20 Essential Healthy Heart Tips

Cardiovascular diseases cause the highest number of deaths all over the world. The health of our hearts depends upon a lot of lifestyle factors. Poor nutrition choices, bad lifestyle decisions, and improper mental health care can result in strokes, heart attacks, embolisms, and coronary heart disease.

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5 Dangers of Not Sleeping Enough

Lack of sleep affects every physiologic function of the body. You already know that lack of sleep can make you irritable throughout the day. What you may not know is what it can do to your memory, health, physical appearance and even your ability to lose weight.

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8 Amazing Tips For Healthy And Strong Hair During Summers

Summer sun. Blazing hot. Scorching heat. We often hear these words during the summer weather, especially in the Indian sub-terrain. Not only the temperature, but the subsequent UV exposure, dirt, pollution, and sweat promise a damaging effect to the hair and scalp. We tend to wash our hair at short intervals to avoid sweat and dirt accumulation which reduces the hair strength and increases hair fall. In addition, not using the right hair care products for the season further worsens hair quality.

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8 Foods To Give Your Child During Loose Motions

Just about every child has experienced a bout of loose motions while growing up as he/she begins experimenting with outside food after the age of 4. As the immunity buckles up the new infectious agents, parents fret over what to give or avoid the child during this period of abdominal distress. Most of the pediatricians recommend the BRAT diet.The BRAT diet is a bland-food diet and stands for Bananas, Rice, Applesauce and Toast.The BRAT diet helps to recover from lose stools since it includes binding foods which make the stools firmer.

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Allergy

Allergy, hypersensitivity reaction by the body to foreign substances (antigens) that in similar amounts and circumstances are harmless within the bodies of other people.

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Banana Flower The Superfood You Haven'T Heard Of

Banana flower has outstanding medicinal properties, also known as a banana blossom or banana heart. It has a potent nutritional profile. Banana flower is packed with essential minerals such as phosphorous, calcium, potassium, copper, magnesium and iron, vital for several bodily functions.

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Do You Know You Could Be Harming Your Kid’s Teeth?

When it comes to your child you want nothing but the best for them. Be it the school you send them or the food they eat. Yet when it comes to dental hygiene, we tend to think that brushing their teeth once a day with our regular toothpaste would be enough to keep their teeth healthy. What we don’t realize is that a child’s teeth are in a developing stage and their needs are different from ours.

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Easing Your Dental Anxieties

Dental anxiety or the fear of dentistry has been a buzz word for many to ignore and avoid trips to the dental chair unless there's a very strong pain related stimulus to do so. While going to the dentist has never been perceived as a pleasant predicament to be in,the levels or degree to which they feel this unpleasantness,can vary widely from person to person.

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Healthcare Map reveals chronic diseases are on the rise in urban India

The report is a comprehensive look at the disease and illness trends across India. Annually, Dawai Wala facilitates 45M appointments on its platform. The report is based on those health care appointments that were booked across 35+ cities with the focus on top 7 cities including Delhi & NCR, Bangalore, Mumbai, Kolkata, Pune, Chennai and Hyderabad across 200+ medical specialities.

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Natural Hair Conditioning Recipes

Brahmi powder is knonw in India to help hair grow longer and shinier.  It also helps condition the hair.  It is excellent for dark hair colors.   Mix 1-2 tablespoon Silk & Stone Brahmi powder with warm water to make a paste and apply on your scalp and hair twice a month. Do not use brahmi on light hair color for more than 5 minutes.  It may cause a slight yellow tint to the hair.

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Obsessive-compulsive disorder

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), also called obsessive-compulsive neurosis, type of mental disorder in which an individual experiences obsessions or compulsions or both. Either the obsessive thought or the compulsive act may occur singly, or both may appear in sequence.

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People below 30 are most depression prone

Depression is a fast-growing issue. Today on World Health Day, we are releasing the findings from our Healthcare Map that highlight how rapidly this condition is growing. We hope these findings help spread some awareness amongst consumers as well as amongst other stakeholders so together we can fight this and help people live healthier, happier lives.

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Road accidents: Dos and don’ts to follow before an ambulance arrives

Road Safety Awareness Week is observed from 11th January to 17th January. Mr Hanmantrao Gaikwad, Chairman and Managing Director, BVG India Limited said “With an increase in the number of young drivers and newer cars on the roads, Road Safety has emerged as one of the major concerns in the state. Accidents and deaths can be avoided if pedestrians and drivers inculcate road safety measures. Road Safety Awareness week aims to educate people about safety measures to be observed while driving or walking on the road.” And hence, he has shared few do’s and don’ts you should do before the ambulance arrives. Also read about first aid tips you should know in case of a road traffic accident.

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Should you use petroleum jelly to treat burns?

Petroleum jelly is a common, multipurpose salve found in most households. In India, it is used mostly during the harsh winter months, when the dry air strips the skin of its moisture. It’s also used for a wide variety of skin problems: from soothing dry lips to removing under eye makeup to taming eyebrows. Here are 50 uses of petroleum jelly. Although petroleum jelly is believed to be greasy and unsuitable for acne-prone skin, many acne sufferers also apply petroleum jelly to their face without any adverse effects. In fact, it is one of those rare ointments that don’t cause a breakout because its molecules are too huge to clog the pores. However, the infallible petroleum jelly may not be suited for every skin problem according to experts. And one of those problems is burns.

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Sunny Day Skincare Tips

Sunny days are a bit of a paradox. They do wonders for your mood but can be harmful, even dangerous, for your skin.

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This World Cancer Day, #AskAboutCancer

Cancer is one of the fastest rising diseases in the world. Over 8 million people around the world succumb to cancer every year. Not only is the loss of life tragic, the entire journey can be quite traumatic for the families too. What’s worse is, the incidents are rising fast. Over the next 2 years, there is an expected 70% rise in the number of new cases.

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Top 10 Anti-Inflammatory Foods You Can Eat

Diabetes, arthritis, high blood pressure, and asthma are all lifestyle diseases whose underlying cause is inflammation. Research has shown that an anti-inflammatory diet can reduce your dependency on medicines to fight these diseases. Your fridge and the local farmers market are your best friends when it comes to fighting inflammation. Employ these anti-inflammatory foods for relief.

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Top 8 Nutrients For Healthy Ageing

As our body ages, it becomes difficult for it to assimilate all the nutrients that the food provides. The demands on the body increase but nutrition becomes a big issue. The best way to provide a balanced nutrition is to eat right and stay fit. Here are some vital nutrients that are needed more so as we grow older.

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Turmeric - The Spice Of Life For This Monsoon Season

The climate changes caused by the monsoon season may make you feel sick, so it's time to pay attention to your health. There are lots of natural ways to fight infections and super charge your immune system.

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Understanding The Benefits Of Unani Medicine

Unani medicine is a form of alternative medicine with origins dating back to several thousands of years. With foundations based on the teaching of Hippocrates and with contributions from some great Greek philosophers like Galen and Razes, this system of medicine was further developed in the middle ages by the Persians and Arabs.

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Urban Indians have a weak heart

World Heart Day 2017 Healthcare Map highlights the rising concerns about heart-related problems in India’s top cities. These findings can help healthcare experts understand some of the key trends associated with heart health issues that people are seeking medical advice for, in the country and take necessary steps to curb the same.

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Vitamin C Reduces The Frequency Of Cold Attacks: Myth Or Fact

Cold is the most common reason for missing work and school. And Vitamin C is often recommended as a natural remedy for it. is also a major cause of acute morbidity and doctor visit. On an average, adults suffer from 2-3 cold attacks per year. The frequency in kids is even higher. Recurrent cold and cough can occur because of various reasons such as viral/bacterial infections, respiratory conditions like asthma, or a weak immune system. Nonetheless, a permanent solution for cold is yet to be discovered. Efficacy of Vitamin C in treating cold and cough has always been debatable. Let’s get to know more about VitaminC.

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