World Hepatitis Day 2018

World Hepatitis Day takes place every year on the 28th of July. It is aimed at bringing the world together to raise awareness of viral hepatitis and the impact it has. The theme for this year is “Eliminate Hepatitis.”

Are stress and fatigue a risk to your health?

Stressful lives are something many of us face on a daily bases. The more stress we have, the more try adjust to it, but we tend to put our bodies under pressure while doing this. Consistent stress can plant seeds in our bodies that may lead to serious long-term illnesses.

4 Tips to eating healthy this winter

During the winter months, it is difficult to keep your healthy eating habits under control. With the shorter days and colder weather, we find the motivation to stay healthy and fit difficult. Take a look at the 4 tips to eating healthy this winter:

5 Tips to Prevent Colds and Flu

During the colder winter months, it is important to look after yourself to make sure that you do not get the common colds and flu that go around. There are many different ways in which you can prevent colds and flu, so rather take the extra precautions.

Knowing your blood pressure

When visiting the doctor, whether it is because you kicked your toe, you have the flu or you just going for a check-up, they will always check your blood pressure. This helps the doctor closely monitor you and can detect and prevent certain illness like hypertension or heart diseases.

International Yoga Day 2018

International Yoga day is celebrated on the 21st of June every year. It is a day to create awareness about the importance that yoga has on your health. According to Narendra Modi  UN General Assembly), “Yoga is an invaluable gift of India’s ancient tradition.

World Blood Donor Day

The slogan this year is “Be there for someone else. Give Blood. Share life”. It is to try to encourage to care for one another and create a community which helps.

According to World Health Organisation, “The campaign aims to highlight stories of people whose lives have been saved through blood donation, as a way of motivating regular blood donors to continue giving blood, and to motivate people in good health who have never given blood to begin doing so, particularly young people.”

World Environment Day 2018

World Environment Day has been celebrated on the 5th of June every year since 1974. It is a day to create awareness about the effects that humans are having on the environment. According to the UN,  World Environment Day is their most important day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment.

World Multiple Sclerosis Day

World Multiple Sclerosis Day is on the 30th of May. The day is about bringing the global MS community together and creating awareness for everyone affected by the disorder.
What is Multiple Sclerosis? It is one of the most common neurological disorders which causes disability in young adults. There are roughly 2.3 million people who have been diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. However, there are thousands around the world who remain undiagnosed and many who are affected indirectly as they are caring for someone with this disorder.