Curiosities

Curious health info and news, fun facts, and surprising discoveries, research and studies

How to Get Super Shiny Hair

Silky, shiny hair can be a sign of youth and vitality. Your hair can reflect good health and show that you take good care of yourself. Therefore, good hair care can make you feel great about yourself.

Foods for Stronger Hair

We all try to achieve healthy hair by plastering it with products. Many of them contain artificial ingredients and they are all very expensive! You may not realise that healthy hair is as much about what you put inside your…

8 Tips to Stop You Feeling Depressed

Depression is a serious, yet poorly understood mental health issue. If you suspect that you may be depressed it is important that you seek professional support. However, if your depression is mild and you would like to have a go at combatting…

Detect Colon Cancer Early

Incidences of colon cancer have increased over the last few years. If you don’t detect colon cancer early, it may metastasise in other organs and be fatal.

Learn How to Prevent Kidney Stones

Kidney stones are solid pieces of material, which form when certain substances are found in the urine. These troublesome stones vary in size and placement and the individual sufferer may experience different symptoms depending on the location and size of…

How to Keep Your Arms Firm

Since most people carry extra weight around the midsection and hips, arms are pretty easy to tone up, regardless of total body weight and fitness. If you do these exercises three times a week, in just one month you’ll be…

Four Out of Ten Tumours Are Preventable

There’s no denying that tumours are frightening. However, research has shown that four in every ten tumours are preventable by adopting some healthy habits. Moderate physical activity and a healthy diet can contribute greatly. Forewarned is forearmed, so it’s also vital to see your GP for a thorough check-up at least…

Soothe the Pain of Varicose Veins

Do your legs feel tired, cramped or painful? These could be symptoms of varicose veins – and they can hinder your quality of life. What can you about them? You’re not alone. Nearly 50% of the female population suffers. Whether you’ve…

Foods to Reduce Triglycerides

Have you ever had a blood test at your local clinic that showed elevated triglyceride levels – the primary type of fat in the blood? These high levels are linked to high cholesterol levels and may raise the risk of you getting other…

The Causes of Inflamed Lymph Nodes

You shouldn’t be worried by all instances of inflamed lymph nodes, especially if it’s due to infection. However, you should be aware of signs of illness. This article will help you know when to consult your GP.

Healthy Smoothies for a Small Waist

Smoothies have increased in popularity over the last decade and are widely available. Their appeal is largely down to their fruity flavour, creamy texture, attractive appearance and health benefits. Who can resist something that tastes great and does you good at the…

Irritable Bowels? Avoid These Foods!

If you suffer from irritable bowels, you can improve and relieve symptoms by following the proper diet. Eating well will allow you to have a normal life. In this article, we’ll highlight the foods that you should NOT and cannot eat if you have irritable bowels.…

Healthy Shakes for Your Vision

You need certain vitamins and minerals for your vision to function properly. Certain actions, such as spending a long amount of time in front of the computer, stress or certain diets can affect your eyesight. Taking care of your nutrition…