Tag «Healthy Lifestyle»

Mantra for Meditation

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Each one of us has countless thoughts in our mind; some we are aware of, others are part of the subconscious memory. Some pleasant thoughts and some troublesome. It is human nature to dwell on things that make us unhappy; even though we cannot change it.   Family, studies, career, peer pressure, etc are strong …

How to knockout depression?

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Anxiety and depression are becoming increasingly common health issues in today’s world. Increased work load, busier lives and nuclear families, all contribute to mood altercation, low mood, resentment, despondance and depression.  While suffering from anxiety/depression, it feels impossible to snap out of it. However, in such cases, answer lies in the simplest of things.   …

Best Anti-Depressant in the World

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The human body is very unique in its creation. While the conditions of brain and rest of the body are clearly classified into physical and mental diseases; the body is fundamentally a single unit.   Lifestyle today has become extremely hectic and stressful. Most people in metropolitans suffer from anxiety or depression. Current work culture …

Good Health in 15 Minutes

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Everyone nowadays is in a constant rush…rush to reach office, to get kids from school, to meet deadlines; even children rush from one tuition to the next. This drastic change is lifestyle is a culmination of modernization and an ever increasing competition. If you are not fast enough, you will be left behind. It is …

Decoding Liver Problems

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Liver problems are becoming increasingly common among both ends of the economic spectrum. While those in need of medical attention suffer from infections like hepatitis; the affluent are no strangers to cirrhosis.   So how do we identify such conditions early on? Liver plays a crucial role in digestion as well as breakdown of proteins …

What your cholesterol levels are telling you

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Nowadays with increasing awareness we already know quite a bit about cholesterol. These are breakdown products of fat during digestion, and are essential for maintaining proper cell/tissue functioning. However, with a more sedentary and stressful lifestyle, it is common to have excess levels of cholesterol.   Lipid profile is the most basic test which gives …

Catching cholesterol early

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Cholesterol is a byproduct of fat breakdown in the body. Depending on its size, it is broadly classified into heavy, low and very low density lipids (HDL, LDL and VLDLs). These are normally present in all tissues of the body and are useful in hormone production, vitamin D synthesis, etc.   However, cholesterol nowadays is …

Hacking hyperthyroidism

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Thyroid disorders are becoming increasingly common among people. Thyroid abnormalities are hormonal disorders. While hypothyroidism is one end of the spectrum, hyperthyroidism covers the opposite spectrum.   When I say, opposite, I mean exactly opposite. It is a condition with elevated levels of thyroid hormones, namely T3 and T4; coupled with decreased levels of thyroid …

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 …