Is Your Elderly Family Taken Care Of?

A question that crops up now and again is – Is your elderly family taken care of? I understand it can be hard taking care of your family, especially when you have children, work and other commitments. The worry is always there ‘What if something goes wrong?’ Well, I was asked to try out the Famil.care app and I will […]

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Put On Your Best Smile

Your most beautiful accessory is your smile, so make sure you keep it bright and in good condition. The consequences of bad habits are most often obvious from the condition of your teeth; bad hygiene, smoking, bad diets, and even drinking leave their effects on your tooth enamel, and leave your smile a little less bright. To maintain your beautiful […]

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Postural Orthastatic Tachycardia Syndrome – My Journey So Far

postural orthastatic tachycardia syndrome

Postural orthastatic tachycardia syndrome (PoTS) is a condition where your heart rate increases by 30+ beats upon standing within 10 minutes with no drastic changes to your blood pressure. In short, when you stand up, your blood races to your extremities and stomach. In response, your blood vessels narrow and your heart rate increases to get the blood pumping back […]

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Everything You Need To Do If You Can’t Get A Doctor’s Appointment

There’s nothing worse than waking up with symptoms such as a sore throat or a rash. If you also feel sick and nauseous, you’ll probably end up taking the day off work. At least visiting your family doctor will be the first step on the road to recovery, right? Well, that might not be the case…   These days, the […]

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How To Ensure Your Health Insurance Doesn’t Cost An Arm & A Leg

When you become a part of the adult club, you have to opt in for health insurance. It’s an obligatory part of being a grown up because health is important or something. Well, it turns out that insurance is also costly, too. In fact, it sets some people back an arm and a leg to borrow a phrase. Of course, […]

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My Plight To Quit Smoking

I am on a plight to quit smoking due to health reasons. Unfortunately smoking can make it worse so in an effort to kind of feel better I have been looking at ways to better my health. So smoking cigarettes is one thing I am trying to get rid of. I’ve tried patches before and various other things however had […]

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How to Avoid Back Pain at Work

Did you know that four in five women will suffer from terrible back pain in their lifetimes? The fact that most of us are sat at a computer desk for at least six hours every day isn’t helping the problem. There’s no way to avoid it; we all need to work and there’s no way we can work without sitting […]

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Living with IBS

Living with IBS is quite a pain in the bum, pardon the pun. From the cramping, the constipation to running to the loo every 5 minutes. It becomes overwhelming at times. Triggers can be all kinds of things, from food to the environment and even stress. Finding your triggers can take some time to work out. Even when you have […]

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How To Lose Weight Healthily

In this day and age it can be very easy to feel bad about yourself. It can also be hard to lose weight healthily. We’re constantly confronted by images of celebrities who are sizes that we could never imagine being because they live lifestyles full of personal trainers and chefs and nannies that we could never imagine living. Despite knowing […]

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Trimming the Fat

Image source It is hardly surprising that so many of us are overweight when you consider the fact that our culture is setup to encourage eating large portions and junk food on the run. We are all so busy with work, family life and hobbies that we feel like we just don’t have the time to cook healthy meals or […]

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