Health Guide (Page 42)

Fighting Obesity through Weight Loss Surgery

Obesity is a growing health problem in many developed countries as it comes with serious and life threatening diseases. Some people are genetically predisposed to being overweight, and if they do not make lifestyle adjustments to prevent this, they might suffer from a variety of diseases such as Type 2 diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, and even cancer. With the availability of fast food, junk... ❯❯❯

Top 5 Tips for Handling Unexpected Dental Injuries

Our teeth are pretty strong. In fact, they’re the hardest part of the human body. And considering all that we put them through with the things we chomp and chew, it’s sort of surprising they hold up so well most of the time, even under abuse. Still, we aren’t immune to damage; if you haven’t had at least one cavity you’re something of a rarity. And aside from the... ❯❯❯

5 Tips to Reduce Acne and Get Clear Skin

Out of all the skin conditions that humans can be afflicted with, acne is certainly the most deleterious. While it doesn’t so much affect your health, acne can certainly affect your social life. Because acne is so visible on the face, it can be a great source of embarrassment for many people. Moreover, there are many different types of acne – from the smaller white head variety to the... ❯❯❯

Minimally Invasive Cosmetic Surgery with Maximum Results

Many people are intrigued by the lure of the physical improvements that cosmetic surgery can offer them, but are perhaps intimidated by the thought of a major surgery. However, today a host of minimally invasive cosmetic surgery procedures are available to consumers. Continuing advances in the field of cosmetic surgery in practices like American Skin Institute means people can often have... ❯❯❯

Dry January Aftermath: Has Your Health Benefited?

After the heavy indulgences of the festive period, many of us will have decided to take up the ‘Dry January’ Challenge to give our bodies the break it deserves. The campaign, launched by the charity Alcohol Concern, involves giving up alcohol for the entire month and whilst it may have its benefits, many researchers are claiming that it may actually be bad for your health. Alcohol... ❯❯❯

What Counts as your 5 a Day?

What Counts as your 5 a Day? Few health facts are as well known as the one dictating that each person needs to take in at least five separate pieces of fruit and veg per day. Let’s look at this issue a little closer, including the ever-present question – just how can we fit five portions in to our diets, day in, day out? It sounds like quite a challenge, but can be achieved easier than... ❯❯❯

5 Easy and Effective Ways to Banish Bad Breath

Bad breath can vary from bad to intolerable. In fact, some people can’t control bad breath – it’s a chronic problem. Halitosis, or “dragon breath” as it is sometimes called, effects almost 45% percent of people at one point or another. And there are nearly 80 million people who have a seemingly incurable form of halitosis. For the rest of us, bad breath can be caused... ❯❯❯

5 Cavity Prevention Tips for Children and Toddlers

Positive oral hygiene practices are learned early on in life. As a parent, it is essential that you instill in your children the importance of keeping their teeth healthy and clean in order to prevent cavities and other mouth and tooth issues. Here are 5 cavity prevention tips for children and toddlers. Teach your children to brush their teeth regularly. Kids needs should be brushing their... ❯❯❯

Top 5 ACL Injury Prevention Tips for Athletes

If you are an athlete or a fan of sports, then you know that when someone has torn their Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL), that is a pretty serious situation. That’s because once you harm this particular part of your knee, although with proper treatment it tends to heal itself within a month, it is now highly-vulnerable to tearing over and over again. This can result in there being... ❯❯❯

Top 5 Health Benefits of Aquatic Therapy

When we participate in water activities like water aerobics, oftentimes we simply see it as a way to enjoy ourselves. But did you know that there are actually numerous health benefits that come with aquatic therapy? If you’re interested in knowing about some of the ways that spending time in a pool can actually help to improve your physical well-being, we have provided you with a list of... ❯❯❯