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Top 7 Health Benefits of Kissing | Does Kissing Burns Calories?

31 July, 2017
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Everyone agrees that kissing is good for your relationship, but many wonder if it does your body any good. Stop wondering, it turns out that giving your lips a workout i.e. kissing burns calories. Therefore, not only does this act of love get your heart rate pumping, it can burn some serious calories coupled with …

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Honey & Milk: A Healthy Combo

3 April, 2018
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Yes! we are all aware of the myriad benefits of honey and milk and the crucial role they play in our overall growth and development to ensure a healthy you! But, we know the benefits of the same individually and not together as one drink! So, let us now imagine if we mix both – …

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Top 10 Health Benefits of Squats for Men & Women

5 February, 2018
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Times have changed leading to a cut-to-cut competition in today’s era. Waking up to a rushed morning and running throughout the day, you hardly have time for your health. It is hard to undergo a full-fledged exercise session. You are undoubtedly dedicated towards your work, however; keeping your body fit and healthy should also be …

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Everything You Need To Know About Athlete’s Foot

12 January, 2018
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Athlete’s foot is a contagious fungal infection also commonly known as “Tinea Pedis” which affects the upper part of the skin on the foot. At times this can this can spread to the toenails and the hands. Since this infection is very common in athletes, it is called athlete’s foot. At times, it starts with …

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Risk Factors for Skin Cancer

14 December, 2016
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A risk factor is an attribute that predicts increased probability of developing a disease or injury. In the case of cancer, it is a combination of multiple risk factors that make an individual susceptible to getting skin cancer. There are risk factors that are under your control and there are others which cannot be controlled …

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World First Aid Day: An Analysis

10 September, 2016
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World First Aid Day was constituted by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC). It is celebrated on the second Saturday of every September since the year 2000. First Aid is defined as the help given to someone who has suffered from a sudden injury or illness. The goal associated with …

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Gastritis: Causes and Prevention

3 August, 2015
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One of the trickiest diseases to detect, gastritis is the most common problem faced by many individuals in this day and age when rather than home remedies people immediately opt for antibiotics for minor ups and downs in their health. Before going into the details regarding its symptoms and solutions, people needs to understand the true …

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Diabetes: FAQs

5 January, 2015
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1. What is Diabetes? Diabetes is a metabolic disease in which the blood sugar or blood glucose level increases above the normal levels. The glucose or sugar comes from the food that we intake. Our body has a hormone called insulin that is produced by the pancreas. It helps the glucose to enter our cells …

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GERD (Gastroesophageal reflux disease) FAQ

5 January, 2015
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1. What is GERD? GERD is a disorder in which the lower oesophegal sphincter (LES) is affected. LES is the ring of muscle between the oesophagus and stomach. GERD typically occurs when the contents and acids of the stomach flow back into the oesophagus causing irritation in its inner lining. The full form of GERD …

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Hernia Repair Surgery: FAQ

5 January, 2015
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1. What is Hernia? A condition in which a part of an organ is displaced and protrudes through the wall of the cavity, causing pain and discomfort, is known as Hernia. Abdomen is the most prone region for hernia. A swelling in the affected region is the most common symptom of hernia. A bulge on …

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10 Most Common Pediatric Urological Problems

12 November, 2014
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Paediatric urological conditions involve a wide range of conditions that affect the normal functioning of urinary and genital tracts. These can be congenital i.e. present at the time of birth or acquired during childhood. In case of even slightest hint of paediatric urological conditions in children or infants, it is advisable to get diagnosed and …

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Blood in urine? It might be Hematuria

11 November, 2014
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Why is there blood in my urine? Anxious to see blood in urine – it could indicate nothing or a serious medical disorder. Find out the cause and cure of your worry. What is Hematuria? Appearance of blood in the urine is medically known as ‘hematuria.’ It may occur due to heavy exercise or a …

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Understanding Contracture Deformity: Tightened Muscles

6 May, 2014
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What is contracture deformity? A contracture deformity refers to a shortening of a muscle, tendon, ligament or skin that prevents normal movement. It results from a decrease in flexibility of normally pliable connective tissues, limiting the range of motion. A person may experience difficulty moving a limb, straightening fingers or extending another part of the …

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Stress Fracture: Muscle Overuse

14 April, 2014
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In that sudden urgent desire to seek a figure like Kareena Kapoor or Deepika Padukone, you decided to go for intensive workout. Instead of your routine 20 minutes brisk walk three days a week, you opted to run for one-hour every day. Superb it seemed initially but after the first few weeks, you began to …

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What kind of back pain do I have?

11 March, 2014
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Back pain is a symptom of pain that could arise from more than one source. A doctor will carefully evaluate the exact cause of pain before suggesting a course of action. Apart from referred pain (which is pain arising from other organs and felt in the back, such as intra-abdominal disorders like appendicitis, kidney disease, …

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Chest Pain – Heart Attack Or Something Else?

5 March, 2014
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That dull, burning sensation in the chest that doesn’t seem to be going away, or is getting worse – is it a sign of a heart attack? Or is it something else? This question troubles many individuals every year because of two main reasons: Even though chest pain is a major sign of heart attack, …

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Treating Retinal Detachment via Laser Treatment

4 March, 2014
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What is retinal detachment? Retinal detachment is a serious eye condition that occurs when the retina, the part of the eye where images are formed, separates from its surrounding tissue and blood vessels that supply oxygen and nutrients to it. You could lose your vision permanently if medical help is not sought immediately. Retinal detachment may …

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Dog Bite – Risk of Rabies & Vaccination

19 November, 2013
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About Dog Bite & Rabies Studies show that though stray dogs do bite but most of the times a known dog especially the pet dog attacks humans. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), mostly children between the ages of 5 and 9 are victims to dog bites. It is important to …

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Dehydration – Causes and Prevention

19 November, 2013
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Dehydration involves excessive loss of fluids from the human body in comparison to the intake. Water is indispensable for the human body and about 75% of the body weight consists of water stored inside cells, between cells and within the blood vessels. Fluids are lost constantly from the human body throughout the day through breathing, …

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