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Are you getting enough beauty sleep?

by Annmarie, on 22 April 2015, Beauty, Bodycare
Sleep_Beauty blog image

According to the fairytale, Sleeping Beauty slept for 100 years and woke up beautifully refreshed and looking flawless. For everyone else, the reality is usually a very different story.

Sleep is the most natural and powerful beauty treatment there is –and it’s free! But how many of us have a spinning wheel to hand, ready to prick our finger on and send us off to sleep when needed. Instead, our busy, stress-filled, modern day lives often rob us of much needed sleep which in turn takes its toll on our looks. Continue reading >

Can exercise ‘work out’ your enlarged prostate problems?

by Dr. Jen Tan, on 20 April 2015, BPH / Enlarged Prostate
Staying active keeps him young

When managing the symptoms of an enlarged prostate (BHP), it’s more important than ever to maintain a healthy and active prostate-friendly lifestyle.

Eating the right foods, adopting some simple lifestyle changes and habits as well as taking supplements can all help you manage or reduce your BPH symptoms, so what else is key? Continue reading >

Alfred Vogel’s Love of Nature: Settling into spring in Roggwil

by Annmarie, on 7 April 2015, Herbal Remedies
Der Schaugarten in Teufen ist für die Öffentlichkeit zugänglic

When Alfred Vogel first came to the area around Roggwil, he settled in a small village called Teufen about 1,000m above sea level. It was here that he started his naturopathic clinic shortly after the Second World War.

At that time, supplies of herbs were not easy to come by – you could not simply pick the phone up, send an email or order stock through the Internet. Continue reading >

10 tips & tricks for coping with an enlarged prostate

by Dr. Jen Tan, on 23 March 2015, BPH / Enlarged Prostate
Gents Toilet sign

An enlarged prostate (BPH) can be an annoying and often disruptive condition. Not only can it keep you awake at night, with numerous trips to the toilet, it can be an embarrassing problem during the day too, such as during long road trips or meetings. Continue reading >

10 ways to keep your nails in tip-top condition

by Annmarie, on 18 March 2015, Beauty, Bodycare, Nail care
Beauty_Nail Care

Got your hair care and skin care regime sorted? What about your nails? They need your attention too…

In my opinion, nothing ruins an outfit or an impression quite like unflattering, unsightly brittle nails, dry cuticles and ghastly chipped nail varnish. Healthy, well manicured nails always make a good impression and can really complete your look. But if you are prone to weak nails which break or spilt often, it’s little wonder they are kept hidden in gloves or stuffed into your pockets and not shown off! Continue reading >