Combat Stress Reaction & PTSD

By Nicky Mitchell NLP, IEMT (Integral Eye Movement Therapy) and Counselling on July 15, 2016

This is a Military term to describe acute behavioural disorganisation seen by Medical Personnel as a direct result of the trauma of war. Also known as Combat Fatigue or Battle Neurosis. Combat Stress and PTSD are very different conditions and need to be dealt with accordingly. Unfortunately Combat Stress is often seen as an expected and predictable reactio [Read More…]

Be a More Resilient Person with these Three Steps

By Sharon Moore on July 14, 2016

We all go through the tough times. They are inevitable. However, we can always control our mind and reaction to difficult situations. Here are three simple yet powerful steps that you can take to become a more resilient person. Accept what you cannot change. Recovering from life’s difficulties begin with accepting that life isn’t perfect and th [Read More…]

6 Surprising Benefits of Drinking Lemon Water

By Lisa Franchi on July 14, 2016

Lemon water - you read and hear about it many times already. You’ve probably noticed that this ‘health drink’ has gotten so much attention lately. There’s a reason for that. Lemon water is indeed a great natural health beverage that is so easy to prepare and can provide you a wide range of health benefits. It boosts your immunity. [Read More…]

Compound in Broccoli May Help Fight Age-related Macular Degeneration, Research Says

By Rebecca Lewis on July 14, 2016

When it comes to having good eyesight, carrots are probably the most popular superfood. But did you know that green vegetables can provide the same benefit too? In a new study, scientists discovered a highly potent concentration of the property could be used to treat age-related macular degeneration, the leading cause of vision loss.  The eyes have I3C [Read More…]

New Study Suggests Genetic Test May Help Identify People Vulnerable to Dementia

By Amy Taylor on July 12, 2016

For a long time, doctors rely on the onset of symptoms in diagnosing dementia. This puts a big challenge in treating patients as in many cases, it’s already too late to slow down the progression of dementia. But latest research brings new hope as young people without any symptom of the disease may already undergo a genetic test to find out whether they [Read More…]

How to Eat the ‘Pain’ Away

By Sharon Moore on July 12, 2016

If you’re like most people, you’ve probably relied on painkillers all this time to sooth those painful muscles and joints, stomach cramps, and other body pains. But did you know you can also ‘eat’ the pain away? There are plenty of foods that, surprisingly, have pain-reducing abilities. Incorporating them in your diet can greatly help [Read More…]

Popular Insomnia & Allergy Drugs Linked to Alzheimer’s

By Lisa Franchi on July 11, 2016

New research published in the journal JAMA Neurology found a link between intake of insomnia and allergy drugs, and a higher risk of Alzheimer’s disease. It suggests that these drugs lower brain metabolism and higher brain atrophy. Apart from that, people who took anticholinergic drugs also scored lower on memory tests.  This is not the first tim [Read More…]

Mental Tricks to Avoid Skipping Exercise

By Rebecca Lewis on July 11, 2016

Exercise is one of the best habits that you may want to incorporate in your lifestyle. There’s a plethora of scientific evidence pointing to the health benefits of physical activity, ranging from a better figure to lower risk of heart disease, dementia, diabetes and many other chronic diseases. But let’s face it - working out can be a hard habit [Read More…]

Top 5 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Let Stress Get in Your Relationship

By Amy Taylor on July 07, 2016

Issues with career, finances and family can all make you feel overwhelmed. And the pressure that stress puts on us does not only impact our physical and emotional health, but also our relationships. Whether you are married or still looking around, below are some of the top reasons why stress affect you: You develop poor body image. Did you know that stress [Read More…]

10 Minutes of Stretching Daily Alleviates Symptoms of Depression and Menopause

By Sharon Moore on July 07, 2016

You know that stretching is good for you. It boosts blood flow all over your body, so you’d feel more energetic and in better mood. Not only that. According to the latest research, stretching for 10 minutes before bed may actually help ease depressive and menopausal symptoms.  The study involved 40 Japanese women, aged 40 to 61, who had menopausa [Read More…]

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