HIV AND AIDS

What Is HIV? HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) is a virus that attacks cells that help the body fight infection, making a person more vulnerable to other infections and diseases. It is spread by contact with certain bodily fluids of a person with HIV, most commonly during unprotected sex (sex without a condom or HIV medicine… Continue reading HIV AND AIDS

IMPACT OF MOBILE GAMES ON CHILD’S HEALTH

This post is regarding impact of games on your child’s health. IMPACT OF MOBILE GAMES ON CHILD’S HEALTH Mobiles are the fastest developing technological gadgets nowadays in our society. In every-day life they alter in astonishing ways. There are always new versions of mobile phones in stores and folks want to shop for the latest… Continue reading IMPACT OF MOBILE GAMES ON CHILD’S HEALTH

Baby Hair : Causes and How to get rid of them.

If you’ve got “baby hairs”—those wispy little hairline strands —you’ve no doubt blamed them on breakage, new growth, or stress. But it turns out, some of us are simply genetically predisposed to hair thinning (sorry), and those genetic factors interfere with the way our hair responds to androgens, or “male” hormones like testosterone. Confused? We got… Continue reading Baby Hair : Causes and How to get rid of them.

PERIODS MYTHS AND FACTS

Periods (also called menses or menstruation), a totally natural process, are associated with multiple cultural beliefs and taboos. These myths and misbeliefs have been holding women back. To end the social stigma linked with menstruation or periods, it is important to set your facts straight. Here is a small attempt to normalize the menstrual cycle… Continue reading PERIODS MYTHS AND FACTS

WHAT IS DEHYDRATION AND HOW TO AVOID DEHYDRATION IN SUMMER ?

Dehydration Dehydration is the absence of a sufficient amount of water in your body. The best way to beat dehydration is to drink before you get thirsty. If you’re thirsty, you’re already mildly dehydrated, and that can cause symptoms like headache, fatigue, dizziness and more. Dehydration can contribute to life-threatening illnesses like heatstroke. What is… Continue reading WHAT IS DEHYDRATION AND HOW TO AVOID DEHYDRATION IN SUMMER ?

AGORAPHOBIA

What Is Agoraphobia? Agoraphobia is an anxiety disorder that involves an extreme and irrational fear of being unable to escape a difficult or embarrassing situation in the event of developing panic-like or other incapacitating symptoms. The disorder is marked by anxiety that causes people to avoid situations where they might feel panicked, trapped, helpless, or… Continue reading AGORAPHOBIA

NOMOPHOBIA : THE FEAR OF BEING WITHOUT CELLPHONE

Nomophobia, or “NO Mobile Phone Phobia” is a psychological group of symptoms in which a person experiences fear or anxiety about not having mobile phone connectivity. Do you have trouble putting down your smartphone or feel anxious when you know you’ll lose service for a few hours? Do thoughts of being without your phone cause… Continue reading NOMOPHOBIA : THE FEAR OF BEING WITHOUT CELLPHONE

Hirschsprung’s disease

It’s a cycle that’s vital to life — we eat food, digest it, and excrete what we can’t use. Excretion, though often a subject of disgust or humor, is very important. It usually begins on the first day of a baby’s life, when the newborn passes their first stool, called the meconium. But some babies have trouble. If… Continue reading Hirschsprung’s disease

CONSTIPATION : SYMPTOMS AND CAUSES

Being constipated means your bowel movements are tough or happen less often than normal. Almost everyone goes through it at some point. Although it’s not usually serious, you’ll feel much better when your body is back on track. The normal length of time between bowel movements varies widely from person to person. Some people have… Continue reading CONSTIPATION : SYMPTOMS AND CAUSES

FOODS TO IMPROVE LIVER HEALTH

The liver is a powerhouse of an organ. It performs a variety of essential tasks, ranging from producing proteins, cholesterol, and bile to storing vitamins, minerals, and even carbohydrates. It also breaks down toxins like alcohol, medications, and natural byproducts of metabolism. Keeping your liver in good shape is important for maintaining health. 1. Coffee… Continue reading FOODS TO IMPROVE LIVER HEALTH