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Negative effects of technology on kids

7 November, 2014
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How many hours your child spend playing games on phone or watching TV every day? If you are a tech-savvy parent, then chances are the figure runs anywhere between 2-8 hours. When the technology begins to replace the time kids spend reading books, playing outdoor sports or face to face interacting with parents and friends …

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Do You Know The Difference Between Disease And Disorder?

14 May, 2018
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Often in the blogging community of medication & health, the terms “disease” and “disorder” are thrown around interchangeably. This happens because there hasn’t been much discussion on the difference between disease and disorder. Even the definition of Google’s search engine for disease says it is “a disorder of structure or function in a human, animal, …

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Heading A Soccer Ball Can Cause Brain Damage

6 May, 2018
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If you have ever seen the Will Smith starring movie (if you haven’t then it’s a must) then you know the effects of head trauma suffered through sports such as American football or even soccer (better known as football in countries other than America). The temporary concussions suffered in such games have been reportedly linked …

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What is Internet Addiction Disorder ?

3 February, 2018
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The relationship between today’s generation and the internet is inseparable. People nowadays, especially the youth are extremely addicted to the online world of games, social media and surfing. Inspite of the internet being perceived as a boon, excessive use of the same can lead to some people playing video games on the Internet, not for a …

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Night Eating Syndrome: Midnight Munchies Disorder

17 January, 2018
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Did you know that there exists a syndrome which agonizes the physical and mental pain of the body by letting them consume food mostly at night and deprive themselves of sleep at the same time? This condition is known as the Night eating syndrome abbreviated as NES. A decreased appetite in the morning hours and an …

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ADHD Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

4 December, 2017
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The term “ADHD” Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is a brain disorder which relates to a condition wherein a person has immense issues paying attention and concentrating on tasks. The disorder almost nullifies the power of thinking and acting accordingly. Now, lets first understand ADHD through an overview and then delve deeper into ADHD Symptoms, What …

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Oral Cancer: How Can I Quit Smoking?

14 April, 2017
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Nicotine is the primary addictive substance in cigarettes. It causes harm to many parts of the body, including the Brain, Lungs, Heart, and Kidney. Smoking is one of the leading causes of Cancer, as well as many other diseases. Smoking leads to: Heart Diseases Strokes Bronchitis Emphysema Cataract Bone Diseases Pregnancy Problems Sudden Infant Death …

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Difficulty Sleeping? It Might Be Insomnia

27 March, 2014
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If you are finding sleeping at night everyday a task, then maybe you are not suffering from a common problem called ‘ Insomnia ‘.  Under this condition you will face difficulty falling asleep, or staying asleep as long as desired. The same is followed by daytime sleepiness, low energy, irritability, and a depressed mood. So, let us …

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Dealing with Severe Anxiety? This is for you

14 March, 2014
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Before being cited as anxiety disorders, the area of mental disorders, characterized by excessive anxiety were known as anxiety neurosis. Anxiety, in general, can be viewed as a feeling of worry that something bad is going to happen. Some of the common anxiety disorders include generalized anxiety disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, phobias, social anxiety disorders and …

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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

12 March, 2014
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What is an obsessive-compulsive disorder? Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder in which you struggle with unreasonable thoughts and fears (obsessions) that compel you towards repetitive behaviors (compulsions). An obsessive-compulsive disorder has different effects on different people and is usually centered around a particular thought and behavior, such as a fear of germs causing you …

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BMI: Risks of being underweight & overweight

10 March, 2014
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About BMI The Body Mass Index (BMI), or Quetelet Index, is a measure of the human body shape, based on mass and height. To calculate BMI, divide the body mass by the square of his height. The result derived is in units of kg/m2 or lb/in2. BMI calculation is easy and inexpensive. It is one of the best methods for assessment …

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