Thursday, Feb 09, 2023

No, it’s not water; this is what you need when dehydrated

February 2, 2023 09:10 IST

Despite its numerous health benefits, turns out water is not the best thirst quencher

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Women, this is why you may be peeing your pants or having pain while jumping

February 2, 2023 12:36 IST

"The issue gets worse with age. So, it’s better to acknowledge it and start taking steps to improve," said Nidhi Sharma, a nutritionist

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Effective hacks to increase your attention span

February 2, 2023 11:47 IST

"Think of attention as a muscle—the more you work with it, the stronger it will be," said Vinaya Gore, chief psychologist and founder of Aatman Psychology Studio

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Debina Bonnerjee experiences infrared sauna; is it advisable for all?

February 1, 2023 18:20 IST

Pregnant women shouldn't use saunas since they may feel warmer overall and may be more prone to overheating as a result, said Dr Shobha Gupta, medical director and infertility specialist, Mother's Lap IVF Centre, New Delhi, and Vrindavan

Buttermilk or curd, yoghurt: What you should have (and avoid)

February 1, 2023 17:30 IST

"It is best to stick with sweet buttermilk if someone has digestive issues like constipation, gastric or acid reflux, etc," said Dr Yogini Patil, BAMS and nutritionist

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‘Your body is literally addicted to this nonsense’: Masaba Gupta goes off refined sugar for 21 days

February 1, 2023 16:30 IST

"I even deleted food delivery apps from my phone," Masaba Gupta shared on her Instagram Stories

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Union Budget 2023: What is sickle cell anaemia; can it be eliminated?

February 1, 2023 15:00 IST

A blood test can determine whether you have SCD or sickle cell trait. All states now check babies as part of their screening programmes, allowing treatment to begin as soon as possible, said Dr Aniket Mule


Men’s health: Does stress affect sperm quantity, quality and also cause ejaculation problems?

February 1, 2023 12:30 IST

Oxidative stress or physiological stress can also cause damage to unnaturalised free radicals, which has been associated with fertility and semen quality, said Dr Sushma Tomar, consultant - obstetrician and gynecologist, Fortis Hospital, Kalyan


Does this cause cancer? How scientists determine whether a chemical is carcinogenic – sometimes with controversial results

February 1, 2023 11:30 IST

Substances that cause cancer are called carcinogens. Familiar examples include tobacco smoke, radon, asbestos and diesel engine exhaust

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Simple lifestyle recommendations to beat the bloat

February 1, 2023 10:50 IST

It is beneficial to chew every morsel 20-30 times. Remember, digestion begins in the mouth, said nutritionist and lifestyle educator Karishma Chawla


How and when you eat fruits can affect your health; ensure to never make these three mistakes

February 1, 2023 09:10 IST

Eating one fruit at a time is always good because each fruit is different in nature, said Pavithra N Raj, chief dietitian, Manipal Hospital, Yeshwanthpur, Bangalore.


What is Mast Cell Activation Syndrome, the allergic condition that allows a woman to eat only nine foods?

February 1, 2023 08:20 IST

Dr Meghana Potluri, consultant - Allergy and Immunology, Manipal Hospital, Varthur, Bangalore said that the "extremely rare condition" happens to less than one per cent of the population.


Dry or fresh ginger: Find out which is better for your health

January 31, 2023 20:50 IST

Ginger is safe to be consumed by everyone, provided taken in safe amounts, said Shweta Shah, celebrity nutritionist and founder at Eatfit24/7

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If you experience brain fog, memory loss during long flights, here’s what you should do

January 31, 2023 19:00 IST

"Only two per cent of dehydration in your brain can lead to memory loss and decline in your cognitive function," nutritionist Pooja Makhija explained

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Sonnalli Seygall says watermelon rind ‘can be boiled and consumed for numerous benefits’; but expert disagrees

January 31, 2023 18:20 IST

The actor added that these rinds are "super yummy, super nutritious, and full of nutrients"

Understanding the link between working night shifts and increased risk of heart attack, depression

January 31, 2023 17:30 IST

"The human body has a biological clock, and it drives wakefulness during the day and sleep at night," said Dr Sarthak Rastogi, Consultant-Pulmonology, SL. Raheja Hospital, Mahim - A Fortis Associate

This is why your hair may be becoming coarse or thin, eyebrows disappearing, and nails turning brittle

February 1, 2023 10:18 IST

While an underactive thyroid gland leads to hypothyroidism, overproduction of the thyroid hormone causes hyperthyroidism.

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WHO says the Covid-19 pandemic is at a ‘transition point’; what does it mean?

January 31, 2023 15:00 IST

The World Health Organisation said on Monday that Covid-19 remains a global health emergency

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45-year-old CEO of neurotechnology company spends Rs 16 crore every year to look 18; can it be possible?

February 2, 2023 11:01 IST

According to the doctors, the 45-year-old now has the heart of a 37-year-old, the skin of a 28-year-old, the lung capacity of an 18-year-old, and the gum inflammation of a 17-year-old!


This powerful combination will help solve all your digestion woes

January 31, 2023 10:50 IST

This is the "best natural home remedy for indigestion problems, acidity, and acid reflux," said Satavisha Basu, senior dietician, Narayana Superspeciality Hospital, Howrah

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Can indoor plants in your bedroom make you feel suffocated at night?

January 31, 2023 08:20 IST

"People have started to think that you should not keep plants in your bedroom or sleep below a tree at night or else, never wake up." Dr Siddharth Bhargava, a celebrity nutritionist, wrote on Instagram


How a pre-wedding diet led to an eating disorder

January 30, 2023 21:40 IST

"I felt as if I were the only one going through this, but clinical experts say the situation is more common than you’d think"

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Winter rains: Protect yourself with these essential tips

January 30, 2023 13:20 IST

It is important to take precautions during winter rains to stay healthy and prevent illnesses, Dr Haroon H, Consultant, Internal Medicine, KMC Hospital, Mangalore, said

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Cervical Cancer Awareness Month: Freezing eggs a boon for women with cancer; but do experts advise the same for others?

January 30, 2023 12:30 IST

In this procedure, the eggs released by a woman, as part of their monthly menstrual cycle, are frozen for them to be used at a later stage to form an embryo.

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World Leprosy Day 2023: Know about this chronic infectious disease, its symptoms, and treatment

January 30, 2023 10:50 IST

In India, World Leprosy Day is observed on January 30, on Mahatma Gandhi's death anniversary.