March 2018

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    Anxiety in Cats

    Anxiety in Cats

    Laura V
    Anxiety in dogs is pretty easy to spot, but what about anxiety in cats? According to animal behaviourst, Laura V, "Whilst we believe cats are less likely to suffer from anxiety than dogs, there is increasing evidence that cats benefit from owners who take preventative measures for anxiety. Because cats are less expressive, we may be missing critical signs of their emotional state." With this in mind we caught up with Laura to hear the signs we should watch out for and her top tips to help our felines overcome their anxiety. 
    Category:Pet Care
    7 Ways to Switch Off From Work Without Feeling Guilty

    7 Ways to Switch Off From Work Without Feeling Guilty

    Dr. Happy
    Do you struggle to switch off from work without feeling guilty? According to mental health professional Dr. Happy, "Technology advances have meant we can do almost anything from almost anywhere which can be wonderful in so many different ways but it can also be stressful and problematic if we feel we can’t ever “switch off” and get away from work. We all need to take breaks, and if we believe we can’t do this because we need to always be available then “burn out” can occur; a form of stress, anxiety and depression that in the worst-case scenarios can have significant health and wellbeing consequences." With this in mind, Dr. Happy shares his guilt-free guide on how to switch off from work. 
    Category:Mental Health
    Health During Pregnancy

    Health During Pregnancy

    Dr. Nikki Stamp
    Pregnancy is a time when everyone has a piece of advice on how to do it. Eat this if you want a boy, exercise or don’t exercise and so on. Even if it is a lot of information to process, keeping mum healthy during pregnancy is incredibly important. After all, pregnancy does put her body through its paces. It’s also vital for baby, as what the mother does can affect the health of her child. With this in mind, we caught up with Dr. Nikki Stamp to get her top tips on keeping healthy throughout pregnancy. 
    Should Your Pets Sleep On Your Bed?

    Should Your Pets Sleep On Your Bed?

    Laura V
    There's no doubt that pets are good for us. Current research confirms everything we have ever believed, including how pets decrease our blood pressure, increase our happy brain chemicals, improve our social skills and even in many cases; help us to live longer. But what about the question that sparks great debate across pet owners: should your pet sleep on your bed? In her latest article for HIF, animal behaviour expert, Laura V, delves into the research behind this topic and provides her opinion and top tips to ensure a great night’s sleep for both you and your pet. 
    Category:Pet Care
    Everything Sheet Pan Frittata

    Everything Sheet Pan Frittata

    Helen Schofield
    Looking for some lunch inspiration? Why not use up all your fridge leftovers in this big sheet pan frittata by HIF food guru, Helen from Scrummy Lane? This dish combines eggs, mushrooms, onion, carrot, capsicum, broccoli, cheese and pesto. So it's absolutely packed with flavour and perfect for take to work lunches all week too!
    Category:Recipes
    80,000 West Australians are waiting to see a public hospital specialist

    80,000 West Australians are waiting to see a public hospital specialist

    The West Australia has reported that, "Almost 80,000 West Australians are waiting to see a public hospital specialist to find out if they need surgery, with an average waiting time of more than a year at Fiona Stanley Hospital." In fact, the waiting to wait patients who need to be assessed for surgery show that at the end of December last year, 79,517 patients were were waiting for their first appointment.
    Category:HIF News
    How to Health Check Your Lungs

    How to Health Check Your Lungs

    Dr. Nikki Stamp
    How can we check up on your lungs? What things do we need to look out for to know that our lungs are healthy and what should send us to the doctor? In her first article for HIF, heart and lung surgeon, Dr. Nikki Stamp, provides her top four tips to keep in mind when it comes to the health of your lungs as well as the best things to do to keep your lungs healthy.
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