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  • VITAMIN A : HEALTH BENEFITS AND ALL

    VITAMIN A : HEALTH BENEFITS AND ALL

    Introduction Vitamin A is the name of a group of fat-soluble retinoids, primarily retinol and retinyl esters . Vitamin A is involved in immune function, cellular communication, growth and development, and male and female reproduction . Vitamin A supports cell growth and differentiation, playing a critical role in the normal formation and maintenance of the…


  • KNOW AND COPE WITH YOUR ASTHMA

    KNOW AND COPE WITH YOUR ASTHMA

    Overview Asthma is a long-term condition affecting children and adults. The air passages in the lungs become narrow due to inflammation and tightening of the muscles around the small airways. This causes asthma symptoms such as cough, wheeze, shortness of breath and chest tightness. These symptoms are intermittent and are often worse at night or…


  • BENEFITS OF PLANTS ON YOUR HEALTH

    BENEFITS OF PLANTS ON YOUR HEALTH

    1. Plants Reduce Stress Scientists agree that houseplants can improve your outlook. Research suggests that plants have a positive effect on stress reduction, pain tolerance, and physical discomfort — but environmental psychologists aren’t exactly sure why this happens. It could be that plants simply make a room more colorful and attractive. Or, an indoor brush…


  • WHY GOOD NIGHT SLEEP IS SO IMPORTANT?

    WHY GOOD NIGHT SLEEP IS SO IMPORTANT?

    Sleep is an essential function that allows your body and mind to recharge, leaving you refreshed and alert when you wake up. Healthy sleep also helps the body remain healthy and stave off diseases. Without enough sleep, the brain cannot function properly. This can impair your abilities  to concentrate, think clearly, and process memories. Most adults require…


  • ROLE OF SELF-DISCIPLINE IN HEALTH

    ROLE OF SELF-DISCIPLINE IN HEALTH

    Did you know that self-discipline has much to do with your health? It can keep you safer and healthy. There is a wrong concept of self-discipline in the minds of most people. They associate it deprivation, harshness, and with giving up pleasures. If you think so too, you need to change this concept in your…


  • EXPOSURE THERAPY

    EXPOSURE THERAPY

    What Is Exposure Therapy? Exposure therapy is a psychological treatment that was developed to help people confront their fears. When people are fearful of something, they tend to avoid the feared objects, activities or situations. Although this avoidance might help reduce feelings of fear in the short term, over the long term it can make…


  • 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…


  • PTSD: Post-traumatic stress disorder

    PTSD: Post-traumatic stress disorder

    What Is PTSD? Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), once called shell shock or battle fatigue syndrome, is a serious condition that can develop after a person has experienced or witnessed a traumatic or terrifying event in which there was serious physical harm or threat. PTSD is a lasting consequence of traumatic ordeals that cause intense fear, helplessness, or horror.…


  • VERTIGO

    VERTIGO

    Vertigo is a condition where a person has the sensation of movement or of surrounding objects moving when they are not. Often it feels like a spinning or swaying movement. This may be associated with nausea, vomiting, sweating, or difficulties walking. It is typically worse when the head is moved. Vertigo is the most common type of dizziness. A person with…


  •  Restless Legs Syndrome

     Restless Legs Syndrome

    A person with restless legs syndrome experiences twitchiness and discomfort in the legs, usually after going to bed. As this can lead to insomnia, it is considered a sleep disorder. Restless legs syndrome (RLS) may happen because of mental or physical problems, or it may be an adverse effect of some medications. It is also…