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15 September 2019 / / TravelHealth
While traveling is one of the best experiences to have, even multiple times a year, there is one annoying thing about it (besides packing): Jet lag is a common issue for people that travel through multiple time zones. And it never really gets easier. Jet lag can be exhausting, which is why supplementing your diet with essential micronutrients may be one of the best solutions to the problem. But what are the top vitamins for jet lag and how do you figure out a proper supplement regime?
09 September 2019 / / FamilyHealth

Iodine plays an essential role in the synthesis of thyroid hormones necessary for normal growth, development, and metabolism. Iodine deficiency results in low thyroid hormone production which leads to poor metabolism, reduced intellectual ability, goiter (swollen neck), and many other health problems. This article is a compilation of everything you need to know about iodine deficiency. Read on to equip yourself with essential knowledge and prevention strategies.

09 September 2019 / / FamilyHealth

Iodine plays an essential role in the synthesis of thyroid hormones necessary for normal growth, development, and metabolism. Iodine deficiency results in low thyroid hormone production which leads to poor metabolism, reduced intellectual ability, goiter (swollen neck), and many other health problems. This article is a compilation of everything you need to know about iodine deficiency. Read on to equip yourself with essential knowledge and prevention strategies.

22 August 2019 / / TravelHealth

Traveling is both a great joy and a significant stressor. When travelling for business, your mind is on your work. When travelling for pleasure, you have the chance to get out and explore a new or well-loved part of the world, your mind is going to focus on your itinerary, tour destinations, and next meal. And that’s how traveling should be! Still, there are a lot of essential things you need to keep track of while you are traveling, and taking care of yourself should always be a priority. One of the most important things to keep track of is your medicine. To make it easy, we always recommend using a travel pill case.

17 July 2019 / / TravelHealth

Carrying around pills in the blister packs that they come in can be a nightmare. The pills pop out really easily, and you end up with them all at the bottom of your bag or pocket. The orange containers medications come in aren’t ideal either as they’re so easily identifiable. Pill organizers can help, but if you’re a fan of the outdoors you’re going to be exposed to the elements, so you need one that’s waterproof. That’s where this roundup can help.

02 July 2019 / / TravelHealth

Have you taken your pills today? If you take a myriad of medications and supplements, then we know that sometimes it can be hard to remember to keep track of them. Perhaps you just need a handy, portable storage system for your pills. A pill organizer can help solve these problems. In this article, we review the Weekly Waterproof Pill Organizer from Zannaki, to see if this popular model could be the right pill box for your needs.

24 June 2019 / / FamilyHealth

Vitamins and supplements are consumed around the world every day. From the common vitamins like C and E to exotic exracts and oils, taken individually or as multivitamins, this multi billion dollar industry exists because people are driven by a natural instinct to protect, preserve, and improve their health and wellbeing. But simply purchasing supplements is a waste of money or even potentially dangerous if they are not consumed properly. What is the best time of day to take vitamins? What are the medication interactions to watch out for? What if you’re pregnant? We address these questions and more to help you get the most from vitamins and supplements.

08 June 2019 / / TravelHealth

Australians, we feel your pain. Although many Amazon US products have Australian listings, the products are often out of stock, or they have a price premium that is far too high. We know you’re looking for pill boxes, so we’ve hunted down the best pill organisers that are available in your market.

26 February 2019 / / HealthTech

Medication and supplements do no one any good just sitting in a bottle, and yet research and experience tells us that it’s all too easy to simply forget to take our pills. Fortunately, there are some simple and inexpensive/free tools available to help anyone improve their medication and supplements adherence.

28 November 2018 / / TravelHealth

Looking for healthy gift ideas? Most people probably wouldn’t think of pill organizers as being particularly stylish or exciting, which is a shame, because today there are amazing designs catering to different tastes; everything from compact and waterproof pill organizers for the adventure junkie, to elegant and stylish pill organizers that look - dare we say it - fashionable. Research has shown that pill organizers can help improve adherence for medication and supplements, so if you’re looking to give the gift of health, we can help you with our shortlist of some of the most exciting and stylish pill organizers on the market today.

30 October 2018 / / TravelHealth

It doesn’t matter if you’re a backpacker or a business traveller - if you cross multiple timezones, jetlag is going to hit you. There are things you can do to try and minimise the effects of jetlag, such as getting enough sleep and exercise before your trip, and altering your sleep schedule ahead of time, but this is easier said than done, especially when most of us are extra busy before a trip! Fortunately, there is a widely available supplement that you can take to help overcome the effects of jetlag: melatonin. In this article we explain how to use melatonin to tackle jet lag.

04 October 2018 / / FamilyHealth

After spending around nine months growing a human inside your body, you’re now considering feeding that human exclusively with food that you make with your body. Doesn’t that sound tough? It’s okay to find it hard, there’s help out there. In this article, we discuss how lactation supplements can help, what to look for in the best ones, and also include our top-5 product picks so you don’t have to do all the research yourself.

06 August 2018 / / FamilyHealth

There are many health benefits to vegetarian and vegan diets. However, vegans in particular are prone to specific vitamin deficiencies, which is why supplements are strongly encouraged during and preferably before pregnancy. Unfortunately it can be a challenge finding vegan prenatal vitamins. This guide will help you spot animal ingredients, and suggest non-animal alternatives you should look for.

02 August 2018 / / TravelHealth

Research has shown that most people don’t stick to their medication or supplements routine when travelling for work or on vacation. This is unfortunate because staying healthy and well is extra important when you travel. A pill organizer for travel can help. Our roundup will help you find the best pill organizer for your travel needs.

12 July 2018 / / FamilyHealth

There is no end to the variety in human bodies and their various functions, and lactation is no exception. Some women only need to hear a baby cry and they find themselves soaking through their nursing pads, grabbing handfuls of napkins to hide the dark patches spreading down their tops. At the other end of the scale, there are some women who find it difficult to get their flow started in the first place. For those women, here are some tips on how to induce lactation.

29 June 2018 / / FamilyHealth

Starting a family is one of the big decisions in life. Raising a child requires huge emotional and financial investment. Why not start things off on the right foot by making sure your baby receives all the nutrients it would need from conception to birth? This guide will explain what prenatal vitamins and supplements, as well as preconception vitamins and supplements, are recommended before and during pregnancy. Don’t worry dads-to-be, there’s something here for you too.