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Food Poisoning, Wonder How You Got It?
Posted on Wed, 17 Jan 2018
When your tummy feels different (read, uneasy) and you have nausea or diarrhea, it could be that you are suffering from a bout of �food poisoning�. It is caused by eating food which may have been cont...
Benefits of Acupressure
Acupuncture and acupressure might sound similar and the end result in both processes is same; stimulation of �acu-points� short for acupuncture points which are actually locations on the body in treat...
Alzheimer’s Disease - Start Exercising Early to Beat the Disease
Posted on Tue, 16 Jan 2018
Alzheimer�s Disease Start Exercising Early to Beat the DiseaseIn the name of modernity we tend to stray from the pattern of a healthy lifestyle, which in turn leads to many health complications and di...
Laughter Therapy - Learn to Laugh and Stay Healthy
Sometime back when I went for an early morning drive along the beach road in Chennai, I saw the usual crowd of people jogging and running about, some doing yoga and the police on patrol. Suddenly, out...
Don’t Let Stress Stuff You Up
Posted on Sat, 13 Jan 2018
Stress eating has thrown most of our diet plans out of gear and caused us further stress by overeating and offered no relief at all. When emotional disturbances hit us, we end up eating just to distra...
How Bad is Sugar for You?
Posted on Fri, 12 Jan 2018
These days in Chennai, we can see a rise in the number of standalone dessert places, called dessert bars and people also flock to them on a regular basis for the sweet craving any time of the day. I t...
Benefits of Tai Chi
Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese form of exercise and meditation which is widely perceived to have benefits of stress reduction; this is a graceful form of meditation which is self-paced and involves str...
Prevention of Skin Cancer
Posted on Thu, 11 Jan 2018
Back in days, when we were kids our parents and siblings took us outside to play, be it rain or shine. This made us tough, kept us in good physical condition and helped beat infections with our strong...
Prescription Drug Abuse – How Dangerous Is It?
You walk into a pharmacy in India, and a majority of the crowd there would be getting medicines without proper prescription or sometimes with no prescription at all. The pharmacist would also give med...
What is a Nosocomial Infection?
Posted on Wed, 10 Jan 2018
I learnt the meaning of a new word today and wish to pass on the information to readers. Nosocomial infections- this word was quite frankly confusing me for some time, until I understood the actual me...