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The Top Ten Tips on How to be Less Addicted to Your Smart Phone

Added July 21, 2017, Under: Health, Insomnia, Technology, Top 10

Here in the UK, there is increased concern about the growing addiction of all ages to their smart phones. And yes, it is not only the young. A popular BBC family show called The One Show followed a family with mother, father and two teens for several days to monitor their smart phone use. It found that over a weekend, the family were on their smart phones for a grand total of thirty hours. For example on the Sunday, the teenage son ...

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Grinding Your Teeth Can Be A Symptom Of Stress In Your Life

Added July 17, 2017, Under: dental care, Headaches & Migraines

Did you know that the habit of grinding your teeth during your sleep has a name? The condition is called bruxism. And most people are unaware that they do it - perhaps until the damage is done. The signs and symptoms of teeth grinding A dull, constant headache, a sore jaw, painful gums or sensitive teeth. You may catch yourself in the act or wake to the sound of grinding teeth. Noticing extreme sensitivity to hot and cold temperatures or feel pain when brushing teeth. The appearance ...

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Natural Formulas & How They Can Help Sportsmen to Keep Fit and Well

Added July 15, 2017, Under: Exercise, Health, Weight Loss

If you are a runner, a cyclist or other type of sportsmen where you spend a lot of time being physical and wearing specialist shoes, essential oils can be invaluable for you. Natural Formulas can be powerful healing agents. They are created using the finest homeopathic and natural essential oils. The oils are extracted directly from the bark, flower, fruit, leaf, seed or root of a plant or tree - depending on the type of essential oil.  That oil is then distilled to ...

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Are All Those Artificial Fragrances Getting Up Your Nose?

Added July 10, 2017, Under: Environment, Headaches & Migraines, Health

It has been many years since we have written about artificial fragrances. Time for an update! Do you suffer from frequent headaches, allergies and stomach problems? Millions live with chronic pain and discomfort of different symptoms, often being dependent on medications to get through the day. Your doctor may never have told you that your mystery symptoms may be as simple as a reaction to all the chemicals in your home. Yes, perfumes and other artificial fragrances trigger migraines, sinus issues, respiratory problems, rashes, ...

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Top Tips For Living With Less Plastic In Our Lives

Added July 6, 2017, Under: Environment, How To, Top 10

It should have become very obvious to most of us that the world's dependence on plastic is not doing us or the environment any favors. And it is well past the time when we need to live with less plastic. The environment is suffering... While we all know, on an intellectual level, that plastic is harming the environment, it has become so prolific in our lives that replacing it can be tough. If you feel that that you would like to live with ...

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Suffering from Pain? How Quality Sleep and Vitamin D Can Help

Added June 30, 2017, Under: Arthritis, Inflammation, Vitamin D

Suffering from pain can be relentless and debilitating, particularly if you suffer from a chronic condition such as arthritis, fibromyalgia or menstrual cramps. Back pain is another one. Now researchers have found a link between vitamin D, sleep - and pain.  The research was carried out by the Department of Psychobiology at the Federal University of São Paulo in Brazil and published in the Journal of Endocrinology. What conclusions did the researchers reach? They said that while the role of vitamin D in bone metabolism ...

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Is Chafing Causing You Pain and Discomfort?

Added June 28, 2017, Under: Exercise, How To, Skin Conditions

When your skin repeatedly rubs against other skin or clothing, it may become red, irritated and downright painful. Chafing is  skin irritation caused by repetitive friction.  It happens when our skin is in constant contact with  our clothing or our skin.  The areas high on the list are the inner thighs followed by the armpits and the nipples. If the problem is severe, it is known as friction burn. Why do we get chafing? There are different reasons... Obesity is considered to be the leading cause ...

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Those Top Ten Fruits & Vegetables To Grow In Your Back Yard

Added June 22, 2017, Under: Children's Health, Environment, Exercise, How To, Top 10

The fashionable movement to grow your own food is constantly on the increase. But it is not just a fashion or a fad, it makes such good health sense too. Here are the top ten that you might find easier and satisfying to grow for yourself Carrots are rich in vitamin A and an excellent source of beta-carotene, alpha-carotene, luteolin, falcarinol and other flavanoids that prevent chronic inflammation. Children love to grow them too. Drill a hole in the soil around half an inch ...

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Why Do Those Dark Circles Appear Under Our Eyes?

Added June 19, 2017, Under: Environment, How To, Insomnia, Natural remedies, Top 10

No one wants to suffer from dark circles under their eyes. Although they can be treated, or at the very least camouflaged, wouldn't it be better to try to find the actual cause instead? While there can be several reasons for dark circles, they all start with the difference in thickness of the skin around your eyes. This is called the periorbital area. The skin in most areas of your body is between  2 and 3 mm thick (approximately .10 of an ...

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Other Ways That Your Feet Can Work For You

Added June 15, 2017, Under: Health, How To, Natural remedies

You might not know that your feet can help you detox your body. It is all thanks to an ancient Chinese medicine where the Chinese system of reflexology teaches us that our feet have natural energy zones that are linked to those organ systems in our body. Here are some of the ways your feet can work for you... Here is the recipe for a salt detox foot bath Ingredients are: 1 cup of Epsom salts 2 cups of baking soda A few drops of essential oils ...

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