According to many experts, hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is God's gift to woman kind.
Lately, I seem to have been rather bogged down with rear-ends.
For many people, trying to lose weight and keep it off is the main focus of their lives.
Sarah Saunders (not her real name) was devastated when her brother died during an asthma attack nearly a year ago.
Acupuncture is one of the oldest forms of treatment for pain.
Kathy Chapman believes it is important people open their minds to alternative therapy.
One of the dilemmas for parents is balancing work and family commitments. A particular test of this is the school run.
This week, you may be delighted to hear that you won't be regaled with what to eat and what not to eat.
Chiropractor Paula Moore is great believer in prevention being better than cure.
Rose Hill rarely suffered morning sickness, passed all her ante-natal checks and was looking forward to becoming a new mum.
Hundreds of people in Sussex suffer from the misery of sensitive skin, eczema and psoriasis which, in some cases, can be difficult to control.
1.4 million people in England suffer from angina, 300,000 have heart attacks and more than 110,000 die as a result of heart problems every year.
When it comes to fighting the flab, Gaynor Rose is a real success story.
As the the internet and email continues to be a daily part of people's lives, another idea has been developed which may help the health of many.
English literature student and parttime model Alice Friedl has been having pains in her joints since she was ten years old.
The best way to avoid a hangover is to avoid alcohol altogether but that's no good on New Year's Eve.
The skin disease psoriasis is not contagious, yet it feels like the social equivalent of leprosy.
Tammy Cottingham has a passion for books but has been unable to read for the past two years.
As people are busy racing around getting ready for Christmas, the last thing to come to mind is the thought of giving blood.
For John McKenna, becoming a doctor was never going to just be about prescribing basic pharmaceutical medicines.
Russians open another bottle of vodka and start again, the Chinese eat oats and peaches and the Scots swear by Irn-Bru.
Early on a cold morning, the last thing most people want to do is go out for a run.
Statistics show four in five people experience back pain during their lifetime and the problem is on the increase.
It sounds obvious and straightforward but, for many in Sussex, eating healthily to keep well is not being done.
"I don't know what to do. I'm bored." The inevitable consequence of a school holiday, perhaps, but for a parent this refrain is almost the kiss of death.
An increasing number of people are favouring vegetable protein in their diets rather than relying solely on animal protein (meat, fish, eggs).
As you move through life, savouring its sweetness as well as rolling with the punches, do you ever wonder what is the purpose of life itself?
A recent clinical study looked at the damaging effect of fizzy drinks on the bones of teenage girls.
Herbal Medicine Awareness Week, organised by The National Institute of Medical Herbalists, runs until September 13.
The environment and atmosphere certainly has an effect on how we feel and how our bodies function.
The pressures of a modern-day lifestyle have led to an increasing number of cases of anxiety and stress-related illness and addictions.
Many men, women and children suffer from aching leg syndrome, which can disturb sleep and make you feel tired and weak.
From wartime heroes - both real and staged - to Hammer House of Horror and a famous TV odd couple, one of the most unusual buildings in Sussex has seen it all.
Dear Martina, I am in my early 30s and often suffer from digestive problems.
Paul and Val Lynch say they have the p e r f e c t way o f helping people beat their anxieties, phobias and guilt.
One of the most irritating problems for parents as the new school year kicks off is the appearance of head lice in their offspring.
Dear Martina, I was most interested in the recent letter to you from Doug Streeter with information about essential nutrients required for a healthy lifestyle.
Thirty years ago, smoking was seen as a social thing to do and there weren't many places where it was frowned upon to light up.
At the age of 39, Sharon Charlton found herself able to see clearly for the first time in her life.
During National Foot Care Week, Siobhan Ryan looks at what steps need to be taken to give feet a clean bill of health
After a lifetime of trusting old-fashioned remedies to ward off illnesses, aches and pains, Audrey Parcell thought her body had the healing power to cope with almost any disease.
Mention maths to most adults, and the chances are they'll smile and say, "Not one of my strengths."
Not for one moment do I imagine that life is easy for our kids.
Do you remember the first day you started school? I remember it well:
At work, the last thing any parent wants is a battle with their child about what they are going to eat.
Greens are fighting hard to win the new seat of Hanover and Elm Grove but they have a big problem.
Does your heart sink when you come across otherwise normal adults who claim never to read novels, preferring some thing factual?
When the boxer Muhammed Ali lit the Olympic flame in 1996, he proved to the world that you don't need to be perfect in order to be great.
Young political enthusiasts are rubbing their eyes with wonder as veteran campaigner Brian Fitch takes up every issue and goes to every doorstep in this large, new ward.
Quality is a word that has been hijacked by the marketing industry -