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9 Common Myths About Heart Disease

The heart is a four-chambered organ which pumps deoxygenated blood to the lungs for oxygenation and then pumps the oxygen-rich blood back to the whole body. Any problems in the structure of the heart can affect its functioning. Most heart conditions affect the cardiac muscles, the blood vessels, the electrical conduction system, and the valves of the heart. The signs…

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Diabetes And Bariatric Surgery

Overweight and obesity, as we know, is a huge problem worldwide. More and more people of all ages are now obese or overweight all over the world. Obesity affects people of all ages and all socio-economic groups. Apart from the physical problems that obesity brings with it, there are a number of medical problems that occur which lead to the…

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How To Effectively Quit Smoking Without Relapse?

It is a known fact that smoking is bad for the body, but most people fail to realize that it also affects the health of those around. Quitting smoking can really be difficult, which prompts the smokers to come up with excuses like ‘I am quitting soon’, ‘I am not addicted’, ‘smoking is cool’, ‘it helps me calm down’ and…

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7 Common Eating Habits That Lead To Excessive Hair Fall

Hair fall is an embarrassing affliction that affects many individuals and leaves them insecure about their appearance. While genetics play an important role in hair health and balding patterns, another important and overlooked factor in hair growth is your choice of diet. Hair growth is linked to the presence of certain nutrients in the body and a concentrated presence of…

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10 Early Signs Of Depression

Depression is not, as many people seem to think, merely a feeling of being upset or “blue.” It is a severe medical condition that has real neurological causes and effects. However, many of the symptoms of depression are hard to decipher as they are subtle and will not seem too removed from the behavior of someone having a bad day….

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Obesity: A Growing Epidemic

According to a report by WHO in 2014, 39% of adults aged above 18 years are overweight and among them 13% are obese. The numbers have been increasing exponentially since 1980. Obesity has now become a global epidemic. In both developing and developed countries, obesity is a major cause of poor health and life-threatening health conditions. Even in a low…

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9 Tips To Manage Mental Health In The Workplace

A significant portion of our adult life is spent in the workplace. Therefore, our physical and mental well-being at our workplace is of utmost significance. A positive mental health is not only beneficial for the health of the employees but also benefits the company by boosting their productivity. Unfortunately, mental health disorders often go unnoticed. If left untreated, it can…

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9 Tips To Reduce The Risk Of Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers affecting women. It is a life-threatening affliction and at the very least, will significantly reduce the quality of life of the patient. Although this cancer cannot absolutely be prevented, you can reduce your risk of developing this disease. Here are some tips you can follow to reduce the risk of breast…

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5 Health Benefits Of Regular Exercise

Contemporary lifestyle habits and choices lead to a very sedentary mode of living. You can now enjoy a comfortable life without having to exert ourselves too much. However, your body is not built to be inactive and requires regular exercise and physical activity to function properly. Your body is obviously sensitive to your habits, and physical exercise provides you with…

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7 Common Foods That Can Improve Your Sleep

Sleep is a vital indicator of overall health and well-being. We spend up to one-third of our lives asleep.  Lack of proper sleep caused by an unhealthy lifestyle affects your health drastically leading to mental and physical disturbances. To make the condition worse, stimulants like coffee and energy drinks, alarm clocks, and external lights—including those from electronic devices—disturb our natural sleep/wake cycle.  A…

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