Asthma is a chronic respiratory disorder associated with airway inflammation. An inflammation of the air pipe leads to narrowed vessels that reduce airflow and causes symptoms like wheezing, cough, breathlessness and chest tightness. It’s a recurring condition that affects people during season changes, nights and winters. Also, certain allergies trigger asthma such as allergies to pollen, grass, dust, animal furs, smoke, fumes and soaps.
A common digestive disorder - IBS
Irritable bowel syndrome is a colon related disorder which causes discomfort in daily bowel movements. This could cause constipation or diarrhoea among other symptoms. Although it causes extreme discomfort sometimes, it is not life-threatening but it can be long-lasting condition which can affect your everyday activities.
Top 10 Weight Loss Tips for Working Women
Approaching weight loss can come with its own set of challenges and misconceptions. A large number of diets provide instant solutions promising quick weight loss. Diet pills, slimming shakes, sauna belts, herbal teas –the list is endless. But what is the best way to approach healthy weight loss, especially as a working woman?
Time your Carbohydrate Intake Wisely
Carbohydrates are an important part of a balanced diet. But due to unhealthy carbs (like refined, polished ones- maida, white rice, sugars), they’ve got a bad reputation.
Bad habits that are wreaking your health: Part 1
A visit to a doctor’s office or health clinic sometimes involves filling out a health form or a health risk assessment. Some of the questions asked include habits such as smoking and drinking, but did you know that there are other bad habits that may be part of our lifestyle?
6 Tips to Keep Healthy During the Pandemic
The sudden onset of the recent pandemic has changed everyone’s lifestyle in an unprecedented way. These changes in lifestyle weren’t limited only to work. With several lockdowns in place, it also affected in every dimension of life. (1) Studies show that, the change in the daily grind has led to an increase in anxiety and stress levels.
A super woman?s guide to eating right
Women have an inborn talent to multitask. Starting from taking care of groceries, kids, chores at house and balancing their career at par with everything else without breaking a sweat makes her a superwoman! While being busy taking care of everything else, they often forget the need to take care of themselves. This can lead to fatigue and overlooked health issues.
Using both diet and exercise for weight loss advantage
We often hear complaints about how seemingly ‘difficult’ or ‘hard’ it is to lose weight. Sometimes the numbers on the scale don’t budge despite eating a relatively ‘healthy’ diet and exercising regularly.
Working Around the Diet and Exercise Challenges of Shift Work
Working on shifts can often take a toll on your eating habits, sleep patterns and exercise schedule. Rotational shifts can further throw things out of balance. Many shift workers eat unhealthy foods, skip exercise and also have disturbed sleep. This can lead to weight gain and other associated lifestyle related diseases.
Regaining Lost Weight?
Weight loss can be a challenging and tricky game. Many weight loss and slimming centres love to flaunt their clients’ success by proudly displaying before and after pictures. The captions read- lost 5 kgs, lost 10 kgs and 4 inches…..the list goes on.
But no one shows us the after, after story.