Hospital-acquired infections and superbugs like MRSA and c. diff (clostridium difficile) often come up as killers in the newspaper and TV news headlines. But what about thrombosis? It kills 37 times more people than MRSA. For example in the UK alone (and this is an international problem) it kills up to 32,000 people per year.
Here at Modern Health and Fitness, we bet you’ve read loads of articles with a title similar to this one. They might involve special pills, only drinking water, chanting in the bath…but here’s one that’s actually based in science – now there’s revolutionary thought!
Dr James Levine is a professor of medicine, hormone specialist and nutritionalist, as well as a research leader at the Mayo Clinic. He and his team have discovered the secret that divides the naturally slim from the overweight. We’re going to look at this secret (that was published in the professional journal Science in January 2005) in this article. Continue reading →
Losing weight can be tricky and frustrating. It goes well for a time and then grinds to a stop. In this article we’re going to look at reasons why you might not be losing weight and what you can do about them.
Do this for a moment: close your eyes and try to find something a few feet in front of you.
Did you find it?
Imagine being blind or partially sighted. Some things are replaceable. Our sight isn’t.
Here are some tips for keeping your eyes healthy and caring for this precious sense. The best news is that these tips mainly involve eating the right things. Your eyes are amazing so don’t take chances with them.
Writing a dream diary can help us benefit from the power of our dreams. Our dreams show us a hidden inner world and capturing them is an art form. This article will help you start your journey to a better understanding of the secrets your dreams hold, and what they can mean in your waking world. Continue reading →
One of the most common reasons for feeling tired all the time is not sleeping enough – having sleep debt. Not sleeping enough can be dangerous – not just for ourselves but for those around us – and can mean that our health and wellbeing suffer.
But what exactly is sleep debt? And how do you know if it’s affecting you? That’s what we’re going to look at in this article. Continue reading →
If you’ve hit a plateau with your training and don’t know where to start when to comes to extending the distances you run/walk/cycle/swim, this is for you. Here we’re going to look at what you can do to improve your endurance for a better physical and mental performance. Continue reading →