Health Magazine > 2017 > September

Nurturing a Positive Body – Image in your Teen

health-optimised-529 With Instagram filters and photo shopping images seemingly the way forward, the self-esteem of even the most self-confident teenager can take a beating. HEALTH discusses body image in teens with Counselling Psychologist Reem Shaheen. Today’s Teens According to Reem, teenagers today are exposed to articles and images that suggest what their bodies are supposed toRead more about Nurturing a Positive Body – Image in your Teen[...] Read More

DIABETICS TAKING CARE OF THEIR FEET

health-optimised-523 For a non-diabetic, we often don’t give much thought to how we care for our feet. Yet for a diabetic, even trimming the toenails can be challenging. HEALTH speaks to Chief Podiatrist Michelle Champlin about some common foot problems in diabetics and the correct ways to deal with them WHAT TO CHECK FOR It isRead more about DIABETICS TAKING CARE OF THEIR FEET[...] Read More

MERGING HEALTH AND BEAUTY… SOLE LOUNGE BY MARGARET DABBS

medical-pedicures Margaret Dabbs, a celebrity favorite and internationally renowned podiatrist, CEO, and Founder of Margaret Dabbs London brand, gives Dubai’s well-heeled women gold standard professional pedicures that used to be only available in London. HEALTH learns more about her expertise. The Right Touch “When we provide one of our signature medical pedicures, a full assessment ofRead more about MERGING HEALTH AND BEAUTY… SOLE LOUNGE BY MARGARET DABBS[...] Read More

MEDICAL TOURISM INSIGHTS

health-optimised-509 HEALTH meets with Dr. Layla Mohamed Al Marzouqi, Director, The Medical Tourism Council, Dubai, UAE, to learn more about the Dubai government’s latest initiatives in promoting Dubai as a key medical tourism hub. MEDICAL TOURISM PLANS “We have a long-term target we want to reach by 2020 where we obtain half a million medical touristsRead more about MEDICAL TOURISM INSIGHTS[...] Read More

LIVING WITH MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS

sclerosis With 2.5 million known Multiple Sclerosis (MS) patients world-wide, approximately 55 in every 100,000 people in UAE live with the condition. The ratio, however, is increasing. HEALTH speaks to Mahmood El Belushi, Certified Trainer and Life Coach living with MS, about how a positive outlook can boost wellbeing. DEFINED Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a diseaseRead more about LIVING WITH MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS[...] Read More

5 REASONS OUR KIDS SHOULD BE SWIMMING MORE

5resons Swimming is not only immensely enjoyable for kids, but is a great way to keep them active, healthy, and off their gadgets. HEALTH presents the top reasons why kids need to learn how to swim… Boosts Family Time Swimming is the ideal activity, not just for kids, but the entire family. Once you’re in theRead more about 5 REASONS OUR KIDS SHOULD BE SWIMMING MORE[...] Read More

10 TIPS ON HOW TO HELP OVERCOME FEAR

10-tips This summer, why not conquer your fears and become a stronger, more resilient person. Read on to learn more… IDENTIFY YOUR FEARS You can’t fight an enemy you can’t identify. To develop your courage, find out what is hindering it; only then can you master fear. UNDERSTAND YOUR FEARS Sometimes, the dangers and threats thatRead more about 10 TIPS ON HOW TO HELP OVERCOME FEAR[...] Read More

TOP FIVE ALTERNATIVE HEALING METHODS

canstockphoto27392720 Modern health care integrates complementary and alternative medicine with its conventional counterpart to lay the foundation of wellness in society. The slightest imbalance in lifestyle, disturbance to the finest nuances of our moods, and/or a deficiency of micro-nutrients can make a vital difference to the way we feel. HEALTH investigates the top five healing therapies…Read more about TOP FIVE ALTERNATIVE HEALING METHODS[...] Read More