Ramadan Health Tips
The Holy month of Ramadan is expected to begin at the end of this month, where healthy adult Muslims practice daily fasting from dawn until sunset. Traditionally, the fast is broken at sunset with Iftar and then before dawn at Suhoor. There is much evidence to suggest that fasting can have positi..... Read more
Essential health tips for making it through the hot summer
We are now approaching the end of April and temperatures and have suddenly started to soar. Summers in UAE can be particularly difficult for those coming from Western countries where they are used to much lower temperatures and humidity levels. The key is to stay hydrated, seek shade when outdoor..... Read more
Effective fever remedy for children - Profinal paediatric suspension
• The human body has a thermostat which helps to regulate our body temperature. The normal body temperature falls between 36.5 °C and 37.5 °C. With infection or other illness however, various chemicals are released in our bodies to re-adjust th..... Read more
Trust Your Gut - Prebiotics Vs Probiotics
“All disease begins in the gut.” - Hippocrates
Widely regarded as the body’s second brain, our gastrointestinal system is vital to our overall health and well-being. As well as the vast array of digestive issues already affecting million..... Read more
Preventative action against diabetes in our region
Cramps can't stop me! Soothing heat for menstruation pain with Maya
Heat has been used by women for centuries as a home remedy technique to soothe the dull ache brought on by menstruation cramp. Now, Julphar Life is bringing the latest and most innovative heat pad technology from Japan in the form of ‘Maya<..... Read more
Skincare: Essentials for glowing skin
Everyone would like younger looking skin but time catches up with us eventually and one of its main consequences is revealed in our skin. Our bodies’ natural ageing process normally begins in our mid-20s. Factors such as stress, processed foods, caffeine, sugar, smoking, pollution and lack ..... Read more
New Vitamin D deficiency research in the UAE
It is estimated that as much as 70-78% of UAE residents suffer from Vitamin D deficiency, despite an abundance of all year round sunlight. As yet, there have been no formal studies carried out to determine why this could be the case or what this has lead to. Now, for the first time in this region..... Read more
The Art of Mindfulness
In today’s busy world, multi-tasking and rushing around has become the norm. Our thoughts and emotions become scattered, leaving us feeling stressed and anxious. Even so-called relaxation time often involves being on multiple devices at a time; phone, tablet, television… It is rare t..... Read more
Advanced Relief for Dry Eye
The health of our eyes is something we often take for granted. For a remarkable proportion of the population however, dry eye problems are causing much discomfort and misery. Dry eye is a condition characterised by dryness, itching, discomfort and a feeling of grittiness. It is a surprisingly com..... Read more
Feeling The Burn? Try Moxal Plus
Recent studies have estimated that around 30% of the population here in UAE suffers from frequent heartburn or acid reflux. Acid reflux happens when some of the contents of the stomach, including the stomach’s acid, is forced up into the oesophagus causing an uncomfortable burning sensation..... Read more
New Year, New You
It’s the start of a brand new year which often heralds a time for change or renewed motivation to live healthier and more meaningful lives. Although it can be difficult to maintain the initial enthusiasm a few months down the line, any attempt to better our lives is a worthy one. Here, the ..... Read more
Heat Therapy for Pain Relief
Heat has been used for centuries as a simple but effective method of pain relief. A penetrating source of heat can both relieve pain and enhance the recovery process.
But how does it work?
Heat stimulates our sensory receptors to block the transmissi..... Read more
Fitness: 10 top tips to make sure you stick to your exercise plan
With a new year almost upon us, many of us will make resolutions to get fit and healthy. But while the year often starts with enthusiasm for the new routine, many of us fail to stick it out.
All too often we succumb to other distractions in our lives, or simply don’t see re..... Read more
Teeth whitening with a difference
Everyone is wanting a whiter, brighter smile nowadays. But with so many whitening options currently on the market, how do we know which one to choose?
Dr. Jonathan B. Levine, DMD, reveals below what we need to look out for, and Julphar Life’s Read more
Mouth Ulcer Relief
Most of us have had the irritation of mouth ulcers to contend with at one point or another. Mouth ulcers are painful sores that can occur anywhere on the inside of the mouth. The cause is not known and many healthy individuals can develop them for no apparent reason. However, in some cases t..... Read more
Julphar Life HQ
We try to practice what we preach here at Julphar Life HQ and our new zen-like office is up and running with plenty of inspirational quotes on the writable wall, plants galore, relaxing nature soundtrack, and plenty of fruit and water to hand! Check it out in the images below….
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Colic in babies - Survival Guide!
Becoming a new parent can be challenging at the best of times but when you have a particularly irritable baby it can be an even bigger shock to the system. So what’s going on and how do you make it through this stage?
What Is Colic?
Colic is actually a..... Read more
Cold and Flu Prevention
The winter months have arrived and temperatures have dropped - cold and flu season is therefore truly underway. According to Gulf News, the Preventative Services Centre at Dubai Health Authority (D..... Read more
How to Survive a Sandstorm
Sandstorms are a common occurrence in the Middle East. Along with the fine particles of dust, they spread around of lot of allergens and many people rush to hospitals for respiratory, eye and skin problems. While staying inside is the best way to escape a dust storm, in the event you get caug..... Read more
5 easy Ways to Feel your Best
We have all felt, at times, a general lack of motivation or energy to go about our days. Sometimes it’s an illness, or the repetitive routine that pulls us down. When we get discouraged by life, there are a few things to do that will put us back in a space of fulfillment and joy. A few twea..... Read more
How to Help your Kids stay Focused
In the era of distractions and multitasking our children are facing the same challenges we are. How to keep them absorbed in a single -sometimes boring or repetitive- task when there are so many sources of entertainment? Kids aren’t born good or bad, they might have tendencies to be or act ..... Read more
7 herbs and spices to boost your health
Great chefs always recommend the use of spices and herbs to flavor dishes without fat, salt, sugar and dangerous flavor enhancing chemicals. Other than flavor the spices and herbs are also rich in antioxidant, anti-inflammatory , antifungal. antibacterial and anti-cancer properties, that can sign..... Read more
Early use of Technology - Why it’s better to let kids draw and paint first
Drawing starts as doodling and it is almost like we are prewired to do so. Give a pen to a child and he/she will instantly turn everything around him/her into a canvas. Though having amateur artwork on every possible surface may be inconvenient and costly, the benefits for your child are priceles..... Read more
3 Natural Tips To Beat Menstrual Cramps
Though a few of us may be very thankful and delighted to get the period in time, we all dread this time of the month. The throbbing pain and cramping not just affects our mood but also our daily life. While there is a tendency to pop a pill or two, here are some natural and effective ways to feel..... Read more
Simple Ways to Stay Young Forever
“Do not regret growing older, it is a privilege denied to many”. It's an anonymous quote that rings true in many ways. While some people cry at the sight of every new wrinkle and gray hair, there are also those who celebrate each new day alive on this planet. Not surprisi..... Read more
10 Powerful Quotes about Life
To feel your best means to make the most out of life, to live in awareness that every minute, every second of your existence has immense value and potential. Far from being impossible, living a life of contentment, happiness and great health is at a hand’s reach. You can turn your strug..... Read more
6 tips to sleep well and be well
Sleep deprivation has become epidemic in recent times. No matter how advanced modern science may be, there is no substitute for a good night’s sleep. It is not how long you sleep, but it is the number of quality hours of sleep you get. Lack of quality sleep can lead to high blood pressure, ..... Read more
How to Start Meditating
When the curiosity for meditation arises, and you do a bit of research on the topic, you may feel disoriented regarding where to start from. With so many types and techniques of meditation available, you want to make sure you are picking the right one, right? Well, yes but don’t stress too ..... Read more