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How to do a breast self-examination (BSE)

Proper breast self-examination techniques "A women’s breasts undergo some of the most visible and radical development of any part of her body." - So states the book Breast Health, by British Doctor and Author, Dr. Miriam Stoppard. In addition to the physical changes a woman will... More

How to calculate body mass index

Body mass index (BMI) With increasing risks of heart attacks, diabetes, stroke and a huge number of fatal deseases world wide, one way to monitor our risk of getting these deseases is knowing your body mass index (BMI). The BMI is an index to indicate whether an adult person is underweight,... More

How to create a daily stretching routine

Following a simple daily stretching routine will increase your flexibility and may relieve discomfort due to tight muscles and joints. Yet choosing stretches can be difficult as the discomfort you feel may be due to tension in another part of your body. For example, stiff hamstrings (back of the... More

How to choose the right bra

Multiple choices - one you. The number of bras on the market these days make the decision making process difficult. This guide walks through the things to look out for when purchasing a bra, at any stage of a woman's life. One of the most important issues is that the bra not only fits the body... More

How to look better in photos

Pretty as a picture. People don't look good in all lights. What a photograph looks like depends upon a number of criteria. The natural light, or light reflected within a studio situation can make the world of difference to the eventual look which appears on the photo. In fact, while people say... More

How to delay the aging process

Keeping yourself in good condition Delaying the aging process is not just about trying to maintain youthful looks. Though this is usually the first thing we think of in relation to trying to hold back time. No, delaying the aging process should take into account the whole body and indeed the... More