Detecting and Treating Gout attack

Gout is characterized by sudden, severe attacks of pain, redness and tenderness in joints, often the joint at the base of the big toe. Gout  a complex form of arthritis  can affect anyone. Men are more likely to get gout, but women become increasingly susceptible to gout after menopause. An attack of gout can occur…

Asthma in children : Know the symptoms and treatment

Determining whether a child has asthma can be difficult. Asthma is typically diagnosed with a medical exam and a test that measures the airflow in and out of the lungs. Children who are of preschool age or younger may not be able to complete the airflow test, which requires blowing very hard into a tube….

Harmful effects of drinking iced cold water

Are you yearning for a glass of ice cold water? This is probably the question that best describes the feeling for most people when they are thirsty. But wait before you reach for that bottle of ice cold water in your fridge you might want to consider the health risk you may be putting yourself…

Top 10 Muscle building facts you might not know !

1. Building muscle has a lot to do with genetics. If your parents are naturally thin or have a small body frame then most likely you will have the same traits. This doesn’t mean you have no chance of building a strong muscular body. It just means you are going to have to work hard….

Eat slowly.. and see how it affects your waistline!

The benefits of slow eating include better digestion, better hydration, easier weight loss or maintenance, and greater satisfaction with our meals. Meanwhile, eating quickly leads to poor digestion, increased weight gain, and lower satisfaction. The message is clear: Slow down your eating and enjoy improved health and well-being. When you eat slowly, you digest better….

Parents guide : Benefits of Summer Camps

For generations, children have spent their summers at day and sleepaway camps, trying new activities such as swimming, hiking, and various sports. But what many families may not realize is that camp provides children with different opportunities to develop important life skills that are difficult to achieve in any other environment. Below are just a…

The link between Insomnia and Depression

Something in modern society is pushing more and more people to experience clinical depression.The time period for the depression is generally not very long, but that does not mean it is not a danger. The number of people who have experienced clinical depression has never been this high before. The fact that depression brings about…

8 early morning habits to inculcate

Wake up early By waking up early, time stops and you feel mental, emotional and physical balance. It puts everything in perspective and you tap into the now. Your energy increases. Whatever you do at night, it serves as a catalyst to what you experience the following morning. By waking up early, you have much…

Selfitis – The obsession with selfies – Is it a disorder?

Wake from sleep – Self rattles. The first morning coffee – Self rattles. Going to the store for bread – Self rattles. If you have these symptoms, you have developed Selfitis. Selfitis – the obsessive compulsive desire to take photos of one’s self and post them on social media. The American Phycatric Association had decided…

All about Herpes and its natural remedies

People have a common notion that herpes is a disease specifically acquired through sexual contact. But that isn’t entirely true. Simple direct skin contact may also cause herpes virus transmission. Some people also believe that the herpes virus may be passed on via inanimate objects like toilet seats, etc. Although the last idea may be…

Yoga or a Gym : What will help you lose weight ?

Burning more calories than you take in results in weight loss. Physical activity is key to burning calories. However, the best plan for consistent participation in calorie-burning activities is only as good as your willingness to follow through. Identify the pros and cons of yoga and gym-based activity programs. Then match your readiness to commit…

Anemia – Deficiency of iron – All you need to know !

Iron deficiency anemia occurs when the body’s usual stores of iron are so depleted that the bone marrow cannot produce enough hemoglobin, the iron-containing protein in red blood cells that carries oxygen in the bloodstream. Iron deficiency is the most common cause of anemia, is rarely serious, and is easily treated in most cases. In…