Meditation

By | September 28, 2018

Meditation can be an excellent technique for lowering stress, improving health and balancing the emotions. As an idealistic type A personality trying to be a calm type B person, I’ve always needed and enjoyed taking time out to breathe deeply, think of good things, and regain/retain a sense of peace and balance. Learning Meditation Learning… Read More »

RSI Exercises

By | September 26, 2018

RSI exercises for prevention should be part of everyone’s exercise routine these days. RSI has been known to develop from as little as 2 hours per day computer use, which is not unusual in most secretarial and IT jobs, let alone Ebay and online game addicts. By the time you start feeling pain, the damage… Read More »

Pilates exercises

By | September 26, 2018

Pilates exercises Pilates began in the early 1900s in Germany when the young, frail Joseph Pilates took up body-building to improve his strength. He succeeded so well that by his teens he was posing as a body model. He went on to become a keen gymnast, skier, boxer, diver and circus performer. During World War… Read More »

Fitness Ball Exercises

By | September 26, 2018

Fitness Ball Exercises Fitness Balls are also known as Swiss Balls or Fitballs. Initially designed for physiotherapy, they are now a frequent tool in gyms for fitness training and stretching. The benefit of Fitness Balls comes from the wide range of muscles used in balancing on the ball, in particular the abdominal muscles. Even things… Read More »

Tinnitus

By | September 26, 2018

Tinnitus Tinnitus is a condition where noises such as ringing, whistling, whooshing, buzzing or humming are heard, but with no external physical source. It is not an imagined condition – the noises really are heard, and may have several physical causes. Generally around 15% of the population may suffer from some form of tinnitus, ranging… Read More »

Infertility

By | September 26, 2018

Infertility Infertility can be heart-breaking. Even now, the assumption is that if you’ve gone to the effort of getting married, children are the next step. But it’s not always possible. As the average age of conception increases from the 20s, to the 30s and 40s, with smoking, or the increase in obesity, the percentage of… Read More »

Incontinence

By | September 26, 2018

Incontinence Incontinence affects one in three mothers, and one in eight women between 18 and 23 (most of whom have not yet been mothers). By the age of 75, two in five people will experience incontinence. And these are only the reported figures. You may not realise you have incontinence. For some, it is only… Read More »

South Beach Diet

By | September 26, 2018

South Beach Diet The official South Beach Diet website pronounces that this is not the typical low-fat, low-carb diet. But that it is all about the RIGHT fats, and RIGHT carbs. So the South Beach Diet allows you to eat foods such as meat, chicken, fish, shellfish, vegetables, eggs, cheese and nuts. But not allowed… Read More »

Scarsdale Diet

By | September 26, 2018

Scarsdale Diet The Scarsdale Diet is a highly regimented diet created in the 1970s by Dr Herman Tarnower in Scarsdale New York. Who unfortunately was shot by a jilted lover. The Scarsdale Medical Diet promises fast weight loss by following a strict reduced-calorie menu exactly, for two weeks. Then you switch to the Scarsdale Keep… Read More »

Foot Care

By | September 25, 2018

Foot Care Do you remember the scene in the Die Hard movie, where Bruce Willis is told the best way to cure jetlag is to take your shoes off and wriggle your toes in the carpet? Seriously, it works. A good, energetic toe wriggle can really perk you up, from the feet upwards. Good foot… Read More »