Reasons Adults Still Fear the Dentist

Reasons Adults Still Fear the Dentist Visiting a doctor’s office of any kind can bring a wave of fear and anxiety to just about anyone, but a trip to the dentist often invokes a debilitating feeling. Many adults avoid regular dental check-ups for years or even decades because the thought of sitting in the dentist’s chair is simply too much to stomach. Preventative care helps individuals detect...

Gardening

Gardening Creating a garden requires a lot patience, acceptance of the conditions imposed by nature as well as good sense of humor and resilience. One thing common about all gardens is that they all have walls .It may be a screen wall or a retaining wall, boundary wall or maybe just the walls of a water feature or a raised planter. These walls are the skeleton of gardens and how they look is of great...

Reducing Varicose Veins with the help of Compression Stockings

Reducing Varicose Veins with the Help of Compression Stockings Varicose veins are a common medical issue affecting millions of adults each year. Bumpy, bulging veins gnarled beneath the skin can cause more that a cosmetic frustration, given that some individuals experience mild to severe pain and discomfort when veins begin to malfunction. Individuals with varicose veins may fight with ongoing swelling,...

Creating Better Outcomes with Same Day Hip Surgeries

Creating Better Outcomes with Same Day Hip Surgeries More than 75,000 individuals in the UK experience a hip fracture each year, due to the fragility of the bones that takes place as people age. Hip fractures often require hip replacement surgery – a major procedure that is only recommended after physiotherapy or pain relieving injections are attempted. Having a successful hip surgery gives older...

Breast cancer initiative

In Aberdeen recently, there is an initiative being set up in order to make sure that women over the age of 50 are aware of what they can do in order to lower the chances of breast cancer. The initiative is aimed at  post menopausal women over the age of 50 and details things such as making sure that they understand the benefits of being active, monitoring their diet and watching their weight. This...

Exercise for the mind and body

A recent study has shown that exercise several times a week may be enough to not only keep the body sharp, but our minds too. 39 studies have shown that exercising the heart regularly is enough to make sure that you improve your thinking and memory skills. Exercise can mean anything, you dont have to go out and sprint or deadlift 100 Kilograms. Simple and light exercise such as T’ai Chi and Yoga...

Importance of awareness

April is the official awareness month for bowel cancer. Bowel Cancer UK have a campaign set up that is in place to make sure that people are aware of the importance of screening for bowel cancer. With half of people, in some areas, actually completing a test when they are given it. This campaign is extremely necessary. Taking part in bowel cancer screenings is the easiest way to make sure that if there...

Add some protein to your diet

As we age it is a known fact that we begin to need more specific food types in our diets. Whether this be for vitamins or to prevent weight loss/gain. However recent studies have shown us that there may be a need for more protein in our diets. Our bodies use things like vitamins, minerals and proteins differently. This makes it ever so much more important that we make sure we manage the intake of these...

Do you drink tea? Maybe you should!

A recent study by the NUS has found that drinking tea can reduce the chance of your cognitive function degrading. It can do so by up to 50 percent if you are not genetically at risk of Alzheimer’s and up to 86 percent if you are! Incredible isn’t it!  A simple cup of tea can help so much with something as serious as this. With most us us loving a good cup of tea this is a great way to...
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