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10 things you need to stop hiding from your doctor

here are many reasons why people visit their GPs – some extremely serious, some totally trivial. But whatever the reason, there are always things we need to know. The problem is, a lot of the time, people are very reluctant to share important details. In an ideal world, your doctor should know pretty much everything about you, even if it ... Read More »

Stomach issues? Here’s what your abdominal pains could mean

A simple stomach ache can signal several types of health problems. Whether you’re dealing with a casual case of indigestion or you’re suffering with something a bit more serious, tummy pains offer an insight into what’s going on inside our bodies and should never be ignored — no matter how manageable. Here, we look at six of the most common ... Read More »

Does heart disease run in your family? Daily exercise may help you lower its risks

According to the findings reported in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation, greater grip strength, more physical activity and better cardio-respiratory fitness are associated with reduced risk for heart attacks and stroke — even among people with a genetic predisposition for heart disease. “The main message is that being physically active is associated with a lower risk of heart disease, ... Read More »

Red Wine Or White Wine: Which Is Better For Your Health?

There are times when we often end up having a hard time struggling to pick the right wine for the evening. And, it becomes even more difficult when we have to decide between red wine and white wine. Both wines taste good and are perfect drinks to kick-start a lovely evening. But, if you are a fitness enthusiast and wondering which wine ... Read More »

Is your ‘healthy’ diet making you sick? Experts debunk 10 nutrition myths

While nutritional science offers a wealth of research on eating right, it can also confuse you with its contradictory findings. For instance — while some studies claim that wine can kill harmful bacteria in teeth and gums, another claims that it can give you skin cancer. Periodically, there are diets/foods that are touted as the “next best thing for your health” (be ... Read More »

4 Moves to Tone Your Whole Body, From Jillian Michaels

Break free of your workout rut with these go-to exercises by Jillian Michaels, Good Housekeeping‘s trainer on call. All you need is a mat and some light hand weights to start building up muscle and sculpting your core. Abs: Scissor Crunch What it works: abs and lower back 1. Lie flat on back; place hands under lower back for protection. 2. Slowly raise both legs until they are ... Read More »

Know what the colour of your vaginal discharge says!

HERE’S WHAT THE COLOR OF YOUR VAGINAL DISCHARGE SAYS ABOUT YOUR HEALTH: Vaginal discharge – that’s a thing most women are uncomfortable with. Almost all of them think that if they are feeling anything gushing out down there, it is an indication of something unhealthy. However, it is not. Vaginal discharge upto a certain amount every day (mostly agreed at ... Read More »

Fitness Hacks To Stay In Shape On Your Holidays

No matter what your holiday plans are, your fitness regime always takes the back seat. Holidays are mostly about stepping outside of your life, letting everything go, where exercise is generally not on the priority list. Once you reach your destination, you tend to binge on fancy and delectable meals that are generally not good for your waistline. The idea of your ... Read More »

What’s the right time to introduce solids to your baby? Here are some answers

Turns out, many parents are spooning up the first mouthfuls of baby food to a growing infant too soon. The first study of a nationally-representative group of U.S. infants reported that many parents started feeding their babies foods or drinks other than breast milk or formula sooner than they should. Babies, who were never breastfed or breastfed for less than ... Read More »

Arguing in front of your children can cause them anxiety, trust issues

Seemingly harmless, everyday conflicts can make youngsters incapable of interpreting emotions that are not extreme, which may affect their relationships in later life, according to researchers. Shy children are especially vulnerable. The research shows that the emotional processing of these children, too, can be affected — potentially making them over-vigilant, anxious and vulnerable to distorting human interactions that are neutral ... Read More »