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Is It Safe To Drink Water From Plastic Bottles? Let's Find Out!

Drinking water is essential for maintaining a healthy body. However, looking into the litres of water you drank alone is not enough to ensure a healthy body. Apart from the source of the water, the utensils or bottles used

23 Aug 2019 7:36 pm
World Mosquito Day 2019: Useful Tips For Treating And Preventing Mosquito Bites In Children

As per the report developed by WHO, diseases caused by mosquitoes account for more than 400,000 deaths per, year in which most are children under 5 years of age. The number of deaths (in children) are rising per day and needs

20 Aug 2019 10:20 am
Refractory Period: Science Explains Why Men Need Break Between Orgasms

It is not uncommon neither is it embarrassing, and you have probably been there. Upon reaching a sexual climax, most people can find it taxing to go for round two. Although studies point out that women are naturally rigged to go

14 Aug 2019 4:47 pm
10 Exercises That Help Increase Breast Size Naturally

A woman's breast size is dependent on aspects such as lifestyle, genetics and body weight. With surgery being the primary option chosen by a large number of people for enhancing the breast size, natural ways are often overlooked - mostly due

9 Aug 2019 12:46 pm
Virat Kohli Shares His Weight Training Exercise On Social Media

Virat Kohli has been in the limelight since the beginning of his cricket career. His success in the sport has made him what he is today. Being a sportsman, he focuses very much on his fitness routine. Virat follows a strict

8 Aug 2019 7:00 pm
Guide To Preparing Your Child With ADHD For School

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a disorder that makes it difficult for a person to concentrate and control impulsive behaviour. The symptoms of ADHD can begin in childhood, however, they can continue through the adolescence and adulthood. If

8 Aug 2019 3:22 pm
Happy 60th Sanjay Dutt: It’s Time For An Ode To Sanju Baba's Fitness

Born on 29 July, 1959, Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt celebrates his 60th birthday today and it's a high time to present a fitness ode to one of the fittest actors of Bollywood. His regime gives us major goals about fitness and

29 Jul 2019 8:03 pm
Shravan Month 2019: What Foods To Eat And What Foods To Avoid

The Hindu month of Sawan or Shravan has started on 17 July 2019 and will end on 15 August 2019 with the celebration of Raksha Bandhan, in North India, and will start on 1 August 2019 and end on 30 August

18 Jul 2019 2:48 pm
7 Nutritious Foods That Help Promote Beard Growth

Your diet has a significant impact on your body and that does not mean, it is just limited to the internal bodily functions. The food you eat help improve each and every aspect of your body and the one aspect that

15 Jul 2019 2:59 pm
Epidermodysplasia Verruciformis (EV): Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis And Treatment

Epidermodysplasia verruciformis (EV), also known as treeman syndrome, is a very rare autosomal recessive hereditary skin disorder. It makes the patient highly susceptible to infections caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). This HPV infections cause scaly macules and papules resembling tree

15 Jul 2019 2:53 pm
20 Healthy Snacks To Curb Hunger

Hunger is a natural body signal that cannot be ignored. Most people munch on unhealthy foods when they feel hungry that leads to an increase in their daily calorie intake causing weight gain, obesity, and other health problems. The important thing

15 Jul 2019 2:00 pm
Know The Fitness Habits Of Top Indian Entrepreneurs

Being fit and healthy is no longer a luxury but a necessity. In recent times, we have witnessed a surge in the number of people opting the healthy way of living and giving up unhealthy habits such as binge eating, sedentary

15 Jul 2019 10:24 am
7 Foods That Help Promote Your Beard Growth

Your diet has a significant impact on your body and that does not mean, it is just limited to the internal bodily functions. The food you eat help improve each and every aspect of your body and the one aspect that

15 Jul 2019 10:00 am
7 Foods That Help Promote Beard Growth

Your diet has a significant impact on your body and that does not mean, it is just limited to the internal bodily functions. The food you eat help improve each and every aspect of your body and the one aspect that

15 Jul 2019 10:00 am
Sustainable Menstruation Through Menstrual Cup: Keeping You & The Earth Clean

Every year, close to 20 billion menstrual products such as sanitary napkins and tampons are dumped into landfills in a single country - imagine the global situation! Discarding the use of sanitary products is close to impossible, especially considering that women

15 Jul 2019 9:07 am
What Is Solomon's Seal? Its Benefits, Side Effects And Recipes

Polygonatum, also known as Solomon's seal or King Solomon's seal, is a herb that is native to North America. This genus of flowering plants has 74 species and hybrids. Many species of this plant have been traditionally used in Chinese medicines.

13 Jul 2019 3:35 pm
8 Amazing Health Benefits Of Rose Hip

Rose hip is the fruit of wild rose plant. Rose hip is also called rose hep or rose haw, and ranges in colour from orange to purplish black and grows around late summer to autumn. The benefits of rose hip are

12 Jul 2019 6:01 pm
Anand Kumar Of Super 30 Reveals He Has Acoustic Neuroma - All You Need To Know About This Condition

Hrithik Roshan's film Super 30 is releasing today and the film is based on the life of Patna-based mathematician Anand Kumar. A day before the film's release, Anand Kumar revealed that he is suffering from acoustic neuroma, a non-cancerous brain tumour.

12 Jul 2019 12:43 pm
6 Amazing Benefits Of Ice Cubes For Your Health

Ice cubes are our go-to relief product when there is a sprain or a muscle pull. Apart from giving your drinks a cool feeling, these solid cubes could be used to cure several diseases as well. It may come off as

12 Jul 2019 12:16 pm
7 Fascinating Health Benefits Of Chicory You Must Know!

We have all come across the word 'chicory'. Yes, it is the same as that of the 'chicory' in chicory coffee. Scientifically termed as Cichorium intybus, the chicory plant is used for its roots, leaves and buds. The leaves of the

12 Jul 2019 10:58 am
Empty Nose Syndrome: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment

Empty nose syndrome is a rare kind of disorder that affects the nose and nasal passages. It is most common in people who have had nasal surgery like turbinectomy. What Causes Empty Nose Syndrome A person who has had surgery

12 Jul 2019 9:00 am
How Diabetes Affects Male Fertility

Diabetes is a common condition that affects both men and women and puts them at a greater risk for heart disease, stroke, kidney damage, vision loss, amputation of toe, leg or foot. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

11 Jul 2019 6:50 pm
Wheezing: Symptoms, Causes And Treatment

Wheezing is a respiratory disorder and usually, it can be identified by a high-pitched whistling sound while you exhale and in severe cases when you inhale. Caused by inflamed or narrowed airways, over a period of time, wheezing can lead to

11 Jul 2019 2:55 pm
Piriformis Syndrome: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment And Prevention

The piriformis syndrome occurs when the small muscle called piriformis compresses the sciatic nerve. The compression occurs due to spasm of the piriformis muscle. This muscle is located in the buttocks, right behind the gluteus maximus (the main extensor muscle of

10 Jul 2019 4:45 pm
10 Natural Remedies To Treat Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism is a condition in which the thyroid gland doesn't produce enough thyroid hormone which is necessary for the good metabolism and mental and physical growth of the body. In other words, the thyroid hormone in our body go down causing

10 Jul 2019 3:34 pm
Phlebitis: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment

Phlebitis is a condition which causes inflammation of the vein. If the inflammation is caused due to a blood clot, it's called thrombophlebitis and if the blood clot is deep inside the vein, it's called deep vein thrombosis (DVT).

10 Jul 2019 2:41 pm
6 Astonishing Health Benefits Of Mango Leaves

Mango, the favourite summer fruit, is enjoyed for its taste and health benefits. The fruit is rich in vitamins and minerals and its leaves also possess healing and medicinal properties. Due to their immense medicinal properties, mango leaves have gained importance

10 Jul 2019 11:00 am
6 Lesser Known Health Benefits Of Tomatillos, Nutrition & Recipe

Scientifically termed as Physalis philadelphica, tomatillos are often confused with tomatoes irrespective of the differences possessed by both the fruits/vegetables. Tamarillos are commonly termed as Mexican tomato, husk tomato, or husk cherry and have a bright green colour. The fruits of

10 Jul 2019 9:00 am
10 Natural Essential Oils For Back Pain

Back pain is something we all encounter at some point in our lives, some of us even bear the brunt of this silent villain every day. The good news is, 95% cases of back pain do not need surgeries. However, it

9 Jul 2019 5:52 pm
8 Amazing Health Benefits Of Guava Leaves

Most of you know about the guava fruit and the health benefits that it possesses. But, many of you aren't aware of the health benefits of guava leaves. Guava leaves possess medicinal properties and offer an array of health benefits. Guava

9 Jul 2019 3:24 pm
8 Best Exercises & Stretches To Strengthen Your Lats (Latissimus Dorsi)

The latissimus dorsi muscles are the largest muscles in your back. Collectively called as the 'lats', the latissimus dorsi is large and flat and stretches to the sides and behind the arms - all the way down to the hips. The

9 Jul 2019 3:12 pm
Gram Flour (Besan): Nutritional Health Benefits & Recipes

Chickpeas are a staple food in the Indian cuisine. Gram flour or chickpea flour, commonly known as besan in India, is made by grinding chickpeas which are either raw or roasted. But, this versatile ingredient also has its own share of

9 Jul 2019 2:56 pm
6 Natural Ways To Remove A Splinter

Did your foot ever get pierced by a splinter? If yes, you know the throbbing and irritation that come along with it. Walking barefoot on thorns, wood shavings or other debris can cause piercing of the skin. Taking the splinters out

9 Jul 2019 2:50 pm
Cupping Therapy: Types, Benefits And Side Effects

Prominently used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), cupping therapy is used for removing stagnation and stimulating the flow of qi (chi). It is basically a skin rejuvenation technique that involves specially made cups to create a vacuum in order to provide

9 Jul 2019 2:48 pm
8 Herbal Teas To Help Manage Diabetes

Diabetes is a condition that causes high blood sugar levels in blood. Apart from medication, doctors prescribe to follow a healthy lifestyle to keep this condition under control. There are many who live a healthy life for years even with diabetes,

8 Jul 2019 5:43 pm
Spinal Stenosis: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis And Treatment

Your backbone (spine) protects your spinal cord and lets you stand and bend. However, a condition known as spinal stenosis can narrow your spine causing pressure on the nerves and spinal cord leading to extreme pain . Usually, this condition is

8 Jul 2019 9:00 am
9 Natural Remedies To Ease The Symptoms Of Motion Sickness

Motion sickness is pretty common, especially when you travel by car, train, plane or boat. It is caused by the repeated motion from a vehicle that disturbs the inner ear, causing a sensation of dizziness, nausea, or light-headedness. The symptoms of

7 Jul 2019 9:00 am
Encephalitis: The Deadly Condition That Killed More Than 100 Children In Bihar

The outbreak of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in Bihar has led to the death of 125 children so far. Acute Encephalitis Syndrome is also being referred to as 'Litchi havoc', 'chamki fever', 'killer encephalitis', 'deadly Litchi toxin'. Read on to know

5 Jul 2019 10:10 am
Migraine Diet Plan: Foods To Eat And Avoid

Having an occasional headache is common. In fact, it has been reported that up to 75% of people aged between 18 and 65 experience headache over a year's time, and over 30% of people have migraine, according to the WHO. Migraine

4 Jul 2019 5:39 pm
Bulimia: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment

Bulimia nervosa, also called bulimia, is a serious, life-threatening eating disorder characterized by episodes of binge eating. Eminent personalities like Princess Diana, Britney Spears, Lady Gaga, Lindsay Lohan, and Demi Lovato have battled bulimia. What Is Bulimia? Bulimia involves binge

1 Jul 2019 6:30 pm
National Doctors' Day 2019: 7 Symptoms You Should NOT Hide From Your Doctor

Never lie to your doctor! Never hide facts from your doctor! Most of us tend to do that intentionally or accidentally when you go for a doctor's appointment. It is inherently critical that you should be completely honest to your doctor

1 Jul 2019 5:14 pm
Green Tea: Health Benefits, Side Effects & How To Make

Green tea is touted as one of the healthiest beverages. It is one of the most consumed beverages in Japan because green tea is considered to be anti-ageing. According to a study, green tea contains the highest number of antioxidants which

1 Jul 2019 4:46 pm
National Doctors' Day 2019: History, Why We Celebrate And Theme

Doctors are often given a god-like status and this is so because of the ample reasons associated with the care and treatment that doctors have since ages provided to mankind. Doctors' day is meant to celebrate and thank these health-care providers.

1 Jul 2019 4:43 pm
National Doctors' Day 2019: Why Doctors Suffer From Anxiety & Depression

In India, National Doctor's Day is observed on 1st July every year to create awareness about the importance, roles and responsibilities of doctors, and to encourage medical professionals to come closer and take their responsibilities. This year the Doctor's day theme

1 Jul 2019 4:32 pm
Swollen Gums: Causes, Symptoms And Treatment

Oral health is an important aspect of your general health and well-being. Therefore, it is imperative to keep various tooth and gum diseases at bay including swollen gums. Your gums should be as healthy as your teeth. It should be firm,

28 Jun 2019 4:30 pm
10 Fascinating Health Benefits Of Apricot, Nutrition And Recipes

Scientifically termed as Prunus armeniaca, apricots are fruits closely related to plums and peaches. These sweet fruits are soft - both from the inside and outside and are one of the most versatile fruits. Apricots are typically orange or yellow in

28 Jun 2019 9:58 am
8 Best Lifestyle Changes To Help Control Diabetes

According to a study conducted by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, the blood sugars, weight and cholesterol levels of diabetics can be lowered by adopting various preventive measures. Some studies have claimed that dietary interventions are effective for diabetes management

28 Jun 2019 9:56 am
Dyspnea (Shortness Of Breath): Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis And Treatment

Dyspnea is a condition that causes shortness of breath . Most of the time people experience shortness of breath after a strenuous exercise. However, a severe form of this can occur due to carrying excess weight, a panic attack, illnesses such

27 Jun 2019 7:30 pm
Flax Seeds: Nutritional Health Benefits, Risks, & Recipes

Flaxseeds are one of the healthiest superfoods that have been prized for their amazing health benefits. They are a great source of plant-based protein, anti-inflammatory compounds, omega 3 fatty acids and dietary fibre. Flaxseeds, also called linseeds, are small, brown-coloured seeds.

27 Jun 2019 6:00 pm
Vitamin D Deficiency: Symptoms, Causes And Treatment

Vitamin D is one of the essential nutrients that our body requires. Lack of adequate vitamin D in the body can lead to several health problems. The vitamin helps in strengthening the bones, reducing the risk of heart disease, rheumatoid arthritis

27 Jun 2019 4:18 pm