What is Depression, And How To Deal With This Health Disorder?

Depression is a serious health issue and affects the way we feel, think, and handle our daily activities. It can be mild, moderate, or severe. It differs from usual mood swings and our temporary emotional responses to daily life challenges. Depression is far more widespread than most people realize. Despite its prevalence and its often … Continue reading What is Depression, And How To Deal With This Health Disorder?

What is Cholesterol? Is It Good or Bad? How to Manage High Cholesterol?

What is Cholesterol? Cholesterol is a soft, waxy substance found in our body cells. Normally, our liver makes all the cholesterol our body needs. Whereas our bodies also derive dietary cholesterol from the animal foods such as meat, chicken, and dairy products. Is Cholesterol Bad? The simple answer to this question is NO. Our body … Continue reading What is Cholesterol? Is It Good or Bad? How to Manage High Cholesterol?

10 Foods to Avoid After You Are Over 40

Growing old is a natural phenomenon and we cannot stop it. Age definitely takes a toll on the human body. As we grow older, our bodies start wearing down, whereas our metabolism also slows down. The immune system also begins to weaken with advancement in age.  Crossing the year 40 is an important milestone in … Continue reading 10 Foods to Avoid After You Are Over 40

15 Best Foods to Boost Your Brain / Mental Health

An old adage says, “we are what we eat”. So the food we consume has great significance. Our food choice not only affects our physical health but also our mental health. A well-balanced, healthy diet not only makes us physically strong but also mentally sound. Such a healthy diet lets our minds think clearly, stay alert and improve our attention span. Nutritionists advise us to eat a variety of foods to get the desired nutrients that boost our mental health. Such foods include fruits, vegetables, omega-3 fatty acids, dark green leafy veggies, nuts, beans, lentils, seeds, etc. These are called brain foods.

High Blood Pressure: Causes, Symptoms, and Management

A blood pressure that is above the normal range of 120/80 mm Hg is called high blood pressure. Our blood pressure keeps changing throughout the day. However, a blood pressure consistently higher than normal is diagnosed as high blood pressure. Constant high blood pressure has the intrinsic potential to develop into a serious health crisis. It can cause critical health issues, such as heart attack, stroke, impaired vision, brain hemorrhage, kidney failure, and other complications.  However, you can avoid these complications by bringing certain changes in your lifestyle, eating healthy foods, being physically active, and limiting the use of salt, cigarettes, and alcohol, etc.

Understanding Diabetes–A Chronic Disease

Diabetes is a chronic or long-lasting disease. Diabetes has a high prevalence throughout the world. An estimated 537 million adults (age: 20-79 years) have diabetes. The total number is projected to rise to 643 million by 2030. Diabetes is a major cause of heart attacks, stroke, kidney failure, blindness, and lower limb amputation.

Uric Acid: Causes & Symptoms, Effects on Health and Treatment

Uric acid is a natural waste product found in the blood. It is produced when our body breaks down ‘purine’ chemical during the digestion process. Purine is a chemical that is found in certain foods. Normally, our body filters out uric acid through the kidneys with urine.

5 Effective Ways to Prevent Obesity

Obesity is one of the most common health issues affecting both adults and children alike. It refers to having a high amount of fat in the body. If you have a Body Mass Index of 30 or higher, you are considered to be obese. Fatness has become a serious health issue over the past few decades.

Corona Virus: What are the symptoms of this disease and how to stay safe from it?

When coughing and sneezing, cover your face with a handkerchief, do not touch your face without washing your hands, and avoid close contact with Corona infected people.  Always wear a face mask.