Five ways to cope with menstrual cramps | Life and style

If your periods are interfering with your life, seek advice Menstrual cramps happen when the womb’s muscular wall tightens to encourage its lining to shed, says Dr Caroline Overton, a consultant gynaecologist and a spokeswoman for the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. “The pain sensation is due to the contraction of the wall compressing […]

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Breakfast taste test: the best smoothies and juices, mueslis and bacon butties | Food

Orange juices Marks & Spencer’s fresh orange juice with juicy bits 300ml, £1.50, marksandspencer.comThis tastes like the real deal. Sharp, sweet, fresh and juicy with nice bits of orange in there. It really tastes freshly squeezed. A clear favourite.★★★★ Asda Extra Special’s freshly squeezed orange juice with bits 1l, £2, asda.comThis is what you want […]

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The edit… Five ways to wear floaty floral summer dresses | Fashion

Helen Seamons Menswear fashion editor: ‘Floaty florals make a great holiday staple.’ Dress, £69.99, zara.com. Circular box bag, £78, edit58.com. Sandals, £130, ancient-greek-sandals.com. Shell and pearl necklace, £170, Wald Berlin, net-a-porter.com Source link

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In the Tory leadership race, I know whose kitchen cabinet I want to be in | Food

The Conservative leadership election, which, even since the 1922 Committee changed the rules, still has about eight gruelling years to run, is mitigated for me (admittedly, only slightly) by the prospect that we may yet get to nosy around a few more political kitchens. As I write, only Dominic “I am not a feminist” Raab […]

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What links the Penguin Cafe with Yellow Magic? The Weekend quiz | Life and style

1 Who burst open in the field he’d just bought?2 What was regulated by the Hays Code?3 What reddish-brown colour is the French word for flea?4 Which decisive 1746 battle lasted only 40 minutes?5 What mammal is nicknamed the “unicorn of the sea”?6 What TV series is based on Piper Kerman’s prison experiences?7 The Empty […]

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What can I do to get rid of a moth infestation? | Money

Every week a Guardian Money reader submits a question, and it’s up to you to help him or her out – a selection of the best answers will appear in next Saturday’s paper. Like many others seemingly, we have a huge problem with moths infesting our house. I need a cost-effective solution that, ideally, doesn’t […]

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