Category: Health

World Stroke Day: Focusing on the Future and Recovering from a Stroke

World Stroke Day: Focusing on the Future and Recovering from a Stroke

Written by Stannah on 3rd October 2019

Stannah is joining the cause this World Stroke Day! Did you know: A stroke can happen to anyone, at any age? Today, October 29th, is World Stroke Day, so we’d like to take this opportunity to talk about strokes: their causes, symptoms and treatments – but we want to do more than that. We want […]

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Vitamin D: nutrition and sunshine to keep us healthy

Vitamin D: nutrition and sunshine to keep us healthy

Written by Stannah on 24th July 2019

Increase your daily consumption of this micronutrient with our suggestions of foods rich in Vitamin D About 88% of the population of the world is Vitamin D deficient. This statistic, which shows that the majority of the population of the world lacks Vitamin D, may come as a shock to many people. After all, when […]

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How can swimming improve balance?

How can swimming improve balance?

Written by Stannah on 4th July 2019

Swimming and water aerobics are the best forms of exercise to improve balance, help strengthen muscles and improve bone density We’ve all heard about how a sedentary lifestyle increases your risk of developing life-threatening health conditions such as heart disease, diabetes and cancer. However, we really don’t hear much about how important it is to […]

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5 Reasons to Conquer Ageing with Yoga

5 Reasons to Conquer Ageing with Yoga

Written by Stannah on 14th June 2019

While it’s not possible to completely minimize all the effects that ageing has in our body, there’s plenty that can be done to lessen its impact. For many, Yoga is the answer The desire to age in place has become increasingly popular in recent years, particularly among the ageing Baby Boomer generation. While the ambition […]

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World MS day is celebrated on the 30th of May

World MS day: “A day to celebrate global solidarity and hope for the future”

Written by Stannah on 30th April 2019

This year’s theme on World MS day is: “Bringing us closer” – to a cure, to better understanding and to those who struggle with MS daily “The disease with a thousand faces” – also known as Multiple sclerosis. Why a thousand faces? Because each person diagnosed with this incurable chronic disease has unique symptoms. We […]

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Bunions – what they are and how to treat and prevent them

Bunions – what they are and how to treat and prevent them

Written by Stannah on 17th April 2019

Bunions can gravely affect our lives and even result in other health complications such as walking difficulties, so we’ve looked at the best bunion treatments and prevention and gathered them for you in this article!  Did you know that together, your foot and ankle have 26 bones, 33 joints and more than 100 muscles, tendons […]

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Laughter is the best medicine

Written by Stannah on 26th February 2019

Discover the power and benefits of a healthy dose of chuckles. See why Laughter is the best Medicine for a Balanced life! What happens to us when we start laughing? Why do we feel so good when we do, and what benefits does a good attack of the giggles have for our bodies and minds? […]

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Improving Mobility: 12 Easy Tips to Help Seniors Remain Active

Written by Stannah on 30th November 2018

What can we do to improve our mobility as we age? We’ve made a list to help you out! As we age, it’s common to find that activities such as shopping, cleaning and even walking become more difficult due to decreased mobility. This can be a frustrating time, sometimes eliciting a feeling of hopelessness. This […]

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