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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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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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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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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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25 Health Benefits Of Wheatgrass

Wheatgrass is an edible substance made from the freshly sprouted first leaves of the wheat plant. This is either ground into a fine powder or made into a juice for the consumption of both humans and animals. Wheatgrass has numerous benefits as it is full of nutrients and antioxidants vital for the human body. Let us look at some of…

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10 Tips To Stay Safe During Floods

Heavy rainfall accompanied with strong winds have once again wreaked havoc on Mumbai. Floods can result in a substantial loss of life and destruction of property, not to mention they are a major health hazard as the conditions are ripe for the spread of many infections and diseases Therefore, it is prudent to be aware of the ways and means…

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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 Exercise Routines That Will Help Reduce Belly Fat

Losing belly fat is one of the most challenging aspects of building a better physique. Performing standard crunches is the route most people take in order to achieve a flat belly. However, there is more to losing that persistent fat than just a few sit-ups every day. Here are some routines that truly exercise your midsection and work towards improving…

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The Need To Re-Look At the Karnataka Private Medical Establishments Act (KPME Act)

Unfortunately, a lot of controversy and mistrust between the medical fraternity and the government has been generated by the introduction of the KPME act. We witnessed the unusual situation of thousands of doctors, health care workers and representatives of medical establishments taking to the streets (a very unusual situation in the medical fraternity) to request the government to reconsider the…

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