Category: Health Infographics
If you keep drinking tap water or well water without any purification, you really should ask yourself whether you really know what’s in your drinking water. The facts are shocking. In fact, there are a number of contaminants in our drinking water. Therefore, we need to purify our water before drinking.
As the seasons change, the birds sing more, the sun shines longer, and the tissue box empties faster than they can be replace. Allergies, also referred to as rhinitis or hay fever, impact 50-plus million people across the nation with nearly 17 million adults being diagnosed in 2013 alone. Most folks, however, can self-diagnose less serious cases based on common symptoms such as the onset of itchiness in the throat, eyes or nose, as well as nasal congestion and discharge.
We hear stories about how people struggle to lose weight, however we rarely hear about those people that actually want and need to put on weight. This infographic from My Fitness Boutique looks at how to “bulk up.”
Technology has many uses. The use of technology is increasing and with it so is the ability to utilize to improve the quality of our lives. The medical and healthcare sectors have experienced rapid change and the positive impact this is having on our health is remarkable. This infographic looks at the role technology is playing in saving lives.
Summer and fall are some of our favorite seasons – but for those of us with environmental allergies they can be a real pain. You don’t have to feel alone though – allergies are on the rise in America, and more people than ever before can sympathize with a runny nose, watery eyes, itchy skin, hives, and more. Like Frankenstein’s monster or a zombie, allergies always rise again to terrorize us when we’re at our most vulnerable.
Stress can be a scary word, summoning up all types of feelings of dread or physical discomfort. However, it does not have to be all-consuming. In fact, there are ways you can properly manage your stress levels while benefiting other areas of your life. This infographic shares some tips on how to manage stress and live a calm, collected life.
Playing with fireworks is not a good idea, mainly because they are dangerous and they aren’t toys. Learn more about the dangers of playing with fireworks in this infographic from The Hand Center of San Antonio.
While you’re watching the tennis this Wimbledon season, will you be indulging in some of the classic tournament treats? A bowl of strawberries and cream or a pot of classic English tea? Well do you know how long you would have to spend on the court yourself to work them off? This infographic shows just how long you would need to play tennis to burn off your favorite Wimbledon treats.
Plantar fasciitis is an extremely painful foot and heel injury. Plantar fasciitis can be caused by a number of different things but the main reasons are: poorly made or fitting shoes, obesity, recent surge in physical activity and long periods of standing. This infographic sheds more light on the causes and treatments of plantar fasciitis.
The infographic from Burning Nights provides information on the increasing use of complementary medicine since 1960, and also informs on some of the benefits experienced by users.
Calories are the energy in food – they’re what gives us the PUNCH to get out and get active, but without activity they can also be the fluff that builds right around your waist. Luckily we burn calories all the time – by walking, lifting weights, even doing simple office tasks. We burn calories in other more exciting ways too! This infographic takes some of our favorite guilty pleasures and shows you how to put those calories through the wringer.
Have you ever wondered where the first ER opened? It was in Louisville, Kentucky! Learn more from this infographic presented by the folks at Lockton Companies.
Did you know that over 50% of the cortex, the large outer layer of the brain, is devoted to vision? Optical illusions illustrate that the mind makes assumptions about the world. This gifographic covers optical illusions from primitive forms starting with the Ancient Greeks in 350BC, to 21st century illusions in the field of theoretical neurobiology.
Did you know that there are foods that humans are designed to eat? These foods, along with proper exercise will help you lose weight, look great and feel your best. One recent trend has been people working towards a more natural food diet. NordicTrack recently conducted research on the Paleo diet and how it compares to a healthy diet recommended by the USDA. The infographic below will walk you through the homo sapiens diet over time.