Skincare, Stretches and Smiles – Simple Ways to Look and Feel Healthier

We all want to look and feel our best. That said, staying fit and well while keeping up with the demands of modern life is challenging. There’s so much to squeeze into each day and balance – work, kids, study, chores, life admin and more.  It often seems that when you achieve perfect equilibrium in life something is just waiting around the corner to throw it out of whack again! So, if you’re feeling the pressure and trying to stay well and look great, you’re not alone. Thankfully, there are…

Towards a Healthy Body

Do you usually promise yourself you will start a new diet this year? Thousands around the world make the same pledge every year. Sadly, many people change their diets to be thinner, rather than healthier. Would you like to eat healthier food and feel better? Don’t worry, you will not starve. Changing your diet does not mean cutting on everything you like. It is about adopting a healthy lifestyle. Here is what you should definitely include in your life: Avocados Sometimes called “green gold”, avocados are fruits that contain healthy…

When is the Best Time to Take Vitamins?

When you were a kid, your parents would always remind you to drink your vitamins. Back then, it was hard to understand what vitamins would do to your body. You might even have thought that they had no effect on you. But as you grow older, you realise that drinking vitamins regularly help keep illnesses at bay. So when is the best time to drink vitamins? The Importance of Drinking Vitamins Before you stock up on vitamins, you should understand why it’s important in the first place. In the country,…

Suffering From Sinusitis? Acupuncture Might Be The Answer

Most people are not conscious of their sinus until they get colds or a headache. When you consult a doctor regarding a blocked or heavy feeling in your face, they will always check if your sinuses are clear. This is because a blocked sinus can make you feel that there’s pressure on your face and this can eventually lead to headache. What are Sinuses? A sinus is an empty cavity that produces mucus. Each person has four sinuses and all of them are located in the face. The frontal sinus…

The Effects of Yoga on Patients with Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease

Dementia Australia, the leading information and support organisation for dementia in the country, found that 30 percent of Australians over 85 and nearly 10 percent of those over 65 currently suffer from some form of dementia. They are part of the over 400 thousand Australians who were found to have dementia in 2019, and this number is only expected to grow in the following decades. Alzheimer’s Disease – a neurodegenerative disease that causes the shrinking and decaying of the brain and its functions – is the most common and well-documented…

Why You Need to Keep Your Phone in Airplane Mode While You Sleep

A lot of people struggle with sleep deprivation and some are even battling with insomnia. Over the years we’ve learned that home temperature, our fitness level, our meal plans, the quality of our bed sheets, our stress levels and many other factors all affect our sleep and how well-rested we feel. However, how do mobile phones affect our sleep? There is a lot of speculation about the effects mobile phones have and but one trend is easily noticeable even though it might be the real cause – with the increase…

What is PCOS and What Hair Loss Treatment Are There?

PCOS is polycystic ovary syndrome, which is a condition that is found in women. This condition occurs when there is an imbalance of the hormones. The hormones affected include progesterone and androgens, with the progesterone being too low and the androgens being too high if you have PCOS. There are many problems associated with this condition including the development of acne, having skin that is too oily, and having the problem of thinning hair. A study done by researchers in 2003 firmly established the link between PCOS and the development…

5 Effective Exercises That Defeat The Damage Of Sitting

It may come as a surprise to you that over ten million people are part of the Australian work force. What’s even more surprising is that only roughly two-thirds of them are considered full-time employees while the remaining third only work on a part-time or freelance basis. One of the most alarming things about Australia’s labor statistics; however, is how many of them work eight hours a day or even more, simply sitting down in their office chair. If you’re one if these people who constantly sit down at work,…