Archive for Wellness/Fitness

Protect Your Bones from Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a disease that makes your bones break easily and is often called “silent disease”because bone loss usually occurs gradually over the years without symptoms. The causes of osteoporosis are multiple including lifestyle, which act together with age, genetic factors and low weight. When

Get Ready to Run

Today as the weather gets better, and the ‘outdoor season’is upon us, fitness enthusiasts should condition their bodies to prepare for the exertion of a run. Here are a few ways to do so: Understand the impact of running on your body. Running is a

Stopping a Heart Attack in its Tracks

Heart disease is the UAE’s leading cause of death, with heart attacks striking around 15 years earlier than the global average, according to the World Health Organization. However, in many cases these fatalities can be prevented. By recognizing the symptoms of heart attacks early, people

Why Oral Cancer Screening is so Important

Oral cancer is one of those cancers that can be treated if detected in advance. And the reality is that head and neck cancers are more prevalent than ever and having regular oral screening performed by your dentist or dental hygienist could save your life.

Back to School Wellness

Tips for Your Child Back in school for kids means establishing a regular routine, doing homework, playing sports—and yes, sometimes falling ill. Here are some proactive steps parents can take to ensure their kids smoothly transition back to school and remain healthy. Immunization: Visit your

Diabetics Can Be Helped by Health Coaches… Here’s How

The UAE is currently tackling the issue of diabetes. Latest WHO figures suggest that 19 percent of UAE residents are diabetic and a further 30 percent are borderline diabetic. Health coaches can play a critical role in helping people to prevent the onset of diabetes

Maintain Your Child’s Eye Health

Research shows that children who have a vision problem literally lose focus on their work and this can affect their performance and development, as a result. Here are three steps for healthy school-ready vision. 1. Manage screen time for kids Tablets and smartphones can help

Nutrition and Your Workout

Optimal nutrition is important before, during and after exercise! Skipping meals before a workout can affect athletic performance so does not eating after a workout or competition leaves the athlete running empty on energy. The Pre-Workout Meal This meal keeps athletes from feeling hungry and

Are You Maintaining Good Sleep Hygiene?

According to experts, one of the keys to having good quality sleep is maintaining good sleep hygiene which basically means improving your habits and environment. Here are some easy tips to help. Avoid frightening movies or disturbing content online before falling asleep. Steer clear of

Post Pregnancy Aspirations

Let’s face it, after your bundle of joy arrives, post pregnancy, it’s natural to struggle with weight gain and the other changes associated with hormonal fluctuations. Use these tips to help you regain your confidence. Don’t jump into it. For example, start off with daily