There are four main factors that affect the quality of your sleep: -Health -Environment -Attitude -Lifestyle Health As anyone who has tried to get to sleep with a blocked nose or headache knows, physical health problems can stop you from getting a good night’s sleep. Environment The bedroom should be somewhere that we associate with sleep. Where possible, you should try to remove distractions from you bedroom. It is better to watch TV, play computer games and eat in another r
October is Depression Awareness month. Follow these tips to stay at your peak! Follow these tips to stay at your peak! 1. Feeling down? Visit www.mentalhealthscreening.org. 2. Help yourself If you have suicidal thoughts, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline immediately at 800-273-TALK. 3. Open up The sooner you seek treatment -- talk therapy and/or medications -- the better your outlook. 4. Sleep better Treat problems such as insomnia or sleep apnea to help ease symp
Each year around a thousand young women addicted to crystal methamphetamine, or tik, give birth to so-called tik babies in Cape Town.
‘I started smoking [heroine, dagga and tik] while I was 16 years old,’ said Meggan Adams from the Cape Flats while filling her glass pipe with more of the white tik crystals. She is six-and-a-half-months pregnant with her second child.
‘With my first child I was smoking five packets [of tik] a day ‘ one packet just wasn’t enough for
When we hear the phrase "digital health," we might think about our Fitbit, the healthy eating app on our smartphone, or maybe a new way to email our doctor. But Fitbits aren't particularly useful if you're homeless, and the nutrition app won't mean much to someone who struggles to pay for groceries. Same for emailing your doctor if you don't have a doctor or reliable internet access. "There is a disconnect between the problems of those who need the most help and the tech solu
(CNN)Puerto Rico could see dozens, if not hundreds, of babies with microcephaly in the coming months, Centers for Disease Control Director Dr. Tom Frieden said Friday while announcing the results of blood screenings underway in the U.S. territory. "Based on the best info available, Zika is increasing rapidly in Puerto Rico," Frieden said. "The importance of this is that thousands of pregnant women could become infected, which could lead to dozens or hundreds of babies born wi
"As part of GE's commitment to supporting sustainable healthcare development in Kenya, the $13 million investment provides localized human capital development capabilities" Click here for full article #Africa #Healthcare #Training