Contact lenses are the best optical instrument … if used properly. But they can create havoc at the same time if you are not careful enough . So get all the information , you need to know while using contact lenses.You should not wear contact lenses , if : Frequent eye infections; Severe allergies; Dry eye that is resistant to treatment; A very dusty work environment; or An inability to handle and care for the lenses. Contact lens safety tips: DO make sure contact lenses and lens storage cases are cleaned and disinfected regularly, according to your eye doctor’s instructions. DON’T place contact lenses in your mouth or use your [...]
A breast self-exam is a check-up a woman does at home to look for changes or problems in the breast tissue. Many women feel that doing this is important to their health
It is a step-by-step approach to examining (observing) and feeling the breasts. Others, however, prefer random checks and general awareness, such as checking while in the shower, getting up in the morning or going to bed at night – a less systematic approach.Aim :
The aim of a monthly breast self-exam is to report any detected changes to a health care professional [...]
It is no secret that pets give companionship and fulfillment to their owner.Though they may be cute and cuddly, wild animals may carry germs, viruses, and parasites.
Animal diseases that people can catch are called zoonoses. Many diseases affecting humans can be traced to animals or animal products. You can get a disease directly from an animal, or indirectly, through the environment.
So we should be extra cautious while handling them…
Hence think twice before sharing ice-cream or kissing your pet.
Although the numerous health benefits of pets far outweigh the risks, it can’t hurt to know what to watch out for: 1. Lyme disease if your [...]
An Asthmatic attack can happen any time to an asthmatic… You should know how to deal the Emergency….
You should know what drug you are supposed to take while Exacerbation
If you are an Asthmatic… always Carry Some Emergency Medications with you as prescribed by your doctor
An asthma attack can take anything from a few minutes to a few days to develop. During an asthma attack coughing, wheezing or breathlessness can quickly worsen.
Anyone with asthma should be prepared for an emergency. Even if you’ve kept your asthma under control for years, it could still get worse without you realizing it. Knowing the symptoms of an asthma [...]
Plaque, the sticky buildup on your teeth, collect bacteria that cause bad breath. Trapped food also adds to the problem.
Brush and floss your teeth at least twice a day. If you’re concerned about your breath, do it a little more often.
Don’t overdo things, though. If you brush too hard you can wear down your teeth, making them vulnerable to decay.
2. Scrape your tongue.
The coating that normally forms on your tongue can be a host [...]
Losing weight takes a lot of sweat and discipline, but even when you’re not powering through a treadmill interval workout or counting calories, there are a lot of simpler ways to see those pounds drop on the scale. Employing these 10 little tricks daily will help you lose weight, no gym or diet required.
Always start a meal with a glass of water: You’ll stay hydrated and feel fuller instantly, which can help you from overeating.
Make a few simple swaps at every meal: Going for a vinaigrette dressing instead of a Green Goddess dressing [...]
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 [...]