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Flu/Influenza: Symptoms, causes, Treatment & Prevention

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Flu/Influenza: Symptoms, causes, Treatment & Prevention

Hasn’t the weather drastically changed in the last few days? With cold winds sweeping in, the day feels cool and the nights are unusually cold. Have you been watching the news recently?  The whole of North India is drowned in the snow, quite an unusual weather for the end of January. Such unusual weather conditions are enough for spreading influenza virus.

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Autoimmune Disease: Know Everything About It

Autoimmune Disease is a case of mistaken identity where the immune system

Autoimmune Disease is a case of mistaken identity where the immune system instead of attacking the microbes, antigens, bacteria and virus attacks the healthy cells and tissues. Autoimmune disease has more than 100 varieties some of which involve a single organ (like Hashimoto’s thyroiditis or type 1 diabetes) and others that can invariably attack any organ or tissues (like lupus).

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How IVF Is Hope For The Couple Who Are Struggling To Conceive

How IVF is Hope For The Couple Who are Struggling to Conceive

Having one complete family is everyone’s dream, but with so many things in life-related to work, health issues or fulfilling our goals but realize this later. When we realize that now it’s the time to have children it already too late and our body has so many things to deal with. But with this advancement in research, we have succeeded in having that picture perfect family.

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Masturbation: 5 Myths and Facts

Masturbation myths and facts

Masturbation – A very common sexual habit has earned a bad reputation primarily because in India it is a taboo to talk about and explore your sexuality. Sex experts say that masturbation is as common as breathing and going to the bathroom. There is nothing unnatural associated with it. In fact, it is a healthy sexual activity. Besides people attach a lot of myths to it so as to inculcate a sense of fear in individuals and prevent them from indulging in such activities.

Today let’s see some myths surrounding masturbation and also the relevant facts

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD): Symptoms, treatment & Diet

COPD symptoms and treatment

With the pollution increasing at the fastest pace, it is not surprising that more and more people are visiting the doctor’s clinic complaining of bronchitis and breathing issues. Breathing in the toxic pollution results in progressive lung diseases called chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The most common of COPD are chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Most of the people with COPD suffer from both these conditions.

 

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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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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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Possible Reasons Why Your Hemoglobin is Low

Here are Possible Reasons Why Your Hemoglobin is LowRed blood cells are important for carrying oxygen throughout the body. Hemoglobin is a protein in the red blood cells which carry oxygen. These cells are produced in the bone marrow and live for 120 days. A normal hemoglobin level in men is 14.0 and 17.5 g/dL; in women, it is between 12.3 and 15.3 g/dL.

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