I look in the mirror and all I think about is how much of a failure I am. Am I broken? Is this my fate? Do I have some miswired fuse in my head that makes me this way? I have suffered from depression through different phases in my life, but the latest one was the most dysfunctional. Continue reading The Other Side
Abbott’s FreeStyle Libre system offers alternative for regular glucose monitoring, helping to reduce risks associated with variations in glucose levels during the fasting period Thousands of people living with diabetes will be able to monitor their glucose levels while fasting during the Holy Month of Ramadan. According to the International Diabetes Federation and the DAR (Diabetes and Ramadan) International Alliance, unmonitored fasting for patients living … Continue reading New Tech Helps People with Diabetes Monitor Their Glucose Levels During Ramadan
Over the last three weeks, residents of Abu Dhabi have come together in an unprecedented way to offer financial and in-kind contributions to help ease the effects of the current health and economic situation. Now, the search will begin for the most deserving beneficiaries to ensure this money is used to help the members of the community most in need.
Those in need of relief are being asked to inform the Authority of Social Contribution – Ma’an about their requirements through a special helpline (800-3088) or its specially created microsite (togetherwearegood.ae). Continue reading Do You Need a Helping Hand?
In line with the recently announced, ‘Stay Home’ campaign by the UAE, Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai (MEHD) has introduced the additional appointment option of virtual consultation appointments for both new and existing patients, to complement their current face to face appointment offering. Launching on the 4th of April, Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai’s world class team of ophthalmologists will be available to provide virtual consultations from … Continue reading Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai Introduces Virtual Consultations
Not only can stress have a profound effect on your psychological wellbeing but it can also compromise your physical health. The first step to managing stress is to recognise its effects on your thoughts, feelings and behavior. Chronic stress, especially when left unaddressed can trigger mental health disorders such as anxiety and depression. At the same time, stress can also alter the chemistry of your body. Always being in a fight-or-flight mode … Continue reading 6 Simple Tips From Fitness First to Manage Your Stress During Stress Awareness Month
As a therapist, I am a huge believer in music therapy. Science has proven that the frequencies in music and lyrics in songs can alter our vibrations and change our state almost instantly. When we talk about music listening to music, we need a high quality device to deliver excellent output. Continue reading Skullcandy’s Crusher ANC
Dubai Science Park (DSP), a science and healthcare-focused business community, hosted the 10th edition of its Advance Health forum to highlight how technology is transforming diabetes treatment and prevention in the UAE. The relentless rise of disruptive technology is transforming healthcare systems around world and the role of health-tech in diabetes diagnosis continues to surge in proportion to this growth. Continue reading The Role of Healthcare Technology in Fighting Diabetes
More mental health specialists needed to respond to the growing demand for services, Experts at Advance Health Forum State YouGov: Most UAE residents would seek professional help if they or someone they knew was suffering from mental health problems Dubai Science Park MD: “The more we discuss mental health, the more successful we will be in tackling this challenge at an early stage” Dubai Science Park (DSP), a science- and healthcare-focused … Continue reading More Mental Health Specialists Needed to Respond to Growing Demand for Services
By: Delightfullyunlucky When you over-think, you can only ever go either one of two ways…You can either be too hopeful, or you can create problems that aren’t there. Over-thinking can never lead anyone in the right direction. This is probably the main cause of unnecessary fights and break-ups. Not just in relationships between couples, but between friends too. I am guilty of doing this; it’s … Continue reading Obsessive Over-thinker
A U.S. hospital study found patients recovering from breast surgery were only using a fraction of their prescribed painkillers, leaving the excess open to misuse. Continue reading Left-Over Painkillers are a Potential Source of Narcotics Abuse