Abs Trainers Explained

Want those six pack abs but do not have the time or money to hire a personal trainer? An abs trainer is the easiest and least expensive way to get those abs you have dreamed of. Working out in the…

Step Aerobics Explained

Step aerobics is an excellent way to have a little fun while staying in shape and burning calories. It is fast paced and involves the use of an aerobic step – a platform the user steps up and down on…

Get Fit With A Sit Up Bench

Sit up benches are one of the most popular pieces of exercise equipment used today, you see them at gyms as well as many homes. Decline crunches work great on the lower abs, to do these, lie on the sit…

Another Mans Poison

It is said that ‘one mans pleasure is another mans poison’ and this is certainly the case with food intolerances. Why is it that some people react badly to even a small item of food and others consume it by…

Laser Eye Surgery

What are the most used laser eye surgery procedures used? LASIK (Laser Assisted in situ Keratomileusis) and PRK (Photo-Refractive Keratectomy) are two types of corrective eye laser surgery. They are the most frequently used laser eye surgery techniques in the…

The Irritation of IBS

IBS or irritable bowel syndrome is a catch-all term for a number of  digestive disorders. A person is usually diagnosed with IBS if they have the usual symptoms of abdominal bloating, regular constipation or diarrhoea, abdominal pain and wind and…

HRT – Free Menopause

Recent media attention to the findings that HRT can increase the risk of breast cancer may understandably have made many women reluctant to take these synthetic hormones. Other long term effects have been suggested such as increased risk of blood…

Vitrectomy Eye Surgery for Floaters

There are a number of reasons that people undergo vitrectomy eye surgery, and one of these is a condition known as ‘floaters.’ Floaters are small pieces of debris that float in the vitreous humour, a clear jelly like substance that…

Risks of Vitrectomy Eye Surgery

Vitrectomy eye surgery is a major procedure and is often performed under general anaesthetic. Before you have the anaesthetic you will be given eye drops to widen your pupil. Depending on the reason you are having it done you may…