• Health & Fitness

    4 Back pain signs you shouldn’t ignore

    Most of us spend our days hunched over a computer and are familiar with pack ache. Ignoring your back pain will not make it any better, and you may soon find yourself having to deal with permanent damage. Here are a few signs you should not ignore. Back pain paired with leg pain – If…

  • Health & Fitness

    5 common causes of hair loss in teenage girls

    Hair loss in teenagers is common and can often cause emotional trauma at a critical time in their lives. Here are some common causes for hair loss in teenage girls. Hormones – Hormones will fluctuate a teenage girl’s emotions, eating habits, energy levels, and hair growth. Hair loss is attached to changes in the hormone…

  • Medical Technology

    6 Tips to avoid blood sugar dips and spikes

    Blood sugar swings can make people feel lethargic, faint and cause chronic mood swings. Blood sugar swings can also cause serious health problems that can affect vital organs. Here are some tips on how you can adjust your lifestyle and diet to control your blood sugar better. Nuts – Nuts like almonds, walnuts, and pistachios…

  • Medical

    5 Signs your appendix is about to burst

    Appendicitis is rare compared to the other forms of stomach troubles like constipation, diarrhea, food poisoning and stomach viruses. However, it is said that 5% of the population do experience appendicitis and therefore will require quick medical treatment. Here are five signs your appendix is about to burst. Your stomach hurts like never before –…

  • Health

    Zika outbreak: What you need to know

    The World Health Organization has declared that the Zika virus is a global health emergency. Zika has been linked to many babies being born with underdeveloped brains. Here are some facts about Zika that you should know. What are the symptoms of Zika? – Symptoms are rare and can include. Mild fever Conjunctivitis (red, sore…

  • Health & Fitness

    4 Healthy back-to-school tips

    The beginning of the year is a good way to prepare for your child’s new school term. One of the best ways to get your kids into a healthy eating routine is to create habits that the entire family can follow. Here are a few tips. Start the day off right – Breakfast is a…

  • Health

    Can alcohol reduce calorie intake?

    A paper recently looked at the link between blood alcohol levels and feeding behavior in rats. Alcohol is known to have a high-calorie content with 7 kilocalories per gram. When compared with food, carbohydrates offer 4 kilocalories per gram, while fat provides 9. For example, a glass of red wine will carry 83 calories, meaning…

  • Medical

    Five things your Gynecologist wishes you had asked

    Visiting your gynecologist can be an awkward experience and you may want to finish your consultation as soon as possible. But by leaving in a rush, you may avoid asking valuable questions that can help you stay healthy and happy. Why is my period so painful? – If you suffer from heavy periods with painful…

  • Skin Care

    5 Keys about Skin Care Ingredients You Must Know

    Today’s skin care products contain ingredients your grandmother certainly wouldn’t have recognized – in fact, you probably don’t recognize them either. That’s because most cleansers, lotions, sunscreens, and cosmetics are concocted of chemicals. Even the naturally-derived ingredients are listed by their chemical names, and are often utilized in a synthetic, or man-made, formulation. There are…

  • Tricks that will help you sleep better

    Sleep is something that people cannot live without facing the consequences of tiredness, irritability, lack of concentration and the higher chances of getting ill. Read below for tips on getting better sleep. Set a bed time – If you set the alarm to wake up, you can set the alarm to head to bed. Do…

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