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hangover

Foods which can alleviate hangover symptoms

The Typical hangover symptoms: Nausea Sensitivity to light Headache Achy muscles Diarrhea Decreased motor skills These all are caused by changes in body chemistry, including hormones, chemical reactions within the body, and the toxic chemicals in alcohol.  Though no meal or drink can cure a hangover, certain foods are better for refueling than others.  Water  Alcohol is a diuretic,hence it

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love my shape

Love Yourself

We all love our spouses, children, or parents unconditionally. Do we try to love ourselves unconditionally? Do you do any of these below: Criticize your body. Feel like you need to improve at things. Feel guilty about things you do. Feel undisciplined, lazy, unhappy with yourself. Not feel good enough. Fear that you’re going to fail, because you’re

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computer vision syndrome

Computer Screens Proving Pain In The Eyes

Desk-bound folks may find themselves glued to computer screens day in and day out. Staring at monitors too long not only affects the muscles and joints below our neck, our eyes can also be damaged leading to CVS (Computer Vision Syndrome) 64 to 90 percent of office workers suffer from CVS

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contact lenses

Are You A Contact Lenses Wearer?

There are 36 million contact lenses wearer in the U.S. only. Do you know the Drill: First wash your hands with soap and water before drying them with a clean, lint-free cloth or paper towel. Then, carefully take the contact lens out of your eye before gently "massaging" it in your hand

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european society of cardiology

Low socio-economic status – way to Heart Attack

According to new research low socio-economic status can increase the chances of getting a second heart attack or stroke. In the study, published in the journal European Society of Cardiology, the risk of a second attack is 36% higher with the people having low income quintile. And 14% more in the divorced

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e-cigarette

Glamorized e-cigarette Misconceptions

Sold as “A healthy substitute to cigarettes” and are promoted as an alternative to control or even stop smoking, considered safer than the other nicotine replacement products such as patches. It is a highly addicting and potentially lethal product, widely promoted through social media, email marketing etc. with discount offers. Electronic

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Holiday Weight Gain

WINTER WEIGHT GAIN

When the temperature drops, we not only put on layers of clothing but also poundage. Studies show most adults gain weight of at least one pound during the fall and winter, and these pounds are likely to pile up over the years. Since the body transfers energy from food into heat,

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Sleep-Apnea

SLEEP APNEA

Sleep apnea is a type of sleep disorder characterized by pauses in breathing or instances of shallow or infrequent breathing during sleep. Each pause in breathing is called an apnea and can last from at least 10 seconds to minutes, and may occur 5 to 30 times or more an hour.Similarly, each abnormally shallow breathing event

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Dengue

DENGUE FEVER

Dengue Fever is a painful fever, debilitating mosquito-borne disease caused by dengue viruses. Each year, an estimated 100 million cases of dengue fever occur worldwide. Most of these are in tropical areas of the world, with the greatest risk occurring in: The Indian subcontinent South-east Asia Southern China Taiwan The Pacific Islands The Caribbean (except Cuba and the Cayman

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smartphone

ARE YOU AND YOUR SMARTPHONE INSEPARABLE?

The latest incarnation of iPhone (most popular Smartphone in America ) the iPhone 5s, is too much frenzy and fanfare. But before getting too excited, keep in mind that excessive Smartphone use could have negative effects on your health.  Many believe that our beloved cell phones and all their hyped-up technology

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SLEEPING PILLS

SLEEP WITHOUT SLEEPING PILLS

"If you have an insomnia disorder, you probably need to see somebody who specializes in insomnia, you might need extra help," says Michael A. Grandner, Ph.D., of the Center for Sleep and Circadian Neurobiology at the University of Pennsylvania. Insomnia can be treated using non-medication approaches but many people haven't

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tonic water

TONIC WATER- A SERIOUS MISNOMER.

The standard water with some carbon dioxide, fruit extracts, and sugar to boost the flavor. Just 4 ounces of this favorite cocktail mixer boasts 11 grams of sugar (the same amount in four ounces of Sprite). More than half of Americans consume drinks with added sugar (like soda and flavoured waters). These can contribute

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Memory

STRUGGLING TO FIND YOUR HOUSE KEYS?

You enter into a room and completely forgot what it was that you wanted and freeze until it hits you. And then you realize you are struggling to find your house keys. We generally consider gray hair and dentures as symptoms of aging but memory loss is also a natural symptom

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fat belly

SICK OF FAT BELLY?

A fat belly can lead to higher cholesterol levels and increased risks for cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes. Abdominal fat is stored in two different ways. First, there is subcutaneous fat (pinchable), which sits between the skin and the abdominal wall. Since it does not directly surrounds the organs and the

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Light or heavy sleeper

ARE YOU A LIGHT OR HEAVY SLEEPER?

Slightest noise can wake you at night. While for others, even the wailing siren of a passing fire truck can't disturb their sleep.Why? Are you a Light or Heavy sleeper? Sleep  Cycle Sleep is an alternate cycle of REM (rapid eye movement) and NREM (non-rapid eye movement) that repeat about every 90 minutes.

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