LIFESTYLE


  • ACIDITY

    ACIDITY

    What is acidity? Acidity or acid reflux is a very common condition affecting many Indians. This condition is characterized by heartburn felt around the lower chest area, which is caused by the stomach acid flowing back up into the food pipe. Very few people realize the unhealthy eating habits and poor lifestyle choices that cause…


  • MEDITATION

    MEDITATION

    What is Meditation? Meditation is the delicate art of doing nothing and letting go of all efforts to relax in your true nature, which is love, joy, and peace. The practice of meditation gives you deep rest. It is essential to reduce stress levels and maintain mental hygiene. The benefits of meditation are manifold –…


  • MENOPAUSE

    MENOPAUSE

    Menopause is the time in a woman’s life when her periods (menstruation) stop. Most often, it is a natural, normal body change that most often occurs between ages 45 to 55. After menopause, a woman can no longer become pregnant. Causes During menopause, a woman’s ovaries stop releasing eggs. The body produces less of the…


  • Botox: Cosmetic and medical uses

    Botox: Cosmetic and medical uses

    Botox is a drug that weakens or paralyzes muscle. In small doses, it can reduce skin wrinkles and help treat some medical conditions. Botox is a protein made from Botulinum toxin, which the bacterium Clostridium botulinum produces. This is the same toxin that causes botulism. Botox is a toxin, but when doctors use it correctly and in small…


  • BACKPAIN

    BACKPAIN

    Back pain is a common reason for absence from work and for seeking medical treatment. It can be uncomfortable and debilitating. It can result from injury, activity and some medical conditions. Back pain can affect people of any age, for different reasons. As people get older, the chance of developingTrusted Source lower back pain increases, due to…


  • FATIGUE

    FATIGUE

    Overview Fatigue is a term used to describe an overall feeling of tiredness or lack of energy. It isn’t the same as simply feeling drowsy or sleepy. When you’re fatigued, you have no motivation and no energy. Being sleepy may be a symptom of fatigue, but it’s not the same thing. Fatigue is a common…


  • REASONS OF UNEXPLAINABLE WEIGHT LOSS

    REASONS OF UNEXPLAINABLE WEIGHT LOSS

    If you’ve ever noticed slight weight gain after a long vacation or holiday season, or a sudden drop in weight after an illness, you’ve experienced unintentional weight loss fluctuations. But if you can’t point to something that may have caused the changes, a sudden unexpected change in weight can be very scary–especially if you’re not…


  • PERFUMES EFFECTS ON HEALTH : LETS FIND OUT

    PERFUMES EFFECTS ON HEALTH : LETS FIND OUT

    Scent plays a critical role in the human experience beginning on our first day in the world. Our mother’s scent is one of the first we experience—it has a vital function in proper emotional development in infants—and scent continues to be important throughout our lives. You might think that finding out what’s in your perfume would be…


  • Can Diabetics Eat Jaggery?

    Can Diabetics Eat Jaggery?

    Jaggery is considered to be the healthier alternative to sugar, so much so that even diabetics are advised to have it. Today let’s find out whether that’s a good idea. The food we eat gets converted into sugar and the energy released from it is distributed throughout the body to perform various functions by the…


  • SNORING

    SNORING

    A closer look at what snoring is as well as its causes, consequences, and treatments. Snoring is estimated to affect 57% of men and 40% of women in the United States. It even occurs in up to 27% of children. These statistics demonstrate snoring is widespread, but its severity and health implications can vary. Snoring can be…