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Should Pregnant Women Be Concerned About Stomach Flu Symptoms

11 October, 2019
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Stomach flu is also known as Gastroenteritis. This is a disease caused by the influenza virus and affects mainly your intestinal tract. Generally, gastroenteritis is caused by a viral or bacterial infection. Norovirus is the most common virus that causes incredibly contagious stomach flu. Once this virus enters the body, it starts disturbing the stomach …

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Bird Flu (Avian Influenza)- Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

29 April, 2019
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Which came first the chicken or the egg? Well, the answer to this question becomes of little importance as the new discussion relating to birds emerges. The discussion over The Bird Flu (Avian Influenza)- what is it, how is it spread, what are the causes, what are the symptoms and what is its treatment? Bird …

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All You Need To Know About Swine Flu Outbreak in India

14 February, 2019
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There is a Swine Flu break out in Rajasthan – one of India’s most visited tourist spots. The city is on every traveler’s list, with rambling castles and glitzy places like Jaipur and Jodhpur. Swine Flu is a fatal influenza infection that affected more than 10,000 people across 74 nations in 2009. After it was …

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Eye Flu: All You Need to Know

10 May, 2017
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What is Eye Flu? The medical term for eye flu or pink eye is conjunctivitis. It refers to an inflammation of the thin layer of clear tissue known as conjunctiva, which covers the white of the eye and lines the inside of an eyelid. What are the Causes of Eye Flu? Eye flu can occur …

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GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease) Symptoms and Treatment

3 August, 2015
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A disorder of the digestive system, the Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) generally affects the muscle that is in the shape of a ring, situated in between the esophagus and the stomach. The muscle is called the lower esophageal sphincter (LES). The term Gastroesophageal Reflux can be defined as, the flow back of the stomach’s food …

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Killer Swine Flu: Here’s How To Stay Safe

2 March, 2015
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Swine flu is a type of respiratory disease caused by H1N1 virus which affect respiratory tract of pigs. Commonly presents with cough which may be of barking nature, nasal secretions, fever, headache, decreased appetite and restless behaviour. Symptoms of swine flu and seasonal flu are pretty much same. H1N1 virus is highly mutable virus which can …

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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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#LadiesAndBabies: First Trimester of Pregnancy

17 October, 2019
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Loading baby in 1,2,3,…9 months! The event of pregnancy is a turning point in a family’s life. It becomes more and more thrilling each day for expecting parents. The case in point is rather extraordinary for the mother. The thought of pregnancy may lead you to imagine a big bump, hospital visits, intense labour and …

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Global Handwashing Day – Method to Correctly Wash Hands

15 October, 2019
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Every year since 2008, October 15 when Global Handwashing Day was introduced to reduce child mortality rates around the world, it is celebrated as Global Handwashing Day to increase awareness about the importance of washing hands. Global Handwashing Week provides a platform to design creative ways to encourage people to take up washing hands with …

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Dental Hygiene – Do’s & Don’ts

11 October, 2019
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Dental hygiene refers to care for teeth to keep them looking clean and healthy. It is part of maintaining good oral hygiene that includes: Keeping teeth clean and debris-free. Ensuring healthy gums that are pink in colour and do not hurt when one brushes or floss. No bad breath. Dental hygiene should be part of …

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Why You Should Treat Cavities ASAP

9 October, 2019
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Dental cavities, also known as tooth decay or caries, are structurally damaged areas in the hard surface of the teeth that transform into holes or openings in the teeth. It is one of the most common health concerns in the world and can affect anyone who has teeth but occurs more commonly in children, teenagers …

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#CrediTalk: Detailing Dental Health with Dr. Anjali Sharma

4 October, 2019
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It is the first week of the month and everyone has received their paychecks. If you ask people about their self-grooming essentials, you will be amazed to see the similarities. It comes down to skincare, hair care and even nail-care. But, out of everything, one essential care is most likely to get neglected. That is …

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How To Grow Taller: Myths vs Facts

30 September, 2019
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“Snowhite’s dwarf, cupcakes, mini packet.” These are some names we designate to short people in the spirit of humour. And though it is all meant for fun, we understand that short height may influence a person’s confidence and self-image. For some, growing taller goes unnoticed, while for others, it becomes a project. Throughout the steps of …

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7 Small Changes In Life That Can Help You Lose Weight

27 September, 2019
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Losing weight is a major pet peeve for many people around the world. This is exactly why a simple google search on how to lose weight yields millions of results. While some strive to fit in their dress from several years ago, others are concerned about longevity and overall health. Regardless of the reason, the …

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How Sleep Leads To A Healthy Body And Skin: 7 Amazing Truth

23 September, 2019
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The truth is that beauty sleep is not just for women but it is for everyone and beauty sleep is just an 8 hours sleep paired with healthy sleep habits. People — especially women called it beauty sleep because it is a practice they do whenever there is an approaching occasion. Fact, beauty sleep should …

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Common Dental Mistakes Parents Make With Kids’ Teeth

23 September, 2019
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“Muskurane ki wajah tum ho” – Here is a song dedicated to your dental habits. For it is because of the oral hygiene that you are able to smile with your pearly teeth showing. But maintaining good sanitation is a practice that starts from a very young age. Unlike adults, children are more prone to have …

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#LadiesAndBabies: Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)

19 September, 2019
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Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is a condition that influences a woman’s emotions, physical health, and behavior during certain days of the menstrual cycle, usually before the menses starts. Credihealth is back with the next topic in the series ‘Ladies and babies’. Today we will discuss PMS, its symptoms, causes, and tips to overcome those symptoms. We …

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CrediTalk: An Interview With Dr. Kunal Das On Gastrointestinal Diseases In India

18 September, 2019
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<p>Gastrointestinal diseases are very common these days because of the stressful and unbalanced life. There are different types of diseases related to Gastroenterology. These diseases are not life-threatening if detected at an early stage. We at C...

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#CrediTalk: Top Digestive Myths Debunked By Dr. Kunal Das

16 September, 2019
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Breakfast: Cholle Bathure Lunch: Kadai paneer with rumali roti and lassi Brunch: Samosas and pakoras Snacks: Momos and smoothie Dinner: Chapati, chawal, and rajma Post-dinner: Maggie Next day: Mom my stomach aches, I don’t know why! The above is a perfect example of how, we Indians, pounce on food. Yet we are convinced that it is not our eating habits but other …

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#KnowIVF: Steps Included In IVF Procedure

12 September, 2019
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IVF is a wonderful process that has brought hope to many people’s lives. Couples with no children have got a huge relief from this science. This is a complex series of procedures to help with fertility or to prevent genetic problems. IVF is a process in which mature eggs are collected from the ovaries and …

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