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
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
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
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
Medicare Part D has 4 different phases that each member passes through during each year. Each of these phases have different coverage benefits for the member. It is important to understand these phases to know the financial impact that your health expenses can have on you and also when you should opt for that elective… Read More Phases of Medicare Part D