Headaches and migraines are common and can inhibit our lives. For those who like to adopt a healthy lifestyle, it isn’t always a great option to merely take painkillers and hope for the best. Alternative medicine is constantly evolving. Now, we can find natural products that can help us, such as CBD oil. How do … Continue reading Tackling your migraines the alternative way
This blog post is a paid partnership with Klarify. According to Allergy UK “the UK has some of the highest prevalence rates of allergic conditions in the world, with over 20% of the population affected by one or more allergic disorder”. That’s pretty shocking, so if you have symptoms regularly such as a sore throat, … Continue reading Can allergies cause a sore throat, headache and cough? How can you test for allergies at home?
Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020, face-coverings and face masks have become a fact of life. Whilst blue medical face masks may be a firm favourite for some, they are not the best option as they are throwaway and bad for the environment. For those who are looking for a way … Continue reading What protection do antimicrobial face masks offer?
A healthy lifestyle can enhance your well-being, boost your mood, and reduce the risk of illness. Despite these well-publicised benefits, sticking to a healthy lifestyle can seem overwhelming at times (and impossible at others!). However, there are ways to help you incorporate healthy habits into your life on a long-term basis. To get started, take … Continue reading 8 strategies to help healthy habits stick
When you get sick, your automatic, knee-jerk reaction might be to go to the clinic. After all, that might be what you’ve been doing all your life. Your parents took you there when you were a child whenever you had an ear infection or a problem with your skin. But thanks to the pandemic and … Continue reading Is getting medical care dangerous right now?
While a variety of exercises, both intense and low impact are great for your overall health, walking more is one of the absolute best things you can do to feel fitter, especially if you're currently doing no exercise at all. Also, it's easy and can be done almost anywhere! However, some people believe that they … Continue reading 9 ways to make walking a part of your healthy lifestyle
Just popped back into this post I wrote a few years ago to let you know we are still drinking distilled water over three years after starting! Read why in the original blog post below. Scroll down for a link to read the original blog post to learn what’s in tap water and why we distil all our drinking water at home. Distilled water has lots of benefits which I list in the below blog post. Click my name Healthy Vix below or scroll down for a link to read the original distilled water article 🙂
Since the start of this year we have been drinking distilled water that we make in our home. It’s really easy to make your own distilled water at home and it has a lot of health benefits. I will share these in this blog post, but first, why did we decide to make the switch to distilled water for drinking?
Before changing to distilled water we had started buying bottled mineral water every week to use as drinking water in our household.Our tap water sometimes had a funny smell and didn’t taste great, so this is what first sparked my curiosity about what was in our tap water. It didn’t taste clean and the smell was really off putting when trying to drink it! The tap water often had a wet dog smell. Yuck!
Once I started researching what…
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Have you ever heard unusual sounds coming from your tummy? Have you ever had a stomach ache, feelings of bloating, and constipation? Many people do, and it's sometimes because of problems with digestive health. While a trip to the doctor is sometimes recommended, especially if you are experiencing symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome, there are … Continue reading Lifestyle tips to improve your digestive health
January has been and gone and we are now well and truly into this New Year. Many of us will have made resolutions for the New Year and whether we continue with them is another thing! One important thing to do before the year disappears anymore is to review our life admin and get on … Continue reading Life admin checklist: 10 ways to get your life admin in check
If you’re often asking yourself ‘why am I always tired and have no energy?’ then this article is for you. No matter whether you’re a busy mum, young professional or mid-life gentleman, feeling tired all the time is a problem that affects most of us at some point in our lives, or even numerous times. … Continue reading How to stop feeling tired all the time
Your health should be your number one priority. If it isn’t, then it should at least be in the top three which means that you should be giving it a lot of your attention. You don’t want to end up in a position where you are suffering from a health problem that could have been … Continue reading The simple things you can do to keep yourself healthy
Falling victim to a severe injury will not only impact upon your body, it will also have a dramatic effect on your mental health. It can be extremely difficult to get back on track after experiencing such an event, and you likely think that life may never be the same again. However, this needn't be … Continue reading Getting back on track after a severe injury