ZINC AND IMMUNITY

Zinc is an essential trace element that plays an important role in many physiological functions. One of the key functions of zinc is its influence on the immune system. Zinc is required for the development and functioning of immune cells in the innate and the adaptive immune system. Zinc homeostasis is finely controlled within each… Continue reading ZINC AND IMMUNITY

SPIDER VEINS : CAUSES AND TREATMENT AND PREVENTION

Spider veins are tiny, thin veins that vary in color and that you can see just under the surface of your skin. They’re so named because they remind us of spider webs, and are also sometimes described as looking like marble. Spider veins can be blue, purple, or red. They may appear in the form… Continue reading SPIDER VEINS : CAUSES AND TREATMENT AND PREVENTION

HOW OVERDRINKING LEADS TO LIVER DAMAGE?

Everything is good when taken in moderation. Even alcohol taken in moderation has its own benefits but it turns in evil while over drinking alcohol becomes your habit. Overdrinking not only spoils your health but the life of people you love who loves you and everyone around you. Overdrinking can lead to alcoholic liver disease.… Continue reading HOW OVERDRINKING LEADS TO LIVER DAMAGE?

SUGAR AND YOUR BRAIN

Sugar rush. Sugar high. Sugar buzz. Sugar slump. We’ve all heard these phrases that describe what our brains feel like when we’ve had too much of a sweet treat. When it comes to overall physical health and body function, it’s no secret that glucose is the primary means our body uses for energy. Every cell in… Continue reading SUGAR AND YOUR BRAIN

Everything You Need to Know About Thalassemia

What is Thalassemia? Thalassemia is an inherited (i.e., passed from parents to children through genes) blood disorder caused when the body doesn’t make enough of a protein called hemoglobin, an important part of red blood cells. When there isn’t enough hemoglobin, the body’s red blood cells don’t function properly and they last shorter periods of… Continue reading Everything You Need to Know About Thalassemia

ACNE – SYMPTOMS AND CAUSES

Acne is a chronic, inflammatory skin condition that causes spots and pimples, especially on the face, shoulders, back, neck, chest, and upper arms. Effective acne treatments are available, but acne can be persistent. The pimples and bumps heal slowly, and when one begins to go away, others seem to crop up. Depending on its severity,… Continue reading ACNE – SYMPTOMS AND CAUSES

How to Know If Your Child Needs Glasses?

Undetected vision problems can impact your child’s performance both in and out of the classroom. Therefore, it’s important to understand eye health so you can recognize the signs that your child may have a vision problem and possibly need glasses.  Why Children Wear Eyeglasses Children often wear glasses for several reasons, such as: Improving vision… Continue reading How to Know If Your Child Needs Glasses?

MYTHS ABOUT CONTACT LENS

Myth: If water is pure enough to drink, then it’s safe to clean my lenses  Although safe and healthy to drink, water can contain amoeba and bacteria that are harmful to your eyes. The same goes for bottled water, too. That’s why eye care professionals recommend removing your lenses before swimming or taking a shower.   And remember, contact lens solution is specifically designed… Continue reading MYTHS ABOUT CONTACT LENS

WHAT A TINY FLY CAN DO TO YOUR DELICIOUS FOOD?

HAVE YOU EVER WONDERED WHAT CAN A LITTLE TINY FLY DO TO YOUR DELICIOUS FOOD AND YOUR HEALTH? WE SEE ALOT OF FLIES FLYING AROUND IN SUMMER SEASON BUT WHERE THEY COMES FROM AND WHAT THEY BRINGS WHEN THEY LAND ON YOUR FOOD? It is known that flies contaminate your food with at least the last meal they’ve been on.… Continue reading WHAT A TINY FLY CAN DO TO YOUR DELICIOUS FOOD?

ALLERGIES

Overview Allergies occur when your immune system reacts to a foreign substance — such as pollen, bee venom or pet dander — or a food that doesn’t cause a reaction in most people. Your immune system produces substances known as antibodies. When you have allergies, your immune system makes antibodies that identify a particular allergen… Continue reading ALLERGIES