Keep your mind clear with Vitamin B12

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We are all busy chasing after our dreams. We try to maintain a healthy diet. However, sometimes in spite of the best efforts, we cannot fulfil our body’s requirements. There are some deficiencies the body develops, one of them is the deficiency of vitamin B12. Why do we need vitamin B 12? B12, like other …


What exactly is a balanced and healthy diet?

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A good, balanced diet is always recommended to stay fit and healthy. To fight and get over any disorder, a proper diet is essential. A balanced / healthy diet There are lots of diet fads and nutrient enriched-supplements available to us. Perhaps, trying to eat according to a strict diet plan is not the best …


Ten super foods to eat when you have a cold

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All of us get coughs and colds frequently. Some lucky people don’t have to face this too often, however for some of us, catching a cold is something that happens every few weeks. There aren’t any medicines that work on this viral disease. So, it is important to eat healthy to boost the immune system, which …


When does Blood Pressure suddenly fall?

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Everyone knows about high blood pressure (BP). However, did you know that low BP can be quite harmful? What is hypotension? Low blood pressure or hypotension comes to be when the blood pressure drops well below the normal 120/80 mm Hg.  If the blood pressure drops to below 90/60mm Hg, then it’s called hypotension. Having …


Is Alzheimer’s Disease Inheritable?

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Alzheimer’s is a pretty difficult disease to manage. It can affect the entire thinking process, cause dementia and eventually lead to death. The patients need constant attention. It is understandable that anyone with a family history of Alzheimer’s would be worried about inheriting it, or passing it to their children. So here is the big …


Early Onset Alzheimer’s — Fact to counter Fiction

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Alzheimer’s has been in all the news lately, last month being Alzheimer’s month. It seems that older people are more prone to Alzheimer’s, however, early onset Alzheimer’s proves that incorrect. Early onset Alzheimer’s? Early onset Alzheimer’s affects a younger population. Usually Alzheimer’s is found among the 40 to 60  age group. It is less prevalent than the Alzheimer’s in the …


An apple a day, keeps osteoporosis away


Its World Osteoporosis Day. This year, it’s all about awareness towards the condition. Osteoporosis affects the bones, they become weak and fragile, making them snap easily. According to International Osteoporosis Foundation, women are more susceptible to this problem. One in three women and one in five men aged above fifty have greater changes of getting …


How to Beat Breast Cancer?

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Cancer is an ugly word. It has been in the forefront of the news often. Moreover, it is rather frightening to think that everyone is at risk. Women are at risk for the most common cancer in India, breast cancer. According to Breast Cancer India, younger women between 25 and 40 years are at risk for breast cancer, when you …