Ask yourself these vital questions if you are taking opioids for pain management
Opioids often are the go-to pain killer for everything from back aches and injuries to post-surgical pain, as evidenced by the more than 300 million prescriptions written each year. While opioids can help with moderate to severe short-term pain, they are not without risk and questions need to be... Read more
Seven ways to exercise at work

Seven ways to exercise at work

Health Sunday, June 18, 2017 0

If working long hours at the office is eating away at your exercise time, don’t despair. Make the most of your time by exercising on the job. Staying seated on a chair in front of a computer desk is worse than you might think, so don’t hesitate to indulge... Read more
Video games: What are their pros and cons?
“Stop wasting your time,” “get up and do something productive,” “I am going to throw your console away!” This highlights a parent’s typical response towards his child who is a video game fanatic. ‘How can it be beneficial to stare at a screen for a long period of time?’... Read more
Swimming: Why it should be your #1 summer resort
Water splashes, screams of joy, and better yet, hidden benefits! Although perceived as a joyful and a fun activity, swimming has plenty of advantages that you might not be aware of. Not only does it keep your body in shape, but it is also therapeutic, and it helps in... Read more
Sunscreen for summer: What you should know
Applying sunscreen is one of the most common ways to protect yourself from the sun’s rays, and it should be a regular act one does, most especially in summer. But are you really protecting yourself, or are you just causing more harm to your skin? In recent news, there... Read more
Six sleeping dilemmas you should be aware of
If you’re having trouble sleeping, don’t worry, because you’re not alone. Statistics show that 22% of people sleep poorly at night, 47% of people say stress or worry is what keeps them awake at night and none too surprisingly, 49% of people have never taken steps to help them... Read more
Trans fats linked to health and memory impairment
You’re walking in the mall after having a fast food meal with your friends, you stop by the doughnut shop and gaze at all the laid-out flavors, you hesitate as your eyes fall on every extraordinary piece available, until you remember the calorie count and the trans fats and... Read more
Easy and healthy snacks to try in Ramadan
Article by The Right Bite Nutrition Centre After pro-longed hours of fasting, it is normal to feel like indulging in a variety of foods.  This is especially true as the body goes into a state of deprivation, which lowers blood sugar levels hence causing fatigue. And as it’s Ramadan,... Read more
Gender and stress: How men and women deal with stressful situations
We look at how do men and women react in times of stress. When in situations of stress, both genders act in a certain way because of the different social behaviour. Pink will act differently from blue. Blue will retreat into his own shell, wanting to be left alone... Read more
Eye exercises: Improve your vision with these 10 tips
If you are spending too much time in front of computers, your eyes are the ones that get strained to the maximum. Taking breaks at regular intervals will help to ease this strain and help protect your vision. A good rule to follow is the 20-20-20 rule to keep... Read more