time it’s all over. This is why it’s essential to take some time after a busy semester to lose some of that piled-up stress. Here are five great ways to do it. Get some fresh air All the time you spent studying has left you stressed out and tired. The solution might lie in changing the scenery. Instead of…

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Is hair loss becoming more common in students?

If you take a closer look you might notice that a large number of young people are suffering from some form of early hair loss. This, in fact, is far from regionally isolated occurrence. According to the recent study (October 2017) conducted on 4,000 students by Tsinghua University in Beijing, the younger Chinese generation is losing hair much sooner than the generation before. To be more precise, about 60% of the students who participated in this research have shown significant hair loss (alopecia). 25% of them haven’t noticed the hair loss themselves, but were rather informed by their family or…

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May is International Mediterranean Diet month!

In case you weren’t already aware, May 1st marks the start of International Mediterranean Diet month (honestly, we didn’t know much about it either…).  But, after some in depth research about this allusive international celebration,  I’ve come to the realization that this slightly obscure month could be a point of interest for uni students, both financially and healthcare-wise. 2018 also marks the 25th anniversary of the Mediterranean Diet Pyramid inspired by Oldways, the health and cultural food traditions specialists.  What is the Mediterranean Diet Pyramid? “In a partnership with the Harvard School of Public Health, Oldways created the first Mediterranean Diet…

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Struggle with Hay-fever try this…

  I have always struggled with hay-fever from the age of about seven. Waking up in the morning with a scratchy throat, eyes itching and nose blocked, that will later clear throughout the day. Some days are obviously worse than others, but it’s like suffering with a constant cold. When in primary school it often prevented me from going onto the field, if this sounds familiar then I urge you to try a product called HAYMAX. Here is a short review of my experiences with haymax: Having tried multiple different tablets and products I have found that they prevent symptoms…

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