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…

3 Ingredients to Treat Blackheads

Blackheads are a type of acne that appear on the skin due to clogged hair follicles. Our skin has hair follicles which contains one hair and a sebaceous gland that secretes oil called sebum. The sebum helps to keep the skin soft. When dead skin cells, bacteria’s and oils accumulate in the opening of the skin follicles, the…

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,…

This Is How Dark Chocolate Prevents Cardiovascular Diseases

Dark chocolate is a form of confectionery made without milk solids and has more taste of chocolate. It is more prone to a dry, chalky texture and a bitter aftertaste due to deficiency of milk additives. How does dark chocolate help in fighting cardiovascular diseases? Routine body functions such as physical activity, breathing or inhalation of smoke and environmental…

4 Foods To Avoid If You’re Gluten Intolerant

Foods that contain wheat, rye, barley in any form should be completely avoided. The following is the list of such foods: Bakery products: White, brown, whole wheat, multi grain and other types of breads. Wheat in all forms including semolina, corn flour, biscuits, pasta, triticale (a combination of wheat and rye), durum, broken wheat and couscous…

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…

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…

Reasons Why Sleeping For 8 Hours Is A Great Idea

The majority of people don’t realise how much better they would feel if they got an extra couple of hours of sleep. In addition to heightening your overall well-being, there are also myriad health benefits. Here are 8 reasons why getting 8 hours of sleep is necessary! No Depression or Anxiety It helps alleviate symptoms of depression…

Eat Right To Sleep Right

In our daily hustle and bustle, we often compromise on our eating habits. We forget that this choice has a major impact on our health and can lead to various illnesses. Some even experience sleep disorders if they do not take enough nutrients and avoid a proper diet with necessary vitamins and minerals. Serotonin is a hormone in…