You’ve heard the line – an apple a day keeps the doctor away — forever now and must have dismissed it as an old wives’ tale. However, nutritionists are time and again shedding light on the numerous health benefits that this wonder fruit has in store. If you are unaware of this humble fruit’s health benefits, have a look at this post to get a clear idea why you should eat apple every day.
Nutritional Information for Apples Apples contain almost no fat, sodium or cholesterol.
Apples deserve to be called “nutritional powerhouses”. They contain the following important nutrients:Vitamin c: a powerful natural antioxidant capable of [...]
Your life changes drastically when you retire … you become old
Suddenly from a central part of family you become a dependent member
Your free time and monotony in life can kill you… you can end up with depression and many other mood issues
Older people are especially vulnerable to loneliness and social isolation – and it can have a serious effect on health. But there are ways to overcome loneliness, even if you live alone and find it hard to get out.Here are some tips for you to enjoy your second innings fully: Keep Smiling:
Grab every chance to smile at others or begin a conversation – for instance with the cashier at the shop or the person [...]
Think you’re overburdened by the ordeals of life? Here are some words of wisdom that will change your life and make you a much happier person.
1. You don’t always need a plan. It is perfectly fine to live one day at a time, as long as you’re ‘living’.
2. Always prioritize. It makes life so much simpler. Maybe, the things you’re worrying so much about right now don’t even fall any close to the things that actually matter.
3. Every day you [...]
Hypoglycemia is a condition characterized by abnormally low blood glucose (blood sugar) levels, usually less than 70 mg/dl. However, it is important to talk to your health care provider about your individual blood glucose targets, and what level is too low for you.
Hypoglycemia may also be referred to as an insulin reaction, or insulin shock.
Hypoglycemic symptoms are important clues that you have low blood glucose. Each person’s reaction to hypoglycemia is different, so it’s important that you learn your own signs and symptoms when your blood glucose is low.
The only sure way to know whether you are experiencing [...]
Many of the symptoms on this list are very common everyday pains and maladies that people without cancer experience. But it is important to be in tune to what your body is telling you, and if you are experiencing one or more of these symptoms on a regular basis, you should talk to a doctor as soon as possible. Early detection is important and it could save your life.2. Pain Okay, so pain can have many causes, people have headaches and back aches all the time without any serious health problems. But persistent headaches can be an early sign of brain cancer and back pain can be a sign of rectal or ovarian cancer. If you start experiencing persistent pain, [...]
Being a Doctor is more than just curing patient , you have to support your patient at mental level also.
A Doctor should have Placebo personality, his mere presence and small conversation should make the patient feel comfortable and safe that he is in right hands.
Being a patient is entirely different stuff. You always feel that you should be treated nicely.
But the hospital environment and activities makes it a bad experience.
You have to stand in a Long queue first to see the doc and then for tests and other cumbersome procedures
But these days the health system is evolving and we are more focusing on patient [...]
Menstrual cramps top the list of reasons that girls miss school and women miss work, according to University of California San Diego’s Student Health Services.While period cramps may send you cowering back under the covers, it’s exercise, not bed rest, that will revive you the most. And yoga is particularly effective in easing your pain. “Yoga incorporates deep breathing, which helps relieve the effects of oxygen deprivation to the tissues, one of the main causes of cramps,” says Suzanne Trupin, MD, a gynecologist at the Women’s Health Practice in Campaign, Illinois.