Aging

TREAT LOWER BACK PAIN AT HOME

Mechanics of the spine Most instances of low back pain is mechanical in nature, meaning there is some sort of disruption in the way the components of the back fit together and move. The spine consists of a column of
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Visceral, inner fat, the silent assassin !

Within our bodies lurks a silent, active and extremely dangerous assassin called Inner fat. It goes under a number of aliases – Abdominal fat, or Active fat, or Visceral fat,  as it is known in medical circles.  Visceral fat is
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Health benefits of strength training

What is strength training? Regular physical activity is essential for good health and includes walking and other activities that get the heart rate up. The value of strength training as a key component of overall health and fitness is often
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Staying Active with Joint Pain

It is important to keep joints moving, even if you’re dealing with pain from arthritis or a lingering injury. There are various joint-friendly options for physical activity: ·         short walks throughout the day, instead of a long walk. ·         water
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Interval Walking

Interval training is a form of exercise where the pace of the training is purposely speeded up and slowed down at regular intervals.  Burst of fast-paced walking can gradually be introduced to your walking routine. Walk as fast as you
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Symptoms of heart failure

Engine failure in a car results in instant stopping. Heart failure fortunately does not mean instant stopping for the body.  This term is a bit of a misnomer as it does not mean the heart has come to a standstill,
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Possible reasons for Bruising easily

Bruises usually follow after a painful bump or other type of injury.  When you start noticing bruises without consciously remembering any injury, there may be certain medical conditions at play.  If you experience unexplained bruises, it may be best to
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Long walk to health

The human body was originally designed for walking long distances – ancient man walked 10 to 16 kilometers per day in search of food and survival. Modern man would think twice or thrice about driving 10 to 16 kilometers daily
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Lesser known benefits of exercise

Fitness and weight control are well-known major benefits of a rigorous exercise routine, but regular physical activity can also assist in reducing the risk of several diseases and health conditions. Keep in mind that exercise is but one of several
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Probiotic strains of human origin

Health Insight has requested Bioflora, the manufacturers of Intestiflora (widely used by our clients) to shed some light on the claim that this strain of probiotic bacteria is from human origin.  We received the following response from Dr Ela Johannsen:
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