Health Archive

Which Are The Ones That Deliver The Best Results & Value For Money?

Beauty products are often touted as the latest in personal development, allowing countless men and women to improve first impressions through improving skin texture and tone. While there are many specialized serums developed to target specific perceived faults (hyperpigmentation, redness, oily skin, etc), there are also many serums intended to simply improve the overall appearance and health of skin. Vitamin C and Hyaluronic Acid serums fall into this category.

Selecting A Massager Device That’s Right For Your Purpose & Budget

We use our feet more than any other body part – perhaps this is whytaf stress seems to build up in our feet. A proper foot massage can relax your entire body, replenish lost energy, improve your mood, release toxins, alleviate pain, and improve circulation. Going to the spa is pricey, but purchasing a foot massager will save you money and give you the convenience of relaxing in your own home, any time during the day or night. We review some of the best foot massager machines and products and provide helpful tips to start you down the path to happy feet.

Is it Possible to Say Goodbye to Cellulite?

Many over the counter treatment creams claim to be effective in eliminating cellulite. The truth, however, is that many such treatments are no effective than just a regular skin moisturizer. Sure, they may make the surface of your skin appear firmer or smoother, but they do not tackle the root of the problem which is the fatty deposits that lead to cellulite formation. That is why it is important to know the basic science behind cellulite before you even consider any form of treatment.

Simple massage techniques for the hands and wrists

There are lots of reasons people suffer from pain in the hands and wrists. Here are a few reasons that come to mind based on personal experiences and those of my friends and family:

  • Sports like rock climbing and fencing
  • Spending lots of time typing, writing, or drawing
  • Working in a field where you are constantly using your hands (like landscaping or teaching piano)
  • Arthritis

Having tight, sore hands at the end of the day can be uncomfortable, painful, and can prevent you from doing what you want to do after work. Keep reading to learn more about hand and wrist massage, how it can help, and how you can do it on your own.

Everything you need to know about cold sores

Cold sores AKA “fever blisters” are ugly lesions that form around the mouth. They can be really inconvenient if you have a dance, date, wedding, or other event coming up.

If you noticed a fever blister this morning – don’t worry. The lesion will go away soon and the infection is not serious. In the meantime, read this article to learn all about fever blisters, why they happen, how to treat them, and what things can put you at an increased risk of getting one.

Salon treatments for damaged hair

We all have hair troubles.

There are plenty of home remedies you can do on your own to boost shine, improve volume, and quicken growth. But the results you’ll see from a professional treatment are almost always going to be better than what you do at home, and our hair deserves to be pampered once in awhile.

Best Natural Sleep Aids for Better Sleep

As someone who struggles with occasional bouts of insomnia and general difficulty sleeping, I understand that sleeplessness can really get in the way of work and family life.

Sleepless nights can leave you exhausted and unmotivated. Your body responds to sleepiness with symptoms including increased hunger (which can cause you to gain weight) and negative mood (which can negatively affect your social life).

Below, we discuss the causes of insomnia, natural sleep remedies that work, and lifestyle changes that will help you achieve a good night’s sleep without a pill or prescription.

Common signs of Vitamin B12 deficiency

Vitamin deficiencies can cause all sorts of health problems. If you aren’t eating a balanced diet – or if you follow a special diet that excludes certain food groups – you could have a vitamin deficiency.

Vitamin deficiencies are easy to fix, but it’s important to find out which vitamin you need and how much of it you need to be getting.

Some vitamins, like C and B12, generally won’t cause problems if you take too much.

Too much of other vitamins, like Zinc and Selenium, can cause serious problems ranging from diarrhea to hair loss.

Keep reading to learn more about Vitamin B12, why you need it, and what happens when you aren’t getting enough.

Simple ways to clear a stuffy nose

Nasal congestion is rarely serious, but it can be very annoying. Nasal congestion can give you a headache, it can make it hard to breathe, and it can keep you awake at night.

This article covers the causes of nasal congestion and provides helpful tips on how to find relief, including how to sleep with a stuffy nose.

Causes and treatments for hair loss in women

Men like Patrick Steward and Bruce Willis can pull off the bald look, but a woman? Forget it.

Like curvy hips and luscious lips, beautiful hair is a symbol of femininity – and nothing is worse than slowly watching your hair fall out.

According to the American Academy of Dermatology, losing between 50-100 hairs every day is normal. Any more than that and you have a problem.

Unfortunately there’s no proven way to stop hair fall immediately, but there are several treatment methods that can slow, and in some cases prevent, hair shedding in women.

Keep reading to learn more about the causes of shedding, how to treat female pattern baldness, how to slow/halt shedding, and how to improve hair health.

Massage techniques & tools for relieving neck and shoulder discomfort

Many people experience pain and stiffness in the neck and shoulders. Such discomfort can distract from work or even prevent you from doing normal activities.

Stiffness and pain are generally caused by factors like stress and improper posture. While some cases require the help of chiropractor or doctor, many cases can be solved by traditional massage. Below, we discuss a variety of massage techniques, including specific techniques for stiff neck and shoulders.