Sunstroke: heat accumulation in the head
Sunstroke is caused by your head overheating as a result of prolonged sun exposure. Here’s how to protect yourself and your children from it.
June 1, 2022
Key facts about motion sickness
Do you often feel sick in the car? Then you probably suffer from motion sickness, also known as kinetosis. Find tips on how to combat this here.
August 19, 2021
Sunburn: what you need to know
What causes sunburn? How can you protect yourself? And which household remedies help treat the symptoms? Find out here.
July 20, 2021
Helsana mountain trails
Jogging, hiking, recharging your batteries – these four Helsana trails have panoramic views, idyllic mountain lakes and exercise up in the peaks.
June 22, 2022
Yoga and meditation
Allergies and intolerances
Care in old age
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Do I have diabetes? Spot the symptoms
Diabetes does not appear overnight. Diabetes is often identified through gradual physical changes.
Am I likely to develop diabetes?
High blood glucose levels are very common in Switzerland. Diabetes is linked to several risk factors.
Type 1 diabetes: a diagnosis with consequences
Type 1 diabetes will have a significant impact on your lifestyle. Regular insulin injections are inevitable.
Type 2 diabetes is surprisingly common
Many people live with type 2 diabetes. You can live a normal life without any discomfort if you manage things right.
Young father survives two heart attacks
Four simple principles keep the cardiovascular system fit and healthy: plenty of exercise, a balanced diet, low stress levels, and no smoking.
Nobody suspected it was a heart attack
Women’s hearts function differently. The Zurich resident, Letizia Rampinelli, thus never considered a heart attack given her long-standing complaints.
Lung cancer – primarily caused by smoking
Lung cancer is often only detected at an advanced stage. Its primary cause is smoking. The sooner you can stop smoking, the better.
A natural ageing process or dementia?
Becoming more forgetful is part of growing older. However, pronounced memory loss can be a sign of dementia.
Repatriation from Bangkok
Werner Seiler from Davos looks back on his successful repatriation from Thailand.
When someone is diagnosed as terminally ill
Being diagnosed with a terminal illness is a watershed moment. Palliative care provides support during this difficult time.
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