What are Ovarian Cysts?

Ovarian cysts are sac-like structures, which contain fluid and grow in, on or near the surface of an ovary. These are also referred to as ‘growths’. It is a common problem which women may experience at some point of time during their reproductive years. It has also been seen during pregnancy. Majority of ovarian cysts are benign…

What are Uterine Fibroids?

Fibroids are abnormal growths that develop from smooth muscles inside the uterus. In other words, it can be defined as tumors that are made of smooth muscle cells and fibrous connective tissue that develop in the uterus. Scientifically, it is known as leiomyoma or just myoma. Uterine fibroids are almost always benign (not cancerous). As…

Natural Remedies To Treat Acne

Acne or acne vulgaris is commonly referred to as pimples. It’s a skin disease that commonly occurs during puberty. This condition is caused by clogging of the skin follicles, which are tiny passages that connect oil glands in the body with the tiny opening on the skin. These oil glands produce a substance known as…

Treat Headache With These Home Remedies!

A headache is pain or discomfort in the head. It usually accompanies various diseases and is known to be one of the most common ailments people experience. Let’s have a look at a few common home remedies or ingredients we can use to treat headache from our kitchen. Lemon: One of the possible reason for…

Alcohol and Parkinson’s Disease

Consumption of alcohol has dramatically increased in the past few years. There are 62.5 million people in India who at least occasionally drink alcohol. More than half of those who consume alcohol would fall into the category of hazardous drinking. According to a health report in 2014, approximately 3.3 million deaths were caused by alcohol…

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…