How Does Social Media Cause Anxiety?

Social media causes anxiety

In the last 10 years, we have become addicted to our phones, laptops and tablets. Social media websites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Whatsapp etc. have gained so much popularity, becoming an essential part of everyone’s lives. According to the Huffington Post Canada, Over 1.6 billion people have created profiles, collectively posting hundreds of millions …


Tips to Quit Smoking

Quit Smoking

Quitting cigarettes can be a hard task whether you’re a beginner or have been smoking for many years. Only constant, focused planning and execution will help you quit this addictive habit. Coming up with a plan that caters exclusively to your weaknesses and strengths can help you break the addiction, manage your cravings, and join …


Parent’s Guide to Typhoid Fever

typhoid fever

As temperatures drop, food- and water-borne diseases are on the rise. Illnesses, like Typhoid, are especially common among children. Extra care should be taken to maintain water and electrolyte balance. As parents, here are some tips and guidelines to protect your kids from typhoid fever: HOW DOES TYPHOID SPREAD? Typhoid, or enteric fever, is caused by Salmonella …


Bad Cholesterol Reducing Super Foods

bad cholesterol reducing foods

It is essential to keep your heart health in order by controlling your cholesterol levels. In general, a dietician’s advice would be to cut out fatty foods. Particularly, foods with low levels of saturated fat help to keep your low-density lipoprotein (LDL) or ‘bad’ cholesterol levels low. However, you may be wondering what you should …


Simple Workouts to Beat the Back Pain

Back Pain Workouts

Back pain is on the rise among our population due to the changes in our lifestyle. Nowadays, we spend a lot of time sitting in the office, school, university or at home. At the office, our breaks involve a few minutes of walking, to probably pick up a tea or coffee. With the arrival of well-connected …


Health Benefits of Dried Ginger

Dried Ginger

Dried Ginger has been used in Indian households for over 2000 years. It has several names across the country: Sukha Adrak or Saunth, in Hindi; Chukku, in Tamil; Shunti, in Kannada; Sushka Aada, in Bengali; Sunth, in Gujrathi and Marathi. It can be consumed in several ways, by making it into dried ginger-water, coffee or tea.Previously, the drying process was done by washing …


Stop Nosebleeds in the Summer

Summer Nosebleeds

There can be several reasons for a nosebleed, like physical trauma, irritation or dryness due to the summer heat. As temperatures are high during this season, nose bleeds can be a common problem. Follow these simple steps to prevent a disturbing episode of a nose bleed. Protect your nasal cavity The inside of your nose …


Arm Yourself Against Dengue This Monsoon

Dengue fever

As summer makes way for the monsoon, get ready to face a slew of ailments, which are widespread during this season. Mosquito-borne diseases and diarrheal diseases are especially common. One such example, Dengue fever, is usually on the rise, during and just after the rains. IS DENGUE CONTAGIOUS? Dengue fever is caused by a virus …


Do you Have a Cold or the Flu?


The change in the weather from summer to monsoon, may cause many people to be feeling under the weather. However, it may be important to know whether you are down with just a cold or have the flu? Here are some ways to identify, whether you need to go to the doctor or need a …


5 Tips to Cut Pet Allergies

Pet Allergies

Pets can be cherished additions to the home, but for people with pet allergies, it could become a nightmare. Pets shed dander, a combination of dead skin and fur, which can catalyse allergic reactions if you’re particularly sensitive to these allergens. Here are some tips on how to reduce allergens in your home: Outdoor Kennels …