Appendicitis is a painful medical condition where the appendix gets inflamed, swollen and filled with pus. The appendix is a small, 3 ½ inches long (finger-shaped) tube that extends from the large intestine and appears on the right side of the abdomen. The role of the appendix is not definitely known but there was a study that suggested it might play a role in gut immunity. While we don’t know its specific purpose, we cannot live without it too, without facing adverse consequences.
If you have been a smoker, you will know how difficult it is to quit smoking. Lots of resolution, anti-smoking pills, nicotine patches, a day of going without smoking, suffering from nicotine withdrawals; quitting cigarette is a messy affair! In today’s topic, we will discuss how to eliminate nicotine from the system. To get further into the topic, let’s first learn what happens when we smoke and how nicotine affects our system.
The gallbladder is a pear-shaped four-inch size organ positioned below the liver in the upper-right section of the abdomen. It stores bile that helps to digest the fat from food in the intestine. When medical conditions like gallstones or cholecystitis affect the gallbladder, it is called gallbladder disease. Gallbladder problem is quite common and a number of people successfully undergo diagnosis and treatment.
With a hoard of health benefits, Omega-3 fatty acids are the healthy fats that must be a regular inclusion in the diet. Studies have shown that omega-3 reduce inflammation, control blood triglyceride levels and also lowers risk of developing dementia.
Most vegetarians and vegans think that it is difficult to get an adequate dose of omega-3 as fish oil capsules and fish are the best sources of these fats. However, contrary to the popular belief, there are six sources of omega-3 for the vegetarians and the vegans.
How’s the Josh!
This popular catchphrase from the recently released film Uri: The Surgical Strike has become a slogan. From PM Narendra Modi’s “How’s the Josh” stint to the Defence Minister of India Nirmala Sitharaman to Manohar Parikar, everyone is seemed to be gripped by the “Josh” fever. The craze for this dialogue has been high and it sets people roaring with “High Sir!”
However, we are not discussing the movie here. I’m sure most of you must have already seen the movie and applauded it openly. For those of you who haven’t, you must, it will instantly wake you up. So what we are trying to tell today is all about positive attitude and energy.
Our body is a machinery and all the organs are interconnected to one another in some way or the other. We breathe in and breathe out to keep our body living and healthy but never for once do we think how hard the lungs work to keep up with the respiratory function. We take our body for granted most times and we realize its importance only when it starts breaking down. Since breathing is a part and parcel of our living, we seldom take care of our lungs intentionally and realize its importance only when we face some respiratory issues. When our lungs are not functioning properly we also face some serious heart problems.
When dementia progresses to a later stage, it is known as Alzheimer’s disease. Dementia is used as a broader term for conditions that concerns the loss of memory, impaired thinking, and behavior caused by brain injuries or diseases. About 60-80% of the dementia cases culminate in Alzheimer’s and they get diagnosed only after 65 years of age. However, if they are diagnosed earlier, treatment can be administered to slow the progression of the disease.
Vitamin D deficiency is the most common vitamin deficiency that people deal with. However, it is very important for your dental and overall health but owing to the modern lifestyle, avoiding the sun, allergy and adhering a vegan diet puts you at risk of Vitamin D deficiency. Health experts have estimated that an average of 50% of the world is Vitamin D deficient. Vitamin D is made from the cholesterol in our body when the skin is exposed to the sun. It functions as a hormone and we can get it from fatty fish and fortified dairy products. However, diet alone cannot give you the daily dose of Vitamin D, sunlight plays a very important role in Vitamin D synthesis.
Most of us might have had an ear infection at some point in our lives. It is a very common problem and can be treated with medication. Usually, it takes somewhere between 1 to 6 weeks to recover depending on the severity of the infection.
The most common type of ear infection is a middle ear infection (the air-filled section of the ear just behind the eardrum). It can happen due to a bacterial or a viral infection. The inflammation and fluid buildup in the middle ear makes it quite painful.
If you are an ardent follower of Ayurveda and believe that Ayurvedic herbs and medicines have the potential to treat and cure ailments, then you must have heard about Shuddha Guggulu.
Let us read the health benefits of Guggulu.
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