Posted in Health on 08/13/2013 07:16 am by admin
Women have to play many roles at a time as daughter, wife, mother, sister, plus she has to do office work that is one of the reasons that usually women do not take their illness seriously. It leads them to serious health issues for long period of time. Woman’s body structure is made in such a way that they can easily bare extreme pain without any complaints. But sometimes their mental and physical strength to bare extreme pain makes them to ignore some of the serious health issues and it leads them towards very serious health problems.
Our human body very intelligently alerts us for different changes that occur in our body, but most important thing is to pay attention towards the symptoms or signs and to take right steps to avoid any serious health problem in future. So, ladies, never ignore your body’s any sign that is naturally developed by your own body to alert you about some serious health problems. Check out below some of the health issues related to women’s health, which should never be ignored. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted in Health on 05/29/2013 07:17 am by admin
EDNOS stands for “eating disorder not otherwise specified”, and it’s a dangerous eating disorder that affects adults, adolescents, and even children. EDNOS is considered to be the most common eating disorder. In fact, it has been found that around 70 percent of people who seek treatment for an eating disorder are actually suffering from EDNOS. Unfortunately, EDNOS is often under-diagnosed or misdiagnosed as only few people are aware of this eating disorder. Many of the signs and symptoms of EDNOS are exactly the same as other common eating disorders like anorexia or bulimia, but do not meet the full criteria of those disorders. In other words, individuals who meet many of the criteria for anorexia or bulimia disorder, but not all, are diagnosed with EDNOS.
Individuals who suffer from EDNOS usually exhibits disturbed eating habits, a distorted body image, and an extreme fear of gaining weight. In addition to these general symptoms, there are some warning signs that would indicate the onset or the presence of EDNOS in a person. Given below are some of the most common warning signs and symptoms of EDNOS. Go through these symptoms as having awareness about them will help you make a remarkable difference in the severity and duration of the disease. If you or someone you know is exhibiting some or a combination of the warning signs that are listed below, then make sure to seek medical care and support as soon as possible. Because EDNOS, just like any other eating disorder, can be very serious and even life threatening too. It could lead to some serious health problems, like kidney problems, retarded growth, osteoporosis, ulcers, and heart failure. So, be aware of the following signs and symptoms. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted in Health on 11/17/2012 02:21 am by admin
Everybody knows that “Health is Wealth” but many people ignore their health while increasing their wealth. Many health problems and serious diseases can be avoided by decreasing the risk factors and making some lifestyle changes. Dengue/break bone fever, the mosquito-borne disease is one of them. Dengue has been spread dramatically in the cities across the country. People living in the tropical and subtropical regions of the world are at the highest risk of developing dengue. If this disease is ignored at the initial stage, it can become fatal and cause death. So, it is very essential to know the symptoms and causes of the disease. To avoid dengue before it hits your health, just protect yourself from the mosquito bite and prevent the breeding of the mosquitoes. Below are the symptoms, causes and tips to prevent dengue.
Dengue is transmitted to humans by the bites of infected mosquitoes named Aedes aegypti mosquitoes. Other mosquitoes that transmit dengue virus are A. polynesiensis, A. albopictus and A. Scutellaris. Sudden outbreaks of cases can take place in which 1000s of people (infants, young children and adults) can become affected in a short space of time. Dengue is non contagious disease which means it is not spread directly from person to person. Around 100 million people get affected by dengue every year throughout the world. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted in Health on 01/19/2012 10:33 pm by admin
Avocados, one of the healthiest foods of the world, are full of vitamins, minerals, proteins, fats (especially mono saturated fats) and antioxidants which prevent many disorders and diseases. It is incorporated in many healthy diets due to its delicious taste and rich nutrient values. It is used as a substitute for meat in a vegetarian food for making salads and sandwiches by many people. Not only food but avocado is also used in many cosmetics. Being a very valuable fruit, it could also prove to be harmful in some cases.
For some people, the avocados can act as an allergen. They contain certain proteins that are responsible for triggering an allergic reaction in the immune system. While trying to neutralize the protein, histamines and antibodies are released into the blood stream. The presence of these histamines and immunoglobulin E (IgE) antibodies in the bloodstream confirms the avocado allergy. Diagnosis of avocado allergies can also be checked by performing a suitable skin prick test in a laboratory. Self-diagnosis can also be done if a person has the same reaction after eating avocado every time. Different people may have different symptoms of the allergy. Some of the common symptoms are explained here…
In any type of allergy, itching is one of the most common symptoms. In case of allergic reactions due to avocados, immunoglobulin E (IgE) antibodies and histamines produced in the body enter the bloodstream and generate itching allergy symptoms. Sensations of itching or tingling in the mouth, face, lips or throat may indicate allergy. The patient may notice that these oral symptoms may begin within an hour. In most cases, itching is accompanied by eczema. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted in Health on 12/31/2011 12:56 am by admin
Biting nails – a sign of being nervous! Painting nails – a sign of going out! But, did you know that our fingernails can reveal clues to our overall health??? A rosy tinge here, a touch of white there or some bumps or rippling may be an indicator of disease, nutritional imbalances or food intolerance in the body. The condition and color of your nails is a reflection of the quality of the blood that reaches there. Problems in our internal organs and functions of the body are shown up in our nails. In short, nails are the reflections of our total health. As many health problems have an impact on nails; just by observing the fingernails, one can determine the health of the internal organs. It’s a worth to listen to what your hands have to say. Do you know how to read the signs of disease and health problems by looking at the color, texture and shape of nails? Keep reading…. and learn what secrets your nails reveal.
Strong and smooth nails with no discoloration, rough cuticles, pitting, clubbing or any other signs of abuse could be a sign of great health. But what about other nail conditions that require medical attention. Want to look out about unexpected changes in the texture, color and shape of the nails? Take a close look to your fingernails; you may observe slight variations in the color or texture. These defects in nails may not look like much to you; however the trained eye can provide valuable indications regarding your overall health. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted in Health on 12/29/2011 11:01 pm by admin
Seeing first tooth of the baby! How exciting it is!!! Being a mother is an outstanding feeling for every woman and each woman in the world wait for this moment, but…but…but…in contrast it comes with a big responsibility. You observe that your precious little one is growing day by day. Somewhere you have to also face the days of gripes and ceaseless crying of your baby when your baby’s first tooth will make their entrance. No one can say exactly when the teething process will start for your baby; however, there are number of signs and symptoms which can show she’s on the way. There’s no prediction about how long or how uncomfortable the process of teething will be for the baby. The severity and type of these symptoms differ extensively from baby to baby.
Your baby’s first tooth can make their grumpy entrance anywhere between 3 and 12 months; the 7th month is the average time of emergence of the tooth. It is surprising to note that the symptoms of teething can appear as much as 2 to 3 months previous to the arrival of first tiny tooth. Symptoms of the baby teething vary greatly from one baby to the next; for one baby, teething means hordes of discomfort and big-time tears while for another child, it might breeze right throughout the arrival of mouth full teeth without any complaint. Crabbiness, drool, and ear pulling are some of the common signs and symptoms that baby teeth are on their way. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted in Health on 10/26/2011 05:39 am by admin
Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) is a quite common condition of unpleasant sensations and the patient suffering from this condition feels extremely painful sensations in the legs at the time of sitting or lying down. RLS patients feel the unpleasant sensations like tingling, creeping, pulling, crawling, itching, aching, burning or electric shocks. Besides these uncomfortable sensations in the legs, RLS suffering person also feel a strong urge for movement of their legs to get some relief. Movement of the legs relieves their uncomfortable sensations and urge temporarily. Sometimes, these sensations also arise in the arms.
Restless legs syndrome can attack anyone regardless of age and it become worse with ageing. This condition can develop in both sexes, but women can affect more likely than men. The RLS symptoms can differ from mild to severe or we can say, from uncomfortable to irritating to painful. The severe RLS condition is mainly stressful condition and interrupts daily activities. Patients suffering from RLS feel difficulty in traveling and they do not get proper sleep which can lead to daytime drowsiness. RLS is also known as Ekbom syndrome, in the memory of Swedish neurologist “Karl-Axel Ekbom”. This neurologist had officially described RLS first time in 1945. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted in News on 04/11/2011 06:17 am by admin
Health news of this week is hormone therapy, alzheimer’s genes, breast cancer and health benefits of shopping. So to know all the news in detail refer the following article.
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Posted in Health on 04/05/2011 03:39 am by admin
For good health, a balanced and healthy diet is one of the prerequisites. Fish and other seafood are an essential part of a balanced diet as they are great low-fat sources of many nutrients. They are easiest source of protein and very important source of essential fatty acids. A wide variety of vitamins and minerals are also contained by it. Also, they are low in calories and saturated fats, which make it ideal food for any weight loss eating plan. Recently, the federal government has updated the official guide to healthful eating list, which enlists increasing intake of seafood amid its key recommendations.
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In most of cultures, fish and other seafood is a staple food. They are full of nutrition and flavor. Seafood is the palate’s greatest pleasure for many people. Oysters, crab, clams, tuna, and other seafood offer high-quality protein yet low in cholesterol and fat. They also deliver other important nutrients like B vitamins, potassium, calcium, iron, niacin, and phosphorus. A lot of evidence suggests that people who regularly consume fish and seafood in their diet have a reduced risk of unwanted weight gain. The American Heart Association also recommended in 2002 to consume at least 2 servings of fish in a week, specifically fatty fish. Read the rest of this entry »
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Posted in News on 04/03/2011 10:35 pm by admin
Refer the article to know this week’s health news such as calorie counts on menu, dye in foods, contaminated IV and arthritis & skin cancer.
FDA wants to post calorie counts on restaurant menus
On 1st April, the Food and Drug Administration proposed new rules about calorie counts. According to new rules, the chain restaurants with 20 or more places, bakeries, convenience stores, grocery stores, vending machines and coffee chains have to post the amount of calories in each item on menus and menu boards. This rule does not include bowling alleys, movie theaters, airplanes and other business as selling food is not their main business. As per new rules, the restaurant must post the calorie counts clearly and noticeably in big font size and in same color that menu item is printed. Read the rest of this entry »