Health

Are Contact Lenses Good for Sports?

Summary: Contact sports requires perfect vision, especially in a fast-paced game like basketball or football. Here are some reasons why you should switch to contact lenses. Wearing contact lenses for physical activities might seem like a dangerous idea, but it can actually benefit you more than wearing actual eyeglasses. For sports such as football, baseball […]

Add-Ons to Take Your Massage to the Next Level

Summary: There are various add-ons you can get at the spa to make your next massage more enjoyable and worthwhile. It is easy to get caught up in your daily routines. Some people fall into the routine of waking up, going to work, heading home, and then getting ready to sleep, only to do the […]

How Massage Therapy Can Help Relieve Symptoms of Anxiety

Summary: Massage therapy can provide a number of benefits that can reduce anxiety symptoms. A massage is often considered a luxury, but research has indicated that a massage may actually help treat anxiety and other mental heath conditions, such as depression. There are common misconceptions about massage therapy and whether it can actually help physical […]

Benefits of Walking 10,000 Steps a Day

Taking 10,000 steps daily is equivalent to walking 5 miles. Expect in the case where a person has a very active profession or lifestyle, this figure is rarely achieved on its own. Generally, to walk 5 miles a day, a person would need to put in some effort in their activity. This would imply consciously […]

Keys to building a stronger immune system

Many healthy practices can help you to develop a stronger immune system. We are in the thick of our winter and stronger immune system can help you to stay healthy and brush-off cold and flu that is more common this time of the year. Maintain your exercise routine: No matter how bad the outside weather […]

How a Dentist Examines Your Teeth

A dental exam is very routine, but for many people it holds a special place of fear. There’s really no reason to be nervous about it, but if you haven’t been in a while you may have some questions or some bad memories. The first thing you should know is that an exam and cleaning […]

The History of the Pregnancy Test

If you go as far back as ancient Greece or Egypt, you’ll find evidence that there were attempts at predicting whether a woman was pregnant. Ancient Egyptians used a rather peculiar method, watering wheat and barley bags with the urine of women believed to be pregnant. Germination of the seeds would be an indicator that […]

A Simple Mindset that Leads to Enlightenment

There are many paths to enlightenment, many religions or schools of thought that promise spiritual awakening. But a recent blog post by Dr. Eric Amidi suggests that a simple mindset – one that is often adopted by people who want to manifest their wants and desires — can also lead to great enlightenment. What’s the […]

The 1854 Broad Street Cholera Outbreak

During the middle of the 19th century, London had a serious problem with its sewage and waste. The city was experiencing an explosion in population thanks to the Industrial Revolution, and the infrastructure was beginning to feel it. The London sewer system had, in fact, never reached Soho by that point. Those who lived in […]

Healthy Protein ideas to integrate into your workout lifestyle

Eating the right foods daily is vital in order to lose weight, maintain strength, and gain a stronger body. It’s vital to get a certain amount of protein in your the daily in order to see serious growth. Try these few food ideas to help get that extra edge in nutrition. Healthy Protein ideas to […]