Arianna Huffington, co-founder of The Huffington Post and renowned sleep advocate, was recently quoted as saying “Sleep deprivation is the new smoking”. She could not be more correct. We are currently in the middle of a national epidemic, with 70 million people suffering from a sleeping disorder. For many, getting a good night’s sleep is now a rare occasion. This is largely due to a lack of awareness of the importance of getting that 8 hours of sleep every night. It is also due to bad habits which have become normalized. So what are some of these bad habits, and what can we avoid to get a better night’s sleep?
Incontinence pads are largely used by people who have bladder control issues. They help them to move about freely without facing any embarrassing situations. These pads can also be used at night to prevent the mattress from getting wet or dirty. This helps in maintaining hygiene. Thus one does not need to worry about spoiling one’s clothes, bed sheet and mattress. Apart from incontinence pads, one can also use bed pads for your loved one with bladder control problem. This will prevent the furniture from getting spoiled and there is no hassle of wearing adult diapers.
The small-bowel takes up around 75% of the digestive tract however it is an area in which cases of cancer are fairly rare, with around 1000 people diagnosed with this disease every year. Read on to found out about what it is and how it is treated.
We are in an age where our current technological advances were once just a dream of 80’s children. Hover boards, computers in our pockets, and augmented or virtual reality are now a part of our world. These devices are becoming progressively more prominent in the market, and interesting developments are creating worlds we couldn’t even imagine 30 years ago.
This is the story of how a little boy name Xavier aka Xavi (sa-bi) changed my life forever. Major life events such as marriage, divorce, job promotion, graduation and others can bring many lifestyle changes that could potentially turn your life around. I recently became a new dad and experiencing fatherhood for the first time made me realize that life will be completely different from now on. It took me a while to realize how different life was going to be, but day by day I am faced with new experiences that are challenging but also rewarding in this new stage of my life.
The similarities and differences between the therapies of osteopathy, physiotherapy and chiropractic are often questioned by both new and recurrent patients of alternative medicine. Although it is widely agreed that the aim of all three therapies is very similar, their philosophies, principles and methodology all vary. To gain a deeper understanding of the similarities and differences in these professions we should take a look at each individual alternative therapy to understand their principles.
We all have heard about the physical, mental and biological benefits of regular exercise and the immense emphasis that is laid on it, but have you ever wondered about the social aspect of being physical? A study in the ‘International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity’ brings into limelight the psycho social characteristics of a healthy fitness regime.
I’m going to point out the obvious. The temperature you sleep in has an effect on the quality of your sleep. Trying to sleep when it is overly hot is not easy. First, you start with your feet out from under the sheets. You start to toss and turn. Eventually, much to your growing frustration, you throw the sheets off altogether. Conversely, trying to sleep in really cold temperature is arguably worse. No one enjoys the feeling of waking up in the middle of the night shivering from the cold.
It is common knowledge that the health care industry has a rapidly changing landscape—and right now is an especially exciting time.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently announced a goal to move the health care system toward paying providers on the quality of care provided to their patients, rather than the quantity.