5 Foods You Must Eat If You Have Irregular Periods

The average gap between two periods is around 28 days. If your periods are often delayed by more than a week then you could be suffering from oligomenorrhea. This is the medical term for the common condition of irregular periods. The causes for irregular periods can be many - thyroid disorders, stress, travel, excessive consumption of alcohol or caffeine, etc. Here are some foods that can help you treat irregular periods. Ginger From getting rid of cold to improving digestion, ginger...
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How Does Lack Of Sleep Affect Your Body

If sleeping less than 6 hours a day is a common feature in your life, then you must complete reading this article right now. Lack of sleep can affect your body in more ways than you can imagine. Work. Online life. Family and friends. Our life gets too entangled in these elements that we forget to give our body ample rest in the form of adequate sleep. Here is how lack of sleep harms your body very silently: The Weight Gain Pain When you are sleep deprived, you invite obesity. It’s said t...
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Typhoid Symptoms & Precautions You Must Know

If you thought that cold, flu, malaria and dengue are the only diseases common during the monsoon, think again. Apart from air borne and mosquito borne diseases, incidences of water borne diseases like typhoid, diarrhoea and cholera also get rampant. Here are the typhoid symptoms and precautions that you must know in order to safeguard yourself and your loved ones. Typhoid is a bacterial disease that leads to severe digestive issues. It is caused by consuming any food item or drink that is co...
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How To Have A Healthy Liver

When we think of the liver, the first thing that comes to mind is good digestion. The liver also plays a vital role in purifying the blood, regulating diabetes and maintaining our metabolism. Often liver diseases and disorders don’t show their symptoms until the problem has already developed further. That is why keeping the liver healthy is important in order to prevent illnesses like liver cirrhosis, jaundice, fatty liver, Hepatitis A,B, C, D & E and liver failure. Here are some simple s...
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Monsoon Precautions For Asthma

The cool breeze that accompanies the monsoon is often a cause of joy to many but not for all. Those with asthma and breathing related allergies face the risk of aggravating their condition with the decrease in the temperature and increase in the dampness in the air during the rainy season. Here are some precautions and measures you can follow so that you too can enjoy the rains despite asthma. Take all measures to prevent dampened walls in your house. When moisture is trapped in the walls it’...
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How Does Monsoon Affect Your Skin

Every coin has two sides and so does monsoon. On one hand, it brings the joy of rains. On the other hand, it also brings an array of bacterial and fungal skin infections. Continue reading to know how the rainy season leads to skin issues and all the tips for skin care during monsoon. During monsoon, our skin keeps fluctuating from being oily to dry because of the drastic changes in the humidity levels in the atmosphere. When it becomes too humid and stuffy, your skin becomes prone to excessiv...
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Precautions You Must Take To Prevent Dengue

Dengue is a viral disease that can be fatal. About 50% of the entire human population is at its risk. In 2015 the cases of dengue reported had doubled in India. It has no particular cure. Hence, it’s better to prevent contracting the fever itself. The following measures and precautions can help you safeguard against this viral fever to a large extend. Beware of the Aedes mosquito: Characterised by white dots on the body and legs, it’s the bite of the female Aedes mosquito that spreads th...
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How Sitting Is The New Smoking

While the dangers of habits such as smoking and alcoholism are well documented, not many of us are aware of the grave dangers of sitting for extended periods of time. Yes, the simple act of sitting at your desk while working or on the sofa while binge watching your favourite TV series or while traveling long distances can cause severe harm to your health. Just like smoking slowly harms your body in different ways, so does a sedentary lifestyle. Prolonged sitting can eventually lead to types o...
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7 Things to Know About Personal Hygiene

Staying healthy is not only about eating a balanced diet and exercising regularly. It also has a lot to do with adopting hygienic and clean habits or routines. Here are some simple yet essential ways in which you can add to your hygiene and become healthier. Keep your hands clean to keep away illnesses Our hands touch a dozen things a day and come into contact with a million germs. 26000 different bacteria can be found just on a single currency note. That’s why, always spare at least 15 ...
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5 Ways To Exercise While Working Around The House

Getting some exercise is important, yet often we are unable to make time for it. But little did you know that house work can be a great way to burn calories. When you don’t have time to work out or hit the gym, these hacks will help you burn calories and stay physically active while doing the home chores. Check out these exercises that you can do at home without using any equipment. Step Exercises While you wait for your washing machine to finish the last spin or the cooker to do its work,...
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