Health Magazine > 2015 > October

Get Your Teens Moving

Get Your Teens Moving Teenagers today are leading sedentary lives, glued to their gadgets and eating a diet of junk food. Yet there is hope as Kris Ng’ang’a, Fitness Manager at Body & Soul Health Club & Spa tells HEALTH how to get our teens to start moving to get into shape. Learn From Example According to Kris, teens learn from the people they look up to and adore. He explains, “First of all, if the parents do not exercise, it will beRead more about Get Your Teens Moving[...] Read More

What Makes a Perfect Smile?

What Makes a Perfect Smile? There are many opinions out there about what makes a perfect smile because a smile that is perfect for one person may be completely out of place on another. HEALTH presents an overview on the perfect smile. The rational study of the beauty of a smile is what is called “Aesthetic Dentistry”. The numbers, ratios and proportions obtained fromRead more about What Makes a Perfect Smile?[...] Read More

Beauty Experience: Benefit Brow Bar

Beauty Experience: Benefit Brow Bar The last two years have seen a huge return to the “power brows” inspired primarily by Cara Delavigne. Soon celebrities and super models alike were sporting the same, fuller straighter eyebrows. Suddenly for people like me, whose brows were plucked into oblivion, had no choice but to opt for brow pencils, powders and even stencils to get aRead more about Beauty Experience: Benefit Brow Bar[...] Read More

A Checklist For Happiness and Joy

A Checklist For Happiness and Joy All of us want to be happy yet often seldom really are. HEALTH speaks to clinical psychologist Dr. Saliha Afridi about a prescription for infusing joy and happiness into our lives now. The Checklist Practice good time management – Dr. Afridi says that this is especially valuable to individuals who may experience high stress levels due to impending deadlines or busy schedules atRead more about A Checklist For Happiness and Joy[...] Read More

Gynecological Endoscopy

Gynecological Endoscopy Q. What does gynecological endoscopy mean in layman terms? Dr. Hegde: “Gynecological endoscopy is an immensely technology-laden surgical discipline which uses optical instruments specially designed to help diagnose and treat the most frequent female gynecological disorders and pathologies. These include: infertility problems, womb related problems, uterine malformations and/ or genital pre-cancers. Gynecological endoscopy employs laparoscopy, hysteroscopy and colposcopy for these purposes.” Q. What are the cutting edge technological advances used in gynecology today? Dr.Read more about Gynecological Endoscopy[...] Read More

Taking Care of Your Heart Tips

Taking Care of Your Heart Tips With more and more people suffering from heart problems at a younger age combined with our sedentary lifestyles, taking care of your heart health is paramount. HEALTH met with cardiologist Dr. Ehab M. Esheiba who explained. You Should Seek Medical Attention and Consult Your Physician if You have Any of the Following Warning Symptoms: Chest discomfort, heaviness, or burning sensation, in the central chest orRead more about Taking Care of Your Heart Tips[...] Read More

What is Infertility?

What is Infertility? Infertility affects people from walks of life therefore understanding it is imperative. Specialist of Urology and Infertility Dr. Tamer Ali Abouelgreed further explains. What It Means and Causes Infertility can be defined as the lack of a successful pregnancy after one year of a regular marriage relationship. The cause of infertility may be attributed to either the male or the female and in someRead more about What is Infertility?[...] Read More

Should I Have Genetic Testing For Breast Cancer?

Should I Have Genetic Testing For Breast Cancer? Introduction Inherited versus Non- Inherited Cancer Breast cancer is the most common female cancer affecting approximately one out of eight women (less than 12 percent.) The majority of breast cancer cases occur by chance and are also referred to as sporadic. We all carry certain genesor instruction codes-that are normally protective against cancer. These correct any DNA damage that naturally occurs when cells divide. Inheriting faulty versions or “variants” of these genes – mutations, significantly raisesRead more about Should I Have Genetic Testing For Breast Cancer?[...] Read More

All You Need To Know About Breast Cancer Awareness

All You Need To Know About Breast Cancer Awareness Though October is officially Breast Cancer Awareness month all over the world, now is a good time as any for all women to take extra precaution when it comes to breast cancer. HEALTH presents an in-depth guide to breast cancer… The Facts The incidence of breast cancer, points out specialist breast surgeon Dr. Houriya Kazim is increasing globally.Read more about All You Need To Know About Breast Cancer Awareness[...] Read More

Ask the Experts

Ask the Experts From pediatric questions to surgical queries, our panel of experts is here to answer your questions…. Taking Care of the Baby Question: How safe are baby wipes for my baby during a diaper change? Dr. Hossam Eldin Maged Abdelrahman, Pediatric Specialist responds: For the first six months of life, you can clean your baby during diaperRead more about Ask the Experts[...] Read More