Emerging cases of Stomach Ulcers are another call for Doctors with its alarming symptoms like unbearable pain in the abdomen, shifting sides while sleeping, vomiting and nausea. According to Dr. Neeraj Nagai, the reaction of existing bodily stomach secretion with existing but misbalanced acids causes stomach ulcers. Smoking, alcohol consumption, intake of spicy and oily foods, and going hungry for longer time are some of the main reasons for… read-more
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Daisuke Hori, 36-year-old claims the shocking experience of sleeping for only 30 minutes a day for the last 20 years has kept him fit and healthy. Hori said that he felt 16 hours were insufficient to accomplish everything thus, he chose to curb his sleeping schedule from eight hours to 30 minutes and still feels "healthy and energetic." Horis, chairman of the Short-Sleeper Association promotes this sleeping technique.
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A source of serotonin, a hormone controlling mood and anxiety, cherries are recommended to lower anxiety and avoid memory loss, stated nutritionist Nmami Agarwal. She added that cherries regulate overall health and improve muscle recovery. Additionally, it is a reliable food for weight loss due to low sugar content. Helpful in joint-related pain, cherry also reduces the chances of gout attacks, the nutritionist highlighted.
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Dermatologist Dr Kiran has suggested the consumption of anti-oxidants in the form of fruits and vegetables to keep skin healthy as skin burns and tan lines are very common in summers. Taking to Instagram, Kiran advised adding supplements like Heliocare in the skincare routine to enhance the recovery process of the skin cells. She also said that one should use sunblock "every four hours... whether you are indoors or not."
Unilever-owned antiperspirant brand ‘Degree' has launched the world's first deodorant for specially-abled people. Besides engraving the instructions in braille, the deodorant’s easy to use design includes a magnetic cap closure, grip placement and a hook design. The company’s vice president said "We're on a mission to make the deodorant application process more accessible for all". Several non-profit organisations including Muscular Dystrophy… read-more
Paediatrician Dr Jesal Sheth suggests to address children’s fears and conversations for the emotional well-being and to avoid stress in children during the COVID-19 pandemic. Recommending to engage them in indoor games, Sheth said besides safeguarding them against outside exposure this will make them understand what staying indoor means at these times. The senior consultant at Fortis Hospital added to encourage children to spend more time… read-more
Nutritionists Dr Archana Batra suggests garlic and ginger to improve gut functioning, anticipating the high consumption of gujiyas and sweets during the festive season. Garlic protects from infections as it has anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties while ginger increases the production of stomach acids, she added. Dr Batra also suggests apple cider vinegar, unripe banana and cruciferous vegetables in order to help the functioning… read-more
While eye puffiness decreases after washing eyes with cold water, nutritionist Pooja Makhija suggests drinking two-three litres of water everyday to avoid it. Pooja also suggests adding vegetables with high-water content. Besides, she warned that over-intake of tea, alcohol and energy drinks should be avoided as they increases puffiness. She also advocated to include parsley in diet citing its toxicant-releasing quality. However, she suggests… read-more
While Rosacea is a very common skin problem and can lead to red, inflamed patches on the face, dermatologist Dr Geetika Mittal suggests using aloevera to tackle it. Geetika says, "this miracle-healer (aloe vera) is a natural alternative to treat rosacea-prone skin." Further, she suggests to use calendula, due to its skin hydrating properties. Moreover, the dermatologist also suggested that applying shea butter and Zinc oxide sunscreen may… read-more
As summers are around the corner, Nutritionist Munmun Ganeriwal has proposed 'Variyali Sherbet' made with fennel seeds or saunf as an apt drink. Munmun said the drink, besides being an instant cooler, detoxifies the body and also helps in weight loss as it has anti-oxidant properties. Suggesting to add black raisins and rock-salt for taste, the nutritionist said that 'Variyali Sherbet' helps a person to remain properly hydrated in summers. … read-more