Glaucoma: The Silent Thief of Sight

Glaucoma - a group of diseases that damages the optic nerve of the eye - is one of the most common causes of blindness across the world and is often called as the silent thief of sight. This disease is very common even in developed countries and goes without notice.

Home remedies to get rid of water retention

This article explains various simple home remedies like drinking tea made out of various herbs, use of fennel seeds, lemon juice, cranberry juice, apple cider vinegar and many more such diuretic products which will effectively reduce water retention from the body.

Simple Steps To Keep Our City Clean

As we all see garbage and waste materials thrown on streets, public places, almost everywhere. want to know simple steps to keep our city clean, then, few simple steps are discussed here. If each one of us can keep our home, building, colony and city clean, then, the country will ally be clean.

Medications and its safety at home.

Most of us need to take medicines ourselves or administer medicine it to our family at some point or the other. Some may need to take medicines for a few months to a few years. There are many potential problems related to medicines being kept at home, this article highlights the simple but effective measures to overcome the potential adverse issues.

Childhood obesity in India - causes and prevention

Although every mother wants her child to be healthy, do remember that chubby is not always healthy. There are many reasons behind childhood obesity. Heredity, sedentary lifestyle, unhealthy eating practices are listed as the most common factors for this problem.

Cancer: All you need to know

There are more than 200 types of recognized cancers around the world. With ever-changing lifestyles, there are more cases of cancer and many misconceptions about this disease. Let us know through this article various aspects of cancer such as types, causes, treatment, and prevention.

Signs & symptoms that you need to drink more water

Dehydration can be prevented by drinking 2-3 litres of water a day. How do you know that you are drinking enough water? The human body lets you know that you need to drink more water. It sends out signs and symptoms. Find out if you need to drink more water.

Ways to get rid of belly fat through diet: Part-2

This article explains various tips which help us to trim down belly fat easily and naturally. We need to eat healthy by including whole grains, lots of fruits and vegetables, Himalayan salts and all those foods which cut down belly fat in our diet plan.

Why is water vital for life - understanding the body's need for water

How much water should you drink? Should you drink water even if you are not thirsty? How do you tell you are drinking enough water? Find answers to all these questions and more in this article. Educate yourself on water, man's basic requirement.

Common pregnancy related ailments and how to deal with them

As a foetus starts to grow inside the womb, mothers-to-be can begin to feel very uncomforatble. Carrying the extra weight of the growing baby can cause fatigue and a lot of discomfort and health problems. The enlarging uterus encroaching upon the region where the stomach and intestines are results in acidity, constipation and haemorrhoids. Here are some simple tricks to make these symptoms go away and make you feel better.

How to lose weight and keep it off

Anyone who has tried to lose weight knows what a challenge it is. If losing weight is a challenge, then keeping the weight off is a bigger challenge. However, a few lifestyle changes can help in losing weight permanently. It is easy to keep the weight off by following a controlled diet which comprises of healthy foods and combining it with exercise.

Detox to rejuvenate, revitalize and revive yourself

Detoxification involves making lifestyle changes that comprise of healthy choices. The plan includes consuming healthy foods and drinks, exercising, meditating and indulging beauty regimes, with a sole purpose of rejuvenating the body and mind. A detox programme is designed to leave you revitalised and refreshed.

Home remedies for Migraine

Migraine is mainly caused due to change in the lifestyle. The exact reason or cause for migraine is not clearly detected, but some home remedies will certainly reduce the pain, though cannot be considered as a cure for migraine.

Health Benefits of Cinnamon

If you are cooking biryani or pulao then can you do without cinnamon? Most certainly you cannot. It is the spice that makes a chicken biryani what it is. Without cinnamon a biryani is just chicken and rice. But has anyone thought about the health benefits of cinnamon ? Well, I am giving you food for thought.

Understanding drug names and labels

Drugs are an integral part of every household. We store them for emergency situations as well as use them from time to time. Names of the drugs and labels are very important information and their basic knowledge is useful for everyone. In this article, this information is presented in a simple form so that a common person can understand these names and terms much more easily.

Acidity or Gastric trouble: A Medical Perspective (Part II)

In the first part, Acidity or Gastric trouble: A Medical Perspective (Part:I), we discussed about gastric trouble and how it can be more serious than just acidity and also how it mimics other important conditions. In this second part, the article highlights the way doctors try to differentiate the other conditions and in brief the treatment for the condition.

Acidity or Gastric trouble: A Medical Perspective (Part:I)

Acidity or Gastric trouble is a widely misused term by the general population. By and large, this term is used by people who have upper abdominal pain, bloating sensation after food, burning sensation in the upper abdomen just beneath the rib cage and in the middle of the chest. People have their own home remedies, treatment suggestions from friends or often self-medicate. This article gives an insight into the likely conditions related and disease that can mimic and mislead patients and doctors.

Gallstone disease and its complications

Stones of many types can form in the human gallbladder for various reasons, as it slowly increases in size, it can remain completely undetected and symptom-free or present with complications related to gallstone disease (cholelithiasis). This article gives an insight into gallstones, the illness associated with it, when and how to seek medical attention.

Sea Cod Liver Oil : Health benefits and side-effects

Everyone of us wants to enhance our memory and cognitive powers to be successful in this competitive world. But are these 'Memory Boosters' good for us or poses a big risk to our health in the long run? In this resource article, I am going to brief you all about advantages and disadvantages of Cod Liver Oil, a popular memory booster and immune system promoter. Go through this article to know all about it.

Umbilical Hernia: Common questions and facts

A hernia at or around the umbilicus is a common type of a hernia that can affect the extremes of ages. Many people have questions and doubts in their minds before or even after visiting their doctors. This article gives you a basic insight into the common questions that come to our minds about an Umbilical hernia. It also would help patients to have a better idea and understanding before they meet the surgeons about this condition

How to get the best out of a medical consultation

Many of us are not familiar with the hospital working system and some people from the rural areas are often lost in big hospitals. By the time it is our turn to see the doctor, some of us would be exhausted or even annoyed. Time is of the essence and this article explains the process around a medical consultation so that it becomes a meaningful experience and not an unpleasant nightmare.

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