Posts Tagged“health”

When I first entered the world of work I realized that I was just getting stressed out far too easily and taken on the burden of both my own issues and those around me. It reached a point where I couldn’t continue and so I went to speak to Dr. Richard Soper, our family doctor, to discuss what I could do about my stress levels and how I could relax. Dr. Soper gave me so many options to try and eventually I found the methods which worked best for me. I have shared these methods with family and friends and…

There are a number of birth control methods available to a couple, and there are pros and cons to all of them. With the development of no scalpel vasectomy procedures, vasectomies are becoming a chose that is much easier to make. What Does a No Scalpel Vasectomy Involve? First its worth knowing what a scalpel vasectomy involves. Basically an incision is made in the scrotum to access the vas deferens ducts, which are then severed and restructured so that sperm cannot leave the testicles. Recovery is painful and can take several weeks, often with no activity recommended over that period…

UK wellness is a multi-billion pound industry (expected to reach £22.8 billion by 2020), dominated by gym membership, sports equipment and natural health supplements. Also starting to have an impact are the many health apps on the market but, with so many to choose from, which ones are worth opting for? Here, we take a look at some of the most notable: Pokémon Go Okay, so Pokémon may be primarily a ‘game’. But, this app is also useful for getting people active. The popular game works by individuals needing to be active in the community to progress in the game.…

Colour correction cream — better known as CC cream — is a must-have item for your makeup case. This cream helps to even out your skin tone and is incredibly lightweight, making it the perfect low-brow foundation. Not to be confused with BB creams (beauty balm creams), CC creams offer more coverage and cover skin imperfections. Of course, there is a time and place for both of these alphabet creams.   With that said, finding the right CC cream can make a world of difference for your makeup routine. CC creams are an all in one product with colour correcting,…

With GCSE season in full-swing, discussions have turned once again to the level of stress students are put under to perform well in these exams. With the intensity of the tests increasing each year, it’s safe to say that the levels of stress are on the rise for these young minds too. But is this stress a natural motivator, or are we pushing students to the point of toxic stress levels that could cause mental health problems to develop? According to a recent report by Tes Global, support company Childline delivered 2,795 counselling sessions for exam stress between 2018 and…

Unfortunately, a lot of us suffer from musculoskeletal pain — in fact, there’s more than 10,000 GP consultations for the problem recorded across the UK on an annual basis. Long-term chronic pain conditions can sometimes develop from this issue, including osteoporosis, back pain, and osteoarthritis. Although sufferers of these conditions may never find a cure, they may find that gentle exercise and medication can help. In addition to these, dietary changes can also help, read on as we explore more… Introducing high-protein foods Dietary advisors recommend that sufferers of chronic pain should follow a high-protein based diet. According to one…

With your busy schedule, it can be difficult to find time to take that senior loved one in your life to their health care appointments, or check up on them frequently. And for them, leaving the house regularly for health care appointments can be a source of stress and even embarrassment. Not to mention the fact that, while they wait at home, it can get lonesome. A better alternative for everyone is to look into home health care. Not only does it allow the senior loved one in your life to “age in place”, but it provides them with some…

Getting your kids involved in sports is an important endeavor. Sports teaches kids how to get along with others, how to make new friends, overcome challenges, and how to compete in a structured environment. Sport also get kids physically active which keeps them physically happy & healthy. Sport helps them build up strong hearts, lungs, and muscles while giving them a consistent reason to push themselves. As your kids grow older they will appreciate the many benefits they gained from participating in sports. Sports can also be dangerous sometimes so you must be careful. Kids may get injured while playing…

If you are affected by chronic pain in your life, then you know the challenges it creates. Pain gets in the way of every good time, always flaring up when you least want it. It comes in like a hammer on a birthday cake ruining things when you should be enjoying them. The pain itself isn’t the only problem. Knowing pain can strike at any moment is equally debilitating. Just knowing that no matter what you’re doing or how much you are enjoying yourself, pain can strike at any second. This can cause fear and frustration keeping you from doing…

John Kang WebMD is a highly experienced general surgeon, a specialized surgical oncologist and even a successful businessman. His work was always ethical and the focus was always put on finding ways to help those that need it the most. That is why we should highlight what he says about how to choose the best possible general surgeon. The following are the best tips from John Kang MD. The Primary Care Provider Whenever you want to find the best possible surgeon, your first recommendations will come from the primary care provider. Whenever someone is recommended, the important thing to do…