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Strange reasons why you are always hungry

Strange reasons why you are always hungry

You may indulge in frequent snacking sometimes. But it should not become your daily routine. Snacking may give you comfort for a brief moment, but it is harmful to your health in long run. Listen to your body. Learn to distinguish between physical and emotional... Read More

It is good to go Nuts over nuts!

It is good to go Nuts over nuts!

Nuts such as almonds, pistachios, walnuts, cashew and peanuts are powerhouses of nutrients. Just a handful of nuts can provide a powerful dose of vitamins, minerals, healthy fats, proteins and fibres. All of these work together to improve the health of your heart, brain and waistline.... Read More

Cocktail of BP and Alcohol is bad

Cocktail of BP and Alcohol is bad

Regular consumption of alcohol elevates blood pressure (BP), with global estimates that the risk for hypertensive disease due to alcohol is 16%. Too much consumption of alcohol can raise your blood pressure to unhealthy limits. The increase in BP is around 1 mmHg for each 10 g alcohol consumed and is reversible within 2 - 4 weeks of alcohol restriction... Read More

Summer drinks to beat the heat

Summer drinks to beat the heat

The Mercury sets new records in summers every year. Scorching heat, excessive sweat and dehydration are some of the common complains every summer. Generally, temptation in summers is to reach out to chilled aerated drinks that are easily... Read More

5 Misconceptions About High Blood Pressure

5 Misconceptions About High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure also called as hypertension can lead to many health problems. It can cause damage to blood vessels, heart, kidneys and other organs of the body. But you may have certain misconceptions about this disease,... Read More

Yoga to manage hypertension

Yoga to manage hypertension

Yoga is a combination of Asana (postures), pranayama (breathing practices) and relaxation techniques. According to research, hypertensives who practice yoga regularly for one hour daily recorded a reduction in their blood pressure. However, the yoga practices should be learnt under the supervision of a Yoga expert and in consensus with your health care... Read More

High BP and you

High BP and you

About 3 out of every 10 Indian adults has high blood pressure (also called hypertension), which is a major risk factor for heart attack, heart failure, brain stroke and kidney disease. High blood pressure can be easily detected by having your blood pressure checked regularly. If you have been diagnosed with high blood pressure, you need not panic or worry... Read More

5 Bad Eating Habits which are adding to your weight

5 Bad Eating Habits which are adding to your weight

Gulping down food doesn’t give enough time to your brain to catch up with your stomach. It takes almost 15 - 20 minutes for your brain to send the signal that you are full after you have started eating. If you eat too quickly, you will end up in over-eating.... Read More

How to break free from Paan/Gutka

How to break free from Paan/Gutka

Nicotine addiction is responsible for your tobacco addiction. Nicotine provides the “kick” which you derive from the use of smokeless tobacco. It pulls you back often to give you the intended effect you desire.... Read More