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Top 8 Reasons Why Girls Should Play Sports
While sports undeniably are fun and great for a girl’s physical development, they help immensely in academic and social growth as well. Here are 8 reasons why a jog isn’t enough and girls should play sports.
How To Choose A Hospital For Knee And Hip Replacement
There are around one million knee and hip replacements performed every year in the country. It is also estimated that one in twelve US adults will undergo knee replacement at or after 50 years of age. The current average cost of surgery in the United... -
5 Tips For Dinner Meditation
It is common to meditate after a meal or just before going to bed at night. However, meditating after the main meal is a classic way of unwinding and getting rid of stress . The meditation expert, Madonna Gaulding insists that eating consciously or... -
How Restaurant Meals Can Make You Sick
Restaurant food can be very tasty, but not necessarily healthy. If you are someone who frequents restaurants, chances are high that you might fall ill because of the unhygienic cooking and serving practices followed there. Here is how... -
Best Foods To Control Gout
A painful condition that involves the inflammation of joints and causes them to become red and swollen is called gout. Genetics and lifestyle play a major role in increasing the risk of gout. Diet is an important modifiable factor and the best foods to... -
How To Detox With Lemon
Detoxification with lemon has gained popularity among the youth after several Hollywood celebrities (including Beyonce) lost more than 12 pounds in just a couple of weeks following lemon detox diet. So, if you want to follow your... -
What Are The Symptoms Of Gluten Sensitivity
Symptoms of gluten sensitivity are caused by gluten intolerance , a condition usually seen in children. Gluten sensitivity symptoms, or GS are a collection of symptoms of reactions that occur on... -
Some Long Term Effects Of Energy Drinks
If you are addicted to energy drinks, then you should know about the long term effects of energy drinks . For all the energy they promise to give you, energy drinks are not without any side effects. Energy drinks are... -
What Causes Nausea After Eating Sweets
Many people experience nausea after eating sweets. If you want to know about what causes nausea after eating sweets, read on.
Eating sweets can lead to nausea for several reasons. Eating them on an... -
What Are The Dangers Of Eating Raw Kidney Beans
There are many dangers of eating raw kidney beans. Before we explain why eating kidney beans raw is not good, let’s see what kidney beans are. Red kidney beans are a common legume, which is an excellent dietary selection since they contain zero cholesterol.... -
How To Avoid Foods That Cause Gout
Gout is a type of arthritis that is common in middle-aged men. Gout is caused due to presence of uric acid in excess in the blood and can be kept at bay by avoiding foods that cause gout . Gout flare ups are the cause of painful, red, swollen joints... -
What Is A Galactagogue?
What is a galactagogue ?
Some mothers may not have enough breast milk to feed their babies, under such circumstances they tend to rely on some external supplements to increase their milk supply, these external agents are called galactagogues.
Obesity The Costliest Disease In America
The U.S. is battling against increased obesity costs , which is causing a loss in productivity and medical care. A new study found in the U.S. the total money lost due to obesity was about $270 billion each year. Obesity and overweight are proving to... -
How Does Caffeine Affect You?
Lets talk about how does caffeine affect you .
Caffeine, a naturally occurring plant-based substance, is a central nervous system stimulant that has a number of effects on the brain. Let us read further to know how does caffeine affect you... -
Diabetes - The New Pandemic In Asia
Changing lifestyles and diet are the primary cause of increase in diabetes the world over. A significant rise in type-2 diabetes with the highest prevalence among Asians, is the latest findings . Diabetes-the new pandemic in Asia , screams the... -
What Are The Colon Clease Side Effects
As most of us know Colon cleanse is helpful to take out the toxins from wall of colon and boost energy levels. But are you aware about the colons cleanse side effects . Colon cleanse can create negative influence in your body, so before... -
Does Gastric Bypass Work
Are you planning to have a gastric bypass surgery and doubt if the gastric by pass works . Here is some information for you to consider the surgery. This surgery will help you to loss weight very quickly, you can lose one third of your... -
Obesity Linked With Type 1 Diabetes
We all are aware of many obesity related health disorders; diabetes being one of the most important among them. Long before, obesity was blamed for type 2 diabetes. But scientists in their research studies have also linked obesity with type 1 diabetes.... -
What Are The Gastric Sleeve Surgery Complications
The moment I hear the word surgery, and that too Gastric Sleeve Surgery, there is an instant stinging pain in my stomach just thinking about the Gastric Sleeve Surgery complications. Just the... -
What Are The Gastric Banding Complications
Gastric banding surgery or lap banding surgery is a popular weight loss surgery; however, people who opt for it are rarely aware of the various gastric banding complications involved. Though, this is basically performed to avoid... -
What Are The Complications Of Gastric Bypass Surgery
The various complications of gastric bypass surgery tell a story of people opting for surgical intervention in order to get rid of their excess flab. However, the procedures are not totally danger free and cannot be looked upon as a panacea for one and all.... -
How Does Gastric Bypass Work
Though the word 'gastric bypass' is self-explanatory it might be interesting to know how gastric bypass works . It is estimated that over 200,000 gastric bypass surgeries were performed since 2008. The first laparoscopic Gastric bypass ,... -
How To Avoid Food-related Illnesses
Food-related illnesses are caused by eating foods that harbour harmful bacteria, parasites, viruses and toxins produced by them. It can cause illness or make you bed-ridden for weeks, months and in some cases even years. Although food-borne illness only has... -
What To Do In Case Of Food Poisoning
Knowing what to do in case of food poisoning , can prevent one from getting hospitalized and control the health disorder at home with ease. Food poisoning may not be fatal but it could be very painful so knowing about the things to do in food processing... -
How Nutritious Is Mcdonald's New Oatmeal?
Whenever we talk about McDonald, all that we think about are the fast foods – burgers, French fries, wraps, etc. But it’s time for an image change, for McDonald has come up with its new nutritious oatmeal. So how nutritious is McDonald’s new oatmeal ... -
How To Avoid Food Poisoning At Home
At times, we tend to take food safety norms for granted. We tend to overlook and ignore the basic food safety and hygiene guidelines because we do not have the time or are too preoccupied to follow these little tips. This neglect sometimes results in bouts of... -
Sweet Drinks Can Give You Gout
The readily packed orange juice or other sweetened fruit juice has been a favorite drink to start the day for many people. However, a study conducted by the scientists of the University of British Columbia revealed the fact that sweet drinks can give you... -
What Is Your Body Type?
The saying 'you are what you eat' is an Ayurvedic Philosophy and is similar to the Chinese Philosophy of Yin and Yang.
Ayurveda has classified human beings into three mains types Vata-Pitta-Kapha to advise people how to live healthy... -
Saturated Fat Consumption Can Damage Your Sperm
Did you know that saturated fat consumption can damage your sperms ? Sperms affected by excessive saturated fats - is one of the major causes of infertility in males. Saturated fats damage sperms and reduce its count in men. Processed foods, meat,... -
Health Disasters - Anorexia And Bulimia
If you think that your friend is becoming a bag of bones or if you notice that she or he is puking whatever food consumed the minute they are out of sight, then you don’t have a minute more to waste as your friend is definitely building her way to a health... -
Know More About Cibophobia - Fear Of Food
How would someone survive if they were afraid of food itself?!! Amazed yet this fear of food is a reality for many and is called cibophobia (Sitophobia, Sitiophobia). I couldn’t wait to know more about "cibophobia- Fear of food” and it is... -
Everything You Need To Know About Alternative Medicine
In today’s world, almost everyone is aware of the term – alternative medicine. Before you start to learn everything about alternative medicine , you must know that it is a kind of treatment, which does not use synthetic drugs.
Bulimia : Symptoms And Treatment
If you are living with or know someone fighting bulimia, you will surely understand how scary it can be. Bulimia is a common type of eating disorder that is characterized by binge eating followed by purging. Binge eating in this case is... -
Excess Sodium Can Host Various Health Problems
Salt is one of the most common ingredients used in almost all cuisines. The food stands incomplete if it lacks proper amount of salt. But, a recent study stated that excess sodium can host various health problems . Adding too much salt to the diet can even... -
Can Beans Affect Gout? – The ‘gout-ed’ Not Full Of The Beans
As we set to explore the aspects of whether “can beans affect gout?”; a briefing of what gout is, will throw light about the subject under discussion. Gout is a condition/ailment, which is similar to arthritis causing severe pain in the joint-regions. The... -
Don’t Be A Victim Of Lipophobia !
Lipophobia, an insane fear of fat in edibles, is a psychological disease that is catching on the present society, especially the size-zero fanatics. After anorexia nervosa (an insane tendency to starve) and Orthorexia( insane desire to eat only healthy... -
Don’t Let The Computer Hurt You
Over the past few years, there has been a tremendous increase in the number of people using computers , and that too for long hours. This has resulted in a substantial increase in computer-related health problems like neck strains , carpal... -
Facts About Mouth Ulcers
Mouth ulcer is a very common yet painful condition leading to an open sore inside the oral cavity . Most of the people in the world at least once suffer from this mouth ulcer in their lifetime. It cannot be transmitted from one person to another.... -
Cancer Pain Reasons
Cancer itself is a deadly disease and the pain caused due to it is a horrible factor added to this not so much curable disease. But why pain is a prominent factor in cancer patients? In my family, a very close relative of mine is suffering from this... -
Effects Of Insomnia
We all grow up hearing this phrase “ early to bed and early to rise ”. When this phrase came into existence, it was not mentioned to have a good sleep. That might be because people did not have as much stress as nowadays. But now the scenario is... -
How To Avoid Food Borne Diseases?
Food borne diseases are one of the most common types of disease which, if not treated properly on time, can prove to be life threatening. Undercooked chicken or other foods that have been contaminated with juices dripping from raw chicken are the most... -
Curing Diabetes In 30 Days!
Raw green food and diet has long been claimed by many as the cure to man’s many health problems. Here at last is a remarkable proof of the miracles it can do for your body provided you have the discipline to stick to it and at the same time enjoy it as an... -
In Mentioning Raw Food Did We Forget Thyroid
The Raw Foodism life style certainly worked wonders for Angela Stokes. The under active thyroid gland was one of the culprits of her condition, which seemed different from the usual obesity disorders many others are victims of. Raw Foodism worked... -
Causes Of Headaches
Have you ever got any headache? Most likely your answer would be yes. Do you know why? Actually there can be many root causes for that. Do you know that even hot air, high temprature or low air pressure can also cause headache?
A study on around 7000... -
Moderate Drinking And Dementia
All over the world, we are listening that alcohol consumption is bad for health. But, a review of 44 studies published since the 1990s, in which more than half were confirming that moderate drinkers of wine, beer and liquor had lower dementia risks than... -
Increasing Rate Of Food Intolerance !
Sometimes back I read an article on Food Intolerance about which most of us are ingorant to. So, I thought to share it with you guys.
Food intolerance is a particular type of food allergy. It cannot be detected in the initial stage coz; the body... -
Winter Is On; Watch Your Figure Baby!
The thought of getting out of warm quilts and coming face-to-face with the ice-dripping chillness outside is more like a bad daydream on winter mornings. Now, pulling on your jogging rigs for the early morning workouts are worse to even think! Ah, baby, my... -
Jaundice Among Newborns
Newborn Jaundice is a common condition in infants. It occurs when there is excess bilirubin in the blood and causes the skin and the whites of the eyes to turn yellow. Bilirubin is a normal pigment produced by the breakdown of red blood cells in the body. It... -
My nurse friend sent this and encouraged me to post it and spread the word. I agree. If everyone can remember something this simple, we could save some folks. Seriously.. Please read:
STROKE IDENTIFICATION: ... -
N U T R I T I O N A C T I O N
During the sticky, uncomfortable "dog days" of summer, children can still participate in outdoor activities. When it is steamy outside, children need help to "keep their cool!" Information about the dangers that hot weather poses to... -
Wellness By Clean: Tranquility In A Bottle
Happy Monday! Talk about unexpected. I woke up this morning feeling extra spunky — and that was even before my first cup of coffee. It’s standard operating procedure for me to wake up on Mondays feeling grouchy, so to celebrate this minor miracle I... -
Cancer News from John Hopkins No plastic containers in micro No water bottles in freezer. No plastic wrap in microwave... A dioxin chemical causes cancer, especially breast... -
Ten million Americans and people all over the world over the age of 50 have osteoporosis, a disease characterized by porous, frail bones and increased risk of fractures. While there are some risk factors for osteoporosis that you just can’t control, the... -
Higher Triglycerides - An Invitation To Stroke
HOUSTON:Cutting triglyceride building fatty food will be a good New Year resolution. A new study has found that having high levels of fat in blood increases risk for a major stroke.
People with high triglycerides and another type of... -
How To Get Rid Of Liver Spots ?
How to get rid of
If you have liver spots, it is up to you to get rid of them.
May be you took too much sun, without using the proper
precautions like sunscreen, gradual exposure, etc. If you continue
What To Do When You Get Something In Your Eye
What to do when you
get something in your eye
Got some dust in your eye? Or some other irritant like an eyelash or
cigarette ash? You can use the following technique to help others as well
Before doing anything,... -
The Power Of Produce
Whether it fights cancer depends on which you eat, how you eat it -- and your genes.
By Anna Gosline, Special to The Times August 27, 2007
NO dessert until you finish your vegetables! Health experts probably wish... -
How To Beat Asthma??
How to beat asthma
Asthma partially obstructs the bronchial tubes, making breathing
difficult. The cause of asthma is still not known. But if you are an
asthma sufferer, you can, through natural means, considerably reduce
How To Avoid Cancer
4. How to avoid cancer
caused by smoking
If you smoke, you can greatly reduce the risk of contracting cancer by drinking carrot juice. This according to the German Doctor Hans Nieper, founder of Eumatabolic Medicine, a new... -
Swimsuit Season.. Gosh It Is Here.
Boo--hoo:) Its here. The most dreadful part of the year. No I love summer. The fruits, lemonade, longer days, outdoor swimming, no school all of that. But then I love going to the beach too and I have to wear a bathing suit. The costume that shows every... -
Importance Of Sound And Music In Healing
Recently I have been delighted to observe an increased emphasis on music and sound as a medium for healing. Perhaps because music has been an integral part of my life I am more keenly aware of this phenomena. On occasions when I have felt my soul inspired by... -
Gratitude The Secret Behind Creativity..
When you think of being more creative, what comes to mind? Most people think in terms of artistic skills, but creativity manifests itself in a number of ways beyond the obvious. Picture creativity like a jet stream that flows all around us: when we step up to... -
Are You In Heart Danger Zone?
The prevention and care of heart disease have become a subject of prime concern the world over. Increasingly hectic lifestyles and and spiraling stress levels have made heart disease a life –size threat.
The term ‘heart... -
Proofs Dat Faith Will Help U Heal..
Longer Life A study of 21,000 people in the United States from 1987 to 1995 found a seven year difference in life expectancy between those who never attend religious services and those who attended more than once a week
Overall health In a... -
Ahimsa And Hindu Wisdom
Hindus advocate the practice of ahiṃsā (non-violence) and respect for all life because the God is believed to permeate all (including plants and non-human animals).There is no sharp distinction between humans and other forms of life. The term ... -
Climate change could become as big a threat to the planet's biodiversity as deforestation by the end of the century, warn researchers
The most vulnerable species are likely to be those living in confined geographical areas, such as mountain ranges,... -
Treat Osteoporosis Ur Way
Change Your Diet
Your diet should have an excess of green leafy vegetables. The best diet would be plenty of whole grains (like brown rice, barley and millet), legumes and beans. To increase the body's ability to absorb calcium, your salad should... -
Ward Off Ur Arthritis Probs
What Should You Do ?
1) Exercise, exercise Start with warming up the joints by massaging them or applying warm water on joints. After that you can start a stretching exercise or other forms of exercise as advised by your doctor.
If you do... -
LIFE WITH HIGH BLOOD CHOLESTEROL, hi,ifood,lovers, Here is a tip for those who are suffering with high-blood cholesterol level and due to high level of fatty materials in blood avoid to eat good and tasty food due to lack ofknowledge of food ingrediasts. The... -
How Is Blood Used?
How blood is used
In this section we're going to take a look at all the different ways blood can be used, and just how important and worthwhile a fluid it is. And seeing as they usually split blood up into four separate components, we will too.... -
What is diabetes?
Diabetes mellitus is a group of metabolic diseases characterized by high blood sugar ( glucose ) levels, which result from defects in insulin secretion, or action, or both. Diabetes mellitus, commonly referred to as diabetes... -
What is hereditary hemochromatosis?
Hereditary hemochromatosis is an inherited (genetic) disorder in which there is excessive accumulation of iron in the body (iron overload). It is a common genetic disorder among Caucasians in the United... -
Changes in feelings such as fear and anger are a normal part of life. Personal situations, such as a divorce, loss of a job, or strained relationships with family or friends can cause emotional stress, thus making a person feel sad or... -
Physical Relaxation Techniques To Manage Stress
Deep Breathing, PMR and the Relaxation Response
Physical relaxation techniques are as effective as mental techniques in reducing stress. In fact, the best relaxation is achieved by using physical and mental techniques together.
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (cpr)
Let's say it's 4:17 p.m. and you're driving home, (alone of course) after an unusually hard day on the job. Not only was the work load extraordinarily heavy, you also had a disagreement with your boss, and no matter how hard you tried he just... -
Lesson For Men And Women
The Lesson for Men and Women At the time of this writing there has been a flurry of public and scientific commentary on the subject of Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) for menopausal and post-menopausal women. Somewhere between 6 and 20 million women... -
Treat Urself If Ur Insomniac
Are morning people born or made? In my case it was definitely made. In my early 20s, I rarely went to bed before midnight, and I’d almost always sleep in late. I usually didn’t start hitting my stride each day until late afternoon.
But after a while I... -
LOS ANGELES, California (Reuters) -- A U.S. sheriff opened an investigation Wednesday into the death of a 28-year-old woman who died after taking part in a California radio contest in which contestants had to drink as much water as possible.
Diabetics : Are You On Move?
Diabetes is a chronic illness and needs to be continuously managed. However, it does not mean that diabetics cannot travel or will have any problems while on a trip. There are only some tips that the patient needs to keep in mind to have a... -
Do You Know About Food Poisioning?
What is food poisoning? Food poisoning refers to poisoning that occurs due to eating foods contaminated with toxins or poisonous substances secreted by some bacteria. Food poisoning is more common in areas with poor sanitation or living conditions (often... -
All Forms Of Exercise Help In Diabetes Control
Combining resistance training, such as weight lifting, with aerobic workouts is beneficial for long-term control of blood sugar. Researchers from the Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand found that the effects of exercise on blood sugar were small... -
Do You Know About Depression?
Depression a common mental illness which is estimated to affect up to one in five Britons at some point in their lifetime and to cost the UK about £8bn a year in medication, benefits and lost working days. It can strike at any age and the feelings of... -
Interested Facts About Diabetes
Some interesting, but lesser known facts about Diabetes. Did you know that… Insulin, was discovered by Dr. Frederick Banting and Dr. Charles Best in 1921 at the University of Toronto. In 1924, a 14 year old boy Leonard Thompson was the first human with... -
Abdominal Pain Related To Depression
Children with recurrent abdominal pain often have anxiety and depression. Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, in Pennsylvania, examined 42 children between 8 and 15 years old who were seen in primary care practice because of chronic... -
Are You In Diabitic Danger Zone?
Facts are * 3.6 crore diabetic patients in India * Inherently Indians are prone to diabites * India is number one in sweet food in the world * Fast food market is rapidly growing in India ARE YOU IN DANGER......... Don't Worry-----> Reply these... -