Losing weight is not as easy as we would like it to be. The one thing that tends to lead to failure to achieve the goals that we set ourselves is the lack of consistency. We appear to be able to follow a diet plan for a period, be it three weeks or three months, but always seem to find ourselves back to square one or beyond in a short period of time. This is however not that surprising when you realise that as humans we are cyclical in nature. We follow good intentions cyclically. This is ultimately because life is chaotic, and bringing order to that chaos requ
The newspapers are filled with reports about the serious long-term effects caused by the excessive use of painkillers, but we have still become a generation of masking pain rather than getting down to the root of the problem. A recent survey showed that around 33% of people used painkillers every single day, even at the slightest hint of pain, so why are we taking this route instead of seeking treatment for the underlying cause?
Whilst completing male circumcision is known for its religious links, there are many more reasons why individuals of all ages may need to access this procedure. There are in fact a number of conditions that benefit from circumcision, and both private and public services provide the procedure for medical purposes. Here we discuss with thanks to Dr Malik at London circumcision the medical reasons behind circumcision so you can decide whether it is the right course of action for you or your child…
Many athletes and fitness fanatics count their relationship with a physiotherapist as an important part of their wider exercise regime. Whilst regular exercise is great for your health, sometimes the aftermath following a particularly intense workout can be painful.Physiotherapy can be accessed to treat and reduce the risk of developing such sports injuries, whilst quick recovery can also be harnessed following injury or surgery. Check out the following techniques used by physiotherapists to promote pain-free movement and restore your well-being after exercise.
Almost every individual will be required to have some form of blood testing in their lifetime, and this quick and easy test has a variety of uses. In fact, the blood test is one of the most common types of medical assessment. Here we explore the facts behind the blood test, including what it can be used for and how you can prepare for your upcoming examination.What do I need a blood test for?
When it comes to planning a family, everyone may have their doubts about their fertility. Whether you are a man or a woman, having difficulties conceiving is particularly troubling but it is important to understand that you are not alone, in fact 1 in 7 couples have issues conceiving. Here we provide an essential guide for couples currently experiencing problems, despite having regular unprotected sex, so that you can discover when to seek medical help and the steps you will have to take towards diagnosis.When should I seek help?
Whether you are old or young, fit and healthy or guilty of a few bad habits, pain can affect people from all walks of life and strike any area of the body. The back, neck and shoulders are particularly vulnerable and even everyday tasks can take their toll on the body. Those who are also regular exercisers, disabled or recovering from injury may also have to deal with their fair share of pain.
Christmas and the New Year have been and gone, but the harsh weather is still with us. This means for many of us the prospect of winter illness still hangs over us. Getting your five fruits and vegetables per day is the golden rule for good health, but how can your vegetable juicer help in your fight against flu. We have devised four immune system-boosting recipes so you can naturally jump-start your health. Read on:
“Blink!... Blink!” ordered my ophthalmologist. Two ophthalmologists checked my eyes for nearsightedness, complete with the eternal question, “Which is better? One? Or two?” Turns out I needed a daily dose of eye drops, especially working in windy Foster City. Otherwise I could see perfectly fine.