Premenstural syndrome (PMS) management

Do you yell, scream and show anger for small things, only to realize later that you over reacted? Do you then remember that you are just a week away from your monthly cycle, which makes you realize that you are already in distress – bouts of headache, stomachaches, and backache have all returned after 28 days. Your body is unwillingly welcoming those dreadful days of the month and those thoughts of painful days haunt you. Ever looked for a solution to get freedom from these pains and live those days like just any other day of the month – happy, active and feeling healthy? If you are looking for a solution, then you have banged on the right page. For a start let’s first understand the melancholy of hormones and their effect and what works the best for you….
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Its time for cakes and cookies: This time Let’s try the Healthy way …….

December where all about vacations, get together, parties and yummy food, we bring out to you a list of healthy cakes and cookies along with their nutrition facts for special diet demanding health conditions, be it diabetes, high cholesterol (cholesterol issues calling to keep a check on the heart conditions), gluten free conditions, lactose intolerant, allergic to eggs and so on. The well-known chefs and nutrionists design these recipes for good quality products and have more health valuing ingredients. We ourselves have tried out some of these recipes in our kitchen.
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Foods that fight Breast Cancer

According to the National Cancer Institute, women born now, have an average risk of 12.2 percent (often expressed as “1 in 8”) of being diagnosed with breast cancer at some time in their lives. By becoming informed about the latest research and making small changes in their diets, women may have a better opportunity to impact those statistics in a positive way [2]. Although most people with breast cancer will not die of breast cancer, their co morbidities (eg, obesity, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and diabetes mellitus [DM]) will most certainly affect disease-free survival (DFS) and, ultimately, overall survival (OS). Survivors of breast cancer represent a unique group who must be cognizant of the long-term side effects of their treatment protocols and be given information to encourage a proactive approach to their overall health [19].

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Stroke and Preventive Foods

Stroke commonly called as a “brain attack occurs as a result of stop in the flow of blood to the brain. This results in the death of brain cells causing loss of memory, locomotory functions, speech and paralysis depending on the functions of those cells that are affected. Statistical studies signify that about 15 million people worldwide are afflicted by stroke per year [1]. Considering the increasing rate of stroke cases, campaigns have been carried out to bring in awareness among the people around the world

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World Sight Day: Healthy foods for healthy vision

Vision impairments and avoidable blindness are the most common issues with regard to eyesight problems. Most common vision impairments are untreated refractive errors (near sighted, far sighted, presbyopia, and astigmatism), cataracts (causes blindness), and glaucoma [1]. Eating right foods that include nutrients that help in maintaining healthy vision during all ages plays a major role in avoiding vision impairments.

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Tu Youyou, the Nobel prize winner who explored a hidden gem from the traditional medicine

This year’s Nobel prize for Physiology goes to Youyou Tu for her discoveries concerning a novel therapy against Malaria. The drug Artemisinin is isolated from the leaves of the Chinese wormwood plant, Artemisia annua.Tu

called artemisinin “a gift for the world’s people from traditional Chinese medicine,” and urged researchers to turn to herbs in the search for cures for infectious diseases

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World Heart Day: Let’s wish Healthy Heart for All

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the world’s number one killer. It’s already responsible acheter du cialis en ligne for 17.3 million deaths per year, and by 2030, expected to rise to 23 million deaths [1]. But the good news is that we now know a ton about how to prevent cardiovascular disease, which includes both strokes and heart attacks

It’s clear that healthy eating and living can make a huge difference. Lets have a look at top 10 heart friendly food.

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Oil pulling – an everyday therapy at home. Fact or Fad ?

Ever wondered if any healing practice exists which could detox your body as soon as you got off the bed and even before you could squeeze out the toothpaste on to your brush! And the answer would be a ‘yes’ for there exists a very effective technique called ‘oil pulling’. The popularity of this practice runs not only among the Asians but also in the west. Well-known celebrities Gwyneth Paltrow and Shailene Woodley have both recently shared their love for the all-natural teeth-whitening trick through “oil pulling”

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De-stress yourself with lemon balm

Your herbal solution for stress, anxiety and insomnia

Daily stress and anxiety not only creates havoc with our sense of well-being, but also kills our lives by contributing to heart disease, diabetes, and cognitive impairment. Drug companies offer medications to treat the symptoms of anxiety, but fears of addiction and side effects cause most health conscious people to avoid them. Imagine that there is an herbal solution to it. Yes your search ends at LEMON BALM. Lemon balm has long been known to relieve anxiety, promote sleep, and sooth agitation.

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Boost Female Fertility in an Ayurvedic way: Prajasthapan Mahakashaya

Infertility is a term doctors use if a woman hasn’t been able to get pregnant after at least one year of trying. If a woman keeps having miscarriages, it is also called infertility. Female infertility can result from physical problems, hormone problems, and lifestyle or environmental factors. Not surprisingly 35-40% of all infertility is caused by female infertility.

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1,000-year-old onion and garlic ‘eye remedy’ kills MRSA

In the age of AIDS, avian flu and Ebola, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, better known as MRSA, is terrifying.

The superbug, which is resistant to conventional antibiotics because of their overuse, shrugs at even the deadliest weapons modern medicine offers. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated MRSA contributed to the deaths of more than 5,000 people in the United States in 2013. It even attacked the NFL,

and some say it could eventually kill more people than cancer. And presidential commissions have advised that technological progress is the only way to fight MRSA.

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Cumin – the coolant

Introducing the coolant herb- Cumin:

Cumin, scientifically known as Cuminum Cyminum, belongs to family Apiaceae. It is called ‘Jeera’ in common language. It has a pungent, sharp, and slightly sweet taste and is greenish brown in appearance. It can be used in form of either as whole seeds or as jeera powder [1,2]. From the same family Apiaceae are other beneficial herbs black cumin (shahi jeera), nigella (onion seeds), fennel seeds, caraway (Persian cumin) and ajwain which are unique herbs by themselves and are not to be confused with cumin/jeera

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Murraya koenigii our very own Curry Leaves: Science and Facts

Just don’t throw away this leaf after cooking. This humble leaf has lot of health benefits. There is much more to it than its flavouring properties.

The leaf of Murraya koenigii belonging to family Rutaceae is used as a natural flavouring agent in various curries. The name ‘Murraya’ commemorates Prof John Murray of Gottingen. Volatile oil is used as a fixative for soap perfume. In addition to the presence of essential oils, the curry leaves contain chlorophyll, beta carotene, folic acid, riboflavin, calcium and zinc which can help in keeping good health. The leaves, bark and root of the plant are used in the indigenous medicine as a tonic, stimulant, carminative and stomachic. The curry tree is native to India. It is cultivated in various other countries such as China, Australia, Nigeria and Sri Lanka. Height of the plant ranges from small to medium.

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