Your Junk Food Habit Is "Rotting" Your Brain

The esteemed health website Medical Daily recently came out with an article claiming that junk foods “rots your brain.” The word “rot” is perhaps a little stiff, but it does raise an important point: scientists are increasingly coming to the view that what we eat not only affects how our bodies perform, but also how

Coughs, Sneezes, And Contemporary Diseases: Coping With Modern Allergies

A few decades ago it would have been unheard of to see a family member struggling with their health due to a strange allergy, especially to food. But in the western world, it’s everywhere now. And as a result, we’ve got to learn how to cope with these modern allergies. Do you suspect yourself of

How Can You Accommodate An Autistic Child?

In the modern day and age, a lot is understood about autism. It’s not something that is vague and bizarre. In fact it’s something that is studied intensely as there are many people who are autistic. Many autistic people have great skills on one hand, but on the other they lack some basic cognitive and

Home and Your Mental Health: What You Need to Know

Home truly is where the heart is- it’s a phrase that’s thrown around readily, but there’s real meaning to it. Home is the place we feel at our most safe and relaxed. It’s our retreat from the world, where we can come to recuperate and get ourselves ready to get back out there and deal

Bariatric Surgery: Is It Right for You?

Obesity has become a universal pandemic, and in the UK alone in 2016/2017 there were 10,705 hospital admissions directly attributable to obesity, and around 72% of those patients were female. Bariatric surgery is the name for a group of procedures that can be performed to facilitate weight loss, including stomach stapling, gastric bypasses, sleeve gastrectomy

How To Help a Family Member struggling With Their Health

When you have a family member who’s going through something with their health, you need to be there to offer some sort of support. Of course, it’s up to them how involved you should be. But nevertheless, there are some things that you should think about and try to do in order to be of