Chicken Pox – Prevention against this air borne disease this season

Chickenpox (varicella) is a viral infection that causes an itchy rash with small, fluid-filled blisters. Chickenpox is highly contagious to people who haven’t had the disease or been vaccinated against it. Before routine chickenpox vaccination, virtually all people had been infected by the time they reached adulthood, sometimes with serious complications. Symptoms Chickenpox infection appears…

This summer, stay protected from these 5 diseases !

Summer’s here and with the temperatures soaring, it’s not only the unbearable temperatures that can harm you but a large variety of diseases that can put a damper in your plans. Here are the top 5 diseases you should be vary of this summer. 1. Chicken pox: Caused by: The Varicella zoster virus.Seen right at…

10 Tips for Winter Wellness

1. Go for a walk even when the weather is really cold – your body has to work overtime to get warm and you may burn up to 50% more calories than you would on the same walk in summer! But remember, go a little slower until you get warm and keep up the hydration….

Winter Weight Gain-The Reasons and the Cure!

Winter weight gain of a few pounds over the winter, happens quite often. It seems that every winter we acquire a few pounds, and come summer we don’t lose them all again either. A few of them always stick around, adding to our weight every year. They can be quite hard to lose, those extra…

Allergy Season: It’s Nothing To Sneeze At

Its that season of the year when allergy due to change in weather conditions becomes very common.The condition is  often triggered by pollens, molds or other airborne allergens. There are things that should be considered before you start your treatment. Know Your Triggers: To avoid an allergen, you need to know what it is. Physicians…

Coping with Colds and Flu

It’s that time of year again! Catching a cold can make you feel quite unwell for a few days, but isn’t as serious an illness as it can seem to be to you while you are in the midst of it. The old saying “It takes three days to develop a cold, three days to…