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'I was a size 18 when I was a child. And I got bigger again' – Dublin woman 'ecstatic' after losing four stone

Vanessa Veldman Vanessa Veldman ‘I was a size 18 when I was a child. And I got bigger again’ – Dublin woman ‘ecstatic’ after losing four stone Independent.ie Dubliner Vanessa Veldman joined Weight Watchers at a starting weight of 14st 3lbs and is now 10st 3lbs. Here, she reveals how she lost four stone. https://www.independent.ie/life/health-wellbeing/i-was-a-size-18-when-i-was-a-child-and-i-got-bigger-again-dublin-woman-ecstatic-after-losing-four-stone-37677618.html… Read More »

Middle Aged Stress Associated With Smaller Brain Size And Poor Memory

Research has found that middle-aged individuals in their forties and fifties with elevated cortisol levels, a hormone associated with stress, perform worse on cognitive and memory tasks compared to individuals of the same age who have average levels of cortisol. Elevated blood cortisol levels were also linked to smaller brain volumes. One factor that’s getting… Read More »