Bowel Issues Or Difficulty Pooping? Check This Out!

Bowel Issues Or Difficulty Pooping? Check This Out!

A lot of people experience some pain when doing ‘major’ business in the bathroom. Here are a few reasons behind painful poops and what you can do about it. You’re not drinking enough water The body requires a certain amount of water to be absorbed before it eliminates excess in stool, so if you do not drink enough water bowel movements can become very hard and brittle. This lack of … Read More

5 Simple Ways You Can Practise Self-Care in 2021

5 Simple Ways You Can Practise Self-Care in 2021

People talk about self-care and self-love a lot but some still struggle with how to care for ourselves in the real sense of the word. For one, it doesn’t have to be elaborate or expensive. Here are a few fun actions you can explore to see what sticks. 1. Create a self-care routine Come up with a personalized routine that taps into your senses and lifts your spirits on days … Read More

Multitasking Doesn’t Work. Here’s How It Affects Your Wellbeing

Multitasking Doesn’t Work. Here’s How It Affects Your Wellbeing

Today, we just want to tell you that multitasking is a scam. Yes, we said it, multitasking is overrated and if you don’t believe us, here are some surprising ways it can make you less efficient than you should be 1. You’re not really multitasking What you call multitasking is really task-switching. Why? Moving back and forth between several tasks wastes productivity because your attention keeps shifting and you never … Read More

An Apple A Day Keeps The Doctor Away. Fact or Fiction?

An Apple A Day Keeps The Doctor Away. Fact or Fiction?

You likely know the familiar expression, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” While the phrase appeared to have been coined in 1913, it was actually based on a Pembrokeshire proverb that originated in 1866: “Eat an apple on going to bed, and you’ll keep the doctor from earning his bread.” Interesting stuff. So is it true? Read on. Nutritional value Apples are loaded with important nutrients, including fibre, … Read More

5 Steps to a Better Breast Self-exam

5 Steps to a Better Breast Self-exam

The best and most thorough breast self-exam you can perform is a multistep process, involving more than just the breasts themselves. Here are five steps to a more effective exam Step 1: Start by looking for differences between your breasts Good breast self-exams should be concerned with both the look and feel of breasts. Stand or sit in front of a mirror and look out for Visible lumps Unusual differences … Read More

7 Things That Can Affect How Your Medications Work

7 Things That Can Affect How Your Medications Work

Did you know some medications cannot be taken together because they’ll counteract each other? This isn’t all; what you eat or drink can also have an effect on some drugs, too. Here are a few of them. 1. Grapefruit This citrus fruit changes the way certain cells in your gut take in and move medication through your body — it can affect more than 50 drugs. It can make some, … Read More

Insomnia is not the only problem: 7 Other Reasons You Can’t Sleep Well

Insomnia is not the only problem: 5 Other Reasons You Can’t Sleep Well

Whenever someone is experiencing difficulties with sleep, they’re quick to blame insomnia. However, there are many other reasons responsible for sleeplessness. Here are 7 of them… Nocturia This is a condition that makes people make many trips to the bathroom during the night, thus making it hard to get enough sleep. Nocturia can affect people at any age, those over 60 are more prone. Sleep apnoea It’s a condition in … Read More

7 Healthy Things You Should Do Daily

7 Healthy Things You Should Do Daily

What are the minor health tweaks you can make to your daily routine that can make a huge difference in how you look and feel? Read on… 1. Step more Simply put, we sit too much but this can be changed by switching up just one daily routine: park far from the office, get off the bus one stop earlier and walk, deliver a message in person rather than texting … Read More

Overeating – How To Prevent It When Working From Home

Overeating - How To Prevent It When Working From Home

Everyone who has had to work from home during this pandemic has had to deal with one major issue – weight gain. This is largely due to unrestricted access to food. Here are five strategies you can apply to avoid it. 1. Rethink what you drink Keep a water bottle or cup next to you, and sip on it throughout the day. Avoid sugary drinks as excess sugar can weaken … Read More

7 Common Brushing Mistakes People Make

7 Common Brushing Mistakes People Make

Few things are as simple as brushing your teeth, right? Wrong! As easy as it may seem to do, very few of us brush our teeth as well as we should. Keeping this in mind, here are seven of the most common mistakes and how to fix them. Mistake 1: Picking the wrong brush Is your brush selection just vibes and “Insha Allah”? If yes, you may be getting it … Read More