How to deal with sensitive teeth

Sensitive Teeth

Most people face this one time or the other in their lifetime. If you find yourself trying to avoid hot beverages, cold foods or acidic juices, in all likelihood you are suffering from sensitive teeth. Tooth sensitivity or Dentin hypersensitivity can affect exposed root surfaces or the tooth surfaces. Sensitivity occurs when gum recession occurs …

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How self-medication harms you?

Hidden Dangers of Self-Medication

Remember that time when you felt sick and just decided to go ahead with self-medication? At some point, we are all guilty of self-prescription. We might just be too busy to visit a doctor or we think we know what’s going on with us and we could just treat it ourselves. That’s called self-medication. In …

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Head trauma can cause vision problems

Head Injury Vision Issues

Modern transport has made travel easier, but it is also fraught with danger. Accidents are quite common place and high-speed crashes are known to cause head trauma. Even if the trauma does not end up in causing broken bones or skull injuries, the sudden deceleration may result in vision problems. These injuries can impair your …

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Why you should lose those high heels?

Lose Those Heels

Let’s face it. Who doesn’t admire a woman walking around on a pair of high heels? They make a woman appear taller and also draw attention to her well rounded calves. It seems to have become common practice to wear high heels with any outfit while going out. However, with this style comes a lot …

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Why you shouldn’t ignore breakfast

Do Not Skip Breakfast

Breakfast, the first meal of the day, when you are essentially “breaking-your-fast” is extremely important. In today’s fast-paced life, many of us rush through the morning and often ignore the first meal of the day. Skipping this meal can have a major impact on your weight loss. Your circadian rhythm is your 24-hour cycle that …

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All you need to know about Sinusitis

Sinusitis

Sinusitis is a swelling or inflammation of the tissue-lining in the sinuses. Generally sinuses that are healthy, are filled with air. However, they can become filled or blocked with fluid. Inside these sinuses pathogens can fester and cause infections. What can cause a sinus blockage? Sinusitis can be of many types and vary from acute to a …

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Allergy triggers that can be life-threatening

Allergy Trigger

Anaphylaxis is an allergic reaction that can be life-threatening. Your immune system overreacts to certain proteins in the the offending substance called allergens. The reactions can be due to latex, insect stings, foods and medications. Usually allergic symptoms occur only in one location of the body, but some people can have more severe anaphylactic reactions. In this …

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Back acne is back!

back acne

There has been a lot of talk of facial acne. It’s unsightly and so we try everything we can to get rid of it. However, in 61 percent of acne cases, the pustules are in the back and the chest. Surprised? This is called truncal acne. Truncal acne This is just acne that appears in …

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Water to cure abdominal pain

water abdominal pain

Don’t believe it? Do you have acute abdominal pain? Do you feel mild difficulty in passing urine? Do you have frequent nausea or vomiting? You might have a kidney stone. Kidney stones Kidneys’ filter impurities from the blood, and then pass it out if the body as urine. The impurities mainly are mineral crystals and …

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World Anti-Obesity Day

obesity

Its Anti-Obesity day today. The pound jumps from the vest (£) to the waist —the magic of obesity! Why has obesity become such a problem this century? We live in the age of globalization. We can get American burgers, Italian pizzas, Chinese dim sum and Belgian waffles with the click of a button. All we …

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