tweet

Knitting Has These Top Ten Health Benefits

Added January 17, 2020, Under: Arthritis, Health

  Who would have thought that the relatively simple hobby of knitting would actually be so beneficial to the knitters themselves? We often think that knitting is something enjoyed by the very young or the elderly, not realizing that it can be beneficial to people of all ages and whether they are male or female. As well as just enjoying knitting, it comes with all these health benefits too, helping to reduce depression and anxiety, slow the onset of dementia and distract from ...

tweet

Turn the Clock Back with Good Sleeping Patterns

Added , Under: How To, Insomnia, Skin Conditions

We all long for a full and uninterrupted night's sleep especially as so many feel sleep-deprived in our 24/7 lives. Now, there are new studies out that explain for the first time the mystery of why it is so replenishing to be "out like a light" throughout the night. The researchers confirm (what we probably already know) that a good night's sleep can prepare us for the rigours of our daily lives. More about this recent research Biologists at the University of Manchester in ...

tweet

Your Vitamin D Levels Could Be Too Low if You Are Overweight or Obese

Added January 11, 2020, Under: Health, Vitamin D

One of the most important vitamins of all, to ensure our good health and wellbeing, has to be Vitamin D. And yet, in spite of the well known advantages of maintaining good levels,  there are many reasons why people are still testing as being deficient. And one of these reasons is when they are overweight or obese. Why does being overweight or obese affect Vitamin D levels? Research has added to the evidence linking obesity with lower levels of vitamin D with researchers finding why those carrying ...

tweet

How To Keep Your Teeth White, Naturally

Added , Under: Dental Care, Diseases, How To, Natural remedies, Top 10

We all want our teeth to look fresh and white without any discoloration or stains. But what can we do to achieve this without causing harm to our teeth and our mouths? While we might be tempted to use those whitening strips which are easily available, recent research has indicated that such teeth whitening methods can damage the tooth layer known as the dentin. This is the protein rich area that ensures the roots of our teeth stay bound to the gums. There ...

tweet

Bars are no longer banished!

Added January 6, 2020, Under: Environment, Technology

It was not so long ago that bars of soap were looked down upon with disdain - and quickly replaced with plastic bottles containing liquid soap. In fact, just about everything you could imagine came in liquid format in a plastic bottle whether it was face wash, body wash, moisturizer, shampoo, conditioner, dish washer, laundry detergent and more. But now, the very good news is that all of these are now available in bars! What are the best things about using bars in ...

tweet

Suffering from Tennis Elbow? There are Natural Solutions

Added , Under: Exercise, Health, How To, Inflammation

Tennis elbow is not always about playing the game. Also known as lateral epicondylitis, this is a condition in which the outer part of the elbow becomes painful and tender. The pain may also extend into the back of the forearm and even weakening your grip.  The onset of symptoms is generally gradual. Tennis elbow is the most common condition seen when patients experience elbow pain and is thought to be due to small tears of the tendons that attach forearm muscles to the ...

tweet

Could Your Beard Be Harboring Bugs!

Added December 26, 2019, Under: Diseases

There have been media headlines lately saying that "Men with Beards can Carry More Germs than Dogs". Apparently a new study has found that every sample of beard hair collected was crawling with bacteria with some 50% of that bacteria considered hazardous to human health.  And when the scientists collected and tested dog hair, they found a lower level of microbes than the samples of men's beard hair. How was the study conducted? Scientists initially wanted to determine if humans could pick up a ...

tweet

Helping Your Child to Beat the Bed Wetting

Added December 25, 2019, Under: Children's Health, How To, Parents

Bed wetting is a very common childhood problem, affecting some one in five children aged five years - and one in ten aged seven years. It is now considered to be a medical condition and not just something that children will grow out of. The two main reasons for bed wetting  Children producing too much urine during the night or Children having a problem with storing urine in their bladder all night. Never punish your child for bed wetting While bed wetting tends to ...

tweet

Dry Eyes & How to Cope With This Common Problem

Added December 22, 2019, Under: Environment, How To, Inflammation, Insomnia, Natural remedies

Do your eyes sting and burn? Do they look red? Do they feel gritty as if there is some sand lurking there? Then you may well be suffering from Dry Eye. Why do we get Dry Eye? The tears that appear in our eyes help to keep the surface of the eye smooth, comfortable and hydrated while washing away dust and debris - and protecting them from infection. When our eyes are healthy, they make tears all day long.  They stay moist.  They do not suffer ...

tweet

That Ducky Could Be Yucky

Added December 19, 2019, Under: Children's Health, Diseases, Environment

Young children just love playing at bath time. What can be more fun than sitting in all that warmth with water and toys all around you to push, pull, pour and put underneath the surface - and plastic toys are often used for obvious reasons. Now someone has taken the trouble to cut one of those yellow plastic ducks in half! And apparently, it is not a pretty sight! Your children's bath toys could be infested with bacteria and fecal matter Young children just love playing ...

Amoils Fans on Facebook
Health Center