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

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.

Burning feet syndrome

Burning feet syndrome, also known as Grierson-Gopalan syndrome, is a medical condition that causes severe burning and aching of the feet. A burning sensation in your feet may be caused by nerve damage in the legs, also called neuropathy. Although many medical conditions can cause burning feet, diabetes is the most common. Most burning feet treatments focus on preventing further nerve damage and… Continue reading Burning feet syndrome

Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a serious mental illness that interferes with a person’s ability to think clearly, manage emotions, make decisions and relate to others. It is a complex, long-term medical illness. Although schizophrenia can occur at any age, the average age of onset tends to be in the late teens to the early 20s for men, and… Continue reading Schizophrenia

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 ?

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

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

LINK BETWEEN SODIUM (SALT) AND BLOOD PRESSURE

The close relationship between hypertension and dietary sodium intake is widely recognized and supported by several studies. A reduction in dietary sodium not only decreases the blood pressure and the incidence of hypertension, but is also associated with a reduction in morbidity and mortality from cardiovascular diseases. Prolonged modest reduction in salt intake induces a… Continue reading LINK BETWEEN SODIUM (SALT) AND BLOOD PRESSURE

WHY EXCERCISING IS IMPORTANT FOR WELL BEING OF YOUR BODY?

We know that staying active is one of the best ways to keep our bodies healthy. But did you know it can also improve your overall well-being and quality of life?  Here are just a few of the ways physical activity can help you feel better, look better and live better. Because, why not? Health… Continue reading WHY EXCERCISING IS IMPORTANT FOR WELL BEING OF YOUR BODY?

Anxiety Attack/Anxiety Disorder

Anxiety can occur when a person fears that something bad is going to happen. It is a non-medical term that refers to a feeling of fear or worry that often relates to a particular issue or concern. Anxiety has been linked to stress. As well as feelings of fear and worry, it often involves physical symptoms, such… Continue reading Anxiety Attack/Anxiety Disorder