Understanding And Beating Diabetes

DIABETES is a silent killer. It does not show significant symptoms in the early stages. In fact, one in three diabetics is unaware that he or she has diabetes. When...

Is Your Blood Pressure Too High?

AS WE age, we are likely to face more age-related medical conditions such as hypertension. Studies have shown that hypertension is a common health problem among the elderly. According to HealthHub,...

The Causes Of Slipped Disc

A SLIPPED disc is caused when the injured disc gets displaced from its original position due to disc tear. The slipped disc protrudes against adjacent nerve tissues causing back...
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How Hepatitis Affects The Liver

THE LIVER is the largest internal organ in our body.  It performs several functions, such as: Processing consumed food and drinks Detoxifying harmful substances in the blood before it is circulated...
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How To Treat A Bunion

A BUNION is a prominence at the inner edge of the big toe, usually rubbing against the instep of the foot. It is typically described as a bony swelling...
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The Treatment For Ankle Sprains

THE HUMAN foot has 42 muscles, 33 joints, 26 bones, and at least 50 ligaments and tendons. It is capable of handling your weight in motion every day. However, it is...
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The Good And Bad Of Cholesterol

CHOLESTEROL is an essential fat that your body needs. Our liver produces some of this cholesterol, and we also absorb it in the small intestines from the food we...

Lessons On The Run

TWO HOURS of snatched sleep in 72 hours would make the best of us out of sorts. For Abimanyu Shunmugam, it was about breaking down personal barriers and pushing on,...
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5 Tips To Prevent Sports Injuries

JUST HAD a killer workout? While fatigue is commonly experienced in the muscles after strenuous activity, you should also look out for early signs of stress and injury. Sports injuries can...
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13 Ways To Fight Stress

STRESS is the emotional and physical strain caused by our response to pressure in our world. Experts believe that stress plays a role in many psychological and physiological ailments such...