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Are You Practising Safe Sex?

Safe Sex

Unprotected sex can have several risks associated with it. If you are sexually active, it is your responsibility to know the risks. Why go through the unnecessary stress of whether you have contracted a sexually transmitted disease (STD), or an unplanned pregnancy? Practice safe sex. Safe sex is having sexual contact, whilst protecting yourself and your partner from the mishaps …

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Sleep Easy with Healthy Bedtime Practices

Sleep

If you’re having trouble sleeping at night, you may have some of your bedtime habits to blame. Getting plenty of sleep is not only important for peace of mind, it affects your state of physical health as well. As our schedules get packed, falling asleep and getting the right amount of sleep gets more difficult. …

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Dangers of Childhood Obesity

childhood obesity

For centuries our focus has been on ensuring children get the best to eat. With changing times and diet, however, the quality of food hasn’t always stayed the highest. Junk food, physical inactivity with genetic influences, has led to a rise in childhood obesity. Are overweight children at similar risks as adults? Does childhood obesity contribute to …

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Low Maternal Folate linked to Childhood Obesity

Maternal Folate

While pregnancy is associated with consuming larger amount of calories, the quality of food means a great deal too. Affecting every step of development of the growing baby, it is essential to make sure they get the right balance of nutrients. Add to that the repercussions of maternal nutrition on the long-term health of the child, …

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6 Facts About Yoga— International Yoga Day 2016

Yoga has been around for several thousands of years. The father of Yoga was Maharishi Patanjali, the founder of Yoga Philosophy. He believed in Ashtanga Yoga, the eightfold path towards healthy living. Yoga has helped many with their health problems around the world, so find out what it can do for you? Comment below if you …

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Prevent and Treat a Urinary Tract Infection

Urinary Tract Infection

While Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs) are common, they can be prevented with some simple steps. The treatment is also quite straightforward and swift, giving quick relief to painful and discomforting symptoms. What will your doctor recommend? UTIs are commonly due to bacterial infections. Your doctor would start you on an antibiotic. The length and choice …

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Signs of Testicular Cancer

Testicular Cancer

Cancer kills the most number of people around the world. Testicular cancer may not be the most common form of cancer, however, is a concern for young men. Accumulation of abnormal cells in one or both of your testes, can cause testicular cancer. If you are aged between 20 to 34 years, then it is more likely …

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Help Your Dad With Healthy Ageing

Healthy Ageing

With Father’s Day celebrated just yesterday, wishes and quotes is in plenty, all around. However, it is also important to be there for your dad throughout the year. With long-range planning, it’s possible to extend the years on his health and his independence. Always keep in mind that being the caregiver for your father and mother …

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How To Improve Your Memory?

Memory

If you thought that your memory power has been reducing over the years, you may be wrong. A strong memory is not based on your age but your health and vitality of your brain. The human brain can adapt and change, according to the environment, as you grow old due to a phenomenon called neuroplasticity. …

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Understanding Urinary Tract Infections

Urinary Tract Infections

One can get a Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) when microscopic organisms – bacteria, viruses, or fungi – colonize the kidneys, the urinary bladder, the outlet tube, or the urethra. UTIs are one of the most common infections, bacteria being the culprit in majority of the cases. Here’s what you need to know about the condition: What …

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