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Cholesterol is Both Good and Bad for You

Cholesterol is Both Good and Bad for You

When you hear someone talk about cholesterol, the first thing that will strike your mind is heart attack and obesity. Though the cause for many heart attacks can be traced to cholesterol, the fact is they are essential for your body and life cannot be sustained without it. Cholesterol is both good and bad for [...]


The side effects of excessive drinking

The side effects of excessive drinking

Come monsoon, come chill in the air and welcome, dear glass of dark rum mixed with cola for a fantastic evening. The strong aftertaste of vanilla laden dark rum goes hand in hand with the torrential downpour, creating a strong sense of well being. Who wants to drink a glass of and let the feeling [...]


Simple Home Remedies to Fight Upset Stomach

Simple Home Remedies to Fight Upset Stomach

Most often the reason for an upset stomach is indiscipline in dietary habits. The other reasons are food poisoning, overeating and excessive consumption of alcohol, eating food high in greasy ingredients and spices. They are all avoidable. If you are prone to stomach upset more frequently, you will have to change your lifestyle and it [...]


Kick the Butt. Kill cancer from roots.

Kick the Butt. Kill cancer from roots.

Let’s break it out to you all from the very first line, in case we get lost in the labyrinth of anti-smoking discussions. Smoking tobacco causes cancer. The end. If you are a regular or a chain smoker- your risks of getting cancer is high. Count 99%. If you are an occasional smoker, you still [...]


Sleeping Posture: The good, The avoidable and The worst

Sleeping Posture: The good, The avoidable and The worst

In the history of transferred epithets, the one word that’s most overused is perchance “sleepless night”. You toss and turn and wonder where did your sleep vanish until its 6 a.m- often the time when you are really sleepy! Believe it or not, your sleeping posture has a lot to do with it! On health [...]


Lower Back pain? Treat it effectively at home!

Lower Back pain? Treat it effectively at home!

Thousands of people worldwide suffer from lower back pain- the discomfort of it all is truly unbearable. Whether it’s from an injury, old age, a chronic illness- back pain can trigger from something as simple as a muscle pull or may indicate grave and rather serious illnesses which you wouldn’t want to ignore. A condition that hits [...]


Knees and Ankles- Protect to prevent

Knees and Ankles- Protect to prevent

For the longest time, from the time I have known her, I have seen my grandmother suffer from acute knee pain. Throbbing pain that came in waves and sometimes restricted her from walking even baby distances. She blamed a couple of nasty falls in her teenage for the same and her old age- according to [...]


How to take care of your upper back?

How to take care of your upper back?

Clutter is everywhere and it has not spared the digital medical arena either. It’s true that digital has brought us closer to quantification and self diagnosis but what we often do not consider is- wrong, self diagnosis can lead to fatal results. While with the growth of digital, people would tend to understand their body [...]


The importance of keeping good Personal hygiene

The importance of keeping good Personal hygiene

The man in the bus with smell that makes your nose cringe; your colleague who really stinks and you can’t escape, the really good looking girl with dirt under her fingernails or your boss who smells of cheese and onion with every breath he exhales- they all have somehow missed out on that essential point [...]


How to get rid of Acne?

How to get rid of Acne?

Imagine the disappointment- you are about to leave for your prom night or fresher’s day party and an unwanted acne breaks out right on your forehead. We know how acne at the wrong time can leave you with a bad memory for the rest of your life. Most of us find ourselves suffering from an [...]


Home Remedies For Cold

Home Remedies For Cold

Cough and cold is best treated with home remedies because antibiotics make one dizzy and weak.  The best way to combat cold is to inhale steam with eucalyptus oil . It not only clarifies the system, but the aroma adds freshness to a tired body. A natural home remedy for cold is also to inhale [...]


Side effects of Sneezing

Side effects of Sneezing

The Yawn Explained!

The Yawn Explained!

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Are Daily Disposables Good For You?

Are Daily Disposables Good For You?

Not blessed with perfect 20-20 eyesight? Glasses and contact lenses are obviously your best buddies by now. Chances are, if you’ve used glasses your whole life and, at some point, in order to be better looking or more professional, you’ve decided to give contact lenses a whirl. Maybe you’ve tried monthly disposables. Maybe you’re brand [...]


Love Your Love Handles – Tone them up!

Love Your Love Handles – Tone them up!

Let’s face it – unless our full-time jobs involve dancing or instructing at a gym, we all have love handles. Our partners think they’re cute, until they blow up to Aunt Marge a la Harry Potter proportions, and then all hell breaks loose. Stop hell from breaking loose, lose your love handles with these simple [...]


The Low Side Of Smoking Marijuana

The Low Side Of Smoking Marijuana

The debate on Marijuana smoking weed has sparked a lot of attention over the last few years and there is a significant shift in numbers of those who believe it should be legalized in the last decade. If you do a search online, you’re more likely to find a plethora of articles, videos and infographics [...]


The Dark Side Of Excessive Drinking – Infographic

The Dark Side Of Excessive Drinking - Infographic

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5 Tips To Quit Smoking & Stay Off Longer

5 Tips To Quit Smoking & Stay Off Longer

A health blog can never have too few posts on smoking/quitting. Smoking and its effect on the human body has long been studied and debated upon. Everyone knows that it’s injurious for health but for reasons unknown, people are unable to stay away from it. Smoking ban in many places has been received with mixed [...]


Even More Proof: Chocolate Is Good For Heart

Even More Proof: Chocolate Is Good For Heart

Well, aren’t we are tired of listening to the same news again and again. Already, dubbed a superfood, recent studies confirm our faith in chocolate as a savior of heart against diseases. After conducting around 7 different studies, including more than 100,000 people, researchers at University of Cambridge in the U.K. said that, “consumption of [...]


6 Alternative Medicines For Your Asthma

6 Alternative Medicines For Your Asthma

If you are one those people suffering from the symptoms of chronic asthma, you might want to take a look at some alternative method of treatment. These treatment might decrease your steroid intake and give you some surprise relief. Yoga If you are asthmatic, you might feel that sometimes, when you are stressed and anxious, [...]


7 Yoga Exercises For Osteoarthritis [Videos] — 2

7 Yoga Exercises For Osteoarthritis [Videos] — 2

Continued From: 7 Yoga Exercises For Osteoarthritis [Videos] — 1 4. Bridge Pose Purpose: To strengthen your back and spinal column and open up the chest and shoulders joints. 1. Lie on your back, bend your knees, keeping your feet about hip-width distance apart, parallel to each other, and approximately 6″ to 8″ away from [...]


7 Yoga Exercises For Osteoarthritis [Videos] — 1

7 Yoga Exercises For Osteoarthritis [Videos] — 1

Osteoarthritis, also known as ‘degenerative arthritis,’ contrary to popular belief, isn’t a disease that effects only older people. In our earlier post, “5 Myths About Osteoarthritis“, we mentioned the same and since it’s rapidly growing among the younger generation, it’s time to find a natural treatment, that makes our bodies fit to fight osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis, [...]


5 Tips To Avoid Summer Food-Borne Illnesses

5 Tips To Avoid Summer Food-Borne Illnesses

Summer time is a waiting period for all types of food-borne illnesses, whether it’s from an outdoor-grill or your packed lunch. With improper cleaning, cooking and/or storing methods, your food is an open-for-all invitation for bacteria and virus. For example, in recent news, a study finds that only a few packed lunches might be kept [...]


Exercise: The New Cancer Survival Mantra

Exercise: The New Cancer Survival Mantra

Who would have thought that a new cancer medicine would be the patient’s themselves? A new report from Macmillan Cancer Support sheds light on a finding that could help around 1.6 million cancer survivors in the UK and even more around the world. The report, called Move More, suggests that if cancer survivors don’t get [...]

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