Posts Tagged "health advice"

Deal With Health Problems Early

Posted by admin on Jan 19, 2014 in Blog, Health Conditions, Senior Health Advice | 0 comments

Deal With Health Problems Early

People with worries about their health, especially those over 60, should seek help quickly, according to NHS England.A new eight-week campaign – called The Earlier, The Better – is aimed at reducing “unnecessary” hospital stays. Last year a review warned of a rise in avoidable emergency hospital admissions and NHS England said too many people simply “soldiered on”. The online, radio and poster campaign, launched on Monday, will urge people to get help without going to hospital. It is being targeted at older people in particular because they often present...

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Safe & Happy Life

Posted by admin on Sep 15, 2012 in Top Health Tips | 0 comments

Safe & Happy Life

Sometimes health advice can be overwhelming. It changes all the time and it is hard to keep up. Are carbs bad? How much sleep do we need? How big is a portion of fruit? It is easy to throw your hands up in despair and reach for the crisps and TV remote as the effort of wading through the advice seems impossible. Here are some practical tips to help you and your family live a safe and healthy life. These tips have been condensed and made easy to follow by CDC and visit their website for further details. Tip 1: Eat healthy Eat a variety of fruits, vegetables, and whole grains every day. Limit...

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How to Stay Healthy in 2012

Posted by admin on Jan 3, 2012 in Healthy Eating, Keeping Fit, Senior Health Advice | 0 comments

How to Stay Healthy in 2012

When it comes to making New Year’s resolutions, your wellbeing often comes top of the list. Experts reveal their healthiest tips for 2012 BE A QUITTER TV doctor Hilary Jones points out that quitting smoking is one of the most effective ways a person can improve their health. When people give up tobacco, their circulation and respiration improve within a month and, depending on how heavy a smoker they’ve been, the risk of heart disease and lung cancer become similar to that of a lifelong non-smoker within just a few years: “If you haven’t already, this is the year to...

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10 Common First-Aid Mistakes

Posted by admin on Oct 25, 2011 in Top Health Tips | 0 comments

10 Common First-Aid Mistakes

1. Myth: Cut a snakebite “The safest thing to do for snakebite is just splint the limb and go to the hospital,” says Christopher P. Holstege, M.D., an emergency medicine doctor and toxicology expert. “Cutting the bite wound could sever tendons, nerves or arteries or increase the risk of infection, and tourniquets are risky,” Dr. Holstege explains. Dr. Holstege recommends the right approaches for the following first-aid myths. 2. Myth: Put butter on a burn. Reality: If you apply butter or another substance to a serious burn, you could make it difficult for a doctor to treat the burn...

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4 Surprising Reasons Women Can’t Lose Weight

Posted by admin on Sep 27, 2011 in Healthy Eating, Top Health Tips | 0 comments

4 Surprising Reasons Women Can’t Lose Weight

Written by Jennifer Benjamin from www.Health.com If you’re doing everything “right” and can’t seem to lose weight, you may have a hidden health condition. Most of us already know that eating less and moving more are the keys to dropping extra pounds. But if you’re already doing everything “right” and can’t seem to lose weight – or are even gaining it – you may have a hidden health condition that’s sabotaging your efforts. And the symptoms may be so subtle that even your doctor can miss them. Here, some possible weight-loss...

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Shingles

Posted by admin on Sep 20, 2011 in Health Conditions, Senior Health Advice | 0 comments

Shingles

Everyone who has had chickenpox is at risk of developing shingles, which is caused by the same herpes virus. The first sign of shingles is usually excessively sensitive, tingling or burning skin where the shingles rash subsequently appears. The area is often painful. At the same time, you may experience fever, headache and enlarged lymph nodes. After a few days, the characteristic shingles rash appears as a band or patch of red spots on the side of the trunk or face. It usually appears on one side only. The rash develops into fluid-filled blisters that then collapse, forming small ulcers....

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‘Superfoods’

Posted by admin on Sep 15, 2011 in Healthy Eating | 0 comments

‘Superfoods’

Imagine a superfood – not a drug – powerful enough to help you lower your cholesterol, reduce your risk of heart disease and cancer, and, for an added bonus, put you in a better mood. Did we mention that there are no side effects? You’d surely stock up on a lifetime supply. Guess what? These life-altering superfoods are available right now in your local supermarket. You don’t need specific foods for specific ailments. A healthy diet incorporating a variety of the following superfoods will help you maintain your weight, fight disease, and live longer.  Top Superfoods...

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5 Easy Health Tweaks

Posted by admin on Sep 15, 2011 in Top Health Tips | 0 comments

5 Easy Health Tweaks

Dr. Oz, Oprah´s favorite doctor, has some great advice on small tweaks you can easily make that will have a big impact on your life. 1. Make the Hard Decisions in the Grocery Store The reason diets don’t work, Dr. Oz says, is because they are based on willpower. If you’re rummaging in the fridge at 10 p.m. on a Sunday, anxious about work Monday, there is no way (no way!) you will say no to a chocolate bar. But if there is no chocolate bar nearby, you can’t do something you’ll later regret. To make sure your pantry is filled with healthy items, go grocery shopping...

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4 Secrets of Skinny People

Posted by admin on Sep 13, 2011 in Healthy Eating | 0 comments

4 Secrets of Skinny People

Do you ever wonder if that skinny woman on the subway was just “born that way”? It’s possible—after all, weight is influenced by a lot of factors, including genetics, lifestyle…even how much we fidget. But it’s also possible that she acts like a thin person. There’s new research on skinny secrets—habits that can help you get slim and stay slim. (And we’re not talking about eating micromeals or crazy exercising.) Here are 4 small actions you can start taking right now that can keep you trim.—Kerri-Ann Jennings, M.S., R.D., Associate Editor, Nutrition for EatingWell...

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Health Secrets from Around the Globe

Posted by admin on Aug 30, 2011 in Top Health Tips | 0 comments

Health Secrets from Around the Globe

We have a very cosmopolitan lifestyle in Mallorca with numerous different nationalities living together. The Mediterranean lifestyle with it´s siestas, fresh food and relaxed way is well documented in creating a healthy way to live but what about other countries? From the Japanese to the Russians, the Greeks to the Kuna Indians of Panama, every culture has its own secrets to better health and longer life. These traditional remedies and practices—like drinking a calming herbal tea or cooking with a particular spice—might seem inconsequential, but researchers are discovering that these...

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