Incidence of Diabetes and prevention procedures

It is not uncommon for most people, particularly in the Indian subcontinent and more so in the rice consuming southern states to get anxious as they cross the age of forty. Any disturbance in their health like feeling tired, excessive sweating, excessive hunger etc. is attributed either to high BP or the onset of Diabetes. [&hellip

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Know your Vitamins?

Vitamins are essential nutrients for our various bodily functions. They don’t provide energy like carbohydrates and fat but play an important role in various functions like immunity, digestion and metabolism. They strengthen the bones, help in wound healing, improve our eyesight and help in overall growth. Though required in small quantities they play an important [&hellip

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Problem urinating? Have BPH?

If you are an adult male of over fifty years of age and suffer from problems with urinating, like hesitancy (taking a lot of time for urine to start flowing), impaired flow, urinary retention (some urine left after voiding), discomfort while passing urine etc., it is likely you have a condition called BPH (Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia [&hellip

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Walk your way to health

Walking, particularly brisk walking, has come a long way in being recognized as one of the important health care regimens for everyone, particularly for growing adults. Walking is proven to be one of best and easiest tools available to preserve and maintain health available to mankind today. Brisk walking, essentially walking at a speed that’s [&hellip

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Dietary Protein deficiency, Know and avoid

Protein is an essential macro nutrient, universally considered the body’s fundamental building block. Little talked about or recognized, protein deficiency can play havoc with your regular health condition. Despite abundant protein resources available to us, people tend to experience dietary protein deficiency owing to wrong food choices. Some of the reasons for this problem may [&hellip

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Want to lose those glasses? Refractive Surgery is an option

Refraction is the bending of light when it passes from one medium to another. Vision results when the light rays are refracted in the eye as they pass through the cornea and the lens and are focused on the retina. The retina converts these light-rays into signals that are sent through the optic nerve to [&hellip

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Oil pulling – For a natural oral and body detoxification

Oil pulling, also called “Kavala” or “Gundusha,” is an age-old Ayurvedic technique that involves swishing a tablespoon of oil in your mouth on an empty stomach for around 20 minutes. This action purportedly draws out toxins in your body, primarily to improve oral health but also to improve your overall health. Unwanted organisms from the [&hellip

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Migraines – Much more than just severe headaches

A migraine headache is a pulsating pain that usually affects one or both sides of the head. This excruciating pain is made worse by physical activity and is accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and sensitivity to sounds, light, and/or odors. Migraines generally progress through four stages, comprising of prodrome, aura, attack and postdrome. However, one may [&hellip

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Osteoporosis and its prevention

Osteoporosis is a bone disease that results in decreased bone mass and density. It leads to weak, thin and fragile bones with increased susceptibility to fracture. Osteoporosis leads to a porous bone structure which is highly compressible. This results in frequent and multiple fractures even with slight stress. Osteoporosis is considered to be a silent [&hellip

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Rheumatoid Arthritis – An Autoimmune Disorder?

Rheumatoid arthritis is an inflammatory disorder that is chronic in nature and which affects the small joints in the hands and feet. This disease affects the lining of joints resulting in painful swelling that can cause bone erosion along with joint deformity. This auto immune disorder occurs when the body’s immune system instead of attacking [&hellip

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