The Lighter Side of Healthy Living

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Even though you know that healthy living should be a priority, sometimes it just seems plain boring, or time consuming, or difficult. We want to make it easier and more fun for you. So we’ve listed seven simple suggestions to get you on the road to healthier living – starting with baby steps. We challenge …

Normal ageing – a Myth or a Fact

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               What is normal ageing ? Normal ageing is a myth. Ageing is a variable phenomenon that affects different individuals differently. The gradual wear and tear of any machinery depends on how well it has been maintained and taken care of. Till our youth the organs are growing and the …

GOOD SLEEP HYGIENE – Sleeping Naturally

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Insomnia (Inability to sleep) is a very common problem afflicting the modern world. It is many a times simply a habit that we have got and if modify few of the lifestyle habits we might be able to conquer the sleep upto quite an extent. So it makes sense to understand do’s and dont’s for good …

Why should we care about Diabetes?

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Diabetes is a very common disorder to an extent that upto 12% of population in Delhi is diabetic and another 15-20 % is pre-diabetic. Diabetes is a disorder with very serious consequences if not treated well. And it is very costly to treat diabetic complications than to prevent them. The problem with diabetes is that …

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome – a frequent cause of irregular periods: What is it? Do I need to treat it?

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There are many of us who must have heard that some lady or a girl is having irregular periods or is unable to conceive because she has cystic ovaries or PCOS – Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. There would be a lot many clinicians who will treat the syndrome with few medications that will normalize periods and …

Five Health Parameters To Check Mark After The Age of 30

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Once you have crossed the age of 30, it is a very good idea to get some medical tests done regularly. It is better to be safe than sorry later. While tests like checking for blood pressure, blood sugar levels and thyroid are commonly recommended, here are some other equally important ones that you should …

Five Free And Easy Stress Busters

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Is cash crunch giving you sleepless nights and leading to stress? Well, almost everyone is in the same boat these days. And while we may not be able to improve the cash situation immediately, we can certainly do other things that help reduce stress. Yoga, meditation and deep breathing exercises help release stress and calm …

Five Steps To Improve Your Metabolism

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Your body processes everything you eat in order to function, and the pace at which it does that depends upon your metabolism. The faster your BMR, or basal metabolic rate, the faster you burn calories. This of course makes a difference if you are trying to lose weight. While metabolic rate varies with individuals and …

Five Foods For Diabetics

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Having diabetes is not the end of the world, but you do need to be careful about your food choices if you have diabetes. Here are some foods which diabetics should include in their meals: Whole grains brown rice, oatmeal, millet and sweet baked potato. Do not eat processed grains like white rice or maida. Fresh …