Health Magazine > 2013 > August

When you’re choosing sunglasses , does UV protection matter?

When you’re choosing sunglasses , does UV protection matter? choosing sunglasses ultraviolet (UV) eye protection matters. UV radiation from the sun can damage not only the skin of your eyelid but also the cornea, lens and other parts of the eye. UV exposure also contributes to the development of certain types of cataracts and possibly macular degeneration. When you’re choosing sunglasses , look forRead more about When you’re choosing sunglasses , does UV protection matter?[...] Read More

Misconceptions Around Bedwetting Causing Anxiety

Misconceptions Around Bedwetting Causing Anxiety A UAE campaign,called Dry Nights UAE,has been launched to alert parents about the impact of bedwetting in children Misconceptions Around Bedwetting Dubai: The psychological impact of bed wetting amongst 5-12 year old children is so severe, and relatively unknown in the UAE, that compared to other life events, bedwet¬ting ranked second as a major concernRead more about Misconceptions Around Bedwetting Causing Anxiety[...] Read More

Nuts and your heart: Eating nuts for heart health

Nuts and your heart: Eating nuts for heart health Eating nuts as part of a healthy diet can be good for your heart. Nuts, which contain unsaturated fatty acids and other nutrients, are a great snack food, too. They’re inexpensive, easy to store and easy to take with you to work or school. The type of nut you eat isn’t that important, although someRead more about Nuts and your heart: Eating nuts for heart health[...] Read More

Herbal supplements: What to know before you buy

Herbal supplements: What to know before you buy Herbal supplements aren’t right for everyone.Get the facts before you buy. Echinacea to prevent colds. Ginkgo to improve memory. Flaxseed to lower cholesterol. The list of herbal remedies goes on and on. Herbal supplements, sometimes called botanicals, aren’t new. Plants have been used for medicinal purposes for thousands of years.However, herbal supplements haven’t been subjectedRead more about Herbal supplements: What to know before you buy[...] Read More

Is your workplace Making you ill?

Is your workplace Making you ill? Let’s face it, going to work is a part of life, but what we don’t expect is our workplace becoming so toxic that it actually affects our health and sanity. health investigates ways that your workplace may be making you sick. Lisa Ziegler from Sharjah has been working as an administrative assistant in a schoolRead more about Is your workplace Making you ill?[...] Read More

Breast-Feeding Twins:Making Feeding Manageable

Breast-Feeding Twins:Making Feeding Manageable If you’ve decided to breast-feed your multiples, congratulations! Breast-feeding will provide many benefits for you and your babies. Still, breast-feeding twins or other multiples can be challenging. Understand how to get started and where to turn for support. Planning to breast-feed more than one baby? Here’s help breast-feeding twins or other multiples, from getting positionedRead more about Breast-Feeding Twins:Making Feeding Manageable[...] Read More

Travelling With Children

Travelling With Children Despite how cute and innocent children are, being cooped up on a plane can bring out the worst in any child at any age. Yet as health learns, with some pre-planning and key expert tips, the journey can be made a lot more pleasant for everyone. travelling with children Sara Al Salam will be travellingRead more about Travelling With Children[...] Read More

Is Your Food Zapping Your Energy?

Is Your Food Zapping Your Energy? From rice and pasta to coffee, some of the foods and beverages we consume on a daily basis are actually making us tired, listless and completely drained of energy.Health takes a closer look at some of these culprits and instead shows you energy boosting alternatives to bring the pep back into your life. Whether weRead more about Is Your Food Zapping Your Energy?[...] Read More

Fish and heart health

Fish and heart health A new study has again confirmed that fish is heart-healthy. So what’s new about that? This study looked at how often fish was consumed, the types of fish and even how it was prepared. Data were collected from food questionnaires completed by 84,000 postmenopausal women. Here’s what the study found. Frequency . Women who ateRead more about Fish and heart health[...] Read More

Cholesterol Good, Bad… Huh?

Cholesterol  Good, Bad… Huh? There is good cholesterol, and there’s bad. What’s the difference? Why are they important? We’ll cover some of that, and share some tips and ideas for controlling one’s cholesterol levels What is Cholesterol? Cholesterol is a soft, waxy substance that’s stored in the fat (lipid) content of one’s blood stream. It’s actually important to haveRead more about Cholesterol Good, Bad… Huh?[...] Read More