Facts about Hair. You’ll be surprised

We all have hair. Some of us have more, some of us have less. There are those that like to style it and some who barely give it a moment’s thought. In the end we are all different in our approaches to our hair but there are a few things that we do have in common (as we shall see). Some of us do not have any hair art all or it seems that what we do have is leaving us. If that’s the case then a trip to a…

The unpleasant bacteria disease

Back at the turn of the twentieth century there was a huge issue in Public health. The deadly sexual tranmitted diesease of Gonorrhea was rife. There was no known cure and the only treatment was the slow and steady gradual injections of mercury into the sufferers body. This was usually introduced through the urethra and was incredibly painful. Mercury is a poison itself and although it was relatively effective it could cause issues in many other parts of the body. If left untreated Gonorrhea was able to spread throughout the…

Diabetes – What is it and How is it Treated?

Diabetes is one of those health conditions that many of us hear about but may not fully understand what it is and how it affects the body. There are two main types of diabetes – these are known as type 1 and type 2. The main difference is that people with type 1 do not produce any insulin at all, and people with type 2 can not respond to insulin in the correct way.   Insulin is an essential ingredient in a healthy body – it is the substance that…

How to describe Veganism?

Veganism has been big news in recent years. The practice of veganism involves abstaining from eating or using any products derived from animals. A person who follows these rules in terms of their diet and lifestyle is called a vegan. Image credit The word ‘vegan’ was first used as far back as 1944 when the term was coined by the newly formed Vegan Society. This was a group that formed as a break away from the Leicester Vegetarian Society. Veganism is gaining in popularity, and there are now many celebrities…

Six health benefits of herbal tea

Tea has been shown to be one of the healthiest drinks in the world time and time again. With the proper methods and ingredients, herbal tea can offer you a lot of health benefits. Image Credit Whether you are looking for herbal tea for digestion, for nutrients or to just help you relax, you’ve got a lot of other benefits to gain in the bargain. Learn more about six health boons you can gain from simply drinking pure herbal tea. Anti-aging properties The antioxidants commonly found in herbal teas can…

How to Protect Yourself from Smog and Other Pollution

If you are wondering how to protect yourself from smog, there are some steps that you can take now to ensure that you do not have to breathe in the pollution and toxins that you have come to know as the norm in our society. Image credit The first thing that you should know when you are wondering how to protect yourself from smog and other pollution is what you need to avoid. As much as possible, you should avoid spending time where there is a lot of traffic and…

Why you need to seriously think about getting Medical Indemnity

On the face of it, it might appear that you have no need for medical indemnity. It is a special kind of insurance that is needed to cover yourself from any medical malpractice that might come along. Whilst initially it seems like something that only medical professionals like surgeons, nurses and Doctors should be concerned about this is not the case. Read on to find out more and what Medical Indemnity can mean for you. Image credit Some areas of work that need Medical indemnity to protect from Medical malpractice…

How Can I Help a Person Who Has Dementia?

A person who is suffering from Alzheimer’s disease or dementia may be very frightened of people and particularly if they are not feeling well. They may have poor memory or even forget events that occurred long ago. This can make them feel vulnerable and they may even suffer panic attacks. You have to try and be patient with a person who has dementia as they are likely to take longer to recover than if they were in good health. Image credit The symptoms are often blurred and it is sometimes…