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? Did you know: Stroke is a leading cause of death and disability globally? And because of this, it impacts everyone. The person who suffers from a stroke, their family, friends and communities. That is […]

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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 and reduce risk of falling?

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

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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group of friends really laugh

Laughter is the best medicine!

Written by Stannah on 2nd October 2018

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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Too tired to enjoy your twilight years?

Written by Stannah on 8th August 2018

Do you spend your day asking yourself “Why am I so tired?” As we age, we are more prone to certain illnesses and these may leave us feeling more tired. However, tiredness is not a symptom of aging! Unless chronic pain is causing your fatigue, there are things you can do to give you more […]

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World health day: how Parkinson’s Disease can affect drinking a simple glass of water.

Parkinson’s disease and its effects on mobility and balance

Written by Stannah on 28th May 2018

Have you ever stopped to think about how challenging drinking a glass of water can be for someone suffering from Parkinson’s Disease? On World Health Day, you will certainly read about healthy habits and, for instance, how drinking water is good for your health. While these are all helpful tips and important topics to cover, […]

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