Health Insurance Guide

Even routine operations and treatments can be expensive, and so even if you are fit and healthy now it makes sense to have a health plan in place, to cover you should fall ill in the future. Health insurance can provide piece of mind you and your family, and a good plan should cover you not only for the costs of any treatments, but also support you financially if you cannot work during your illness and need any help at home. There are several different types of health plans, and the amount of cover you get will depend on your budget, your current health and how many people you want to include...

August 17th, 2009 by admin 

Simple Remedies for Hay Fever

Hay Fever can make your life a misery in the summer, causing uncomfortable congestion, headaches, wheezing and sore eyes and throat, and feels very much like having a bad head cold that just never goes away. The most common over the counter treatment for hay fever is antihistamines, but although these work they also have their own side effects such as drowsiness, and are not designed to be taken in the long term. There are some good home remedies for hay fever that can help you to control your symptoms so that you are not in a position of relying on antihistamines and one of the most simple is...

June 11th, 2009 by admin 

Ways To A Healthy Heart

There are a few basic ways you can improve your overall fitness and well being, and reduce the risk of heart disease. Sleep A lack of sleep can lead to stress and high blood pressure, as basically when we sleep our hearts are allowed to get a bit of a rest, slowing down significantly from when we are awake. Make sure you get at least 6 hours of quality, interrupted sleep a day for the best effects. Fruit and Vegetables Fruit and vegetables contain many beneficial vitamins and minerals such as electrolytes, which scientists now believe protect your body against damage from free radicals. Many...

April 25th, 2009 by admin 

Over the Counter Acne Treatments

There are several effective over the counter (OTC) acne remedies available, including: Benzoyl Peroxide – this is the most common OTC treatment and is found in many of the main acne brands and works by unblocking plugged pores, reducing skin inflammation and killing the Propionibacteria acnes bacteria responsible for causing painful swellings. Sulfur and resorcinol – these two ingredients are usually combined for a more powerful effect and help to reduced excess oil that plugs pores, and also unblock existing plugged pores. Salicylic Acid – this acid helps to regulate the skin’s...

March 19th, 2009 by admin