How long do you spend in front of a screen each day? Add up these hours over a week, and it can be quite a considerable chunk of your time. Between laptops, PCs, mobile devices, and so on, our eyes are put under considerable strain daily. Around 50% of frequent screen users have some form […]
Health & Fitness
According to statistics, 77% of Americans admit the harmful effects of stress on their emotional and mental health. Many more also acknowledge that the first thing to go out the window is their composure in moments like that. Being able to control yourself in physically, emotionally and mentally demanding situations can be a daunting task […]
Did you know that 40% of cancers are preventable? By changing certain habits or our way of life, we can act on a daily basis. The first risk factors for cancer are tobacco and alcohol and probably the most prevalent. Tobacco is directly responsible for lung cancer, bladder or gallbladder. Smoking active and/ or passive […]
Taking time for self-care should be one of the most important parts of your day, especially if you are feeling burned out from spending a lot of your time being there for others or have a very busy schedule that doesn’t leave you with a lot of time left for yourself.
Aging gracefully can be more work than we want to admit. As we grow older, we need to make sure that we are taking enough time to properly care for our bodies and our needs. Here are some of the things that you need to know as you age.
You may have heard people say ‘it’s all downhill after 40’. While there is an element of truth in this, it doesn’t have to mean it changes for the worse. You can embrace aging and look forward to those changes. However, there can be negative changes associated with getting older.
We all know that having a healthy and balanced lifestyle comprised of a good diet and plenty of exercise is imperative to lowering our risk of a wide array of potentially life-changing or even shortening diseases and conditions. Such ailments include heart disease, cancer, dementia and diabetes, all of which kill millions of people prematurely […]
Your body does not get younger as you get older. That is why it is essential to work hard to make sure your health is as good as it can be. Here are some pointers to help you protect your health as you get older.
Routine health checkups may feel useless if you feel that you are in good health. However, it is still important to go. You never know what underlying health issues could be hiding or how you can curb your anxiety for the doctors. If you often question whether or not you should attend your healthcare checkups, […]
Lifting heavy objects is one of the most common causes of back injuries. Lifting an object that is too heavy or not lifting a heavy object correctly can cause strains to muscles, tears to ligaments and even spinal injuries such as slipped discs. There are several ways in which you can protect your back while […]