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

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

Intermittent Fasting for Weight Loss

Intermittent Fasting for Weight Loss Contrary to common belief, intermittent fasting is not a diet. It does not lay out what foods a person should eat or avoid eating. It is more of a timed approach to eating and drinking. It consists of eating for one period of time and then fasting for another. It is not suitable for everyone, … Read More

Anabolic Steroid Use After-Affects

Consequences of Anabolic Steroid Use Anabolic steroids are drugs that are available only via prescription that should only be taken under supervision. Sometimes they are used without medical advice to build muscle mass and enhance the user’s athletic abilities. When taken in this way, the user runs the risk of suffering from serious side effects and addiction. Anabolic steroids are … Read More

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome & Its Treatment (ME)

Everyone experiences tiredness. Whether it be from a lack of sleep, over-exertion or simply not being kind to oneself, fatigue is a part of ordinary, everyday life. But in the case of those suffering from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, also known as Myalgic Encephalomyelitis or ME for short, tiredness is far from normal. It is both extreme and constant and can … Read More

Does the Ketogenic Diet Work?

Does the Ketogenic Diet Work? The ketogenic diet also known as the keto diet will only work if you keep below your daily calorie allowance the same as you need to with any other diet. In other words the ketogenic diet works providing you stay under your daily calorific allowance so that you’re burning off more than you are ingesting. … Read More

Self Defence Psychology

Self Defence Psychology We never know when we may need to defend ourselves against physical assault. Should the occasion ever arise, and hopefully it won’t, it is far better to know what to do in order to protect yourself than to not. But, what else can self-defense classes provide? The answer to this question is: a surprisingly large amount, some … Read More

Knowledge of Nutrition is Key to a Balanced Diet

Knowledge of Nutrition is Key to a Balanced Diet Perhaps one of the truest sayings in the whole English lexicon is “you are what you eat”. The types of balanced diet or foods we consume with, the frequency with which we do so and the amounts we eat at a time are pivotal in shaping our physique, as well as … Read More

Weight Loss & Joint Pain

Weight Loss & Joint Pain Weight Loss & Joint Pain for most of us, at some point in our lives, will find ourselves in need of losing some weight. Our reasons for doing so may vary. Some will want to lose weight for health reasons, either to improve their present condition or in order to lower the risk of developing … Read More