What Is a Healthy Blood Pressure?

What Is a Healthy Blood Pressure?

Do you know what is a healthy blood pressure is? Perhaps you’re unsure as to what’s too high or too low? According to heart and lung surgeon Dr. Nikki Stamp, “Your body has lots of ways to, measure its own blood pressure and maintain the blood pressure within a range that is healthy for your body. Too high can damage your blood vessels and organs and too low may mean not enough blood gets to your organs. In her latest article for HIF, Dr. Nikki, answers some common questions about blood pressure and the importance of a healthy lifestyle.

Is Binge Watching Bad For Your Mental Health?

Is Binge Watching Bad For Your Mental Health?

Did you know on average, a typical Netflix user watches at least 12 hours of TV each week; which is almost 2 hours each and every day. According to Mental Health expert and HIF blogger, Dr. Happy, “Most users don’t spread out their viewing evenly. Rather, many binge watch episodes or series on a regular basis. After the pleasure and excitement can come tiredness and exhaustion. Some viewers have even reported feeling depressed they have no more episodes to watch!” With this in mind, Dr. Happy shares his do’s and don’ts when it comes to binge watching your next series.

Category:Mental Health
Pea, Mint, Feta and Quinoa Fritters

Pea, Mint, Feta and Quinoa Fritters

Are you tired of hearty winter dishes? Perhaps you’re craving salads and lighter bites of food instead. If you’ve answered yes, then why not try this, “Crispy and zesty quinoa fritters with peas, mint and feta” recipe by HIF foodie Helen – it’s delish!

Category:Recipes
Exercising with your Puppy - What you Need to Know

Exercising with your Puppy - What you Need to Know

We all know there's more to fur babies than just those adorable puppy eyes. In fact, according to Animal Behaviourist Laura V, “One of the most important parts of a puppy’s routine is to establish an exercise schedule”. In her latest article for HIF Laura shares her top tops to ensure you expose your puppy to new experiences through physical and mental exercise, without risking their health and wellbeing.

Category:Pet Health
Dental Health Week 2018 - Watch Your Mouth

Dental Health Week 2018 - Watch Your Mouth

This year’s Dental Health Week theme is “Watch Your Mouth” which promotes the importance of brushing and flossing, eating well and seeing your dentist. But, did you know that 65% of Australians haven’t seen a dentist in the last two years? With this alarming statistic in mind, we caught up with Dr. Emma, to chat about never missing a dentist appointment and the common things dentists check for that don't directly involve our teeth.

Category:Dental Health
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