Is Smartphone Causing Your Chronic Dry Eyes?

Staring at a computer screen can cause the eyes to become tired. Everyone knows how important it is to protect the eyes from UV rays with UV blocking sunglasses. However, what many people do not realize is that the light that is emitted from a smart phone can also harm the eyes. Studies have shown that 60% of people spend at least 6 hours a day in front of a digital screen, whether it is a smart phone or computer screen. Blue light is emitted from these types of screens and has been shown to be Read more [...]

Top Ten Fitstagrammers Revealed

Fitness has long been a major industry on the popular photo-sharing app Instagram, and it seems bloggers who specialise in this area (known as fitstagrammers) can amass huge followings, and huge salaries to go with it. Sports nutrition company Forza Supplements has released a list of the top 50 fitness bloggers (ranked by number of followers), and we’ve found some information on how much some of these bloggers earn from their Instagram empires. Here’s the top ten fitstagrammers as compiled Read more [...]

How Managing Weight Helps Control Blood Pressure

High blood pressure is a condition that affects approximately one in every three people in the United States. The condition can lead to severe health problems such as stroke and heart disease, but it is very treatable. There are several different ways to bring high blood pressure under control, including prescription medications, but many people prefer to avoid using drugs whenever possible. Research has shown that weight and blood pressure are related, so maintaining a healthy weight can be an Read more [...]

Simple Coping Strategies for Managing Anxiety

If you are suffering from anxiety, then you are not alone. A large percentage of the U.S. adult population is diagnosed with various types of anxiety disorder each year, with many more people likely going undiagnosed. In the day-to-day sense, suffering from anxiety is different to simply being more stressed out than usual. Whilst stress can serve to motivate us and help us reach our goals, anxiety can be all-consuming, causing you to worry irrationally about several things at the same time and make Read more [...]

Further Your Career with the Online Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care

The Health and Social Care industry is rewarding, interesting and varied; there are so many different areas you can choose to focus on. Whether you’re interested in Mental Health Support or becoming a Careworker, there’s lots of different avenues you can take. Why not begin your career in Health and Social Care with The Training Room? The Training Room is a course service provider in a number of different industries, one of them being Health and Social Care. Read on to find out how you can study Read more [...]

Can Extreme Pressure And Temperature Affect Your Teeth?

Tooth pain can be uncomfortable and make everyday tasks like eating and smiling difficult to perform. It is common knowledge toothaches are often caused by well-known dental problems such as cavities and gum disease. There are, however, less apparent causes that might indicate dental problems or other health issues. Among these causes are natural phenomenons like weather changes and air pressure. The following is a brief discussion about how these occurrences can impact your teeth, the underlying Read more [...]

The HCG diet – How does it work and what does it do to your body?

For many years now, the HCG diet has been extremely popular. It is a strict diet which has claimed to help you lose weight, around 1-2 pounds in a day. The best part of the HCG diet plan is that you won’t feel hungry in the entire process. Although the FDA calls its harmful and illegal, yet it is gaining momentum and is becoming popular among the health-conscious people. What according to you is the science behind the HCG diet? Read on to know more on HCG diet and how it can help you lose weight. Read more [...]

TMS therapy for treating depression – How effective is it?

According to recent research, it was said that the relapse rate for patients who were suffering from treatment-resistant depression were much lower after they underwent TMS therapy or transcranial magnetic stimulation as compared to those who were on drugs. 6 month results from 2 different studies presented at the meeting showed that only 10-12% of patients obtaining a remission suffered from relapses after undergoing the TMS therapy. This compares with the relapse rate of around 40% over 12 months Read more [...]

What is Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation and Its Effect on the Health of a Person?

Atrial fibrillation is a common heart condition where the heart beats irregularly. The heart of people with this condition beats at a rapid rate. They also have a higher risk of stroke and heart failure, among others. Atrial fibrillation normally lasts for thirty seconds. It typically affects people who are over 60 years old. Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation Paroxysmal atrial fibrillation or PAF is a type of atrial fibrillation that spontaneously happens in two separate instances within a seven-day Read more [...]

Training For Beginners: Should You Buy Compression Shorts?

If you’re planning to start your training now, you might want to equip yourself with the right garment. Compression shorts are quite popular among people who enjoy running, doing yoga, playing basketball and tennis. Many athletes are into wearing compression shorts as their tight-fitting feature are believed to hold muscles and enhance blood flow. However, are these compression shorts always effective and comfortable? After all, they have been subjected to evaluation, especially with regards Read more [...]