Posts Tagged‘health’

Why Wearing Glasses Is Absolutely No Problem

There are some eye centers near me which often run these humorous campaigns about how wearing glasses ‘is not that bad’ in order to get people to come in and get their eyes tested. Whilst the heart of those ads is in fact humor, there is a greta deal fo truth in what they are saying. I found out that I needed glasses around 7 years ago and I was really not too bothered abut this fact. I appreciate that there are many avenues which you could go down if you do require glasses such as wearing contact lenses or indeed…

Phobia Treatment and Cures

Although fear is a perfectly normal response and way of our brains and bodies protecting us from something dangerous, when the fear is of something irrational or is so intense that it cripples us; it is a phobia. There are many common phobias such as acrophobia (fear of heights), agoraphobia (fear of open spaces), arachnophobia (fear of spiders) and claustrophobia (fear of enclosed spaces). While mild phobias are not particularly dangerous, more severe ones can make life harder for the sufferer. Fortunately, there are ways to treat and even cure phobias. In the following article, we will look at some…

How Can You Rehydrate Quickly?

Rehydration is important: if you’re engaged in strenuous exercise, but also during heatwaves, if you’re unwell and if you’re so distracted by your day to day job that you forget to drink during the working day. If you’re dehydrated you suffer from headaches, feel mentally sluggish and tired, and if you don’t remedy the situation it can get more and more serious. You’re not just losing water when you’re dehydrated, you can also lose electrolytes. These are the soluble salts your body keeps dissolved in its fluid supplies, and which perform lots of important tasks in the body – they…

Protein 101: 7 Things to Know Before Choosing Protein For Fitness

The task of getting the right protein supplement for your health can be daunting. The market is full of all kinds of proteins that promise fantastic results, but only a few of these are suited for your needs. You, therefore, need to know how to choose the most suitable protein supplements that will not only nourish your body but also support your fitness goals. How to Choose Protein Supplements Wisely To discern the best proteins for your needs, you need to understand not only the ingredients but also the functions of various supplements and their nutritional benefits. Other nutrients like…

Understanding Menopause & What You Can Do About It

Menopause is a condition that occurs to women when they are later 40s to their early 50s. It usually ends after a few years. During the menopause period, it has been proven that two-thirds of women will experience menopause symptoms. Such symptoms include mood swings, tiredness, irritability, hot flashes, and night sweats. Unfortunately, most women are at risk of contracting diseases such as heart disease, diabetes, and osteoporosis. Below is a list of 6 natural ways to reduce menopause symptoms: Being Active By Working Out Currently, no enough evidence can confirm that exercises are effective for treating night sweats and…

How to Make Healthy Living an Easy Habit

We all know that making healthy decisions will help us feel good and live longer. A safe way of living can help reduce long-term or lifelong ailments and diseases. So, it is very crucial to protect and enhance the body functions through healthy living. Through healthier decisions, you will reduce the chances of the most common yet preventable medical problems such as coronary disorders, stroke, cancer, type 2 diabetes, and obesity. Here are nine easy ways to create healthy living behaviours without stress! 1. Stop smoking This is by far the most critical activity to stop because it influences almost…

Tips for Looking After Ageing Parents

One of the hardest things as an adult is seeing your parents age and start to lose their independence. Aging is a natural part of life, but it is still difficult to see a parent show signs of aging, and you will want to do everything that is within your power to help them to age gracefully and to help them continue to lead a happy and healthy lifestyle. It is essential to know that there are several different ways that you can do this and, although it can be tough and some difficult decisions need to be made, you…

Top Ten Ideas to Better Relax During Your Downtime

Compounding stress is a modern phenomenon experienced by those who work busy days in an office. With your mind put to work over your body, it can be hard to properly disassociate from work once you leave the office. Tackle a lot of odd hours or overtime, and the problem becomes even worse. You need to master the art of relaxation so that you can completely shrug off the day’s stress instead of carrying it in your shoulders and neck, where stress can quickly become a pain. 1. Have Designated Electronic-Free Zones Though we are plugged in today, that doesn’t mean…

How False Eyelashes And Lash Extensions Have Become An Everyday Accessory

Celebrities sporting dense eyelashes have always been in fashion, but now fake eyelashes have progressed from a special-occasion accessory to a must-have, daily beauty item. With demand soaring, the market for fake lashes is expanding and is expected to reach more than $1.5 billion by 2025 in product purchasing alone. We asked a London salon owner and makeup artist about her thriving industry as well as the various kinds of eyelashes on the market. Janette Vince in London specializes in eyelash extensions, rather than false lashes. She started Designer Lashes London, an eyelash-extension specialized salon in Central London more than…

Chiropractic Care for Plantar Fasciitis and Other Foot Ailments

(Image Credit: linux87 / 123RF Stock Photo) Don’t assume that chiropractors only take care of neck and back pain. These practitioners are specialists in musculoskeletal injuries, especially of the joints. Chiropractic adjustments can be performed on many different parts of the body. The human foot has 26 bones and 33 joints. The cuboid bone abuts six different bones. Each joint can become misaligned, causing you a lot of foot pain. Through chiropractic foot care, those with training in the extremities can adjust foot joints to alleviate pain and discomfort. What Is Plantar Fasciitis? A common foot affliction, plantar fasciitis occurs…