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Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): Your child might be facing it

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Bringing up a child can be a daunting task, especially if the child has some behavioural disorders like ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder). Parenting a child with ADHD can be overwhelming and challenging at the same time. But being a parent, there is a lot you can do to manage the symptoms of ADHD and help your child overcome the daily challenges of attention and learning. But contrary to what we think that a child with ADHD has problems only with concentration, in most cases parents complain that it gets difficult for them to teach their child healthy behavior. They may throw tantrums, be defiant and be quick to lash out irrespective of the surroundings and company around.

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How can you prevent suicide and protect your loved ones

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In India, suicide is very common and a shocking 1/3rd of the world’s female suicide and 1/4th of male suicide is from the nation. Compared with the suicide rate in 1990, India’s global share to the number of suicides is on a significant rise. Why is India’s suicide rate so high? What has gone wrong? Most people believe that fearfulness; cowardly attitude and stupidity are the main reasons why people commit suicide. This is very unfortunate! Suicide is not an easy choice, nobody wants to kill themselves. It is very easy to judge people but it is difficult to walk in their shoes. Have you ever thought what a person has gone through to choose to self-kill? They might have tried very hard to live in peace but have lost to the struggle. 

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How to be a Happy Person: 8 Natural Ways to Overcome Stress

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Stress is one of the worst lifestyle diseases that adversely affect the mental health of a person. Juggling between work and family, it is almost certain for a person to get totally stressed out and that starts showing on his physical self gradually. Stress releases hormones like adrenaline and cortisol that is good at times as it keeps us alert and under pressure to overcome any situation and danger. But when it happens regularly, it can lead to chronic anxiety that gives rise to grave health issues. Don’t let stress overpower your good health.

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Incredible Benefits Of Surya Namaskar

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Most of the Hollywood and Bollywood celebs swear by Surya Namaskar. It is one of the widely practiced yoga around the world and Yogi Gurus cannot stop raving about its health benefits. Surya Namaskar is a series of yoga postures to bow down to the Sun and pay respect. It is believed that the source of life on this planet began with the sun. Hence, scientifically and religiously the sun holds great importance to us.

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How to manage Parkinson’s effectively

Manage Parkinson's effectively

A couple of years back, I was gifted a lovely romantic novel by my husband where the main female protagonist of the story suffers from Parkinson’s disease in her later life and cannot even recognize her husband who sits right in front of her reading her out a love story (which is apparently a personal account of their younger days). I was greatly moved by the happenings in the book and the plight of the protagonists. It is shocking and amusing at the same time to know how a neurological condition called Parkinson’s disease can mess with an individual’s life.   

Today, we are going to talk about Parkinson’s disease and how to manage it effectively.

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How ageing gracefully leads to happiness and health

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We don’t want to age, nobody wants to! What is aging defined as? Hair turning grey with wrinkles on the skin, health issues, immobility, and poor memory. Some of it is absolutely true and some of it is not. Aging does not necessarily mean that you will have so many diseases, be sick at all times and have a poor quality of life. If there are some negative changes in terms of your appearance, there are some positive changes too because you have all the time of the world to yourself. Enjoying life and making the most of it is the key to living healthily and gracefully. 

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Hypertension: How it Affects Your Body

Here are some Hypertension: How it affects your body

High Blood pressure or hypertension is a very common health problem in India with more than 10 million cases treated annually. High blood pressure can damage arteries, lead to strokes and brain hemorrhage too. This leads to too many health complications and in severe cases, death even. Hypertension is often called a silent killer since it exhibits no serious symptoms until any prominent physical complications.

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Brain Hemorrhage: How Different it is From Stroke

We have all heard about strokes but what is brain hemorrhage?

We have all heard about strokes but what is brain hemorrhage? Is it different from a stroke? In a clinical explanation, brain hemorrhage is a type of stroke. In this type of stroke, an artery inside your brain bursts and spills blood into the surrounding tissues. This causes the brain cells to die. A brain hemorrhage usually happens when a person has very high blood pressure and the small blood vessels weaken and results in bleeding in the brain.

Brain hemorrhages are also called cerebral hemorrhages, intracranial hemorrhages, or intracerebral hemorrhages and account for 13% of strokes.

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How to Manage Depression During Pregnancy: Signs & symptoms

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I remember an elder sister of mine who when pregnant had gone through tumultuous mood swings to the extent that she would slip into serious episodes of depression where she would refuse to meet anyone and stay all by herself cooped up in her room for hours. Everyone around, especially her parents and husband were extremely worried. At times she would just skip her meals and sleep for hours, she was not willing to go to the doctor for checkups and often light up a cigarette. The first trimester of her pregnancy was a total mess. She looked extremely sick and started to lose weight until a psychiatric friend of her husband intervened and arranged a couple of sessions with her at home. 

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Welcome 2019 With Good Health Here are Some Healthy Resolutions

Good health also means good mood, good emotions and a positive attitude towards life. These are some of the easiest ways to improve your health in 2019.

2018 has come to an end and it is time for us to welcome the New Year. And whenever we think of a new year the first thing that comes to our mind is new resolutions. For most of us New Year’s Resolutions means better health and why not! A good physical and mental health ensures a great personal and professional life. Dedicate some time and energy every day to achieve good health and benefit yourself in the long run. Good health is synonymous to more energy, improved focus, and increased self-confidence. Good health also means good mood, good emotions and a positive attitude towards life. These are some of the easiest ways to improve your health in 2019.

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