New organ discovered inside human body

A University of Limerick professor has identified an emerging area of science having reclassified part of the digestive system as an organ. The mesentery, which connects the intestine to the abdomen, had for hundreds of years been considered a fragmented structure made up of multiple separate parts. However, research by Professor of Surgery at UL’s…

Gastroenterology and Gastric issues – The Usual Suspects

By. Shreya Dhingra, MBBS 3rd Year, HIMSR, New Delhi The gastrointestinal tract is a large, muscular organ system which takes in food, digests it to extract and absorb energy and nutrients, and expels the remaining waste as faeces and urine. The tract extends from the mouth, through the oesophagus, stomach, small and large intestine to…

When, Why, and How Heartburn Strikes

By Dr. Sanjay Gupta Q&A with gastroenterologist Gina Sam, MD, of Mount Sinai Hospital. “Gastroenterology is an extremely important field in public health,” says Gina Sam, MD, MPH, director of the Mount Sinai Gastrointestinal Motility Center at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. “[It] allowed me to see patients with very different diseases including…

Learn To Meditate

In today’s hectic world, learning to meditate can bring a sense of calm and inner satisfaction. The practice of meditation is a gateway into your inner consciousness, resulting in an enhanced awareness of your own existence and your overall relationship to the cosmos. Whether you are looking to answer the age-old question, “Who am I…

Cardio Exercises-Low Or High Intensity Exercise Burn Body Fat Faster?

Have you ever wondered which cardio exercises are best for burning off extra body fat? Is walking (low intensity) better or running (high intensity) better for burning body fat? Well, both low and high intensity exercises will help you burn off body fat. The question is which is more effective and burn more body fat….

5 Easy Ways to Lift the Spirit

What to do? Luckily for me there’s always been that curiosity of what’s out there in the alternative world including the alternative therapies. I’ve tried many of them over the years and will continue to do so, all in the hope I can make things better for my body, mind and spirit. And it has….

10 Common Symptoms Of Depression

Every year approximately 9.5 per cent of the American population suffers from depression. Depression is a grave illness that affects day to day life and destroys families. It is a disorder that controls the mind and its functions causing loss of appetite, sleeplessness, mood swings, and a deep sense of despair. The symptoms of depression…

10 Common Symptoms And Signs Of High Blood Pressure

High Blood pressure is the measure of force against arteries. Do you have high blood pressure? Do you know what are common symptoms and signs of high blood pressure? This article will give you comprehensive information about common signs and symptoms of high blood pressure. Usually people ignore high blood pressure. Even those who take…

Benefits And Importance Of Ashtanga Namaskar – Part III

We have known the importance and benefits of the first six Ashtanga Namaskar Poses. We will conclude the Ashtanga Namaskar Yoga Asana series with the remaining six asanas. 7. Bhujangasana (Cobra pose) Inhale – Om Hiranayagarbhaaya Namah Benefits: This asana is very useful to keep your back in the fittest position. The spinal region becomes…

Benefits And Importance Of Ashtanga Namaskar – Part II

As we must have learnt that this is a very elaborate pose and one article would not be able to suffice the integral issues it happens to help us deal with. The 12 poses of Ashtanga Namaskar is very crucial as each and every asana has to be done in a very specific manner which…

Benefits And Importance Of Ashtanga Namaskar – Part I

This asana is also known as Surya Namaskar Asana or Sun Salutation Asana. It is a combination of 12 postures and each posture provides its unique benefits. The essence of this asana is salutation of the Sun god, which is considered to be the power source of all the energy in this world. This asana…

Beat your unhealthy snacking habits – Simple tricks to follow

What do you do when the munchies strike? Do you look for the healthiest option and wait for it? Or do you simply grab what you see instantly and stuff it in before you have second thoughts about it? Chances are, you may be onto a healthy diet which is being countered by an unhealthy…