How to develop hygienic habits among kids

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If you’re having trouble teaching your child benefits of a good hygiene, don’t fret. Children consider hygienic habits to be the least important on their to-do list. So how do we make them inculcate good habits? 1. Start with the basics: washing hands with soap and brushing their teeth twice daily are basic and therefore …

Headache – a frequent troublemaker – Its various causes

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Headache is one of the commonest disorders that can contribute to poor quality of life in women. Leading to irritability, depression and insomnia, headaches may get further aggravate and become chronic at times. In such a situation we should try and figure out the etiology of headache as it would help us decide the best …

Backache – a frequent nagging pain in women

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All of us have either suffered from backache at some point of the time or may know some one in our family who had. The good news is that most lower back pain usually gets better within a few days or weeks. What’s more, simple self-help strategies such as these can be surprisingly effective at preventing back …

Is Tea or Coffee bad for you?

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Tea and coffee are probably the oldest and most widely accepted beverages in the world. Although tea remains India’s most popular beverage over the last decade, consumption of coffee is on a steady rise. While most of us indulge in either of the two drinks it always brings up the question – Are they bad …

Strong Women, Weak Bones

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Do your joints feel stiff when you get out of bed? Are your knees cracking on climbing stairs? Weak bones in women are extremely common nowadays, and it should not be ignored. According to recent studies, 46% of India’s population comprises of women above 50. 68% of who suffer from osteoporosis. However, younger women may …

How to protect your diet from relapsing

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With obesity and associated health issues on the rise, people have become more aware lately, trying to engage themselves in physical activities and incorporating better diet plans. Unfortunately, most of us face the problem of diet relapses. While will power is the most important prerequisite, here are five tips to help you: Set Realistic Goals: It’s …

Home Exercises For The Elderly

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As we grow older, our bodies obviously become more frail and weak. Apart from many other ailments, old age is marked by problems related to balance, coordination and mobility. These are not irredeemable problems, however. With a little care, discipline and exercise daily, the risks of balance and mobility related issues can be reduced. Is …

Mistakes to avoid in the shower for beautiful hair

Avoid mistakes in the shower for healthy hair

Most of us believe that washing our hair every day and using a popular shampoo is good enough to keep our tresses healthy and beautiful. But we don’t realize some mistakes we make while in the shower itself, that ends up doing more harm than help. Here are some mistakes to avoid in the shower …

Preparing Your Skin And Body For Holi

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Holi is surely one of the most colourful, fun and playful festivals of India, but then, also one that can do a lot of harm to our skin and hair. However, pre-warned is pre-armed. Here are some tips for a safe Holi: Don’t get any skin treatment, facial, waxing etc. done a week before. It …