Weighed Down By A Man Bag?

According to a recent survey carried out by Vouchercodes.co.uk, men are catching up with women with regards to the amount of stuff they now carry around on a daily basis. It is estimated that on average men now carry around £880 worth of items, including smartphones, laptops, tablets, glasses and digital cameras. The survey found that Read the rest…

The Proper Support

A recent study by Swiss lingerie company Triumph, found that 64% of women wear the wrong bra size. Whats more, 30% of women had never been for a proper bra fitting with the UK among the worst with only 37% of women going for a fitting within the previous six months compared to 64% of Italian women. Read the rest…

The effects computers can have on our bodies

In 1997, reports from the US Census Bureau stated that 92 million American adults used a computer, ~40% of households had one and that half of employed adults used computers on the job. The long-term effects of using computers so often are uncertain, however in the short-term studies have concluded musculoskeletal symptoms and disorders of Read the rest…

Sticking your neck out for Chiropractic

If you haven’t undergone chiropractic treatment before, a new study from the British Medical Journal highlights that not only can manual therapy help your mobility; it can also prove cheaper than alternative methods for the same problem. Research conducted in Amsterdam studied 183 patients (aged 18-70) who had been suffering neck pain for at least Read the rest…

How to avoid injury & pain in your lower back

Ouch, that hurt! There are times when you are at a higher risk of causing injury & pain to your lower back than others, but do you know how to identify these times and events? Why can doing something as simple as picking up a loaf of bread cause more pain than doing something more Read the rest…

Prevent Back Pain When Travelling

For some of us, traveling for business or pleasure is a normal part of life. Some do it more than others, but the effects of travel on your back can be the same. Travel is a commonly overlooked cause of lower back pain.  Up Up & Away Air travel in particular can cause flare-ups in Read the rest…

Seven Ways To Fight Osteoporosis

As we age, the concern about bone health increases. One of the issues that many people want to try and avoid is osteoporosis. Osteoporosis is a condition in which bones weaken and are more likely to fracture. Fractures from osteoporosis can result in pain and disability. It is a serious health concern that should be Read the rest…

5 Strength Training Tips for Women

Why should I do strength training? Many women make an effort to hit the treadmill or the elliptical machine a few times a week. This is not a bad idea, considering that it is recommended to engage in 30 minutes or more of moderate exercise three to four days per week in order to help Read the rest…

DHA, not EPA, responsible for omega-3 prostate cancer risk

There have been some alarmist headlines recently regarding omega-3 supplements causing a higher risk of prostate cancer. Unfortunately, the media still insists on treating omega-3 as a generic nutrient category, when the actions of EPA and DHA are very distinct. Head of Clinical Nutrition at Igennus Healthcare, Dr Nina Bailey, has examined the recent study Read the rest…