Archive for the General Health Category

Eyesight and Hearing

Eyesight and Hearing

Your eyes and ears are probably the most important exterior parts of your body that you need to take care of. Without your eyes, you will not be able to read the AFMag. Without your ears, you will not be able to listen to what the little birds are singing. It is important to keep [...]

Drugs and Alcohol

Drugs and Alcohol

A male teenager stood in the front of a liquor store, and was holding a wine bottle. Drunk and out of control, he entered his car and began to back out of the parking lot. Just one minute later, this young man slammed into a street pole, and was later pronounced dead.

Athlete’s Foot

Athlete's Foot

  Do your feet itch? Do you see yellow, bubble-like substances covering your toes, or possibly, between your toes? Do they pop after scratching them, causing liquid and some blood to flow out?

Laugh it out!

Do you feel a little gloomy today? Does it feel as if the world has suddenly fallen down on you, or do you simply not feel well? Perhaps there is not enough entertainment and fun in your life. Think about how you can brighten up your day, and improve your health at the same time! [...]

Can’t Wear Black

If your scalp is itchy and irritating, it might be caused by an infection of the scalp called dandruff. Dandruff is characterized by scaling and moderate itching caused by yeast (pityrosporum ovale). It is more likely to occur in people with oily skin; people who are undergoing illness, stress or hormonal changes; and those who [...]

Early Riser: Waking Up Early

Do you find it especially hard waking up early after a late night of work? If yes, here are some tips you can follow:

Keep Yourself Mentally Healthy

Keep Yourself Mentally Healthy

  As time goes by, humans are slowly exposed to the world around them. Many believe this is a good thing – but that’s only if human beings carefully watch their own actions every day. Under certain circumstances, the supposedly “good thingâ€? could turn out to be a living nightmare.

Kids Needs to Recharge

Sometimes, parents fail to consider that the amount and quality of their children’s sleep may contribute to poor performance in school and at home. There are various reasons why children are not getting enough sleep. Sometimes, it’s a matter of the child’s lifestyle or that of the family. Physical problems such as snoring may affect [...]

And the PLAQUE-num award goes to?

And the PLAQUE-num award goes to?

  While most of you might think of that lovely and shiny award hanging from your wall when you want to flaunt your achievements, this is something I doubt you want to show at all. What is plaque? Plaque is a microorganism consisting entirely of bacteria, normally derived from a lack of flossing or brushing [...]

Staying awake in a much healthier way!

Staying awake in a much healthier way!

You’re trying to concentrate on your work in the middle of the day and the cup of coffee that is seated next to you is almost gone! You decide to take a break and walk into the kitchen to get yourself another cup, but an hour or so later, you’re tired yet again. All you [...]