How Do We Get Fever & How To Treat It?

Human body temperature is regulated by hypothalamus, which is a part of brain. Hypothalamus decides the required temperature, or set point, for the body which is 37°C or 98.60 F. There are two types of body temperature; core temperature (inner body temperature) & skin temperature. There are certain enzymes (proteins which are essential for carrying out…

5 Quick Remedies for Cough

Frequent coughs are very common these days and can get very annoying. We all are aware that cough is usually of two kinds – dry cough and wet cough. Dry cough doesn’t usually produce any sputum or phlegm. It is mainly caused due to allergies and various pollutants in the air. Dry cough can cause…

4 Ways to Treat Your Dandruff

Dandruff is a condition of the scalp that causes flakes of skin to appear which may be marked by itching. Human skin cells are forever renewing themselves. As skin cells in the scalp are renewed, the old (dead) ones are pushed to the surface and then out of the scalp; they are literally expelled. For people with dandruff,…

5 Homemade Flavoured Water

Homemade flavored waters is the best way these days to reduce the intake of aerated drinks and sugar intake with the various beverages we consume. Preparing such waters is very simple, cheap, straightforward and a way healthier option. In today’s stressful and fatigued life, we all have realized how important it is to stay hydrated. Research suggests that…

Why To Avoid Painkillers?

Side effects of painkillers: Much to our dismay, there is another side to the analgesics which is not as good as its therapeutic benefits. Prolonged usage of paracetamol causes liver damage, while NSAIDs may cause gastrointestinal bleeding and allergic reactions. Opioids are commonly associated with sedation, drowsiness, nausea, vomiting and dryness of mouth. Physical dependence…

Herbal Remedies For Toothache

The common causes of tooth ache are infection, decay, injury, cracked tooth, filling that has become loose, abscess or loss of a tooth. Tooth ache can occur even after a tooth extraction. The good part is that tooth ache and infections can usually be relieved and healed naturally. Natural Home Remedies: Dab some clove oil…

Safest Treatment For Hair Straighting

What is hair straightening? Hair straightening is a technique that removes all the waves and curls in the hair and makes it flat and straight to give it a very smooth and sleek look. There are different ways by which we can straighten our hair. Techniques like hot irons, hot combs, styling products such as…

How To Avoid Stress Weight Gaining

In a busy world, with so much work and responsibility, stress is inevitable. The brain functions differently when under stress. According to researchers, stress is an important risk factor for weight gain. This means that the effects of stress go beyond anxiety and depression to increase in appetite and stress-induced weight gain. However, the good news…

Diabetes And Alcohol

Dietary restrictions are more the rule today, than the exception. People have become health conscious and those who have diseases take extra precautions to control them. Alcohol is known for its harmful effects, though in small doses, it can provide health benefits. The ideal amount prescribed for healthy people is: 1 Drink a day for women…

Why Herbals Teas Score Over Regular Tea!

The highly aromatic herbal teas have been in the news lately, with every health column featuring them. In reality, these beverages have been around since ancient civilization, used for their healing and therapeutic benefits. New research has proved that ancient wisdom was right and that these teas, with their herbs and spices can help a…