Bullying happens in lots of schools all over the world, and affects many students in those schools. The way in … Continue reading Bullying: What Does it Mean?
Type 2 diabetes is a very common condition which causes a person’s blood glucose levels to become elevated. People whose insulin is less effective than normal, but who can still make it to a certain extent, are given the diagnosis of Type 2 Diabetes. Some experts believe that the condition is becoming worryingly common in our times as a result of certain societal changes, such as supermarkets, the replacement of walking with driving and increased access to fast foods. Continue reading Type 2 Diabetes
Many students find that they gain weight when they first start at university, and that’s no surprise. You’re suddenly given … Continue reading The Student’s Guide to Nutrition
Mental Health Awareness Week in the UK is a great starting point to get the public talking about mental illness. The issue of mental health has a special place in my heart as my aunt (my mother’s sister) suffered with schizophrenia for many years and ultimately took her own life in 2009 Continue reading 5 Celebs who suffer with a Diagnosed Mental Illness
Bipolar is a mental health condition which has an impact on your mood, and can cause your mood to swing between two extremes. In the past, it was referred to as “manic depression”. This was the phrase used to describe it right up until 1980, at which point the American Psychiatric Association (APA) decided to reflect the condition’s “bi-polarity”, or dual nature, by renaming it “bipolar disorder”. Continue reading What is Bipolar Disorder
Everyone knows that weight training builds muscles. But did you also know it can strengthen your bones and even help rebuild bones? This is especially helpful for people older in age with the risk of developing osteoporosis, and bones that are more brittle to begin with. Continue reading The Health And Fitness Benefits Of Lifting Weights
In the 1980s, British psychiatrist Lorna Wing developed and introduced the concept of Asperger syndrome. The condition is named after an Austrian paediatrician named Hans Asperger, who studied and wrote about children who exhibited the condition in 1944. Continue reading Things You Might Not Know About Asperger Syndrome
You love to eat bread, cake, pasta and well frankly…most foods, but after many years of feeling bloated and getting uncontrollable gas after indulging in your favourites you begin to realise that your body seems to have a problem with digestion.
Continue reading Maintaining a Gluten free diet
One common myth surrounding coeliac disease is that it’s something you can simply outgrow. Unfortunately, it’s not true. You will have the condition for life following diagnosis (assuming that your diagnosis is correct). Continue reading Is Coeliac Disease Something You Can Grow Out Of?
What do Montel Williams, Jack Osborne and Selma Blair have in common? All three celebrities have been diagnosed and suffer with Multiple Sclerosis. Continue reading 3 Famous Celebs who suffer from Multiple Sclerosis: How disability looks different in 2019