Tag: Health

How to Fix Diastasis Recti Naturally

How to Fix Diastasis Recti Naturally

Diastasis Recti, also referred to as rectus diastasis is a condition that is characterized by separation of anterior abdominal muscles. It occurs during the pregnancy due to the pressure that a growing baby puts inside the uterus. As a consequence, linea Alba, a connective tissue, stretches and weakens, leaving a…

How to Take Control of Your Health Later in Life

How to Take Control of Your Health Later in Life

As you age, it can be challenging to prioritize your health. Busy schedules and obligations often leave little time for going to the gym or even working out at home. Fortunately, there are ways to take control of your health later in life even if…

Self isolation – week one corona virus

Self isolation – week one corona virus

I’ve been in self isolation with my boyfriend, Nick, for nearly two weeks now. It’s been pretty boring and I thought it might be useful to write about my experience as I know many others are going through the same thing. Boredom I am pretty…

Protected: Common Causes of Blisters

Protected: Common Causes of Blisters

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Outpatient vs. Inpatient Rehab: How to Know Which One Is Right for Your Loved One

Outpatient vs. Inpatient Rehab: How to Know Which One Is Right for Your Loved One

When you’re researching treatment options for a loved one, you’ll find a lot of choices. But all of those choices fall into one of two major categories: Outpatient versus Inpatient rehab.    So, it makes sense to start your search here. But how do you know…

From Throat to Mind: How Strep Throat Causes Mental Illness

From Throat to Mind: How Strep Throat Causes Mental Illness

Strep throat is a bacterial infection that is common in young children. In many cases, strep throat can be successfully treated with antibiotics or the use of strepsils plus. However, strep can cause neurological and psychological issues. The complications, also called paediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders…

Self -Esteem: Factors That Influence The Development of Self-Esteem

Self -Esteem: Factors That Influence The Development of Self-Esteem

Self-esteem is simply how you view yourself and your capabilities. Just like many aspects of development, self-esteem is a product of some forces that are usually defined as nurture and nature. Self-esteem can be low, somewhere in the middle or high. At some point in…

3 Ways The Digital Age Is Helping Our Health (And One Way It’s Not)

3 Ways The Digital Age Is Helping Our Health (And One Way It’s Not)

Health is simultaneously one of the toughest subjects to talk about and also one of the most essential. If we all had our way, we’d spend less time and less money on it than we do, but the truth of the matter is that only…

Nine Reasons To Cut Down On Alcohol

Nine Reasons To Cut Down On Alcohol

Improved mental health. If you think you might have a drinking problem, then you’ll know that alcohol can have a negative effect on your mental health. Alcohol can contribute to the development of mental health problems or exacerbate existing problems. Drinking when you’re stressed or…

5 Toxic Ways Stress Affects You and 5 Ways to Manage It Better 

5 Toxic Ways Stress Affects You and 5 Ways to Manage It Better 

Can stress cause disease? Researchers remain unsure of the exact catalyst behind what causes certain conditions. However, many agree that even if too much time under pressure doesn’t spur the illness itself, it can certainly exacerbate your symptoms.   How can toxic stress impact your body?…

Physiological Symptoms Which Can Have Psychological Roots

Physiological Symptoms Which Can Have Psychological Roots

Part of the problem with trying to understand our own bodies and minds is that the boundary between the two is often so blurred. That is actually a big part of how to heal oneself, but before that kind of understanding is reached you might…

Why The Journey To Fitness Starts In Your Mind

Why The Journey To Fitness Starts In Your Mind

The fitness industry is growing at a surprisingly high pace. In the UK, there are over 7,000 gyms, which are visited by a variety of fitness enthusiasts of all ages. As such, if you want to find a local gym to boost your fitness levels,…