Prevention & Wellness

Welcome to Cayman Health Prevention & Wellness

 

Trending health and wellness news, diet, nutrition and fitness, Cayman Health’s Prevention & Wellness section provides all you need to know, with articles from Pinnacle publications as well as reputable third party industry sources.

 

Magnificent Mango

Take a look at what makes our favorite fruit so magnificent, as well as a simple way to prepare a dipping sauce.

 

 

 

 

 

Physiotherapy: What it Treats and How

Find out more about Physiotherapy, the second happiest job in the world, from Cayman Physiotherapy’s Lindsay Bridgeman.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Helping Health

An overview of some of the many charitable organizations Cayman has.

 

 

 

Life-Changing Donations

Exploring blood donation, bone marrow and stem cell transplants and organ donation in Cayman.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Resources for In-Home Care

What is available in Cayman for those wishing to have medical care at home?

 

 

 

 

 

Advocating for Mental Health

How are the mentally ill cared for in Cayman and what will a planned residential facility offer.

 

 

 

 

 

The ABCs of Vitamins

We break down water soluble and fat soluble vitamins and their uses.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stop the Sugar Rush

The truth about sugar and its effects on the body.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Weighty Issue

How does rising obesity affect the population and what are the contributing factors.

 

 

 

 

 

The Importance of Sleep

Its purpose and how to diagnose and treat disorders.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Taking Health Into Your Own Hands

Preventative Healthcare tips such as hygiene, nutrition and physical activity, as well as recommended health screenings for each age group.

 

 

 

 

Stress: Surviving the Silent Killer

How stress takes a toll and how to reduce its impact.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Skin Cancer: Awareness, Identification and Protection

A four part series on the most common of all cancers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Path to Pediatric Dentistry

Dr. Sean Childers tells Cayman Health what it takes to specialize in the field of pediatric dentistry.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Preventative Medicine for Pets

Preventative healthcare is just as important for animals as it is for humans. Keep your pet happy and healthy with these tips from the Cayman Islands Veterinary Medical Association.

 

 

 

 

New Year, New You

Whether it’s physical, mental or financial health, the New Year offers a ‘clean slate’ for many to make personal improvements. Cayman Health looks into the popular resolutions and offers tips on how to succeed.

 

 

 

Mad for Mocktails

Five mocktail recipes sourced by Cayman Health which are perfect for the temporarily or permanently tee-total amongst us.

 

 

 

 

 

Maintaining Your Health Over the Holidays

Easy tips to help keep your health, and weight, on track this holiday season.

 

 

 

 

Give Thanks for Turkey!

Cayman Health looks at the nutritional values of this favorite holiday food, and dispels the myth of turkey causing tiredness.

 

 

What is Gestational Diabetes?

Cayman Health looks at diabetes diagnosed in pregnancy, how it is diagnosed and who is more at risk.

 

 

 

 

Take a Deep Breath…

Grand Cayman Magazine explores meditation and its place in the secular space.

 

 

 

 

The Foodie Diaries: How Cayman’s Fittest Fuel their Lifestyles

Estella Shardlow talks to three well-known personalities whose lifestyles call for nutritious diets.

 

 

Super Spices: The Apothecary in Your Pantry

Flava Magazine delves into the health benefits and uses of the spices we may already have in our home.

 

 

 

How to: Swap Your Way to Healthy

Nutritionist Andrea Hill talks to Flava about how simple dietary changes can make a big difference.

 

 

 

 

Happiness and the Science Behind it

Crenshaw Rivas explores the psychology and science behind Happiness for Grand Cayman Magazine.

 

 

 

 

 

Hurricane Health Tips

How to prepare, what to do and where to go if a storm hits.

 

 

 

 

 

In the Comfort of Your Own Home

A patient’s experience with home health care, and resources available on-island.

 

 

 

 

 

Know your Patient Rights

Knowing your rights and responsibilities as a patient is imperative when making decisions about your healthcare. Find out what you are entitled to and responsible for in Cayman.

 

 

 

 

 

The Basics of Diabetes

Find out about the causes, symptoms and treatments of one of Cayman’s top three medical conditions.

 

 

 

 

 

The Importance of a Living Will

Advance healthcare directives, also known as living wills, and their place in Cayman’s legal framework.

 

 

 

 

 

Top 12 Health and Fitness Apps

A selection of health and fitness apps rated as the best of 2016 by Greatist.com

 

 

 

 

 

Traditional Cayman Plant Remedies

In days gone by, Cayman’s medicine cabinet was in the garden. Here are some examples of herbal remedies used by our forefathers.

 

 

 

 

A Guide to Fresh Juice: The Elixir of Life

Flava Magazine talks to Nutritionist Andrea Hill about juicing, its benefits and drawbacks.