Cracked Heels: Why We Get Them and How to Treat Them

Cracked Heels

Cracked Heels, also known as heel fissures or keratoderma, can occur for a number of reasons, such as a lack of moisture around the rim of the heel or from wearing footwear that exposes your feet. Other causes include obesity, cold and/or dry weather, standing on hard flooring for long periods of time, poorly fitting … Read more

Ways to Fall Asleep Quicker and Easier

Fall Asleep Quicker

Taking a nap as a kid was probably one of your least favourite things to do. But in reality, taking that afternoon nap at that time as a kid was one of the most important things kids should do. Your parents might insist you come inside for your nap even though some of your friends … Read more

What is Cystitis?


Cystitis is a bacterial infection of the bladder or lower urinary tract. Women tend to be more at risk of this condition, especially those that are pregnant and women going through menopause. However, men and children are also at risk of being infected with this disease. One in every five women in the U.K will … Read more

The Best Earplugs for Bikers

Earplugs for Bikers

It can be difficult to describe to people who aren’t fans of motorbikes, but the sound of a finely tuned engine is truly one of the best sounds in the world. The warmth and richness of the music a motorbike makes showcases its performance, power, and personality; turning heads and getting hearts fluttering as it … Read more

Protect Your Ears with Alpine Worksafe Earplugs

alpine worksafe earplugs

Many people more often than not carry out DIY work in a very noisy environment daily. This group of individuals may end up suffering hearing loss eventually. If you engage in any type of work in noisy environments, you need to start wearing hearing protection to avoid hearing loss. With Alpine WorkSafe earplugs, sawing, drilling, … Read more

How Can I Find My Blood Type?

eldoncard blood type test

Blood type basics You will have one of four types of blood, specifically A, B, AB, and O. The blood type you have is determined by your genetics.  Blood types are further classified as positive or negative, which refers to Rh factor.  The Rh factor is a protein that is found on the surface of … Read more

Working from Home: Managing Productivity and Noise

Working From Home Earplugs

In early 2020 when most of us first heard the word Coronavirus, little did we know the havoc this virus would create throughout the world. In just a few months the virus became a global pandemic and the UK was set to suffer huge casualties. With public health organisations and the UK Government both advising … Read more

Health Benefits of Wearing Earplugs

Health Benefits of Wearing Earplugs

Earplugs are hardly glamorous to look at or exciting to wear for most people, but they actually have a lot of benefits and uses. Just about anyone who works in a noisy environment, or lives in one, should keep a pair of earplugs close at hand to keep their ears safe. Swimmers, sailors, and travellers … Read more

Should You Wear Earplugs on an Aeroplane?

earplugs for flying

Why Do You Need to Wear Earplugs When Flying on an Airplane? When flying, do you feel pain in your ears? Do you hate travelling because you know your eardrums are going to hurt? You can end the suffering once and for all! The solution to this problem is fairly simple: when flying use earplugs! … Read more

The Best Earplugs for Snoring

Best Earplugs for Snoring

If your partner snores, and it keeps you awake, it can be a real problem! Waking up frequently or being kept awake because of snoring means that your body is not getting the quality sleep it needs. Good quality sleep is important and vital. Amongst other things it helps us to: Concentrate and study better … Read more

Why You Should Be Wearing Mack’s Earplugs

Mack's Earplugs

Most people subjected to loud noise on a regular basis don’t realise they’re suffering from hearing loss. They often don’t realise until the damage is permanent. This means you need to keep this from happening to you – to protect your hearing from noises that can lead to this damage. You have all kinds of … Read more