How To Act When Your Health Takes A Turn For The Worse

Teddy bear associates with healing

How to react when your health takes a step for the worse? Cuddle this teddy bear and then try these tips. Pixabay, Creative Commons.

Although we’d all like to hope that our health would stand the test of time and be at its best for as long as possible, that doesn’t always happen. Even when you lead a healthy lifestyle and look after yourself, some things are out of our hands. So when you get sick, and your health takes a turn for the worse, what are you to do? Whether you’re the one that is getting ill, or you want to be able to support your partner when they have an illness, panic often sets in, and you can be unsure of how to act. So, let’s take a look at how you can handle this life-altering scenario. Continue reading

Busting the Diabetes Myth: You Can Live a Normal Life!

Research shows that more than twenty-nine million American citizens have diabetes at any one time. That is a shocking figure, at it means there’s a good chance some readers of this blog might contract the condition at some point. There is a misconception that many people hold about the illness and how it will affect their lives. Contrary to popular belief, it’s still possible to live a long and healthy existence after getting a diagnosis. The advice below is designed to help people with diabetes to gain some normality and manage their condition. Thankfully, medicine has advanced to a stage where diabetes no longer has an adverse effect on lifespans. Continue reading

Bed Rest Survival: A Simple Guide

Stave off boredom in the bedroom

If the doctor prescribes you bed rest, here’s how to make the most of the situation. Pexels, CC0 License.

There are numerous reasons why you might find yourself confined to your bed for a period of time. The most obvious are those regarding health; an injury or illness that means you have to follow doctor’s orders until you’re back to your best.

The idea of being on bed rest sounds, to the average busy person, pretty ideal. Bed is the space we all love; that we have to reluctantly drag ourselves from every morning, and leave behind when we go to work with a forlorn last longing glance. How could bed rest – staying in bed because you’ve been told to! – ever be a bad thing? Continue reading