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World Cancer Day – 4th Feb 2019

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Cancer is not just a single disease but multiple diseases of a single nameCancer 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.

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Appendicitis: Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

However, if the infection has spread due to the bursting of the appendix, a larger incision is made to clean the infection. Antibiotics are administered thereafter.

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.

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Tips for a Healthy Digestive System

Tips for healthy digestive system

The current generation suffers most from digestive problems. Indigestion, bloating, flatulence, and constipation, gas; our lifestyle and choice of food we eat is badly messing up with our digestive system. So what can be done to keep our digestive system in top health?

Here are some very simple tips that will help you in improving and maintaining good digestive health

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Endoscopy: Why, How and the possible side effects

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You must have often heard of the tern endoscopy as part of a diagnostic procedure. It is a non-surgical procedure where a tube along with a camera and light attached is inserted and allows the doctor to study the esophagus, the stomach and the upper part of the small intestine. This is known as an upper endoscopy. Similarly, an endoscope can also be passed through the rectum into the large intestine. This is called sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy.

 

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5 Greens to Transform Your Health in 2019

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“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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5 Signs of Unhealthy Gut and Easy Ways to Improve It

there are many more symptoms of an unhealthy gut that you might not be aware of

Multiple pieces of research over the past few decades have proved that gut health is critical for overall good health and an unhealthy gut can trigger a range of health issue starting from obesity ti rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, autoimmune diseases, depression, and chronic fatigue syndrome. Irritable bowel syndrome, bloating and gas are some common symptoms that scream unhealthy gut. However, there are many more symptoms of an unhealthy gut that you might not be aware of.

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Change Your Diet

Here are Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Change Your Diet

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a gastrointestinal disorder that is characterized by dramatic changes in bowel movement. While some have diarrhea, others suffer from chronic constipation leading pain and abdominal cramps affecting day-to-day activities. It can be successfully treated with medicines, but certain changes in diet can also improve symptoms of IBS.

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Belly Fat, Associated Health Risk & How to Overcome It
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Belly Fat, Associated Health Risk & How to Overcome It

Belly fat is the fat present around the abdomen. They are of two typesMuffin top, Potbelly, family pack or tyres we have heard these comments and laughed about this over and over again. When I was growing up people in my class would often call me gummy bear but we would just fun and completely neglected the fact that there may be a reason why I was fat? While growing indulgence and having a deep loving relationship with our food, we tend to neglect the most important part of our tummy. You must be thinking fat is stored everywhere so why people are concerned only about those love handles or bellies.

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5 Reasons why you should start eating Ghee

The health benefits of ghee are many, but only if taken in moderate amounts.

Ghee has been an integral part of Indian cuisine since time immemorial. Adding a dollop of ghee on top of parathas, adding ghee tadka to curries and making sweets with pure desi ghee, it is an essence of Indian dishes. Ayurveda claims ghee to be beneficial for the whole body. Even most Ayurveda recipes use ghee as one of its popular components. One of the components of Chyawanprash is ghee. The health benefits of ghee are many, but only if taken in moderate amounts.

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