We have all heard about dehydration and its bad influence on our health. That’s why it’s so important to stay hydrated. Dehydration affects the body and mind equally and should be considered as one of the most dangerous everyday health hazards. The truth is that you don’t need to make a big "effort" to be dehydrated. If your body lost only 1.5% of the water that it usually contains (note that our body normally has 60% water), you will reach the critical point of mild
Every day we read new interesting facts, tips, and tricks about eating breakfast. Some of this news surprise us, some frighten us, while some of them make us laugh. This could be the best news you’ve heard about having breakfast in a long time. In addition, you will want to repeat your breakfast today with some changes or you will hardly wait for tomorrow. According to a recent survey highlighted in the journal Body and Soul, eating ice cream for breakfast can make us smarter.
Research shows that three-quarters of British children get outdoors more rarely than prisoners, as a result of "the digital age". Contemporary digital technology and parental fear are the main reasons which lead children to have an isolated lifestyle. Since children today spend little time outdoors, their health is pretty impaired. Often, they lose their sense of environment. Scientists explain that the active playing is very important for the health and development of children. However, the parents today have a fear of open spaces for children,
Crossing your legs while sitting in a very common yet quite an unhealthy pose. It became an automatic pose that we take almost immediately after we sit. Many women sit in this pose because they think that it is sexy, elegant or feminine. On the other hand, men sit in this position differently, with the legs wide open and with their feet facing out. Even though it comes automatically to us, or it’s a matter of habit, this pose is quite unhealthy. Furthermore, it can
Here is what you need to know about frankincense essential oil benefits to make the most of its healing properties! Frankincense is an aromatic resin derived from Boswellia tree that grows throughout Asia and Africa. Most of us know it from church services. A small piece of this aromatic resin can influence humans on the physical and psychological level. Frankincense is one of the oldest fragrances. The tradition of trading and using it dates back 5000 years in the area of North Africa it was
Experts diagnose mental disorders by examining the symptoms and signs shown by their patient. Sometimes other conditions masquerade as depression. Symptoms of mental disorders are described by the individual, while signs are observations of other people and the doctor. For example, if a person has a lot of crying episodes it may be a sign and symptom of insomnia. It does not necessarily have to be depression. In order to reach an accurate diagnosis of mental disorders, specialists need to do a number of medical tests
Are you a smoker? Have you ever considered to stop smoking? It’s not a secret that smoking causes more than 4,000,000 deaths every year around the globe. This number will increase dramatically in the future. In the Western countries, smoking is the primary cause of cancer and many conditions associated with premature death. It is estimated that the deaths caused by homicides, drugs, alcoholism and car accidents are less than those who caused by smoking each year globally. Smoking is responsible for lung cancer, throat
Which are the happiest countries on Earth? You may be surprised by what really makes people who live in these countries feel happy. You might have read many theories about happiness and its definition. But basically, it can be broken down into two theories; Happy people accept the bad things that happen to them and believe that they will survive no matter what. This behavior could explain why the island countries such as Vanuatu stay profoundly happy places even after great natural disasters. This country