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Are You Sitting Your Life Away?

Are You Sitting Your Life Away?

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8 Things You Should Know About Stress

8 Things You Should Know About Stress

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Best of the Week: Have You Heard of Cupping Therapy?

Best of the Week: Have You Heard of Cupping Therapy?

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What is Down Syndrome?

By  posted Mar 21st 2015 | IN Healthy Living

Down syndrome is the most common chromosomal disorder in humans. It occurs in 1 out of every 1000 births. It can occur in people of all races and socio-economic groups, however older women have an increased chance of giving birth to a child with Down syndrome.  Continue Reading »

Cranberries: Cure Urinary Tract Infections and More

By  posted Mar 21st 2015 | IN Diet & Fitness

Cranberries are the little red berries you see on Christmas wreaths and other holiday decorations. Packed with both nutrition and flavour, they are rich sources of fibre and Vitamins C and E. They have several health benefits, the most common one being treating and preventing urinary tract infections.  View Slideshow »

Skin Problems Indian Women Tend to Ignore

By  posted Mar 21st 2015 | IN Healthy Living

Many cultural practices involve the use of chemicals on the face or the use of artificial bangles on the wrists. These often cause problems like allergic reactions.  View Slideshow »

14 Things You Should Know About Your Hormones and the Endocrine System

By  posted Mar 21st 2015 | IN Healthy Living

Hormones are responsible for many of the activities that our bodies perform every day. There are eight major glands that perform bodily functions such as regulating the body's metabolism, temperature, reproduction, growth and sleep. We've compiled 14 interesting facts about the endocrine system and its glands and hormones.  View Slideshow »

HealthMeUp's Top Uric Acid Treatment Stories

By  posted Mar 20th 2015 | IN Healthy Living

Everyone has small amounts of uric acid in their body. Uric acid is not a worthless product, but high levels of uric acid can cause gout, joint pain, skin problems and kidney problems. Here, you will find the answers to all your queries about uric acid, its causes and diet effects, and foods that create uric acid.  Continue Reading »

Lentil and Pumpkin Soup Recipe

By  posted Mar 20th 2015 | IN Recipes

While pumpkin (kadu) is a very healthy vegetable, most of us don’t eat it because we‘re not sure how to prepare it. Here’s a healthy recipe with lentils and pumpkin that is packed with nutrition and is easy to make.  Continue Reading »

Unhealthy Diets in Childhood Affect Heart Later

By  posted Mar 20th 2015 | IN Diet & Fitness

A new study warns that what a child eats during childhood has a long-term effect on their health later. The research suggests that poor eating and lifestyle habits results in a decline in heart health in childhood itself.  Continue Reading »

Home Remedies for Razor Bumps

By  posted Mar 20th 2015 | IN Healthy Living

Razor bumps are nothing but ingrown hairs that appear when the hair isn't removed properly. This can happen after shaving, waxing or any other hair removal procedure. The bumps turn red over time and look like pimples. They occur mainly in areas that are frequently shaved, such as the underarms, legs, hands, bikini line and beard area. Here are 10 natural remedies to get rid of ingrown hairs.  Continue Reading »

Best of the Week: Different Ways to Manage Labour Pain

By  posted Mar 20th 2015 | IN Buzz

If you've missed our riveting articles on the different ways to manage labour pain, the causes, treatment and prevention of kidney disease, the perils of delaying motherhood, the simple trick to maximise your iron absorption, and our stuffed mini dosa recipe, then catch up on our best features of the week, every Friday.  Continue Reading »

Have You Heard of Cupping Therapy?

By  posted Mar 20th 2015 | IN Healthy Living

Cupping therapy is an ancient alternate healing practice that dates back to 1,550 B.C. Practiced by the ancient Egyptian, Chinese and Arabian civilisations, it involves placing suction cups on the skin to improve blood flow to that area. Read on to find out how cupping is performed and what benefits it offers.  Continue Reading »

 

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