Why People With Asthma Are At Increased Risk Of Flu

February 18, 2021

Why People With Asthma Are At Increased Risk Of Flu

Studies have shown that people with asthma are likely to have worse symptoms when they are exposed to the influenza virus because of immune system differences.

Do You Twirl Or Pull On Your Hair? It Could Be A Sign Of Anxiety, OCD Or Autism

February 18, 2021

Do You Twirl Or Pull On Your Hair? It Could Be A Sign Of Anxiety, OCD Or Autism

Hair twirling is categorised in a group of behaviours called fidgets and can reduce the quality of hair as the constant pulling can lead to breakage and split ends. In children, hair twirling may develop as a coping mechanism for stress or fatigue. In adults, it could be a sign of anxiety, OCD etc.

What Is Autocannibalism: The Practice Of Eating Oneself (Biting Nails, Eating Boogers) And Its Causes

February 18, 2021

What Is Autocannibalism: The Practice Of Eating Oneself (Biting Nails, Eating Boogers) And Its Causes

Autocannibalism, also termed as self-cannibalism or autosarcophagy, is a form of cannibalism where the person eats some part of himself. Extreme auto cannibalism is a rare disorder; however, mild forms are rather common, and you may have the habit.

Kinnow Vs Orange: Which Fruit Is Healthier?

February 17, 2021

Kinnow Vs Orange: Which Fruit Is Healthier?

In the orange vs kinnow poll, Orange is a better choice with comparatively more health benefits than a kinnow. To the average consumer, an orange promises better advantages considering the convenience-specific factors such as fewer seeds, firm outer layer and sweeter flavour.

15 Amazing Health Benefits Of Jungle Jalebi/Madras Thorn

February 16, 2021

15 Amazing Health Benefits Of Jungle Jalebi/Madras Thorn

According to the data provided in a study, jungle jalebi contains vitamin C, vitamin B1, B2, B3, vitamin K, iron, calcium, phosphorus, protein, dietary fibre, sodium and vitamin A.

Blackberries, Onions, Red Wine: Flavonoid-Rich Foods To Combat Flu And Common Cold

February 16, 2021

Blackberries, Onions, Red Wine: Flavonoid-Rich Foods To Combat Flu And Common Cold

Flavonoids are plant-based polyphenolic compounds that have a wide range of health benefits, including antiviral (to fight flu) and anti-influenza (to fight the common cold) activity. They not only help fight the pathogens but inhibit their replication, regulate the immune system and improves gut microbiome.

Can Broccoli Help Fight Flu And Common Cold Symptoms?

February 16, 2021

Can Broccoli Help Fight Flu And Common Cold Symptoms?

According to a study, cruciferous vegetables like broccoli are an excellent source of phytochemicals, including sulforaphane, glucosinolates, phenolics, dietary minerals and antioxidant vitamins that help fight flu and common cold.

Valentine's Day 2021: Tips For Healthy Valentine's Day Gifts

February 16, 2021

Valentine's Day 2021: Tips For Healthy Valentine's Day Gifts

Ideas for healthy gifts for Valentines Day are dark chocolate, red wine, home-cooked dinner, a new mattress, couples massage, cooking class etc. This Valentines Day say I Love You in the form of healthy gifts. Well, what better gift than the gift of good health.

Amazing Health Benefits Of Sea Moss, Side Effects And How To Consume

February 16, 2021

Amazing Health Benefits Of Sea Moss, Side Effects And How To Consume

A study talks about the neuroprotective effects of sea moss. The presence of proteins, amino acids, peptides and pigments in sea moss help lower the accumulation of the protein alpha-synuclein which is the cause of neurodegeneration.

Are Zinc Lozenges Effective For The Treatment Of Common Cold?

February 16, 2021

Are Zinc Lozenges Effective For The Treatment Of Common Cold?

Zinc is an essential nutrient required by the body to fight off infections. Its supplementation, often in the form of lozenges is administered for the treatment of the common cold soon after the onset of symptoms. 

International Epilepsy Day: Expert Speaks About Ketogenic Diet For Epilepsy

February 16, 2021

International Epilepsy Day: Expert Speaks About Ketogenic Diet For Epilepsy

Every year, the second Monday in February is observed as International Epilepsy Day to promote awareness of epilepsy in more than 130 countries each year. The Day is a joint initiative by the International Bureau for Epilepsy (IBE) and the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE).

World Leprosy Day 2021: Facts You Might Not Know About Leprosy

February 10, 2021

World Leprosy Day 2021: Facts You Might Not Know About Leprosy

The World Leprosy Day is celebrated every year on the last Sunday of January. It is a skin and nerve disorder that can lead to hand, feet and facial deformities.