The immensely popular game Pokemon go has been reported by NetDoctor to bring additional health benefits to a normally sedentary gaming culture. Players of the game go out of their way to increase their time spent walking outside in order to be able to take part in activities that lets the players increase in levels. […]
Native to south eastern Asia, Ginger has long since been prized for its culinary and medicinal properties. Modern research has found that ginger has a variety of different properties that can lead to the following health benefits:
Soothes the Digestive System
Historically ginger has been used in herbal medicine to alleviate stomach discomfort. It is the […]
A healthy and balanced diet is important for everyone to maintain at all times but for pregnant and breastfeeding women what is being consumed also affects the baby, probably more significantly than initially thought. There are many guides out there as to what pregnant women should eat such as this from the NHS. In the past, […]
Written by Mr Nick Cowan for Doctify
What’s holding you back from exercising? Have you injured your back, shin, knee or wrist? Or are you keeping away from the weights for fear of getting too bulky? As an experienced osteopath, I am going to share a few tips on how to get back on the path […]
With the Olympics underway, the controversy surrounding doping is on the forefront of the Doctify team’s mind. Aside from the legality around doping, have you ever wondered what doping means? How does it make an athlete improve their performance making them almost superhuman? The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), is the organisation responsible for putting together […]
This month’s news features an exclusive story on a seven year old piece of research. There’s also some exciting news about hot meals and bad news for office workers.
Another death at the office
Your desk job is killing you, screamed newspaper headlines last month. People who sit for more than eight hours a day at work […]
How important is cleansing in the anti-ageing skin care routine? What sorts of cleansers (e.g. wash? Oil? Milk?) are best for those concerned with skin ageing and what sorts of ingredients should we look for in anti-ageing cleansers?
A good cleansing routine is vital for keeping skin healthy and preventing disease. One of the main functions […]
It is no wonder we’re so easily panicked about infertility with the fearful narrative and stigmatism that comes from being ‘labelled’ infertile. A new survey published in the Oxford Journal of Reproduction has shown that nearly half of women and men don’t seek medical help due to the fear of being labelled infertile. Infertility is […]
What is rosacea?
Rosacea is a long term skin condition associated with facial redness and flushing. It often appears in the thirties and tends to occur more frequently in those with fair skin. Although it is common, it is still poorly understood. There are a number of factors believed to contribute to the development of rosacea. […]
Summer 2016 spells the beginning of the Rio Olympics and the whole world is getting ready to spend just over two weeks absolutely sports mad. With that in mind, here at Doctify we have produced a guide on how you can use this summer’s Olympic inspiration to get more involved in sport.
Did you know that […]