Psychology of Domestic Violence against the Elderly.

Psychology of Domestic Violence against the Elderly. Elderly abuse manifests itself in numerous forms. Most commonly, it consists of violence, either physical, emotional or in some cases sexual, inflicted on the elderly person by people who should be looking after them. It may also consist of financial swindling and other fraudulent activities. The perpetrators are often the adult children of … Read More

How to Treat Lipoedema

How to Treat Lipoedema Lipoedema occurs when an excess amount of fat builds up in your legs and, less commonly, in your arms. It is more often found in women and generally has an equal effect on both sides of the body. The process of building up is gradual. To begin with, the legs will appear heavy, the waist will … Read More

How to Improve a Child’s Mental Health

How to Improve a Child’s Mental Health Today, around one in ten children suffer with some kind of mental health problem, including depression and anxiety. The root cause of these problems is generally found in what is happening in their day to-day lives. Disturbingly, around 70% of these children and young people will not receive adequate levels of intervention and … Read More

Frequency illusion Explained

Frequency illusion Explained Imagine, for a minute, that you have just learned Tehran is the capital city of Iran. Prior to this, you knew absolutely nothing about Iran, its culture or its history. Now, virtually everyone you meet just so happens to be from Tehran. A strange phenomenon, to be sure. It all has to do with the memory and … Read More

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

Have you ever noticed that your mood seems to change from season to season? In spring and summer your mood may appear to be generally positive but as soon as winter comes along, the feelings of cheer and optimism begin to be replaced by more gloomy and negative thoughts. These are common emotions to experience, but if the symptoms grow … Read More

Ways to Diffuse Confrontation & Aggression

It’s never a pleasant thing to witness or be involved in, but there is always a chance that we may find ourselves in a position whereby we need to diffuse a confrontation and soothe aggressive behaviour. We may experience this through our work as aggressive customers are an all too frequent occurrence in the workplace or we may need to … Read More

Type 2 Diabetes Care & Management

Type 2 diabetes is a serious condition than can get worse if not taken care of early on. This condition is brought about when the insulin produced in the pancreas fails to work properly. Alternatively, it is caused when the pancreas becomes incapable of producing insulin in sufficient quantities. The result is that the levels of sugar, also known as … Read More

COVID-19 & Vitamin D Benefits

At the time of writing, the COVID-19 coronavirus continues to sweep across the world, infecting millions and bringing societies to a halt. Politicians grapple with how best to confront this disease while scientists perfect and distribute vaccines to immunize the world’s population. What measures can we take to reduce the risk of contracting this virus? The best remedies are to … Read More

Separation Anxiety in Dogs

You will have no doubt heard that a dog is a man’s best friend. But perhaps you haven’t considered that the reverse may also be true. A dog’s best friend can be their owner. If they are ever parted, the resultant effects on the dog can be very serious indeed. If you own a dog and notice that your pet … Read More

The Benefits of Hydrotherapy

Hydrotherapy is the process of using water in the treatment of various medical conditions such as arthritis and numerous rheumatoid complaints. It is completely different from swimming. Hydrotherapy consists of a series of exercises carried out in a pool whose water is typically between 33-35ºC in temperature, warmer than an average swimming pool. The treatment usually takes place in the … Read More