Having a ‘vent buddy’ is good for your health, study says

Having a ‘vent buddy’ contributes to better health. A clinical psychologist has claimed that it’s better to vent out your frustrations than keeping them to yourself. The activity was also likened to problem-solving

Having a ‘vent buddy’ is good for your health, study saysAccording to clinical psychologist and author of “Paradoxical Strategies in Psychotherapy” Leon F. Seltzer, Ph.D., venting out your frustrations to someone relieves you of stress and tension. The activity makes you feel lighter after sharing indignity, misfortune, perceived threat and injustice to someone. As per WellBody.Net, moms who experience a series of tough situations also […]

4 simple ways to boost your energy

Do you sometimes feel like the Energizer Bunny when his battery runs low? You might start the day strong, but by mid-afternoon, you can't quite keep going and going

4 simple ways to boost your energyFatigue afflicts everyone at one time or another. Assuming your doctor has ruled out serious medical causes, there are a few basic steps you can take to ‘recharge your batteries.’ Pace yourself If you’re a go-getter, you probably like to keep going, but don’t risk overtaxing yourself. For example, instead of burning through all your […]

Could energy boosting sports drinks be deadly for your health? 

The sports drink market is expected to see growth in the coming years due to increasing demands worldwide, but the debate on the benefits and health risks associated with its consumption also continues among scientists and the industry

Could energy boosting sports drinks be deadly for your health? Amid the rapid growth of sports drink markets globally, scientists have also been raising concerns about the product’s potential impact on human health. A new study in the Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports suggests that sports drinks can effectively enhance endurance performance, Outside Magazine reported. The findings come from the analysis of […]

Alcohol boosts the risk of breast cancer – most women remain unaware

Drinking alcohol is known to raise women’s risk of developing breast cancer, but many women aren't aware of this link, a new study from the United Kingdom suggests

Alcohol boosts the risk of breast cancer – most women remain unawareThe study researchers analysed information from 205 women who were undergoing breast cancer screening or seeking treatment for breast cancer symptoms at a U.K. Hospital. The women were surveyed about their knowledge of risk factors for breast cancer. About half the women surveyed knew that smoking was a risk factor for breast cancer, and 30% […]

Everyday stress may boost blood vessel dysfunction in people with depression

Long-term stress has been linked with cardiovascular disease, but for people with depression, researchers say small, everyday stressors may be enough to diminish blood vessel function in otherwise healthy adults

Everyday stress may boost blood vessel dysfunction in people with depressionA team of researchers led by Penn State found that among adults with depression, those who had experienced stress in the previous 24 hours had worse endothelial function, a process that helps regulate blood flow, than those with depression alone. Lacy Alexander, associate professor of kinesiology, said the results help explain the links between stress, […]

Here’s why you should avoid using mascara on a daily basis

Did you know that putting on mascara a daily basis can potentially hurt your eyes?

Here’s why you should avoid using mascara on a daily basisDaily application of mascara actually hurts the eyelids, which consequently hurts the eyes. The eyelid is composed of three glands namely water, mucus and oil. Among the three glands, oil is found to play the most essential role. The oil is the glossy part around the eyes that traps water and keeps your eye sufficiently […]

Want to improve your gut health? Here’s what you can eat

Cooled potatoes, bone broth and ginger are just among the top superfoods that could help improve your gut health

Want to improve your gut health? Here’s what you can eatIt is important that you maintain good gut health. The microorganisms present in your digestive tract support numerous functions that help you stay healthy and away from diseases. They help boost the immune system, manage mood and metabolism, promote hormonal balance and maintain your brain function. Properly taking care of your gut microbiota can also […]

Mumbai docs perform high-risk surgery to save 1-yr-old Iraqi baby from a facial defect

A multidisciplinary approach by the hospital during this complex and high-risk surgery helped reduce the risk of blood loss or death. The availability of expertise and a timely intervention gave the baby a new lease of life

Mumbai docs perform high-risk surgery to save 1-yr-old Iraqi baby from a facial defectThe baby was diagnosed with large vascular malformation over the left side of the face which resulted into swelling. Successful excision of vascular malformations without causing significant scarring/cosmetic deformity of the face. A team led by Dr Nilesh Satbhai, Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Microsurgeon successfully performed a complex reconstructive surgery on a year-old baby for […]

The need and importance of second opinion in Alzheimer’s diagnosis

Not all dementia is Alzheimer's disease and not all forgetfulness is dementia. Getting an accurate diagnosis often requires consulting with specialists who use both new and already established diagnostic tests

The need and importance of second opinion in Alzheimer’s diagnosisYou probably have not spent a lot of time thinking about Alzheimer’s disease. But when you refer to the staggering numbers of patients who are suffering this silent disease, you will realise that it is a matter of grave concern. Worldwide there are approximately 46.8 million people living with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia […]

Are you addicted to food? Watch out for these signs

Being deficient in nutrients drives you to eat more and so does stress and feeling of emptiness

Are you addicted to food? Watch out for these signsCan’t refrain from eating even if it’s not your cycle? Help identify with the possible reasons below. Low in Nutrients You may be eating foods that is low in nutrients like fast food. Well, these low-nutrient foods trigger more hunger and binging more of these will just make you want to eat even more. Nutrient-dense […]
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