Tag «Health»

What is your fever type?

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  Fever is one of the most common symptoms found in majority of infections, whether bacterial or viral. While most fevers are self limiting and do not last more than 4-5 days, certain types of fevers like Dengue, malaria, typhoid etc can be grave and even life threatening if ignored. So how do we know …

Diabetic? Diwali means sweets for you too!

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Festivals = Sweets (lots of them) for every Indian. So even if you are a diabetic, why stop yourself from indulging in them. Though you need to dodge around a little bit, but you can still have the pleasure of that taste. How? Here are some tips.   Carbohydrates are directly related to your sugar …

Taking a break from work – it’s healthy

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Whenever we hear ‘work is worship’ we can’t help but think work is the most important aspect of our lives. However, it asks us to be good workers rather than be workaholics. Irrespective of your job profile, it takes a heavy toll on your body if you choose to ignore the signs of strain and …

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 …