Mold is a vague term used to refer to different types of fungi. They can be of different colors such as yellow, black, green, white, orange or purple and they pretty much grow everywhere. They prefer to grow on moisture and reproduce by releasing spores into the air. We all are exposed to a small… Read More How does mold affect your health?
I recently travelled abroad after 2 years. Usually, I visit my parents every year in India but due to the pandemic, I skipped a year. Traveling has become an essential part of our lives today. Most of us travel for business as well as for pleasure, to visit a new place or to visit family… Read More 3 Effects of Traveling on the body
In today’s day and age, we have all incorporated electronics in our lives to make it easier for us. Weather that be in our workspaces, kitchen, home or bedroom, we rely on electronic devices for essential as well as non-essential tasks. Electronics have become a part of everyone’s life. New studies shows negative effects of… Read More Screen Time! Good or Bad
This is a quick reminder of the dangers of frostbite. Frostbite is a condition that occurs when the skin and underlying tissues are frozen. It can happen as a result of prolonged exposure to cold temperatures, or from an object being placed in contact with the skin. The most common symptom is painless numbness, followed… Read More How to Handle Frostbite
Dementia is a general term for loss of cognitive function severe enough to interfere with daily life. It can be caused by many diseases including Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and Huntington’s disease, as well as other less common conditions. This blog post will give you the facts about dementia and answer some questions that are commonly asked… Read More Dementia: The Facts and Questions You Need to Know
Migraine headaches are known to be debilitating and can cause significant pain, vomiting, and dizziness. If you’re looking for a cure for this condition, there is help available. This article will provide information about the causes of migraines, possible treatments that may work for sufferers, and what you can do to prevent them from happening… Read More Why and How to Cure Migraines
Stress can be a difficult thing to overcome. When we feel stressed, it is often because we are feeling overwhelmed and unable to handle the stressors in our life. Stress can have negative effects on your mind and body, but there are ways that you can reduce or even eliminate its effects by learning how… Read More Signs of Stress: Overcoming the Effects
Osteoporosis is a disease that affects the bones and makes them more fragile. It can lead to fractures, which may be painful or even disabling. Osteoporosis also increases the risk of developing other diseases such as heart disease, stroke, diabetes and cancer. This blog post will discuss 11 ways to beat osteoporosis! You can do… Read More How to Beat Osteoporosis
The best way to keep the flu away is by getting a flu vaccine, but if you can’t do that, there are other ways to help prevent the virus from affecting your life. This blog post will discuss how to avoid catching the flu and what symptoms you should be looking out for if you… Read More The Best Way To Keep Flu Away
IQ stands for Intelligence Quotient and is a measure of your reasoning and problem solving abilities. A set of standardized tests exists for which a score of 100 is the average score. If you score above 100, your intelligence is considered higher than average and a score below 100 indicates an intelligence below the average.… Read More What is IQ
The symptoms of the Omicron variant of Covid have been described as ‘extremely mild’ by doctors in South Africa where this variant was first detected. The symptoms were mild enough that no hospitalizations were required. The initial presenting symptoms in South Africa were an itchy throat, fatigue, headache and body aches. There were no complaints… Read More Covid Omicron Variant
Feasting with family is part of many holiday celebrations. Follow these tips to help prevent food poisoning, or foodborne illness, during the holidays. • Keep foods separated. Keep meat, chicken, turkey, seafood, and eggs separate from all other foods at the grocery store and in the refrigerator. Prevent juices from meat, chicken, turkey, and seafood… Read More Holiday Food Safety
Sore throat and runny nose are usually the first signs of a cold, followed by coughing and sneezing. Most people recover in about 7-10 days. You can help reduce your risk of getting a cold: wash your hands often, avoid close contact with sick people, and don’t touch your face with unwashed hands. Common colds… Read More Common Cold
Playing video games is considered fun for adults and children alike. Nowadays a large number of people play online or offline video games and is part of peoples daily routines. But when can video gaming be considered an actual problem? The World Health Organization added Gaming Disorder to its International Classification of Diseases in 2018.… Read More Is VideoGame Addiction Real?
The human body is amazing and so much goes on within our bodies that we are not even aware of and all the different systems of the body work together seamlessly so we can carry on with our daily activities without much thought. Below are some interesting facts about our body. Blood flows to all… Read More Fun Facts About Your Body
Winter is upon us and some people enjoy the winter months while others prefer the spring or summer months. Today, we will be looking at how winter affects the body and what we can do to protect ourselves from the negative affects of winter and enjoy safely and healthy. Winters are when cases of Influenza… Read More How Does Winter Affect the Body
Breast cancer can have serious consequences if not detected and treated early. Most adult women should perform self examinations of breasts at least once a month to detect any lumps or changes and also to be familiar with the feel of one’s own breast so they can let the doctor know when they think something… Read More Breast Self-Exam
Testing for Covid-19 has become an important part of our lives today. Testing for the virus may be done if you have come into close contact with an individual diagnosed with Covid-19, if you have symptoms associated with Covid-19 or even to satisfy travel requirements for different countries in the world. There are different tests… Read More Types of COVID-19 tests
Autism encompasses a broad group of developmental disabilities that can cause social, communication and behavioral challenges. Due to the wide range of ways that autism can present itself, it is also referred to as Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Those affected by the disorder have different ways in which they learn, interact and carry out their… Read More What is Autism?
Having a balanced diet is a very important part of staying healthy. We need to understand what it means to have a balanced diet. According to dictionary.com, a balanced diet is defined as ‘a diet consisting of the proper quantities and proportions of foods needed to maintain health or growth.’ This means eating a wide… Read More What Is A Balanced Diet