Posts Tagged“health”

Dry needling is not a new technique of physical muscular pain treatment. It dates back to ancient times when such procedures were conventional. In modern times, the more we study about dry needling, the more we understand the benefits it has. Today it has expanded its uses in particular muscle pain treatment and physical injuries. The therapy addresses everything from back pain to sports injuries and migraines. Dry needling proves beneficial for muscle, ligament, tendon, and joint issues for physicians and patients alike. As more practitioners utilize this treatment, it is essential to know the basics of the procedure, what to…

According to recent reports, the protein binding assay market is projected to experience significant growth over the next six to ten years. For the most part, this growth is due to an ever-increasing number of uses for protein binding assays across multiple different sectors of scientific testing and research. To understand why this market is accelerating at such a rapid pace, it is important to understand what a protein binding assay is, how it is used, and the purposes behind the studies that use it. What Is a Protein Binding Assay? An assay is a procedure performed to investigate, assess,…

Getting a terminal illness diagnosis is devastating in every way imaginable. After getting the worst news of your life, you will be hit by a tornado of confusing and conflicting emotions. It is natural to feel hopeless and helpless at such a difficult time. But whilst there’s nothing we can say to change your situation, there are some things you can do to try and help yourself and the people around you through it. Let yourself wallow This may seem a little bit counterintuitive, but before you can even think about buckling up and being strong, you should give yourself…

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…