Posts Tagged ‘fatigue’

Top 10 tips to fight fatigue

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013

When your energy levels are low, everything you do becomes a big task. Read on for practical tips to fight fatigue.

If you struggle to make it through the day, avoid a social gathering due to the effort it involves or just feel plain tired day after day; it’s time to step back and rethink what’s bringing you down. Eliminate the things that sap your energy and bring in changes that give your energy levels a boost.

Top 10 tips to fight fatigue

Get some exercise: When you find your energy levels dropping, you could either reach for a chocolate bar or take a ten-minute walk. Opt for the walk, research shows it elevates your mood and energy levels for longer while a sugar boost will increase your energy initially but cause a drop a while later. (more…)

Flush out the toxins: Detox your body

Thursday, March 7th, 2013

If you’re feeling sluggish, then your body is most likely signalling an overload! Detox your body and feel light once again!

Include high-fibre fruits and veggies in your diet to aid toxin removal

Skin problems, digestive problems, pains and aches could all mean that you have accumulated toxins in your body. In that case, a good detox programme is all you need to get back on track.

Body detoxification has been in practice for centuries across many cultures around the world, including Ayurvedic, Tibetan and Chinese medicine systems advocating it. By flushing out toxins from your body and feeding it healthy nutrients – detoxification – you can boost your immunity, aid weight loss, and ease digestive problems and skin ailments.


Family history key to heart health

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

Family history is one of the strongest predictors of heart disease, according to an expert.

“If you look at how heart disease occurs, about 80 percent takes place in people with a strong family history,” said University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Department of Epidemiology Professor and Chair Donna Arnett.

Arnett, who is serving as the president of the American Heart Association (AHA), said this message goes hand in hand with following the AHA’s “Life’s Simple 7”: getting active, controlling cholesterol, eating better, managing blood pressure, losing weight, reducing blood sugar and quitting smoking.

“Though we know those seven major factors, we still don’t completely know all of the causes of heart disease. But with a family history, even in the absence of those risk factors, heart disease is still possible. It’s important to know family history,” Arnett said.


8 surprising signs that reveal you’re stressed out

Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

Our body warns us when we’re stressed out.

Ignoring them can cost our life because chronic stress increases risk for a host of health problems, including high blood pressure, heart attacks, stroke and depression, to name a few.

Experts have revealed eight sneaky symptoms of stress that we might mistakenly chalk up to some other health problem or brush off as nothing to worry about, Huffingtonpost reported.

The first is weird and/or recurring dreams.

“Unfortunately, the stress we deal with during the day tends to follow us to bed at night and plays out in our dreams,” Lauri Quinn Loewenberg, author of Dream On It – Unlock Your Dreams, Change Your Life, wrote for

Maybe you don’t realize you’re burning the candle at both ends until that dream comes back where you miss your bus or your house is on fire, two of the five most common stress dreams, according to Loewenberg.


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