Posted May 15th, 2013 by Elena
I have been driving to work this morning when I saw a bumper sticker on one of the cars in front of me saying “I love boobies”. Well, there is really sad news in the “boobies departments”.
The famous and talented Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie who is only 37 had to undergo a preventive double mastectomy procedure.
What is Double Mastectomy?
It is a medical term for a surgical procedure that involves the removal of both breasts.
She had to go through such a drastic procedure after she had discovered she had 87% risk of breast cancer.
She carries a mutation of the BRCA1 gene which dramatically increases the risk of developing breast and ovarian cancer. Read the full article…
Posted April 23rd, 2013 by Alex Bundock
Having trouble getting pregnant? The fertility diet might be your answer. The latest 8-year Harvard study on more than 18,000 women shows that healthy fertility foods which available to everyone and have no side effects might be a better strategy to improve fertility!
What is Infertility?
Infertility in a woman is the inability to conceive naturally. Although conceiving age is the primary factor, there are several other factors that can cause issues with the reproductive system including hormonal imbalance, lack of nutritional diet, improper lifestyle, stress or any serious illness.
Infertility is a common problem; in fact, one in every six women is infertile. Read the full article…
Posted April 13th, 2013 by Elena
Getting in a habit of reading essential healthy lifestyle tips can be vital for those who struggle with leading a healthy lifestyle in this crazy busy world.
Good health is something that many people take for granted, but when something goes wrong they become more aware than ever that illness can drastically affect quality of life.
Continual advances in medical research have made it much easier than it once was to spot the warning signs of chronic illnesses, but it’s sometimes difficult to determine which might be most beneficial for you.
Keep reading these fundamental healthy lifestyle tips for some guidance: Read the full article…
Posted March 26th, 2013 by Elena
Do you like to live life by the seat of your pants?
If you like to buck trends and behave in risky ways, you may be considering contracting an STD (sexually transmitted disease).
Whether you are hoping for painful blisters or an irritating discharge, here is what you can do to improve your chances of catching an STD:
STD Alert #1. Leave the Protection at Home
If you have spent your good money on protective contraception, leave it at home.
When used perfectly and consistently, condoms are about 99 percent effective when it comes to protecting you against an STD, including HIV. Read the full article…
Posted February 28th, 2013 by Elena
Simple Home Beauty Tips to Make You Feel Pampered
I have found that I always feel the most renewed, refreshed and beautiful after returning from a vacation, a good night out or even a trip to the spa or salon.
Though I know the reasons why: good products, relaxation, pampering and a good setting; it really is not always possible to get to such places all the time.
This is why it is important to know how to get some of those same results at home by using a few home beauty tips I have used throughout the years for when I need to give myself a little boost of self-confidence. Read the full article…
Posted February 27th, 2013 by Gemma Mitchell
Herbal remedies have been always very popular, because they are safe and effective alternatives for various treatments. Our grandparents did not use to have a drug store on every corner and always turned to natural medicine or so-called herbal remedies for all the illnesses the family suffered.
If you have been wondering about how to keep liver healthy, this article has a lot of great tips on herbal remedies for liver.
We are all guilty of overdoing it once in a while, whether it’s a heavy night drinking or over indulging on unhealthy foods for a special occasion.
However, whenever we have one of these binges, our liver can take a real battering. There are some natural ways, though, for you to detox your liver. Read the full article…
Posted February 20th, 2013 by Joshua
Healthy Apps to Inspire a Healthy Lifestyle
These days, there is an app for practically everything imaginable. Smart phones are integrated into our lives, so it’s understandable that apps try to address every aspect of our lifestyles.
Health and fitness is no different. In fact, health and fitness apps are making it considerably easier for people to embrace healthy living. If you’re interested in becoming healthier, here are five healthy apps to help you get on your way.
Healthy Apps #1. Nike Training Club
Can’t get a personal trainer? Consider getting one of the best healthy apps called Nike Training Club instead. This free app provides women with personal training right at their fingertips, offering more than 114 custom-built workouts for any fitness goal. Read the full article…
Posted January 30th, 2013 by Richard McMunn
Having a good work life balance can seem like a luxury with ever tightening budgets, widespread redundancies, and rising unemployment.
Indeed, recent research shows that a higher percentage of people now spend more time working than they did before, and feel like they do more work for the same, or even less pay.
On the surface this may seem like the natural outcome of the tough economic times we are living in, but in the longer term, this approach can only backfire. This is because over the long haul, a motivated and satisfied person is likely to be much more productive than a burnt out and overworked individual.
Economic difficulties and job insecurity can cause immense stress and anxiety. Often people put in more and more time working and less and less time into family and personal life, in order to combat financial troubles. But this turn inevitably causes more anxiety and stress. Read the full article…
Posted January 10th, 2013 by John
Regular health exams and blood tests can help find problems before they start.
The older we get, the more important it is to pay attention to our health.
While some illnesses, like the flu, are obvious, others are more silent, wreaking havoc upon our bodies from the inside out.
If you’re a man, it’s imperative that you not only get annual physical exams, but that you have certain blood tests completed as well.
Here are five types of blood tests that every man should have: Read the full article…
Posted December 6th, 2012 by Erica
For many of us who strive to build a happy, successful and healthy lifestyle, integrating all of the different aspects of who we are and the roles we fill can be overwhelming.
Especially, when you consider the increased presence of social media and mobile technology, it can seem as though we are in danger of drowning in our digital lives.
But here’s the common denominator in all of your daily tasks: YOU.
You, through your choices, are always in control of how you react to the numerous demands on your time.
How can you establish a healthy lifestyle and sane balance when it seems as though the world is getting more cluttered than ever?
Here are five simple tips that are guaranteed to help you carve out some sanity and “me” time throughout your day: Read the full article…