Understanding Hypertension – The Silent Killer

To begin with, hypertension is one of the most common lifestyle ailments in the world, and the multitude of people suffering from it is constantly on the rise. As per a WHO report, nearly 7.5 million lives worldwide are lost each year due to raised…

Symptoms of Leukemia every woman must know

The white blood cells (WBCs), produced in the bone marrow, work to protect the body from bacteria and viruses. Leukemia is a form of cancer that occurs in the bone marrow causing WBCs to divide abnormally. Such rapid multiplication of WBCs results in overcrowding of…

Easy ways to lose weight in Menopause

The permanent cessation of menstrual periods is called menopause. It is that time in a woman’s life when the function of her ovaries stops forever and she can no longer bear children. It is a symptom of aging unique to women, so the usual age…

How can you lessen the risk of Arthritis?

Arthritis causes inflammation of one or more joints, and it can get worse with age. There are over 100 types of arthritis and related conditions. It is a leading cause of disability, and people of all ages and gender can have arthritis. In arthritis, the…

Ladies, watch your back

Women are the traditional backbone of an Indian family and society matriarchs who carry the weight of their families. But what happens when this very support is crippled by spasm of lower back ache? This seemingly casual problem is often ignored until the pain paralyses…

What is the connection between hormones and weight?

There is a hidden key to shedding the extra kilos, and in a most surprising scientific discovery, it is our own hormones that help us! There is an intricate relationship between hormones and weight. Few key hormones affect metabolism and weight loss. Blood sugar is…

Ways to deal with menstrual cramps

Menstrual cycles bring along dreadful menstrual cramps, leading to consistent discomfort over the first set of 2-3 days. Some women also experience vomiting, headaches and nausea along with menstrual stomach cramps. While pain during menstruation is a common phenomenon, excessive pain must be reported to…

6 Myths about Breast Cancer

After lung cancer, breast cancer is the second most fatal cause of cancer deaths. Every one women in seven, is likely to have breast cancer once in her lifetime. Although, being the prime victim of this disease, how much do women know about it? No…

4 Medical Tests Every Woman Must Take

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Getting yourself diagnosed periodically is the best way of prevention and better treatment of any disease. There are a few important health tests, women in their 20s, 30s, and 40s must take, to avoid the…