The benefits of saltwater therapies are, in part, due to the chemical composition of the water in question. All salt water will contain a balance of magnesium, potassium, calcium chloride and bromides. These chemical elements have been shown to benefit health in a myriad of ways – from calming the nervous system to improving circulation and from strengthening bones to rejuvenating the skin
One-day Joint replacements and their benefits. It’s all down to a relatively new joint surgery procedure. The anterior surgical approach is minimally invasive. Patients recover from the operation much more quickly and experience a faster return to full joint function too
Medical tourism is nothing new. As far back as 300BC people travelled far from their home countries to visit the health centres and therapeutic temples of Ancient Greece, renowned for their healing properties. What is new, however, is the scope and size of this burgeoning industry. Last year, the global medical tourism market grossed over $32 billion and is set to reach a staggering $99.3 billion by 2025.
A city of two equally historic and enchanting halves, Budapest is a city jam-packed with magnificent monuments and other splendid sights. If you’re only there for a fleeting visit and are worried about fitting everything in, don’t be. Our 48-hour guide to Budapest shows you how to make the most of every magical moment.
There is no way to ignore the growth of the organic food market today; it’s everywhere, whether we shop in a supermarket or at the farmers’ market, organic is, they say, the way to go. But why is that? What is it about organic food that makes it so much better for us than the standard food we usually quite happily consume?
The NHS is a wonderful thing, offering healthcare that is free at the point of use to everyone, no matter what their condition, injury, or employment status. But whilst we are lucky to have it, there is no doubt that the NHS is currently overburdened with patients. At the same time, its funding has either been cut or remains unchanged, which, with more and more people availing themselves of the NHS’s services, is simply unsustainable. The very reason that we love it so much is the very reason that it is failing.