HEALTH articles Tag

Physical activity: 95% of French people do not move enough according to ANSES

t majority of French people are concerned In France, prevention campaigns such as the famous Manger Bouger campaign attempt to raise awareness of the health risks of a sedentary lifestyle. And yet, it seems, too many of us still underestimate them and fail to achieve the recommended levels of act ...

21
Feb
2022

Occupational physician: why is he a valuable ally?

1- It is specialized in prevention Unlike your general practitioner, for example, the occupational health physician does not provide care and does not issue prescriptions or sick days. He or she is not there to prescribe treatment, but to help you take care of your health in the context of your ...

21
Apr
2022

Ski resorts: what is the health protocol for winter 2021-2022?

The compulsory health pass from 12 years old Due to the deterioration of the epidemic situation in France, the health pass is mandatory in the ski resorts this winter. The health pass is officially required since December 4, 2021 for all people over 12 years and 2 months, including access to ski ...

14
Dec
2021

Heart: Test your heart health with the staircase test

the principle of this test? If you feel short of breath when you take the stairs or feel tired during exercise, you may be wondering if your heart is healthy. According to the WHO, cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death worldwide. However, before seeing a cardiologist, you can pe ...

28
Apr
2022

Third dose of Covid vaccine: who is affected?

A third dose to keep its health pass In his address on November 9, 2021, French President Emmanuel Macron announced that the third dose of Covid vaccine would become mandatory to maintain its health pass for a portion of the population. Due to the evolution of the epidemic in France and througho ...

15
Nov
2021

Covid 19: Understanding the new measures in 5 questions

call? Faced with the exponential increase of contaminations in France, Olivier Véran gave a press conference on November 25, 2021. The Minister of Health then announced that the vaccine booster was going to be extended to all adults to deal with the 5th wave of the Covid-19 epidemic. In pract ...

26
Nov
2021

Covid vaccine: what is the difference between Pfizer and Moderna?

ases, authorities have called on the French to get a booster dose, more commonly known as the third dose of vaccine, to maintain the benefit of their health pass. As the French rush to make appointments at vaccination centers, some are worried about receiving a different vaccine than their first ...

14
Dec
2021

Medicine: what is an expert patient?

er patients with the same condition. These patients who share their experience to help others are also called patient partners, patient resources, health mediators or pair-helpers. But whatever title they are given, they combine the experience of a chronic condition with a desire to help other ...

16
Dec
2021

Health check-up: what are the medical appointments to plan?

An appointment with your general practitioner To perform a comprehensive health check, start by making an appointment with your general practitioner. The latter will be able to perform basic medical examinations, i.e. : - measuring your blood pressure - measure your height, weight and ...

06
Jan
2022

My health space: 5 questions to understand everything

1- What exactly is it about? Mon espace santé is a digital health space designed to make it easier for users of the Assurance Maladie and their exchanges with health professionals. In the same way as the Shared Medical Record (which it replaces), this new personal space centralizes your medical ...

10
Feb
2022

Beauty: what are the effects of smoking on your appearance?

side where you hold your cigarette... 2- Tobacco makes your complexion grey Prevention messages tell us that smoking is seriously damaging to our health. But it is not said enough that smoking seriously damages the beauty of the skin. This is an argument that could dissuade many young men and wo ...

21
Sep
2021

Law: what are the penalties for lying?

lved in compensating victims are so high that this accident could put you in debt for life. Make a fake sanitary pass Since the generalization of the health pass in France, the idea of making a false document may have crossed your mind... But beware: the Penal Code provides very severe penalt ...

16
Nov
2021

Nutrition: 5 common misconceptions about undernutrition

magined, undernutrition does not only affect poor or famine-affected countries. In France too, nearly 2 million French people are affected by this health problem, sometimes without realizing it. We speak of 'undernutrition' as soon as a person does not eat enough to meet his needs. The patient ...

16
Nov
2021

Nutrition: butter or margarine?

ines are composed mostly of vegetable fats such as sunflower, rapeseed or palm. They provide omega 6 and 3 which participate in a good cardiovascular health. But be careful, you have to check their composition carefully because each brand has its recipe. However, their health benefits depend on t ...

11
Jan
2022

Covid-19: have we all become hypochondriacs?

What is hypochondria? We can define hypochondria as obsessive anxiety about health. Hypochondriacs worry about their aches and pains as well as the 'silence of the organs'. At the slightest symptom, even a trivial headache, they think the worst (and imagine they are victims of an incurable disea ...

28
Feb
2022

Health: does optimism promote healing?

Being optimistic is good for your health If you tend to see the glass as half full, rejoice! According to some very serious studies, optimism is associated with better health and longer life. For example, optimism has been shown to reduce stress and anxiety. It thus helps the immune system to fu ...

25
Apr
2022

How much does a pet cost?

purchase price: from 100 to 700€ without a pedigree and from 600 to 1500€ with a pedigree - food: from 250 to 400€ of kibble for a medium-sized dog - health : 150€ the first year for vaccines + 70€ for the microchip - accessories : from 120 to 150€. For a cat - purchase price: fro ...

04
Sep
2012

Three misconceptions about tobacco

1- No, lung cancer does not only affect seniors Contrary to popular belief, smoking is never without health risks. To get this message across, the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health's new awareness campaign first reminds us that lung cancer is not just for seniors. It also affects smokers ...

30
May
2016

Health: 10 tips to regain energy

lack folate or vitamin B9. Finally, women who diet a lot risk being deficient in certain vitamins (such as vitamin D, which is very important for health) and minerals. In this case, it may be useful to have a blood test prescribed by your doctor, and then to take a course of vitamins and mine ...

08
Jan
2018

15 foods to relieve stress

, a pleasure-inducing brain chemical that helps you stay calm,' Heather Mangieri, RDN, spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, tells Health. A study published in the Journal of Affective Disorders involving 2,800 middle-aged and elderly people found that those who consumed the most ...

22
May
2020