Acupuncture is a form of alternative medicine that uses thin needles that are inserted into the body’s pressure points. In this Chinese ancient technique, the feet were recognized as the most important part of the body due to how many pressure points they have. These pressure points were used to treat many health conditions that affected human health. Still, in our modern days, feet are considered to be the foundation of the body that don’t only carry our weight, but they are the first indicators that detect many problems, especially circulation issues or nerve disorders.
Who doesn’t love a tan? But that gorgeous allover gold needs to be approached with care as doctors and skin specialists are fast to tell us. You can layer on highfactor protection creams, treat yourself to an instant-tan spray, or invest in a gizmo that tells you when it is time to take to the shade.
The Jean Piaget School of Health of the Algarve, installed on the Piaves Institute's Silves campus, was transformed in record time into a welcoming area for people at risk in the current fight against the Covid-19 pandemic. With the academic activities suspended, that academic space was initially equipped with 50 beds, with the possibility of reinforcing more beds if necessary.
Cheryl Gilmore, daughter of an American father and proud Portugeuse mother, moved here from Atlanta, Georgia, with her husband Ron four years ago. her story is one that will inspire others.
When my husband and I retired and moved to the Algarve a few years ago, I made a silent vow that I’d have a simpler life and live free of my dependency on designer names, magic potions and anti-aging creams. I wasn’t going to let the media or society steal my joy of growing old gracefully! I was even going to push away from my television and opt for warm, breeze-filled days on the beach or hours planting in my garden. I was going to learn to like myself as I was, and I actually looked forward to it!
Read about the new measures announced by the Prime Minister earlier this week, plus Q & A's to some frequently asked questions regarding the rules and regulations on travel during Easter and more.
5 triggers of male hair loss - is it only genetics?It is with horror that some people one day realize that their hair is falling out. Is it because of some sort of illness, or perhaps a bad diet is a culprit? In a second, you’ll learn what the causes of male hair loss are. Let’s go!
Last month, Joel Fernandes, Physiotherapist & Personal Trainer, ran a workshop for eight APAA supporters. Participants worked on mastering their breathing, the ability to move on the floor and the capability of getting up and lying down on the floor as a way of improving their mobility, stability, coordination, endurance, and strength.
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