Laura is an experienced content writer who has worked in many different industries since completing her degree in English Literature. Her previous writing experience ranges from fashion and design to cosmetic surgery and dentistry, and it was the latter that sparked Laura’s interest in the health sector. Laura now dedicates herself to the medical industry, researching the latest medical news stories, and compiling interesting and helpful articles to share with the public. Laura spends most of her days researching, writing, and sharing important information on social media about health and medicine. Her desire for helping and informing our readers by answering their burning health questions has meant that she has created original and thoroughly researched pieces that have engaged our readers and contributed towards improving their health. Outside of work, Laura tries to take her own advice by living a healthy lifestyle, enjoying long walks and yoga classes, although she also enjoys a takeaway or two! Laura likes to keep up to date with medical news stories in her spare time, always preparing for the next intriguing blog post!

  1. Everything you need to know about the flu vaccine 2020

    Everything you need to know about the flu vaccine 2020
    There has been a surge in demand for flu vaccinations this year as we get prepared for what seems to be a challenging winter ahead. Not only are we faced with the annual outbreak of flu and other common viruses, we now have COVID-19 to contend with.  It’s more important than ever to make sure we’re fit and well this...
  2. Contraceptive Pill Shortages: What Are The Alternative Options Available?

    Contraceptive Pill Shortages: What Are The Alternative Options Available?
    If getting your normal brand of contraceptive pill has proven difficult these past few months it may not just be because of the coronavirus pandemic, contraceptive pill shortages have been a pandemic in itself for some months now. More and more women are facing difficulties getting access to their regular form of contraception, ‘the pill’, as it’s known. This is...
  3. Your Health During COVID-19: Anxiety

    Your Health During COVID-19: Anxiety
    The past few months since the COVID-19 pandemic began has been an anxious time for all of us, but if you already suffer from an anxiety disorder this can be a crippling time for you.  Panic attacks, separation anxiety, social anxiety, and generally feeling anxious have all been heightened by the current crisis. If this sounds like something you’ve been...
  4. The Skincare Low-Down: ‘Lockdown Skin’ & The Best Skincare Products To Treat It

    The Skincare Low-Down: ‘Lockdown Skin’ & The Best Skincare Products To Treat It
    Dry, combination, oily, acne-prone, the list goes on when it comes to problematic skin and while most of us have been indoors for the past few months due to the pandemic, many people are reporting a worsening of their skin condition. Stress, poor indoor air quality, lack of sun, and dramatic changes to our routine including diet and sleep are...
  5. How to stay safe during COVID-19 if you’re an asthma sufferer

    How to stay safe during COVID-19 if you’re an asthma sufferer
    Asthma patients are in the high-risk groups of those more likely to suffer complications from COVID-19. The NHS states that there are two types of groups, those who are clinically extremely vulnerable (high risk), and those that are clinically vulnerable (moderate risk). Asthma falls into both of these groups, but how do you know which one applies to you?  This...
  6. Your Health During COVID-19: Why You’re Experiencing Vivid Dreams & Insomnia

    Your Health During COVID-19: Why You’re Experiencing Vivid Dreams & Insomnia
        Insomnia and vivid dreams are the topics of some popular discussions that have been circulating since the country went into lockdown with many people asking, ‘what’s going on with these weird dreams I’m having?’, or ‘what’s happened to my sleeping pattern?’ and ‘why can’t I sleep at night?’. If these are the questions you’re asking, you’re not alone...
  7. Endometriosis: What is it and what are the signs?

    Endometriosis: What is it and what are the signs?
    Endometriosis is a condition that’s beginning to be highlighted with more and more women sharing their experiences in recent news, however, there is still a misunderstanding of the condition both from non-sufferers and the experts. This is a condition that causes excruciating pain and infertility in some women.  We want to shed light on a debilitating condition that affects 1...
  8. Everything You Need to Know About the Atkins Diet

    Everything You Need to Know About the Atkins Diet
    The famous Atkins diet has been in the public eye for over 40 years. But does the diet plan work? And are there any important Atkins statistics we should know about?    The Atkins diet is just one of many variants of low carb diets that have gained popularity and taken the weight loss industry by storm over the years. This...
  9. Everything You Need to Know About the Keto Diet

    Everything You Need to Know About the Keto Diet
    The Keto (or Ketogenic) diet has been a hot topic in the world of weight loss over the last few years. But what actually is Keto? How does it work? And is the Keto diet safe?  Put plainly, this diet promotes foods that have high-fat content such as fatty meat, cheese, and eggs, while reducing the intake of carbohydrates such...
  10. 10 Strange Ingredients Found in Medicines

    10 Strange Ingredients Found in Medicines
    As a society, we’ve become obsessed with what we put in our bodies. From checking food labels to ensure that what we’re eating is completely organic, free from preservatives, gluten-free, wheat-free (the list goes on), to using beauty products that are completely au naturale with ingredients sourced from nowhere other than the Amazon rainforest! Yet when it comes to medicines...

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