Entries by Kinga Malnasi

Excellent Reasons You Should Take a Walk Today

Why is walking so good for your body and your mind?    Walking reduces stress, cheers you up, and increases self-esteem. If you’ve ever gone out for a walk after a stressful situation and come back more calm and collected, you know firsthand how walking is a positive way to cope with stressful events. As you already know, the COVID-19 pandemic has brought about additional levels of stress triggers in […]

Childhood Obesity – Are we losing the battle?

„Genetics loads the gun, but lifestyle pulls the trigger”  is one of my favorite quotes because it is so true. No matter how old we are, our lifestyles will affect us. We need to help our children to develop healthy habits and a love for exercise and sports. Obesity among children and young adults had […]

The Cold Shock in the Summer Heat

We are experiencing the hottest summer ever. They recorded record-breaking temperatures in June worldwide. Even though many of us long for the warm summer days during winter, this is too much for most people. Most of us are trying to find ways to cool down and not get a heat stroke. This is harder in […]

Men’s Health Week

Men are notorious for avoiding the doctor and ignoring unusual symptoms. This may help explain why women tend to live longer. However, don’t let complacency take a toll on your health. International Men’s Health Week is on June 14-20, and this is a time to raise awareness of all the issues that men are facing nowadays. […]

Gynecology Anxiety is Real

Does the thought of your annual gynecological exam make you cringe? You’re not alone. While many women have no fear about visiting the gynecologist, other women often experience fear and anxiety just thinking about that annual visit. Most women’s idea of fun time doesn’t involve being on the receiving end of the speculum, being poked […]

Spring activities in Budapest

As Hungary starts to reopen, there are more and more possibilities for Spring activities. Even though there are galleries that you can visit now (if you have the immunity card), I think we have to enjoy this beautiful weather outside after a year of being locked in our homes. Exercising and spending time with our […]

Sophie Schödl – Nurse Spotlight

Why did you become a nurse? I was around six when I was sure that I want to do something that helps people feel better. I had two options, I either played with my dollhouse, redesigning the rooms every week, or played with my doctor’s set. I did not realize it at the time, but […]

Exposure to Sunlight

As the days are getting warmer and summer is approaching, we spend more time outdoors than before. Exposure to sunlight has many benefits, but it also has many risk factors. Sunlight can trigger the brain’s release of a serotonin hormone associated with boosting our mood. It also causes a person’s skin to create Vitamin D, […]

Vaccinations

Vaccination is the process of administration of antigenic material (a vaccine) to produce immunity to a disease. The material administered can either be live but weakened forms of pathogens (bacteria or viruses), killed or inactivated forms of these pathogens, or purified material such as proteins.  Why Vaccinate? Iron lungs and braces for polio, the gasping […]