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Fatty Liver

The term ‘fatty liver disease’ is increasingly becoming common nowadays, and this is applicable to all parts of the world. In fact, it is estimated that around 25 percent of population around the world are affected by the same. It is connected to conditions such as obesity, type 2 diabetes, and any other disorder that happens normally because of insulin resistance in your body. If you do not address the problem of fatty liver at [...]Read More

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What is ADHD? While going about our daily lives, we frequently come across children who can’t sit still, never listen to you despite so many warnings, and never follow the instructions given to them, no matter how patiently you deal with them. There are others who might blurt out certain inappropriate comments at wrong times. Such children could be suffering from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). It can create a problem for you as well [...]Read More

Homoeopathy

Homoeopathy is an alternative medicinal practice that uses an active ingredient in very small amounts for treating a disease. The treatment procedure is based on the ‘like cures like’ principle. For instance, administering small doses of substances that caused an allergy in the first place is claimed to stimulate immune system of the body, thereby helping patients to heal naturally. Homoeopathy was founded by the German physician Dr Samuel Hahnemann in the late 1700s. It [...]Read More

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Kidney stones are medically known as nephrolithiasis or renal lithiasis. When the crystal-forming substances (including calcium, oxalate and uric acid) start getting deposited in your kidneys in the absence of adequate fluid in your urine, kidney stones begin to form. As kidneys help in the removal of waste and fluid from the body by filtering out toxins, excess salt and urea, imbalance between the waste particles and fluid can cause kidney stones. Nowadays, kidney stones [...]Read More

Appendicitis

Appendicitis can be regarded as a disease where a person’s appendix suffers an inflammation. A human appendix is basically a tube that is made up of tissues, is 3½ inches long and extends from the large intestine. Some studies suggest that there is a possibility that appendix plays a role in gut immunity. However, nothing has been proven definitely in this regard. The one thing that is known, however, is that it is possible to [...]Read More

How to Avoid Dehydration in Summer?

Body naturally loses fluid through sweating and urination. However, dehydration takes place when there is higher loss of fluid from the body compared to fluid-intake. This condition generally occurs due to the exposure to excessive heat, diarrhea, vomiting, high fever, imbalance of fluid, and unregulated use of medication (such as diuretic and laxative) leading to excessive fluid loss. Severe dehydration can lead to serious health problems such as kidney failure, shock, cramping, heat stroke/exhaustion/stress, and [...]Read More

Why Should We Avoid Binge Drinking?

Binge drinking is the act of consuming large quantities of alcohol in a relatively lesser period. It is harmful to human beings both physically and mentally. Binge drinkers are highly prone to developing alcoholism (the term associated with alcohol use disorder) How much Alcohol Intake can be regarded as Binge Drinking? You may ask that how much is too much? In fact, there is disagreement among experts too regarding the amount of alcohol intake that [...]Read More

Tips to Take Care of Dogs

Dogs are man’s best friend. Nothing can surpass their loyalty towards the family that they belong to. They are as much as a family member as any of the humans. Thus, it is essential that they are taken care of properly so that they too can live a comfortable life. Here are a few tips on how to take care of your dog. Puppy Stage Puppies are undoubtedly the most adorable creatures created by God. [...]Read More

Thyroid Disorder

The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped endocrine gland located at the base of the human neck. This gland plays an important role in controlling the metabolism of the body and vital functions such as breathing, heart rate, body weight, cholesterol levels menstrual cycles, etc. Thyroid Disorders The thyroid uses the iodine from the food we consume and makes two hormones – Triiodothyronine (T3) and Thyroxine (T4) which influence the metabolism of the body cells. Hypothyroidism – [...]Read More

Sleep Apnea: An Abnormal Sleep Disorder

What is Sleep Apnea? Sleep Apnea is also spelt as Sleep Apnoea, is a common but serious sleeping disorder. Here ‘apnea’ stands for “no breath” or “stopping breath”. It means that when a person falls asleep his breathing gets interrupted hundreds of time during the night. But if you have Sleep apnea, we are sure that you might not be aware of these short breathing pauses which are responsible for causing hindrance in your natural [...]Read More

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