There are many myths related to the e-cigarettes, and many of them come from the fact that this product is new and not everybody knows how these devices work and how exactly they can help you. That’s why we tried to explain you in other of our articles the exact components of the e-cig and wanted to teach you how to use them. But sure, there are still a lot of undocumented
Although the private health sector has fewer hospitals than the NHS it still plays a crucial role in providing a service to private patients and facilitating the Department of Health in promoting patient choice and reducing waiting times. There are three types of private health sector facilities which include: for profit, not for profit (registered
Winter is fast approaching and as temperatures drop, the number of viruses, colds and bugs is steadily on the rise.
Nobody wants to spend weeks tucked up in bed recovering from a nasty flu, so we’ve put together some simple advice and information to keep you healthy this winter.
During the winter, it can be extremely tempting to ditch healthy eating habits, turning to carbs and sugar for comfort.
When life throws you lemons, and you hate lemonade, it might seem rational to turn to other avenues of escapism, including the extreme highs of drugs. We’ve all seen it or experimented with a toke or two, the instant high and disconnected euphoria associated with some of the streets highest sellers are a seductive choice if you feel like you have no way out. May as well have some fun while the
On a daily basis, we come into contact with many items without giving a thought as to where that item been, what might be on it or how many people have touched it. We are constantly touching germ hot spots and a packet of travel wipes or a small bottle of hand sanitiser may help keep harmful germs at bay. It is also important to be vigilant with basic hygiene, such
We all want to have a feeling of being well balanced and positive. When we are living a healthy lifestyle and following a passion of ours, we feel great about ourselves and our lives. We have more energy, are more accepting to compliments and have more get up and go about us. To increase our well-being we must take a look at the factors which affect us the most.
Do you struggle with the never-ending cycle of dieting, only to end up back where you started? Don’t feel bad, because you’re not alone. Recent research has shown that traditional methods of dieting don’t actually work as well as all the hype would suggest. It seems that most diets these days are more centered around selling diet books than they are
When it comes to fitness, there is no magic bullet. Hard work will trump gadgets or specialized routines when you measure results. Ideally you would have an Olympic trainer creating and supervising your fitness workouts in your private gym, supplemented by visits by your personal nutritionist, who would plan meals prepared by your private chef. That is just not the
Dealing with the loss of a loved one is always difficult. No matter how many self-help books you read or sympathy cards you get in the mail, there will be grief. People process loss in a multitude of ways, and it manifests itself differently for every person. Some follow the five stages of grief in a textbook fashion, and others refer to their grief timeline as a
There are many routes into the healthcare profession, and while some courses require a rigid regimes of several years’ study, there are also easier and more practical courses that enable people to work within healthcare. Here are a few examples of how those people that keep you healthy get their qualifications.
Studying to be a nurse used to have several different routes, but now nurses qualify