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11 Essentials to Keep Your Child Healthy in Springtime

9 April, 2019
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As a parent, there are so many warnings and pieces of health advice that you need to follow. And it only gets trickier when you realize that a lot of it is contradictory, or not all that practical. To make life that little bit easier for you, we’ve put together 11 essential tips every parent …

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Signs & Symptoms Of Common Liver Problems

6 August, 2018
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At almost the size of an average football, the liver sits just below the rib cage. The prime function of the liver is to help digest the food while also protecting the body against toxic waste. Liver provides the body with bile – an alkaline compound which is responsible for breaking down fat. The bile …

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The Black Line On Nail: Splinter Hemorrhages

24 April, 2018
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Have you ever noticed a small vertical line running down one of your fingernails and wondered what could be the reason? Could it be something serious? In this article, we will take a look at the reasons behind this black line on nail. While most of the times the black lines on nail or any …

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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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How to Prevent Breast Cancer Naturally?

22 August, 2017
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No matter how imperfect they maybe, our breasts make us feel feminine and the fear of losing them to cancer is every woman’s worst nightmare. While some of us may carry genes from our mothers and sisters; some of us lead an unhealthy lifestyle that makes us susceptible to grave diseases such as breast cancer. …

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Top 20 Exercises You Can Do At Workplace

10 July, 2017
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In today’s world work implies doing your job, sitting in front of your desktop or a laptop for hours at stretch with zero physical activity. It has been found that a sedentary lifestyle is the root cause of many chronic diseases related to cardiovascular, diabetes and loosening of the muscles and bone strength. In order …

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How to get Healthy Beautiful Skin?

22 June, 2016
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What is Healthy Beautiful Skin? A healthy beautiful skin is the one which has normal PH balance and is neither too oily nor too dry. It is smooth and soft to touch; has an even skin tone; and is free of skin problems such as blemishes, blackheads, acne, wrinkles and visible pores. Healthy skin is important …

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Sports Injury Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)

29 July, 2015
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Q1. What is a sports injury? Sports Injury are injuries of the musculoskeletal system (muscles, bones and associated tissues) that occur while playing sports and during athletic activities. Sports medicine is the study of sports injuries in order to prevent them and reduce their severity of occurrence. Q2. What causes sports injuries? These may be …

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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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Genu Recurvatum: Knee Deformity

1 May, 2014
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Referred to as Knee Hyperextension or Back Knee, Genu Recurvatum is an extremely complex deformity of the knee-joint. Under this condition, the knee bends backward with an extensive extension in the tibiofemoral joint. It is mostly found in women. Genu Recurvatum ranges from mild, moderate, to severe. Athletes are at an enhanced risk of developing …

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Synovitis Knee: Inflammation of the Synovial Membrane

22 April, 2014
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Knee Synovitis or Synovitis Knee is a secondary condition that generally develops due to another condition such as rheumatoid arthritis or gout, or due to an injury to the knee-joint or cancer. It refers to the inflammation of the synovial membrane, which lines and lubricated the knee-joint. Pigmented villonodular synovitis (PVNS) is a more severe …

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Bone Infection: Osteomyelitis Meaning

21 April, 2014
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People often aren’t aware of osteomyelitis meaning, therefore, we would like to answer that common question today. So, osteomyelitis refers to a bone disease that is infectious and inflammatory of bone that is often of bacterial origin and is marked by local death and separation of tissue. Osteomyelitis Meaning? A rare but serious condition, osteomyelitis …

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Fascia Inflammation In The Feet

7 April, 2014
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What is plantar fasciitis? Plantar fascia is a flat band of tissue or ligament that connects the heel bone to the toes of feet. In the process, it supports the arch of the foot. Straining of the plantar fasciitis weakens, swells and irritates it, resulting in heel pain when a person stands or walks. Common …

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Flat Feet: Causes & Treatment

7 April, 2014
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Flat feet refer to a condition in which the foot shape changes, leaving the foot without a normal arch while standing. It is also known by alternate names such as pes planus, pes planovalgus, fallen arches or pronation of feet. A person with flat feet could have low arches or no arches at all. The …

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Drug Abuse & Suicidal Tendency

12 March, 2014
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There is a strong link between substance abuse (addiction to prescription drugs, alcohol and controlled substances, along with drugs) and suicidal tendencies. The interplay of the drugs used, brain’s chemistry and a person’s personal issues can be overwhelming, increasing the risk of suicide. Research has strengthened this viewpoint over the years: A study published in …

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Working peeps: Get Your Posture Right

10 March, 2014
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A healthy posture is important to keep spine strong and stable. A healthy back has three natural curves: Cervical curve, an inward or forward curve at the neck Thoracic curve, an outward or backward curve in the upper back Lumbar curve, an inward curve of the lower back A good posture helps maintain these natural …

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5 Complications That Come With Diabetes

16 November, 2013
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Glucose is an important source of energy for the cells and tissues of the body, and hence important for overall health. Diabetes is a disorder that affects how the body consumes blood glucose.  Two forms of chronic diabetes are type I diabetes (production of less or no insulin in the body) and type II diabetes …