Eating disorders are characterised by an abnormal attitude towards food that causes someone to change their eating habits and behaviour.
A person with an eating disorder may focus excessively on their weight and shape, leading them to make unhealthy choices about food with damaging results to their health.
Eating Disorders are also known as Anorexia nervosa; bulimia nervosa; binge-eating disorder; eating disorder – not otherwise specified.
Types of eating disorders:
Eating disorders include a range of conditions that can affect someone physically, psychologically and socially. The most common eating disorders [...]
If you are trying to have a baby or are just thinking about it, it is not too early to start getting ready for pregnancy. Preconception health and health care focus on things you can do before and between pregnancies to increase the chances of having a healthy baby. For some women, getting their body ready for pregnancy takes a few months. For other women, it might take longer. Whether this is your first, second, or sixth baby, the following are important steps to help you get ready for the healthiest pregnancy possible.Have a parenting talk:
Most of the experts and real moms we spoke with agreed [...]
Do you Feel tired all the day, even after taking enough of sleep. Your tiredness may actually point towards serious or any condition. Sometimes the cause of your tiredness is that your body is too tired to fulfill all the needs. Tiredness can decrease your efficiency of working and at the same time can increase your Stress. “If you’re still feeling the symptoms of fatigue after those changes, then you need professional help,” says Sandra Adamson Fryhofer, MD, an internal medicine doctor in Atlanta. Excess exhaustion could be the sign of a more serious medical condition that can be treated easily if diagnosed early.
Here are 7 Disease that may be the reason [...]
Hypothyroidism is very common among general population, its prevalence is similar to iceberg. We exactly don’t know what is the exact number of population suffering from hypothyroidism.
You can very easily suspect your hypothyroidism by the symptoms:Symptoms of HypothyroidismFatigue Weakness Weight gain or increased difficulty losing weight Coarse, dry hair Dry, rough pale skin Hair loss Cold intolerance (you can’t tolerate cold temperatures like those around you) Muscle cramps and frequent muscle aches Constipation Depression Irritability Memory loss Heavy or irregular menstrual periods that may [...]
Its a quite surprising fact that just by counting the number of moles on your body you can have an idea about the risk of having cancer. But its a proven fact by studies. While not every mole is created equal, it seems that the amount of moles found on your right arm could indicate the amount you have on your entire body, and your risk of developing melanoma, says a study.
So, what are the facts? The study published in the British Journal of Dermatology looked at the data from 3,594 healthy, female twins between January 1995 and December 2003. Each set of twins had a skin examination performed which identified their skin type, hair, eye colour, as well as the amount of [...]
Here is the end of the mystery of white dots on our fingernails:1. Leukonychia
It is basically caused by the air filled in the upper base of the nails.2. Different shapes
It sometimes can take strips of patterns which are a serious case of air filling.3. Injury
Sometimes it may be caused due to an external injury or scratch.4. A vitamin deficiency or disorder
It may also indicate that you have a medical condition of vitamin deficiency or a disorder which is hereditary.5. Prevention and cure
Having zinc and protein rich foods will keep the white spots away if it is a [...]
Non-communicable disease such as heart disease, stroke, and diabetes are now starting a trend in India. So to combat that, you are advised to regularly drink cranberry juice every day.
WHO estimates that over the three diseases every year claiming 15.6 million lives worldwide. By doing so, more research is done to prevent the disease starts from food.
The researchers say, cranberries provide a rich source of protective compounds called polyphenols. It can support our body’s natural defenses and help create a balanced lifestyle to improve health.
To find the effectiveness of cranberries are rich in polyphenols, researchers from the US Department of [...]