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Treating Anxiety, Depression & Insomnia

20 August, 2014
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In a day and age where lives are becoming more and more complicated, stressful and hectic, psychological distress has become commonplace. However, it is important to understand the day-to-day distress one feels is not the same as ‘mental disorders’ that are clinically identified and defined. Although you may be experiencing many of the symptoms, the …

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Difficulty Sleeping? It Might Be Insomnia

27 March, 2014
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What is insomnia? Insomnia is defined as a disorder that makes it difficult to initiate or maintain sleep, or both, despite adequate time and opportunity for a good sleep. Poor quality of sleep because of insomnia leads to a person waking up the next day tired and impairs daytime functioning. Insomnia does not only impair …

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Parkinson’s Disease Meaning, Causes and Symptoms

17 August, 2017
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Parkinson’s diseases meaning is described as both a chronic and a progressive movement disorder, meaning that once it occurs the symptoms continue and worsen over time. It is named after Dr. James Parkinson, the doctor that first identified the condition. A whopping 4 million people (approximately) worldwide suffer from Parkinson’s disease and, around 1 in …

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Alzheimer’s Disease Causes, Stages and Treatment

16 August, 2017
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Alzheimer’s disease causes the slow progressive neurological disorder which impacts the memory and other cognitive mental functions like thinking and reasoning skills. It is the most common form of neurodegenerative dementia which starts very slowly and steadily gets worse in a progressive manner. This memory-loss causing brain disease increases after the age of 70 and …

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Menopause & Heart Disease – Is there a relation?

16 January, 2017
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Menopause is usually considered synonymous with hot flashes, insomnia and night sweats, but you should know that it may also be one of the risk factors for having a heart disease. Women bear the same probability of getting heart diseases as men – a fact lesser known to most of us. According to a renowned …

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Essential Tips On Stress Management In The Workplace

24 October, 2016
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Any job brings some pressure on its employees. Everyone who has done a job has felt and been through the pressure in their workplace. No matter if you love your job or not, the stress is something that you will experience for sure: be it the pressure to meet the deadline or to satisfy a …

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Warning: 5 Foods to Avoid if you Suffer from Migraine

11 July, 2016
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Are you or anyone around you struggling with migraine headaches? Do you know that your favorite foods, for which you are a glutton, could be the culprit? If not, this blog reveals five must-avoid foods that can activate severe pain in your head and sensation behind your eyes. Hormonal changes, stress, irregular meals, genes, insomnia …

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10 Signs of Unhealthy Body

20 June, 2016
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Long before that trip to the hospital becomes an absolute necessity with a threatening illness, the body gives out a number of indications that it is not in the best of health. Pay attention to the following 10 signs of unhealthy body, to know if something is not right and control these symptoms from becoming a major …

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Coronary Artery Disease & Familial Heart Disease: What you should know?

24 May, 2016
493 Views

<p>What is Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)? Coronary artery disease (CAD) is a condition in which plaque builds up and sticks to one&#8217;s artery, preventing the blood flow and resulting in chest pain. If left unattended, CAD can lead to a heart a...

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Mobiles are ruining your sleep

2 February, 2015
468 Views

It’s been a decade since Dr. Greene, a sleep specialist based in the UK, has been leaving his cell phone in his basement before turning in for the night. A high flying doctor with his cell phone buzzing practically all day, the last thing he wants is a disturbed sleep cycle because of a vibrating gizmo, …

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Sleep Study FAQ

17 November, 2014
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Q1 What is sleep study? Sleep study, also called as polysomnography, refers to the painless, non-invasive test to study body’s activity during sleep to identify sleep disorders. It monitors & evaluates sleep cycle & stages. Q2 Who should get tested for sleep study? What are the indications for it? You should go for sleep study if …

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Get Rid of Dark Circles Naturally

28 August, 2014
485 Views

Your eyes speak for you and convey your mood. Those sometimes inevitable dark circles steal the glow from your face. Snub cosmetic treatment. You can exorcise the ghostly under-eye look by treading the natural way. Exercise Releases Stress That dark discoloration under your eyes could be mainly due to stress and worry. So walking in …

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Do Sleeping Pills Help with Sleep Disorders?

19 August, 2014
471 Views

When you wake up, the problem might be deeper than you think. A majority of people who suffer from sleep disorders don’t even realize that they have a problem. They chalk it down to stress, tension, work pressure and even bad diet, not realizing that such struggles with sleeping is not normal. Signs and Symptoms …

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Why A Good Night’s Sleep Must Be Your Priority

22 May, 2014
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Do you feel tired and worn out during the day? Or irritable lately? Perhaps it is time you have a look at your sleeping habits. How well you feel during the day is a direct result of how well you slept the past night. Quality sleep is essential for sound mental health, physical wellbeing, and …

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Dealing with Depression: Everything you need to know

28 March, 2014
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What is depression? Feeling sad or depressed at times is a normal reaction to loss or life’s struggles. However, when intense sadness envelops a person, involving feelings of hopelessness, worthlessness and helplessness, which last from days to weeks and keep a person from functioning normally, it is referred to as depression. Different forms of depression …

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Menopause: Don’t Let This Milestone Beat Your Enthusiasm For Life

19 March, 2014
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When Shalini Thakur (now 52) recalled how when she reached her menopause about five years ago, she suffered from insomnia, anxiety, irritability, hot flushes and fatigue. Known for her vitality and cheerfulness, she used to get touchy on even smallest of pranks. All these took both emotional and physical toll on her and even strained …

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Dealing with Severe Anxiety? This is for you

14 March, 2014
550 Views

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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Drug Addition & Substance Abuse: Symptoms & Treatment

12 March, 2014
450 Views

What is addiction/substance abuse? Initially, consumption of drugs is voluntary for most people, but its use over time makes changes in the brain that challenge your self-control and inhibit your ability to resist strong impulses to take more drugs. Substance abuse results from continued intake of drugs even when faced with physical, emotional or social …

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PCOS: What it does to a woman’s body

11 March, 2014
472 Views

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) was termed after the visible change that the disorder brings in the ovaries of women affected by it, i.e. ovaries look like cysts. PCOS actually brings about a host of metabolic and endocrine changes in the body, essentially resulting from how it changes the body’s response to certain hormones. Though the …

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BMI: Risks of being underweight & overweight

10 March, 2014
481 Views

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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