Posts Tagged“health”

Even if you don’t know what an MRI is, you must be familiar with the name. You must’ve heard someone you know talk about an MRI test. As it turns out, an MRI is the most commonly practiced medical procedure in the world.  MRI is one of the radiological tests that involve the use of strong radio waves and a magnetic field to create an image of the tissues and organs inside a human body. It’s true that the invention of MRI has brought a revolution in the medical industry, and to this date, medical science continues to develop the…

You are not alone if you feel under pressure or depressed. Studies by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) found that nearly a fifth of the UK’s adults experience depression or anxiety, with women more likely to suffer from the conditions. There are many reasons why you can become depressed, with everyone susceptible to the illness. However, certain genetic variations can mean that some of us are more prone to the condition than others. Some may be prescribed with anti-depressants by their doctor, but these don’t always have the intended effect. That’s where gardening comes into the equation. Reports suggest…

If you’re a social smoker, trying to quit smoking while maintaining a social life can seem daunting. But it’s important not to let your social life fall by the wayside while you’re kicking the habit. In order to help you, we’ve drawn up the following guide and tips. The similarities between alcohol and nicotine It is beneficial to know how nicotine behaves in a similar way to alcohol. At the extreme, government data has found that up to 90 per cent of people who are addicted to alcohol will also smoke. Furthermore, smokers have been found to be more likely…

Melanoma is a type of skin cancer that can be caused due to an extended exposure to harmful ultraviolet rays. Many people use sunblock creams and properly cover their skin during summers. But as the outside temperature decreases, they tend to forget that it’s equally important to protect their skin from UV exposure during the spring season. If you notice a mole or strange marks on your skin, consult your doctor at the earliest. With the help of certain tests, they will accurately diagnose the problem. Treating melanoma cancer isn’t always easy, but through preventive measures, you can reduce the…

Sometimes relocating is necessary. Whether it’s starting a new job, beginning college, or for personal reasons, moving a few hours to a new city, or even across the country, happens to a lot of people, at least once in their lives. Uprooting your life can also be stressful — before, during and after the move. You’ll pack all your belongings, leave your friends and family behind, and look for necessities such as housing, employment and a new social group. You may be physically and mentally exhausted for days, even weeks, as you adjust to your new surroundings. This can often…

Smoking is gradually being outlawed around the world and a habit which was once considered harmless and cool, is now thought of as pretty disgusting and very dangerous to your health. Giving up smoking however, even in light of the facts which we now have, is not always easy and it took me 4 attempts to finally get it done. My friend Kati Volitich helped me a lot, she is a real fitness freak with a super healthy lifestyle, and sh inspired me a lot. There are lots of options for methods to help you quit, and if you want…

When an organization as large and complex as a hospital experiences inefficiency, the price tags add up quickly. But that’s not the only downside. Unfortunately, healthcare inefficiencies can increase patient suffering. It’s in everyone’s best interest to eliminate wastefulness in the industry. But knowing where to start can be a significant challenge. According to one 2014 survey of more than 400 U.S. healthcare providers, organizations waste more than $11 billion yearly due to inefficient communication alone. This includes areas like admitting and transferring patients, coordinating emergency response protocols and lacking the means to communicate via secure text. Communication represents just…

When you’ve been battling chronic pain for a while now, do you ever stop and wonder if it will one day go away? Millions of individuals fight chronic pain on a daily basis. In doing so, they win some battles; but end up losing way more than they would like. If this sounds like you, what can you do moving forward to try and get the upper-hand against chronic pain? Have You Tried Enough Possible Remedies? It may come down to a case where you haven’t tried enough possible remedies. For instance, have you given red bali kratom a try?…

Since you would do whatever it takes to keep your kid healthy, what steps are you taking to ensure their health? For some, they envision a world where their child is immune to injuries or serious illness. As such, they can let their guard down. When it comes to the child, he or she too can think that bad things can’t happen to them. From not putting your child in bad situations to helping them in an emergency, are they as well-off as they can be? Knowing How to Help Your Child When They Need It If the time comes…

To say that yoga has exploded in popularity over the last few years would be a gross understatement. Once regarded as quite niche, it’s now well and truly mainstream and is certainly attracting the masses. One person who has embraced this movement is Yogiraj Gurunath Siddhanath. He has experienced the advances in this practice, and has seen how many people have benefited mentally from what yoga can bring. To highlight just how yoga can promote that elusive peaceful mind and bliss, we are now going to take a look at some of the mental benefits that he has discovered through…