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Piles Symptoms, Causes & Risk Factors

Piles

Hemorrhoids are basically muscle cushions in the anal cavity. It when these cushions get inflamed, problems start to occur. Piles or Inflamed Hemorrhoids are basically lumps found in rectum or around the anal canal that are full of blood vessels, support tissue, muscle and elastic fibers, which have become swollen …

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5 Lifestyle Changes for Healthy Heart

You walked out of the doctor’s room with some medication for your heart and a list of changes you need to make in your lifestyle. Ever wondered what lifestyle changes are required for a healthy heart and how do these changes affect your body? An experienced cardiologist in Gurgaon shares his point …

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Immunisation- Should I, or shouldn’t I?

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Most parents have this recurring and nagging concern about how justified the immunisation that they subject their children to are, especially regarding their effectiveness, safety and price. Let me try and address some of the important issues, point by point. Let me begin by trying to explain how vaccines work, as …

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Importance of Tracking Your Baby’s Growth

Baby's Growth

Each baby is unique and covers developmental milestones at unique pace. However, it is important to keep a track of baby’s growth and how the vital characteristics are developing. There are certain guidelines so as to detect any potential problems that may occur, hampering the baby’s growth. Baby’s Weight is …

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5 Superfoods for Healthy Lungs

Superfood for Healthy Lungs

We are inhaling dangerous levels of pollution these days. While the Indian government and people in general roam around on the roads oblivious to the damage that is being done to their bodies, researchers and environmentalists are in horror of its future implications. Contrary to what most people believe – …

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Does Your Baby Have Diarrhea?

Diarrhea is an infection which causes watery bowel movements. The infection can be due bacteria, parasites or viruses. It depends upon the geographic location of the child, as well as how much hygiene and sanitation is maintained in their lives. Developing countries like ours witnesses move outbreaks of diarrhea than …

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Your feet are probably the most overlooked part of your body

long legs

Even a person with a sedentary lifestyle would have walked thousands of kilometers in his/her lifetime. Staggering as it may seem, now imagine how many kilometers must a trekker or a group of persons carrying out hard labor on a daily basis have achieved? If you’re still not convinced, let’s …

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5 Superfoods You Should Be Eating: Immunity

green tea

Every time the weather changes, about half of us get down with either the flu, a viral infection, have cough or develop breathing problems. Aren’t you tired of this cycle? I know I am. Sadly, the environment we live in is just getting worse by the day- the air pollution, …

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How to Involve Your Kids in your Workout Routine

workout with kids

Fitting a workout into a busily scheduled life can be difficult for anyone, but for those of us with children, it can feel almost impossible. If you don’t have time to take away from the family in order to get to the gym, you might have to complete your workout …

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5 Surprising Reasons you have a Headache

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1. Some Cheese? Did you know that aged cheese consists of tyramine which acts as a trigger for headache? It can also be found in specific processed meats and drinks. If you love cheese – keep a heads up! 2. Your Baby Babies are a boon, no doubt about it. …

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“Focus on career, then kids” – IVF is the key

baby and mom

After nearly 11 years of being happily married, Sumit & Priti, decided to start a family. They were stumped to find that there were medical complications involved. Not among those who are deferred by the destiny, they immediately made up their mind to opt for in-vitro fertilization (IVF). They had …

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Negative effects of technology on kids

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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 …

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How Much Coffee is OK?

coffee morning

One of the most common beverages across the globe, coffee is the go to drink when you are stressed, have a huge workload to put under the knife or when you want to spend a relaxing time with friends over a cuppa. And who is to blame? Coffee makes your …

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The Connection Between Your Period & Acne

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A woman’s average menstrual cycle is usually of 28 days. Periods are a healthy denominator that prove that the woman’s body is working perfectly and that she is not pregnant. Cramps, stress and acne are common occurrences during a menstrual cycle. The most basic question: What is acne? A disorder …

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Tone Your Legs With These 4 Exercises

long legs

Your legs play an important role in making your physique look good. If you can get rid of the extra fat in your legs, you will feel more confident when you wear a pair of fitting jeans. If a layer of fat covers your muscles, even your best efforts to …

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The Right Weight for Your Height

mens health

Puberty does not hit any two children at the exact same time. Some children start developing as early as the age of eight, while others start showing signs of development as late as fourteen. Similarly, two children when put together, will show different types of body shape – lean, muscular, …

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UTI – Why Common in Women?

pretty lady

Three stories, one thread. Mehak, a 19-year old college student, who loves wearing her only pair of tight-fitted jeans to the college every day washed or not. She thinks they make her look smart. Palak, 26-year old newly married woman who has just come back from her exotic Europe honeymoon. …

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Don’t Ignore These 10 Cancer Symptoms

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Cancer is not an easy disease to diagnose. At times, even trained doctors tend to miss the symptoms that are too subtle to be reflected in medical tests. However, if one knows what to look for, the symptoms can be noticed at an early stage. An early diagnosis ensures a …

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8 Ways To Get Rid Of Unwanted Hair

Women envy Rapunzel for her hair. Thick, healthy hair that flows like a cascade from head to toe. But hair on visible body parts could be a matter of shame and dismay for many, especially women. Medically known as ‘Hirsutism’, the problem of excess hair can be solved in different …

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How do I treat common cold & cough?

What is a common cold? Almost everyone has undergone a bout of common cold. It is a viral infection that affects the nose, throat and sinuses, and is mainly manifested in form of sneezing, runny or blocked nose, sore throat and cough. Common cold lasts for about a week in …

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