I recently had severe Pneumonia

I have recently been discharged from hospital after having severe pneumonia and…


Prostate health and prostate cancer

About the prostate The prostate is a small gland that sits just beneath a…


Heart Health Knowledge Part 1

Most of us know how important it is to look after our heart, but with heart and…


Strong and Resilient Hair

Your hair is the crown you never take off, so it is important to treat it…


Sun damage: the risks and how to protect yourself

A spell of sunlight is good for your physical and mental health. We get most of…


Small white lumps around the eye

I often have small hard white lumps around the eye at the eyelash. what are…


Weeping eye

My eye has been weeping for several weeks. The chemist recommended hypromellose…


Osteoporosis and bone health

Why is bone health important? Getting physical Other lifestyle factors to…


Did my heart skip a beat?

Is that extra heartbeat a problem or can you just put it down to stress? Did…


What causes irritating itchy skin?

Itchy skin is an uncomfortable irritating sensation and can be made worse if…


How gadgets can improve health and wellbeing

As the health tech revolution continues to develop at pace, we’re seeing new…


Saturated and unsaturated fats. What are they?

Fats are essential to the body. But... Are all fats the same? We explain the…


What is basal metabolic rate and how is it measured?

When we talk about weight loss diets we always mention basal metabolism and the…


How to effectively combat fatigue

At certain times in life, you're overwhelmed with exhaustion. You get out of…


How to identify a CVA. Must-know signs and symptoms

A cerebrovascular accident (CVA), or stroke, is a serious and urgent medical…


What is sleep apnea?

Sleep apnea is the most frequent chronic respiratory problem, behind asthma,…


How to maintain an ideal body weight

Everyone wants to be fit. The difficulty is in knowing what each person's ideal…


How to clear mucus from your chest and throat

Autumn is the season of catching colds and flu, which produce mucus. It's also…


What is normal body temperature and when is it considered fever?

Normal body temperature is around 36 ° C-37 ° C, but over a single day, it can…


Home remedies to cure aphonia (loss of voice)

Hasn't everyone lost their voice at some point? Or suffered from hoarseness…