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Stress is your body’s natural response to any change in the environment that needs action or adjustment. Stress affects both your body and mind, and it impacts overall health and well-being. Managing stress poorly can result in mental and physical disorders, such as infections, illness, diabetes, obesity, cardiovascular disease, and depressive and anxiety disorders. View Slideshow »
Chain smoking, unhealthy eating habits, acne, hormonal imbalances, and excessive sun exposure damages the skin and causes premature ageing. In case you're looking for a quick fix to replenish your skin, there are cosmetic treatments you can try. Dr. Simal Soin, a dermatologist at Aayna Clinic in New Delhi lists out three skin treatments that can repair damaged skin. View Slideshow »
Many people’s jobs require them to sit in the same spot for several hours at a time, sometimes even for the whole day. Most people don’t realise how something as innocuous as sitting can harm their health, but research has shown that sitting increases the risk of death considerably, even if you exercise regularly! Read on to find out the harmful effects of sitting in one place for too long. View Slideshow »
Low in calories, high in fibre and power packed with a host of nutrients, spinach is truly a superfood among veggies. This dark leafy green has a number of benefits that range from skin health to hair health and bone health among others. It is a good source of dietary potassium, iron, magnesium and Vitamins A, K, D and E. You can use spinach in your salads, side dishes and even your smoothies. So, add this versatile ingredient to your diet to reap all its health benefits. Here are five reasons to eat spinach more regularly. Continue Reading »
The ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 semi finals are on and your lame excuses of 'falling sick', 'dentist appointment', and ‘personal work' fell flat in front of your smarty pants boss. But I am sure there is one TV screen on the floor or in the cafeteria (that's ignored every other day) that will offer what you wished for. All you need is to time yourself well. Continue Reading »
A study in the American Heart Association journal Circulati finds that children who are exposed to secondhand smoke are at an increased risk of developing harmful carotid plaque later in adulthood. Continue Reading »
Most of us spend about a third of our lives sleeping, so it’s important that our sleeping conditions are just right. Having the right pillow is important for comfortable and restful sleep, whereas the wrong pillow can cause headaches, neck pain, numbness in the shoulders and arms, and sneezing and wheezing. Continue Reading »
The small and large intestines and the urinary bladder are some of the organs contained inside the abdominal cavity, surrounded by the abdominal muscles. If the abdominal wall muscles are weak, these abdominal organs can protrude and form a swelling that is known as a hernia. Read on to find out the types, causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of hernias. Continue Reading »
Alzheimer's disease can be a terrifying mystery both for people suffering from the condition and for their loved ones. Possibly because Alzheimer’s disease is a mysterious illness with no known causes and cures, there are various myths and misconceptions surrounding it. View Slideshow »