Category: Health

Beating Your Back Pain

  Back pain is not uncommon. Whether it’s mechanical, muscular, injury-related or otherwise, it affects 8 out of 10 people. It’s the most common cause of occupational disability and it affects many more people on a broader spectrum, still. Whether your back pain is chronic or whether it’s temporary, you can work against it. These...

Cutting Healthcare Costs

    In a perfect world, everyone on the planet would be able to afford healthcare. In reality, people just don’t have the cash. Anyway, healthcare costs are extortionate in a lot of cases. The problem for the average person is the fact that healthcare is essential, well, to live. Without the right care, anyone...

Fitness Fads or Fast-Tracks

  We’re all looking for a quick fix, and nowhere is that more evident that the health and fitness industry. Companies have tapped into the consumer’s desire to look great but with little effort. Healthy food can now be fast and getting abs doesn’t mean agonizing gym sessions. So can you really fast-track your way...

Healthy Habits: Planning for Your Family’s Health

  If you’re a mom, looking after your family’s health is part of your job. Of course, dads should also play a part, and as children get older, they also start to take responsibility for their own health. But it’s up to mom to help out too, especially where the kids are concerned. Keeping your...

How to Properly Equip Your Medicine Cabinet

  Our medical cabinets are probably either empty or full of useless junk that we haven’t used before or are so old that they have probably expired. Getting the right help and the right time is incredibly important, and you never want to be caught short without painkillers during a stressful day with the children...

Here’s How To Get Kids To Eat Their Five-A-Day

    When it comes to trying to get your children to finish their greens, eat something other than pizza and chips or having to resort to bribery to get them to clear their plate, you aren’t alone. Studies have shown that mealtimes are increasingly becoming a battle between parents who are desperately trying to...

A Pain In The Neck: Living With Chronic Back & Neck Pain

  Pain is a sign that something is wrong with the body. It could be something minor or something more serious – it completely depends on what the cause of the pain is and where the pain radiates from. Most pain goes away on its own or heals with the help of a doctor, but...

Get Your Family Up And Running!

  If there’s one resolution worth keeping in 2017, it’s getting your family up and running and making a conscious effort to be more active. The importance of regular exercise for children and adults cannot be underestimated. If you’re keen to inject some more energy into family life, here are some ideas to try, and...

Did You Know That These Everyday Activities Were Hurting Your Health?

  We all know what it means to be healthy. Lots of fruit and veg, plenty of exercise, staying hydrated and getting enough sleep to name a few factors. But even when you do all of this, did you know there are things that you do every day that are damaging to your body? Here...

Help Your Kids: How To Deal With Chronic Childhood Illnesses

  There’s not much that’s more stressful for parents than when their kids are sick. It’s said that no parent is happier than their least happy child – and when you’re watching one of your kids cough from asthma or wince from pain from another condition, it’s impossible to not worry about them. But there...

Family Health 101: The Basic Checks Every Parent Should Book In 2017

  It’s the beginning of a brand new year, and what better way to start than with a renewed interest in health and wellbeing. Many of us make resolutions related to good health, and one very simple way of looking after yourself in the next twelve months is to keep up to date with basic...