Body Shaming- Enough Already

Welcome everyone, Achieving a good state of health and well being can greatly be hindered by societies expectations of the female body. Body shaming is a common issue women have to deal with on a daily basis. This assumption that there is one way all women should look and if you don’t fall within that…

Asthma Control

Asalamalaikum Readers, Let us continue with our discussions on Asthma. A common misconception about asthma is that is cannot be controlled or managed. This is simply not true. While it may not be the “hottest” topic in healthcare it is definitely one worth caring about! According to Asthma Australia one person dies from asthma related…

Healthy Alternatives

Asalamalaikum Everyone, In 2011-2013 the Australian government funded theĀ “Swap it Dont Stop it” campaign which worked to encourage people to make small changes in their daily lifestyle to see big improvements in their health. If your living in Australia you may remember the Balloon man advertisements that provided us with some “swapping” examples. During my…

Asthma Basics

Asalamalaikum Everyone This is the first post in a new segment dedicated to sharing information about asthma. So if you or anyone you care about is living with asthma, then join in on the discussion! Ill start off with a few basic points about asthma and through each latter post I will build up more…

The natural toothbrush: Siwak

Asalamalaikum Ladies, It truly has been a challenge summarizing all the information about the Siwak! Since our mouth is the main entrance to most of the internal organs in our body it is vital that we maintain good oral hygiene, and with that comes the use of the siwak in our daily lives……well hopefully I…

Keeping Hydrated

Asalamalaikum ladies! So we all know we should be drinking atleast 8 glasses of water each day to stay hydrated, but not many of us know why… Water helps maintain body temperature, helps with digestion and keeps our tissues and joints lubricated. Electrolytes (such as sodium, potassium, chloride) are dissolved in the water in our…