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Asalha Puja: All you want to know about the Buddhist festival

Asalha Puja also known as Asadha Puja or Dhamma Day is an important Buddhist festival. It is being celebrated on July 13 this year. Know all about it.

Asalha Puja 2022 falls on July 13(Pinterest)
Published on Jul 12, 2022 08:01 PM IST

Childhood arthritis: Common signs and symptoms of arthritis in children

Childhood arthritis: The disease that causes inflammation in joints can interrupt the daily activities of kids diagnosed by it and they may face difficulties in walking, dressing and playing.

Childhood Arthritis can be caused by both infection and non-infectious reasons(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jul 12, 2022 06:57 PM IST

Mental health: Things that depression makes you wrongly believe in

Are you believing in all the lies that depression tells you? Here's what depression does to your mind while you try to navigate your way back to normal life.

Depression sometimes makes people believe that life is not worth living(Unsplash)
Updated on Jul 12, 2022 04:15 PM IST

Mental health benefits of sleeping with your pet

Research has shown that sleeping with a pet has a wide range of advantages both for the owner and the pet.

Sleeping with a pet is not just beneficial for humans, it's wonderful for the well-being of pets too(Pinterest)
Updated on Jul 12, 2022 02:28 PM IST

Ayurveda expert shares effective home remedies to treat gut issues

There are many reasons why our digestive health may suffer, from seasonal change, travelling, work stress to faulty lifestyle choices. Here are easy home remedies to tackle gut health issues.

Many gut issues could be resolved with easy home remedies.(Shutterstock)
Published on Jul 12, 2022 01:27 PM IST

Sawan Somwar 2022 fasting rules: Dos and don'ts, rituals, all you want to know

Sawan Somwar 2022 fasting rules: The month of Sawan begins from July 14 this year. If you too are observing fast on Sawan Somwars, here are some rituals, dos and don'ts you must follow.

Sawan Somwar 2022: All you want to know about rituals to be followed while fasting(Pixabay)
Updated on Aug 08, 2022 09:43 AM IST

Fibroid Awareness Month: Important lifestyle changes to prevent uterine fibroids

Fibroid Awareness Month 2022: Uterine fibroids are the most common and noncancerous tumour of the uterus. While some of them are asymptomatic, others can lead to debilitating pain and heavy bleeding during menstruation. Here are some prevention tips.

Fibroid Awareness Month 2022: Common symptoms you should not ignore(Pexels)
Published on Jul 10, 2022 09:07 PM IST

5 amazing things that happen to your mind when you take a break

Want to boost creativity and focus at workplace? A psychologist advises one to take a break and recharge brain batteries.

Taking a few minutes to step away from our work will allow us to come back refreshed and ready to tackle the task at hand.(Pixabay)
Published on Jul 10, 2022 07:56 PM IST

Foods to get rid of constipation naturally and ease bowel movement

Nutritionist Lovneet Batra suggests some foods that can help relieve constipation naturally as they have high amount of fibre, water and probiotics.

The reason why some people have hard stools is because their colon absorbs too much water from their stool.(Shutterstock)
Published on Jul 10, 2022 02:00 PM IST

High uric acid: Ayurveda expert on easy lifestyle changes to treat the condition

Ayurveda expert Dr Dixa Bhavsar says making healthy lifestyle changes can reverse hyperuricemia and reduce the high uric acid levels naturally.

High uric acid occurs when the body is not able to remove enough of uric acid or makes too much of it.(Unsplash)
Published on Jul 10, 2022 12:56 PM IST

Devshayani Ekadashi 2022: Nutritionist-approved diet plan for healthy fasting

Devshayani Ekadashi, also known as Maha-ekadashi and Ashadhi Ekadashi is being celebrated on July 10 this year. Here is a healthy diet plan for those who are fasting.

Devshayani Ekadashi 2022: Diet plan to follow(Pinterest)
Published on Jul 09, 2022 09:00 PM IST

Eid al-Adha special: Lip-smacking recipes to make Bakrid extra special

On the occasion of Eid al-Adha, here are some sweet and savoury recipes you must try making at home.

Traditional Eid al-Adha recipes
Published on Jul 09, 2022 08:04 PM IST

High cholesterol: Healthy fruits to lower bad cholesterol levels

Fruits high in soluble fibre help support blood flow and lower cholesterol levels in the body.

Apples are rich in soluble fibre while grapes help remove all the bad cholesterol from the liver.(Pixabay)
Updated on Jul 09, 2022 04:55 PM IST

Are you washing your hands too much? Expert says it can lead to this side effect

There is a recent upsurge in the cases of hand dermatitis related to overuse of hand sanitisers.

Certain skin issues are now becoming common in people who use sanitisers and soaps frequently.(Pixabay)
Published on Jul 09, 2022 02:27 PM IST

Healthy breakfast recipes that will help boost brain power

To kickstart your day in a better way and improve your cognitive function, it's important to have breakfast with right nutrients. Here are 5 healthy breakfast recipes to boost your brain power.

Healthy breakfast recipes you must try(Pinterest)
Published on Jul 09, 2022 01:28 PM IST

6 houseplants that are harmful for your pets

A veterinarian advises pet parents to keep their pets away from a couple of unsafe houseplants which could cause vomiting, diarrhea, depression and even liver and kidney failure in animals.

The veterinarian advises pet parents to keep their canine or feline companions away from a couple of unsafe houseplants.(Pixabay)
Published on Jul 08, 2022 07:09 PM IST

7 effective Ayurveda tips to keep cough and cold at bay this monsoon

Cough, cold and throat issues are rampant in monsoon. An Ayurveda expert on tips to keep immunity high and keep rainy season illnesses at bay. 

There are many immunity-boosters which are commonly found in your kitchen and that can help you stay healthy.(Pixabay)
Published on Jul 08, 2022 06:39 PM IST

Study finds link between diabetes and PMS; tips for women to control blood sugar

Uncontrolled diabetes disrupts the regular menstrual cycle and cause multiple health issues in women.

A recent study published in the journal Life observed an association between diabetes mellitus (DM) and premenstrual syndrome(Shutterstock)
Published on Jul 08, 2022 05:31 PM IST

Midfoot arthritis: Warning signs, causes and all you want to know

Do you feel pain in the middle part of your foot while walking, wearing shoes or standing for too long? It could be midfoot arthritis.

Midfoot arthritis is considered a 'wear and tear' disease because the cartilage in the joint wears down with repeated stress and use over time.(Pixabay)
Updated on Jul 08, 2022 02:07 PM IST

Best eating habits to reduce sugar intake and prevent diabetes

Here are some healthy eating habits that will help you crave for less sugar and prevent chronic diseases like diabetes.

When you eat too much sugar, you will start to see all the danger signs in the form of weight gain, tooth decay, reduced immunity among many other issues.
Published on Jul 08, 2022 01:12 PM IST

Experts on surprising causes of frequent nightmares

Some people experience more nightmares than others and their dream life often interrupts their daily life. Here are surprising reasons behind recurring nightmares.

There is a reason why you are troubled by frequent nightmares. Know from experts.(Pixabay)
Published on Jul 07, 2022 08:51 PM IST

Diabetes: Healthy ways to eat rice for managing blood sugar levels

Pairing rice with protein, fibre or fat in the right ratios can lower GI of the meal and make it diabetes-friendly. Nutritionist on 5 ways to eat rice that will also keep your blood sugar levels controlled.

Suffering from diabetes and giving rice a miss? Here are healthy ways of having rice.(Pinterest)
Published on Jul 07, 2022 04:16 PM IST

Vitamins and minerals you must have for healthy and strong nails

If your nails have become brittle, dry, flaky, broken or lacklustre, it is a sign that you are missing on some vital nutrients, especially vitamins and minerals that play an important role in nail growth and strength.

Are you missing on some vital nutrients? Your nails can tell(Pixabay)
Updated on Jul 07, 2022 02:22 PM IST

World Chocolate Day 2022: Lesser-known health benefits of eating chocolate

World Chocolate Day 2022: From being a powerful source of antioxidants, playing a role in improving cognitive function, a storehouse of minerals and anti-inflammatory properties, there is every reason you should include chocolates in your diet.

World Chocolate Day 2022 is celebrated annually on July 7(Pixabay)
Updated on Jul 07, 2022 01:40 PM IST

Super unhealthy foods you should stop giving your children

Here is a list of foods that may not seem unhealthy at first, but could make your child prone to health issues in long run.

Since the food preferences of children are set quite early in their life, it is the right time for parents to focus on developing a taste of healthy foods for their kids.(Pixabay)
Published on Jul 07, 2022 01:08 PM IST

How hair loss can impact your mental health

Experts say alopecia or hair loss can potentially have a psychological impact in the form of stress, anxiety, depression, loss of confidence, low self-esteem, suicidal thoughts, and social phobia.

Studies have found that substantial hair fall could lead to lack of self-esteem and a host of other mental health issues ranging from stress and anxiety to suicidal tendencies in extreme cases.(Shutterstock)
Published on Jul 04, 2022 08:50 PM IST

Sleep deprived? Cardiologist on how it can raise risk of heart attack

If you are consistently depriving yourself of sleep at night, you might be doing a disservice to your heart.

It is recommended that adults should get at least 7-9 hours of quality sleep every day at a regular time.(Pexels)
Updated on Aug 23, 2022 10:42 AM IST

Healthy and delicious potato recipes that will help you lose weight quickly

Not all potato recipes are fattening and some of them can in fact aid weight loss. All you have to do is to cook them in a healthy way.

Studies show that potatoes can lead to shrinking of fat cells and high potassium in them can also prevent water retention which helps maintain healthy weight.(Pinterest)
Updated on Sep 28, 2022 01:23 PM IST

Effective tips to avoid dengue during monsoon

The risk of contracting dengue increases manifold during rainy season. Expert shares tips for prevention.

It is best to avoid the disease by keeping a check on mosquito breeding and wearing clothes that fully cover your body so that mosquito bites can be prevented.(Pixabay)
Published on Jul 04, 2022 01:23 PM IST

Monsoon recipes: 5 delicious soups and beverages to have during rainy season

Move over chai and pakoda, try these delectable soups and beverages to warm up your monsoon evenings.

While chai-pakoda is the first thing that comes to your mind during monsoon, there is no dearth of monsoon snacks that are much healthier and can be rustled up in jiffy to welcome rains.(Pinterest)
Published on Jul 03, 2022 06:18 PM IST
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