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August is National Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month. And as the end of summer is approaching, back-to-school time will soon be at the top of many parents’ minds. One of the most important ways to ensure that your child has a successful school year is to make your child’s sight a priority. The inability to see clearly affects not only the academic performance of the child, but also athletics and self-esteem. A good practice is to have your children&rsquo...
Here are 5 of Our Favourite Destinations! We all deserve to find a place to clear our tired minds and recharge. You may have noticed the wellness revolution out there, and not only when it comes to food, but to travel as well. From our travel bucket list of amazing destinations across the globe, from Ikaria, Greece, to  Bengaluru, India, to Todos Santos in Mexico, we were ...
Physical and mental fitness play very important roles in our lives! In order to maintain a relaxed state of mind, we should be physically active. Becoming physically fit requires a change in our life style; here are a few tips to help you achieve the same: 1. Incorporate a regular exercise routine 2. Eat healthier; avoid junk foods 3. Rest adequately 4. Detox your body 5. Meditate By becoming more active you can increase your body’s fitness levels and also avoi...
World Autism Awareness Day is recognised internationally on the 2nd April every year, encouraging Member States of the United Nations to take measures to raise awareness about people with autism throughout the world.   In honour of World Autism Awareness Day, the NEXtCARE team visited Autism Centres across different countries in the region to contribute to the wellbeing of the society. NEXt...
  In order to rewire our brain towards the positivity, need to refresh our mind-set. Start the day with a positive affirmation and focus on the good things.  Find humor in situations and turn challenges into lessons. Most importantly, focus on the present!     What are the benefits of positive thinking? Increase life span Lower level of sadness Improve the psychological and physical well-being Boost the cardiovascular health &n...
Seeking to find balance and calm in our lives is an ongoing quest in the 21st century. It could be challenging to juggle work, family and health together. Most importantly, how will you take care of others if you do not love and look after yourself? Being a role model of a healthy lifestyle is the best way to motivate your family and loved ones to get healthier. Here are a few tips which can be...
Now that we’re a few days into the new year, it’s good to look ahead and think about what this year may bring us. Every year, millions of people across the globe set New Year resolutions with the hope of bringing a positive change in their life. It is now the perfect time to start a healthier lifestyle.   Get Sufficient Sleep – Fix your sleep routine and aim to get enough shut-eye for a healthy life. Drink Enough Water – Aim to drin...
1. Avoid Sugar as it weakens the immune system 2. Include vegetables in your daily diet 3. Drink more water especially in summer 4. Relax, laugh, and be mindful   http://bodyecology.com/articles/4-natural-ways-to-boost-immunity-and-fight-antibiotic-resistance http://thaimedicals.blogspot.com/2015/12/how-to-increase-your-bodys-resistance.html
Drink at least 8 glasses of water Have a light, balanced Iftar Do not skip Suhur Stay active, and avoid too much sun Eat naturally occurring sugar such as fruits, dried fruits, molasses and honey
Drink water even before you get thirsty; stay hydrated. Drink no-sugar lemonade or cherry juice before a workout. Don’t swim with a naked face; do apply sunscreen. Don’t ignore the signs of heat exhaustion. Tiredness can be the sign of dehydration, drink more water to cool your body. http://ow.ly/vBNj3014BCf http://ow.ly/HJk93014BCU
Studies show that ‪#‎lifestyle‬ habits play a leading role in the quality of ‪#‎sleep‬. Regular ‪#‎exercise‬ during the day can do wonders in boosting your energy level and giving you more comfortable sleep. http://www.webmd.com/sleep-dis…/features/food-sabotage-sleep
Eight hours in a chair in front of a computer, five days a week can damage your health. A few Tips to create a healthier workday: Avoid unhealthy snacking Take a walk after lunch Drink adequate amount of water Stick to a healthy meal Sanitize your keyboard
Are you aware of NCDs? ‪#‎NCD‬ stands for non-communicable ‪#‎diseases‬ which are expected to increase to 57% by 2020. To prevent NCDs follow a ‪#‎HealthyDiet‬ and focus on regular exercising. http://www.who.int/nutrition/topics/2_background/en/
To reduce obesity-related diseases: Be mindful of portion sizes Avoid high fatty foods and packaged foods Get active http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs311/en/
Your heart’s ‪#‎health‬ is in your hands. Take good care of it: Avoid salty and fried foods Avoid High-Sodium Foods such as canned foods Exercise Socialize more Quit Smoking Include a high-fiber diet bit.ly/1mz3cSA
Lemon, garlic and leafy vegetables in your ‪#‎diet‬ help in liver ‪#‎detoxification‬. bit.ly/1ZI8glG
‪#‎LearnAboutRotavirus‬ Rotavirus is the most common cause of severe vomiting and diarrhea among infants and young children. The virus is transmitted by the fecal-oral route means via contact with contaminated hands, surfaces and objects. WHO recommends ‪#‎rotavirus‬ vaccine for infants to prevent Rotaviruses that cause severe diarrheal disease. http://www.who.int/topics/rotavirus_infections/en/
#‎LearnAboutEbola‬ Worldwide, there have been 28,639 cases of ‪#‎Ebola‬ virus disease. The virus is transmitted to people from wild animals and spreads in the human population through human-to-human transmission. ‪#‎Handwashing‬ with soap can help prevent the dangerous infection. Early detection and treatment improve survival. Ebola drug therapies are currently under development. ...
Actions that Save November 01 2013
8 actions for life A child suffocating with a ball, your neighbor injured by tinkering, a pedestrian accident in front of your eyes... These situations can happen at any time and do not leave time to think. 8 actions known to be effective while waiting for rescue and (maybe) save a life! Before rescue: prompt reactions in 3 steps. To avoid doing whatsoever, it is better to quickly assess the situation. Secure the accident scene and the people: security perimeter, pr...
Take care of your Skin November 01 2013
Well maintain it... The skin is our envelope, a protective barrier, an organ for touch, and a window to our inner. Here are four reasons to maintain and take care of our skin. Because enjoying a beautiful skin is an important requirement to feel well from the inside. Role and Anatomy of the Skin Three distinct layers The skin is divided into three distinct layers: The epidermis ...
Detect Depression November 01 2013
Depression is an illness Feel down in the dumps, tired or lost vitality: we all have, at one time or another went through a slump. But depression is a disease which, if not detected, can ruin a life. How not to get overwhelmed by the malaise and get out of the depression when it threatens us? How to detect depression in itself, and those around us? Low-spirit, depression to know the difference Low-spirit, everyone knows it, and we get rid of it pretty fast in general. B...
Digestive Disorders November 01 2013
How to Prevent Them Each of us has complained at least once of nausea, bloating, digestion difficulty. Abdominal pains are so common that they are the leading cause for consultation. Knowing how the digestive system works will help to understand these disorders which most of them are benign and prevent them. The Digestive System Our body needs energy intake and nutrients to function. These i...
Belgian researcher Yves Jongen has developed a powerful new weapon to combat cancer. With his smaller and more affordable version of a proton-generating device, called the ‘cyclotron', the engineer has paved the way for a therapy that not only eradicates tumors more efficiently than conventional radiation therapy but also reduces the risks that radiation poses to patients. His invention has secured him a nomination for the European Inventors Award 2013, in the catego...
Burnout (1/10) Burnout syndrome is characterized by emotional, mental, and physical exhaustion caused and prolonged by work-related stress. Those effects might spill over into the individual’s social and personal life as well. The term ‘burnout’ was coined by American psychoanalysts around 25 years ago. In industrialized countries, burnout is increasingly brought to the cen...
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