Cancer is not just a single disease but multiple diseases of a single name, so the obvious reason for people to get scared of. What makes it scarier is its late detection. Most of the cancer gets detected when its already spread to other parts of the body, which is called Metastatic until then it doesn’t show any symptom.
There has been an alarming increase in the number of people being diagnosed by diseases be it diabetes, hypertension, cancer and cardiovascular diseases. As per WHO report hypertension affects 1.13 billion people all over the world and that increases the chances of stroke. The cardiovascular diseases have affected around 17.8 million people and caused 31% of deaths worldwide. Therefore, these conditions should be addressed at initial stages and curbed so that it doesn’t reach the severity.
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.
Gone are the days when nuts are considered unhealthy and we were asked to refrain from having nuts, as they were believed to increase cholesterol levels and fats. But recent studies have shown that nuts should, in fact, be made an integral part of the diet as they are rich in omega-3 fatty acids and is a good source of healthy fats for vegetarians and vegans. You can have a fistful of them instead of chips and chocolates in between meals or cut them in slivers and sprinkle them as dessert toppings. You can also add them into your salads for a hearty meal. Badam ka sharbat or Badam Doodh used to be a staple in old Indian households as it is filling and was deemed highly nutritious. But sadly these recipes have lost with the bygone generations, as we are the healthy types.
Endometriosis is a gynaecological condition when the tissues that are normally found within the lining of the uterus are found outside the uterus. In endometriosis, the displaced endometrial tissue acts like the normal tissues, it thickens, breaks down and bleeds with every menstrual cycle but it cannot find a way to exit the body s a result of which it gets trapped. Endometriosis involves the ovaries, the fallopian tubes, and the pelvic lining. When it involves the ovaries, cysts are formed called endometriomas. Gradually, this leads to the development of abnormal bands of fibrous tissues that can cause severe pain during periods. With time, it also leads to fertility issues.
There is no one place in your body where cancer does not attack. Today we are going to discuss uterine cancer that is the sixth most commonly occurring cancer among women. There are two specific types of uterine cancer: endometrial carcinoma and uterine carcinoma. Endometrial carcinoma is the most common type and accounts for 95% of uterine cancers.
According to statistics put forward by the World Cancer Research Fund, there are over 380,000 cases of endometrial cancer in 2018.
Spinach or palak as it is popularly called in India is a green leafy vegetable that is seasonal of the winter season. It belongs to the amaranth family and is related to beetroot and quinoa. It is packed with nutrient and has a very low-calorie content. We, in India, make the most of this vulnerable vegetable in the form of palak paneer, aloo palak, palak, dal, palak paratha and what not. These days, in our strive to get healthy we also drink palak juice.
Flax Seed is gradually emerging as a superfood because of its many health benefits based on scientific research. Flax seeds are brown-coloured tiny seeds with a smooth surface and is a powerhouse of nutrients.
Squamous Cell Carcinoma is also known as epidermoid carcinomas. These cancers result from squamous cells and can form on any surface of the skin or the lining of the hollow tracts of the body like respiratory tracts and upper digestive tracts. Almost 90% of head and neck cancer (cancer of throat, mouth, nasal cavity, nasopharynx, and surrounding structures) cases arise from squamous cell carcinoma.
“Eat your greens” – says Mama and she is never wrong. I remember my mom used to prepare a number of different recipes with green vegetables and fresh green leaves to coax me into eating them. Now today when I am a mother, I have started following the same footsteps into convincing my little girl to eat her greens. For those who still give excuses for not eating their greens, let me tell you; greens have no calorie sin them, and nutrient-dense like magnesium, calcium, potassium, and manganese. Why don’t we discuss the benefits of greens, in general, some other day? Instead, today let me give you a list of the top 5 green herbs that are a must inclusion in your everyday diet for overall good health
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