Tag «Health»

Self Medication – Helpful or Harmful?

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Life teaches us not to repeat our mistakes. Self medication is one such blunder. With over the counter drugs readily available, it is rather easy for us to procure most medicines. We do it to save time and money, more than anything else.   Thanks to the internet and increasing public awareness, self medication has …

Depression!! Let’s talk about it

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We all have felt like the world would end, or there is nothing to look up to. Times when nothing makes us happy or when we just want to run away. What if someone said you are suffering from depression? What would you do?   Nowadays, everyone has their baggage…be it subdued childhood grudges, problems …

Five blood tests after 40

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Of all the machines on this planet, none of them is more complex than the human body. Yet, most of us don’t realize this and choose to ignore the early signs of malfunction. The current lifestyle subjects the mind and body to immense stress leading to various lifestyle disorders. While a healthy lifestyle is important, …

Five Healthy Breakfast Tips For This Valentine’s Week

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Ever hear the saying ‘Breakfast like a king’? While nutrition and dietetics has made huge progress over the last decade and has emphasized on flexible diet, breakfast still remains the most important meal. If you ever need to eat like a king, breakfast is the meal to do it, as what you eat in the …

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 …

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 …

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 …