Every one in four women complaints of menstrual cramps, lower back pain, mood swings, and bloating on every 28th day of her womanhood. Each month, while being curled up in our beds, we as women are faced with the same question: what do I do about these menstrual cramps (period pain)? Menstrual cramps, also known […]
With the advent of vaccines and improvement in healthcare, epidemics of acute, highly-infective childhood diseases have become significantly declined in most parts of the world; all thanks to effective vaccines. In spite of that, childhood illnesses may still come in the form of common flu and cold. They also exist in the form of mysterious […]
Consuming right food is way more effective than the cosmetics you buy every month. These beauty-boosting foods that can do wonders for your skin.
Eye strain is a common condition and more people have it today than ever before. Why? Because we spend more time on electronically-lit devices and give less rest to our eyes. This article presents the causes and symptoms of eye strain along with information on how to prevent and treat it.
Lip blisters, also known as cold sores or fever blisters, are something that many people, unfortunately, experience during their lives, often recurrently. There is, however, good news for all those suffering from recurrent blisters on the lips. There are plenty of natural ways to treat it.
A growing body of research shows the benefits of mindful eating. Mindful individuals have a body weight close to recommended, fewer symptoms of eating disorders, and a greater sense of well-being. Read on to find out about the benefits of mindful eating and tips to practice it.
Where short-term stress can help you cope with different life situations, long-term stress can have potential health consequences. Find out about the negative health consequences of stress and learn the simple stress management tips that will enable you to lead a better life.
“Everybody wants to live forever, but nobody wants to grow old” (Jonathan Swift). This is the utmost truth! Everyone wants to defeat aging and be young and healthy forever, especially in today’s world when you see the beauty of celebrities with covetous eyes and think how these people never age. This obsession with a youthful appearance […]
You probably think of the fast acting diseases as the most deadliest ones. Surprisingly, many of such diseases don’t run in the top 10 lists. In fact, most of the deadly diseases are those that have slow progression and relatively high prevalence. World Health Organization (WHO) has provided a list of such diseases. Their list […]
Meditation is the road to controlling your thoughts without letting them control you. From stress reduction to improving your attention span, the benefits of meditation are far stretched. Mentioned here are 10 amazing benefits of meditation and a meditation guide for beginners.
Are you among those 85 percent of humans that suffers acne at some stage of their lives? Conventional acne treatments are expensive and often unpredictable. This has led many people finding home remedies for treating their acne. Mentioned here are 14 things you can do to manage your acne.
We have all been caught in that awkward condition where no matter how much we strain our bodies, nothing passes out. Luckily, there are home remedies to get that much-needed push. You can try one of the 23 home remedies mentioned in this article, and constipation is no longer a problem for you.
Does the word ‘calorie’ sound anything important to your health? A sweetened beverage can provide as much as 1200 calories, whereas one cup of pasta has 131 calories. Turns out that it really is an important word. Calories are used to measure the energy value of your food. This difference in the energy value of […]
Hitting a roadblock while trying to beat your fitness goals is most likely a part of everyone’s life. Yes, it happens to all of us. Whether it is the lack of motivation, a sudden commitment, a health-related issue, or an unconscious act of hitting the snooze button, there are many ways you can get thrown […]
The last time you had heartburn was probably yesterday. This problem is so prevalent in every country that almost all of us have experienced it. Most people ignore the feeling and wait for it to go away on its own. However, there’s a better solution. You can significantly reduce the symptoms of heartburn and improve […]
Stocking cleating eating food items in the pantry will help you refrain from processed and unhealthy food. Here are 28 clean eating snacks that you can eat on the go. Mentioned along with each snack is also a recipe to help you have more variations and flavor.
Research suggests that vitamin D plays an important role in the overall health of an individual. By having adequate sun exposure, eating vitamin D rich foods, and taking prescribed supplements, we can optimize vitamin D levels and attain greater health benefits.
As humans, we are all faced with the same questions. How to have a better life? What is it that makes a person happy? What are those things that put you off the track of better living? How to make peace with situations? There is no right answer. What we find from the vast database […]
Do you know that nutritional deficiency is responsible for more than 6 percent of the global morbidity and mortality rates? We have 88 percent of the countries facing a serious burden of nutritional deficiencies. Moreover, around 2 billion people lack micronutrients like vitamin A and iron. Nutrient deficiencies contribute to the global disease and economic […]
[soc_panel color=”blue”]By: Unber Shafiq[/soc_panel] We see the effects of unhealthy habits every day; obesity, acne, back pain, depression, insomnia, and even some forms of cancer are linked back to what we repeat every day, i.e., our habits. It is the amount of control over healthy habits that allows people to live longer and healthier lives. […]
The most deadly creature on earth is not a saltwater crocodile or a black mamba; it’s the mosquito. According to the World Health Organization, mosquito-borne diseases cause more than 1 million deaths per year. As small as it may seem, every 30 seconds a mosquito kills a child in some part of the world.
Are you worried about the pale complexion and shortness of breath while doing minor daily activities such as climbing stairs? A general feeling of tiredness and difficulty in performing daily activities can be linked to iron deficiency. It may come as a surprise, but iron deficiency is the most common nutritional disorder in today’s world. […]
Breakfast is one of the most important meals of the day. In fact, for most people, it’s one of their favorite ones as well. No matter what some fasting diets tell you, eating in the morning is incredibly important to both your mind and body.
Doctors, nutritionists, and fitness experts have introduced various diets over the years. Some of these are as old as 90 years. Each diet claims to have specific benefits; some lose weight while others prevent particular diseases. This article aims to bring seven popular diets and their benefits to your knowledge. Let’s jump into the details. 7 […]
Everyone is guilty of poor sitting patterns, be it at the office or home. With piles of work right before your eyes, spinal health is the last thing on your mind. Mentioned here are 10 things that put you at risk of back pain and ways to deal with it.
Cancer is a term used for a group of diseases that are a direct result of abnormal cellular growth. It accounted for 8.8 million deaths worldwide in the year 2015. This means that 1 in 6 global deaths was due to cancer. Amid these alarming statistics and a growing number of cancer cases, science is […]
[soc_panel color=”gray”]By: Unber Shafiq[/soc_panel] Diabetes is a condition that causes high blood sugar levels. It is either due to a lack of insulin production or a lack of sensitivity to the insulin that our bodies produce. Either way, the result is high blood glucose levels. These high levels, if not controlled, can lead to complication […]
[soc_panel color=”blue”]By: Unber Shafiq[/soc_panel] Depression is the leading cause of disability affecting more than 300 million people worldwide. Unlike what most people think, it is an illness, not a choice. There are ways to fight depression, battle against it, and deal with it in a manner that it loses its grip at least to the […]
How many days can a human survive without water? Not many. Water is life, and we all know that. It is one of the first words that a child learns. Years of acquaintance with this word and most individuals still remain oblivious to the health benefits of drinking water. Today, take some time out to […]
Amid the 450 million people with mental conditions worldwide, it is only wise to know of the ways that help to improve the mental health of a person.
Have you been one of those aspiring yogis who love the idea of practicing yoga yet don’t find the energy to do so? Alternatively, maybe you are a newbie or someone who has experienced the benefits of yoga but don’t have a compelling description to describe those benefits to others. This research-based article explains 15 […]
Nature provides us with multiple foods that boost the immune system. Take a look at this comprehensive list of foods that boost the immune system naturally.