Posts Tagged“health”

Let’s face it. No matter how much you might love food, cooking can get a little tiresome at times. After a while, we seem to get into a rut with our cooking habits, creating the same tired old meals day after day, without even thinking about new recipes. Unfortunately, this can mean that we end up with uninspired experiences, stressful moments in the kitchen and a lack of creativity. While you don’t necessarily need to have variety in your diet, as long as you’re getting the right dose of healthy vitamins and nutrients, you will need to make sure that…

Electronic cigarette vapourisers, also known simply as ‘vapes’, are rapidly replacing cigarettes. Their main appeal is that they are cheaper and healthier than regular cigarettes. Vaping is on the rise, yet it seems that so many people are in the dark about what it actually is. Vapes consist of two main parts: a battery power atomiser, known as the ‘pen’ (because of its shape), and a section containing e-liquid, referred to as the ‘juice’. It is this juice which is heated through the pen to create steam, or vapour. The liquid is made from either vegetable glycerine (VG), or propylene…

We are all aware that having a nice smile is part of looking good, but did you realise just how important it is? Well, surprisingly, having a nice smile can make a huge difference. It can even have an impact on how easy it is to get on in life. A few years ago, Kelton Research carried out an in-depth study that demonstrated this. They asked 1,000+ survey participants to look at images of people, and give their honest opinion of each person. Surprisingly, the results showed that people with straight teeth were viewed in a more positive light than…

If you’re reading this because you just lost someone you loved, or someone you know is dealing with a loss, you are on the right track. Being mindful of loss is the best way – and the only way – to deal with it. It is a very complex process; however, it is far from impossible. You can learn more about bereavement and how to deal with it below. What is bereavement? Bereavement, or grief, is the duration after or resulting from a loss. It is experienced in a number of ways, but some of the most common or immediate…

Plastic surgery is increasing in popularity in the UK. Many of the taboos associated with going under the knife have disappeared as cosmetic surgery has become a legitimate solution to getting rid of problem areas of our bodies and boosting self-confidence. With a wide range of plastic surgeons in the UK, such as Gary L Ross and Harley Medical, the level of care and treatment is improving each year. Here are six popular plastic surgeries: Facelift The facelift has been a firm favourite amongst celebrities for decades and is one of the most sought after surgeries in the UK. The…

No one likes dealing with pain. When it comes right down to it, dealing with chronic pain is about as fun as doing your taxes or being stuck in traffic for hours at a time. In order to get the advantage over chronic pain, one must find someone who has the necessary experience and resources to guide them to feeling better. If you have been dealing with chronic pain for a while now, have you considered a pain treatment facility? If not, that time may be now. When turning to such a center, you can let a pain specialist turn…

Vision problems can significantly hamper a person. There are many ways in which a person’s sight can be impaired but there is a strong level of understanding of these conditions and many solutions are available. The most common vision problems are: Myopia: Near-sightedness, where far away objects appear blurry. Hyperopia: Far-sightedness, where far away objects seem clearer than nearer objects. Astigmatism: A condition which leaves images appearing blurry and stretched out. Presbyopia: A condition where close up objects are difficult to see. Presbyopia is a condition that is largely related to age, and is most common in people over the…

Photo by CC user 24975064@N05 on Flickr Fitness is key at any age, and not just for younger folks, but for senior citizens as well. Whatever be your age you have to remain fit at all age. Not only the physical fitness but mentally also you should remain fit. Whether you are fit or ill you have to do the exercises to remain fit every time. Even at home you can do simple fitness exercises no need to rush the gym every day. Fitness exercise builds your strength, muscles and helps you to remain active every time. Don’t think you are…

Mornings are the worst. Not because you’ve got work in less than an hour. Not because you want a little more time to snooze. And certainly not because you’ve only got time for a slice of dried toast before you dart out of the house. No – mornings are the worst because you’ve got to suffer that first glimpse in the bathroom mirror, when everyone looks their worst. Jennifer Lawrence looks in the bathroom mirror in the morning and feels the pit of her stomach thud. Christina Hendricks looks in that evil morning glass and feels like the world’s ugliest…

There are a lot of people all over the world who have to wear glasses to be able to see properly. They often are either far sighted or near sighted and need to help their eyes focus at a shorter or longer focal length. This is generally due to the shape of the cornea of the eye. Let’s have a look at the process of laser eye surgery and how it can help. The first thing that will happen when you decide to get the surgery to correct your vision is that you’re going to be assessed to see if…