Sun and Sand Season: 3 Tips to Protect Your Skin from the Harmful UV Rays

Summer fun has begun all over Australia. And as Aussies and other folks flock the beaches, the incidence of sun exposure-related skin damage has officially begun. It doesn’t have to be this way, however. With all the knowledge and technologies we have today, it is now a lot easier to protect your skin against the damaging effects of the sun’s ultraviolet rays. Here are 3 tips to help you make the most of the sun and sand season. Use an Appropriate Sunscreen One of the most effective ways to protect…

7 Amazing Ways to Build A Healthy Workplace

This is a guest post by Hannah Tay. The workplace is the place where workers stay most part of their day. With no doubt, its environment influences the attitude and personality of the workers. A stressful place of working will decrease the chances of a business to flourish and prosper. It will affect their health and increase non-attendance of the workers. On the flip side, workers will surely grow more in a positive and healthy working situation. They would love to come to a place where they feel comfortable, joyous…

Is Drinking More Than 8 Glasses Of Water A Day Good Or Bad?

With the temperatures going up and summer coming, it is important to keep yourself hydrated. The most popular saying is to drink 8 glasses a day, but is this really the rule? Would drinking more or less than that in a day be bad for your body? These questions may be simple but there is no answer that applies to everyone. Research has also come up with different recommendations. The fact is, how much water you need is dependent on several factors, like your health, your activities, and where you…

Treating Dental Emergencies While Waiting for An Appointment

This is a guest post by Dr Grillo & Jamie Brown. Dental emergencies are typically the result of an oral health issue that was ignored or left untreated for a certain period of time. They also occur when your gums or teeth have been injured in an accident, for example. Either way, no matter how the dental emergency happened, you can find temporary relief at home while you wait for your dental appointment. Toothaches and Oral Discomfort Eating too much sugar has a number of effects on the body, including…

Balneotherapy Explained: Can it Boost Your Immune System?

Long before the advent of medicines and advanced therapies, man looked to nature for the answers to some of his most troubling health concerns. One of these is bathing in mineral-rich waters or hot or mud springs. While the term balneotherapy is relatively new, the practice of immersing one’s body in mineral-rich waters and hot springs has been going on since the 9th century BC and perhaps even earlier. And while there are now increasing numbers of scientific literature exalting the many benefits of balneotherapy including dermatologic, metabolic, and chronic…

Ayurvedic Medicine: An Alternative Approach To Overall Wellness

As technology gets more advanced, more medicines are manufactured that are geared towards curing a lot of different diseases old and new. However, there are also branches of medicine that become more popular as some people become aware of the alternatives to traditional medicine. One of those alternatives is ayurvedic medicine. Ayurvedic Medicine And The Balance With The Body, Mind, And Spirit  Ayurvedic medicine originally came from India but has now touched the United States and the Australian regions. Together with traditional Chinese medicine, Ayurvedic medicine is classified as a…

Wonder Why Most Nurses are Females? The Reasons Behind

The nursing profession is an important field that is not always given the respect it deserves. Nurses in hospitals or health centers are very important partners in patient care and rehabilitation, and without them, there will be a huge gap in the healthcare industry. With most Western countries seeing their populations age, there is always a shortage of nurses in the hospitals that take care of the citizens when they get sick. While nursing is a decently-paid career where there is a chance to help people, it is not attractive…

The Truth about Coconut Oil

Browse any social media platform or pass by any grocery store and you’d be treated with a gamut of coconut oil preparations each claiming to provide a host of benefits. From protection against diabetes, arthritis, and Alzheimer’s disease to helping individuals lose weight, there are a lot of stories venerating the many benefits of coconut oil. People also use it as smoothies as well as bulletproof coffee. But is there really truth to these claims? The Truth about Fat in Coconut Oil All kinds of oil contain fat; this is…