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Tips to deal with a dry mouth

If you have ever gone through a dry mouth spell, you know how uncomfortable it is. Known as Xerostomia in medical terms, a dry mouth condition is not very uncommon in people these days. Causes of dry mouth: Dry mouth can take place when the glands in your mouth do not make saliva properly. Some of the other causes a... read more...

Ways to Control Thyroid

 The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland located on the front of your neck, on the lower side. When there is an imbalance in the thyroid hormones, it doesn’t function as it is supposed to, which leads to various problems, such as changes in your weight, high cholesterol, etc. There are two types of thyroid issues, h... read more...

Warning Signs of Heart Attack

 Not all heart problems come with clear warning signs and not all people experience sudden chest pain like is shown in TV shows or movies. Some people don't have symptoms at all before a heart attack, it is also known as a silent heart attack. Some heart attacks start slowly with discomfort or mild pain. Here are some... read more...

Transition from Contraception to Conception

Many women assume that when they stop using birth control pills or any other form of contraception, they will have difficulty conceiving, but in reality, your body takes just a bit of normal time that it would usually take, to adjust. In cases where you have been trying for a long time and haven't been able to conceive... read more...

Tips to manage back pain for Professionals

Back pain is an extremely common ailment that affects most of us. There are a lot of factors that promote back pain, such as, sitting for long hours, no physical activity, etc. However, back pain is more than just an annoyance. If not treated properly, it can turn into a serious ailment. With these home-remedies and ti... read more...

Tips to Manage Asthma

Asthma is a disease that affects every person differently. A healthy lifestyle can help you manage asthma. Here are some tips to manage asthma: 1. Asthma Triggers Identification of Asthma triggers is the most important step in the management of asthma. A trigger is anything that irritates the airways and leads to an ... read more...

Sunscreen mistakes you need to stop now

Are you an avid sunscreen wearer? You may be one, but are you sure you are using it the right way? Whether you are a dedicated wearer of sunscreen or have just started using one, most people (wrongly) believe that just slathering it on your skin will do the job! What is the point of laying out your hard earned money o... read more...

Sensitive teeth - Prevention and Treatment

Are your teeth tender? Feeling pain when you eat or drink hot or cold? Does brushing or flossing make you scowl occasionally? You may have teeth sensitivity if breathing in cold air, or eating any acidic, hot, cold food makes your teeth painful or sensitive. Why do we feel the pain? The tooth roots are protectively c... read more...

Myths about arthritis - Busted

Don’t let arthritis keep you from leading an active, healthy and wholesome life. What makes the condition worse is the rampant belief in some baseless, illogical myths that restrain you further from living a healthy, happy life. These myths can cause frustration and could even put your health in danger. Which is why ... read more...

Must Have Things In Bag In You Have Asthma

You can control your asthma by taking medicines on a regular basis and by avoiding things that can trigger an attack. If you have asthma, you must always carry a bag of essentials with you. But, before we dwell into the must haves, let us understand certain facts about asthma. Allergies and asthma are closely li... read more...

Monsoon skin essentials

No matter what your age is, it is really important to change your skincare habits to a new seasonal routine. Monsoons are here and so does skin worries like acne, rashes, stickiness, and infections, not to forget oily and greasy look all day long!! But don't let these worries spoil your fun!! Here are some skin care ti... read more...

Lifestyle Management To Control Your Blood Pressure

Making some lifestyle modifications can go a long way in dealing with high blood pressure. You can control your blood pressure with the following lifestyle changes- REDUCE YOUR WEIGHT Control your weight! This is the most important rule of controlling your blood pressure level. The primary cause of your elevated bloo... read more...

Jaw Pain- Causes, and treatments.

Hearing a popping sound in your jaw joints? Experiencing a dull throb or a sharp pain? We feel you. Millions of people worldwide are affected by the problem of facial and jaw pain. Correct diagnosis and treatment is a challenge in this case because there are many potential causes of jaw pain. For doctors to be able to ... read more...

Importance of the Lipid Test to Keep Your Cholesterol Level Under Control

The Lipid Panel or Lipid Test is a blood test that measures your total cholesterol – that is the ‘good’ HDL cholesterol, the ‘bad’ LDL cholesterol, and the triglycerides (a type of fat found in your blood) present in your blood. Before understanding the importance of the Lipid Test, it is more important to un... read more...

How to Prevent Pre-Diabetes from Becoming Diabetes

Pre-diabetes, as the name suggests occurs before the diabetes phase and has the potential to evolve into a fully fledged type 2 diabetes down the road. The most frightening aspect of pre-diabetes is that it has no symptoms unless a manual blood test is done. During this condition, the body functions normally, just that... read more...

How to prevent osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a bone disorder that takes place when the body makes too little bone, loses too much, or both, raising the risk of fracture. It is the result of a lot of factors like genetics, age and gender - things that are beyond your control. There are, however, some things that you can do to prevent the disease, a... read more...

How to Monitor Your Health Regularly

Most of the time we only visit a doctor when we are in need of cure rather than prevention. However, it is very important to keep a tab on your health regularly through checkups, which may include annual checkups or regular physical examinations at home. This may not just help you to become more aware of your body, but... read more...

How to keep children away from infection during rainy season

After the blazing and sweaty summers, monsoon showers come as a boon! The pleasant weather, cool and gentle breeze, cloud-covered skies, endless cups of tea and what not, everything seems and feels perfect! However, this season calls for some caution, especially when it comes to children. Bacterial, fungal and parasiti... read more...

How to manage stress

With the extremely busy and fast lives that we lead these days, it sometimes becomes hard not to get overwhelmed by it all. Between juggling work, family and other personal as well as professional commitments, stress is sometimes an inevitable side effect that we all experience. However, as is common knowledge, stress ... read more...

How to keep children away from infection during rainy season

After the blazing and sweaty summers, monsoon showers come as a boon! The pleasant weather, cool and gentle breeze, cloud-covered skies, endless cups of tea and what not, everything seems and feels perfect! However, this season calls for some caution, especially when it comes to children. Bacterial, fungal and parasiti... read more...

How to have healthy sleep

The importance of a good night’s sleep cannot be overstated. But, very often, there are a number of factors that interfere with your good night’s sleep. These factors can be everything ranging from work or family stress to unexpected conditions like noisy environment. So, it is easy to say that a good night’s s... read more...

How to avoid a stroke

Regardless of your age, genetics and gender, strokes do not have to be inevitable. Here are some tips to help decrease your chances of suffering from a stroke, starting today. Lose weight Obesity is a major factor contributing to an increase in your chances of suffering from a stroke. Losing as little as two to three... read more...

Flossing - technique and benefits

“Have you been flossing regularly?” It is indeed one of the most frequently asked questions every time we visit our dentist. How important is this seemingly not-so-difficult process of oral hygiene? The answer is “very”. Even though flossing may seem futile and unnecessary, it's of great importance as it remove... read more...

ANAEMIA- Preventive health test

Do you feel tired and irritated all the time? Do you feel exerted after carrying out simple daily tasks? If yes, then there’s a possibility that you are anaemic. Anemia is a health disorder that affects people in both poor and rich countries. The main cause is a deficiency of iron, though malaria, hemoglobinopathy (a... read more...

5 Easy Ways To Stay Tuned With Your Blood Sugar Profile

So how to stay in touch with your blood sugar profile? How to maintain a healthy and balanced blood sugar level? Worry not, we have got you covered. We have listed 5 easy ways to help you stay tuned with your blood sugar level and maintain a healthy and balanced blood sugar level. Exercise We know how hectic life can... read more...

5 Early Signs Of Diabetes You Should Not Ignore

India is the diabetes capital of the world with more than 50 million people suffering from type 2 diabetes. Although diabetes is more prevalent in obese people, India has a higher rate of the prevalence of diabetes in lean people with less BMI. Sugary diets paired with sedentary lifestyles have helped diabetes spread f... read more...

Heavy Periods (Menorrhagia):Symptoms and Causes

Menorrhagia is a medical term referring to heavy flow or prolonged bleeding during your period. Having heavy bleeding can affect your daily routine, giving you painful cramps and interfering with your physical, emotional and material quality of life. If you experience heavy bleeding during your period to such an extent... read more...

Avoid urinary infections

Avoid urinary infections by staying hydrated, maintaining hygiene of intimate areas, stopping to avoid the urge to urinate, and wearing airy and cotton undergarments. read more...

Asthma triggers

Factors like family history of asthma, personal history of skin allergies, overweight, the habit of smoking, and exposure to high concentration of fumes, gasses, and triggers at the workplace can trigger asthma disease in you. Try to maintain a healthy weight, quit smoking, and reduce exposure to triggers and stay safe... read more...

Puberty and teenage obesity

Abrupt weight gain can be seen in teenagers undergoing puberty due to hormonal changes. So keep a check on their diet and encourage them to remain physically active. Do not hesitate to consult a dietician to learn about proper diet plans. read more...

Plantar fasciitis: The severe pain in the heels

To get rid of plantar fasciitis pain, do foot stretching exercise, avoid wearing high heels, lose weight, and get yourself checked for vitamin B12 deficiency and treat it if necessary. read more...

Smoking and heart disease

Smoking, as well as exposure to second-hand smoke, increases the risk of heart diseases by aggravating the atherosclerosis process, increasing cholesterol levels in the body, and precipitating high blood pressure. So quit smoking for your own good and to safeguard your loved ones from the second-hand smoke.... read more...

Benefits of good dental hygiene

Healthy teeth and oral cavity prevent tooth cavities, stop immature tooth loss, freshen up your breath, boost overall health, and save money. So do not forget to brush your teeth and clean your tongue twice a day. read more...

Stay away from constipation

To stay away from frequent constipation; drink plenty of water, eat fibre-rich food, avoid junk food, stop ignoring the urge, and remain stress-free. read more...

Correct way to take blood pressure medicines

Never miss a dose of your blood pressure medicine and never change or stop your medicines without consulting a doctor. read more...

Everyday things which cause skin allergy

Everyday items such as artificial jewelry, metallic buttons and zippers, cosmetics, detergents, hair dyes, old books, stuffed toys, condoms, and woolen clothes can cause skin allergy. Identify your allergen and avoid them. read more...

Get vaccinated before traveling

Ensure that you and your family are aptly vaccinated as per the government guidelines for diseases like hepatitis A, yellow fever, meningitis, typhoid and other before traveling to any foreign location. read more...

Get checked for dengue

Although dengue initially appears as regular fever, it can be life-threatening if not treated promptly. So get checked for dengue as soon as your fever crosses 100 read more...

Correct way to apply mosquito repellent

Apply mosquito repellent at the end after applying moisturizer and sunscreen, avoid the application on open wounds, cuts, and near eyes. read more...

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