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8 Herbs & Spices to Get Over That Sweet Tooth
Sugar is extremely addictive, and the more of it you eat, the more you crave, and this is a scientifically ...
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Home Care for Elderly
Dr. Gandhi fell at home and broke his hip bone. Dr. Gandhi is 87-year-old, who practiced till he was 78 ...
Everyday Fitness
Is It Normal to Shed This Much?

Losing hair can be quite scary. While it's normal to shed 50-100 hair a day, losing more could mean something's wrong. First off, you must stay calm—stressing over hair loss can lead to more of it (haha! Bodies.) Take "the hair-pull test" to know if it's worth it:  Grab about 40 hairs an inch from your scalp with your thumb & forefinger.

Cough in Children: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention
Coughing is a common issue seen in the adolescent age group (children between 10-19 years of age). It could be ...
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6 Science-Backed Secrets Of People Who Have More Sex
The Huffington Post

People with healthy sex lives aren’t magical wizards. They just have the habit down to a science. Some science-based evidence of couples with a successful sex life- People who have more sex are easy going. They’re experimental. The release of oxytocin & other stress-relieving chemicals due to sex does some pretty wonderful things for their health too.

Say Goodbye To Exam Phobia
Students of all age groups do undergo exam anxiety and have ‘exam phobia’ when it’s round the corner. Some do ...
AnxietyMental healthThe ExamPhobias
Factors to Consider While Shopping for Cereals
Everyday Health

Shopping for healthy cereal can be tricky. There are a lot of factors to consider, not the least of which is taste. Even though consumers have become smarter about what they purchase, manufacturers are still playing fast & loose with packaging claims, which can mislead you into thinking cereals are more virtuous than they actually are.

5 Points to Keep Blood Sugar in the Normal Range
Insulin resistance and diabetes – Some studies have suggested that people with HIV on HAART have a higher risk of ...
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10 Things You Need to Know About Acne
Acne is something we have all suffered from at one point in time.But there is more to a pesky pimple ...
Skin CareAcne
Ayurvedic drinks for all seasons
Here is a magical remedy, which can  provide you instant relief from the RITUJANYE VYADHI (SEASONAL DISEASE). The magical ayurvedic ...
Pick Mindfully Your Daily Dose of Brain Boosters.
Brain is a very powerful machine which controls our thoughts, moment, and sensation. This three-pound organ is the seat of ...
Sleep disorders
Anti-Ageing Products: Keep Those Wrinkles at Bay!
Prevention is better than cure! Therefore the best way to look after your skin is to prevent ageing. Nine ways to ...
Healthy Skin
What is Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)?
Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that's related to changes in seasons — SAD begins and ends ...
Ayurveda Tips For Breastfeeding
Ayurvedic scripts and scholars have praised the benefits of breastfeeding from ancient times. It is beyond doubt the best food ...
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How to Relieve Anxiety?
We all experience anxiety from time to time. In small doses, anxiety can be a good thing because it helps ...
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