7 foods that lower your Cholesterol

Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance that occurs naturally in all parts of the body. Low-density lipoprotein (LDL) or the bad cholesterol, when increased, sticks to the walls of the arteries and clogs them. This clogging disrupts the blood flow to heart, brain and other organs, which can lead to…

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 cells in the blood that…

Debunking the saturated fats myth

Unlike the popular belief doing the rounds and as is often claimed by nutritionists and doctors alike, saturated fats are not the evil behind the clogging of arteries. Described as the “plague of the 21st Century”, cardiovascular diseases nag the lifestyles of the modern day population. Often people are advised…

What effect does bacteria in the gut have

Some very interesting studies in health science talk about the bacteria that live in our digestive system, scientifically known as the ‘gut microbiome’. The main function of these tiny organisms is to absorb the nutrients in the food we eat, by breaking it down. Interesting discovery about the gut microbiome …

6 natural remedies for asthma

Excessive pollution levels and dirt has made it difficult for us to breathe, resulting in the increasing numbers of asthma patients, worldwide. The chronic ailment causes recurring periods of wheezing, chest tightness, shortness of breath and coughing. If you are the one suffering from asthma and planning to leave your…

Multivitamins: Necessary or optional?

Multivitamins are the most commonly used supplements, consumed to make up for nutritional shortfalls from our diet plans. The term multivitamin, on a whole, refers to any supplement taken in a pill or tablet form that provides for essential minerals or vitamins. It is to be understood, as has been…

How to deal with depressive mornings?

Do you wake up in the morning and feel engulfed with a feeling of sadness? Is it so bad that you have to literally drag yourself out of bed? Many people continue to live like this and do not realize that they suffer from a condition known as ‘morning depression’….

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 for menopause is between 45-50….

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 cartilages get disintegrated due to…

Home remedies to cure Dengue

Dengue, due to its extensive outbreak, has become one of the most widespread diseases, especially in tropical and sub-tropical areas. It is a viral infection transmitted by mosquitoes. There is no specific medication or vaccine to cure dengue. Dengue should be suspected when a high fever (104°F) is accompanied by…