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Strokes are linked to dementia, increases risk of the brain disease by 70%

Strokes are linked to dementia, increases risk of the brain disease by 70%

People who have suffered a stroke are more likely to develop dementia, a study conducted by the University of Exeter Medical School confirmed. The study involved an analysis of 3.2 million people across the world. Researchers found that the link between stroke and dementia persisted even after taking into account other dementia risk factors such as blood pressure, [...]

September 5, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Strokes are linked to dementia, increases risk of the brain disease by 70%

Stay calm, sweet dreams and good sleep are all about peace of mind

Stay calm, sweet dreams and good sleep are all about peace of mind

Turns out, a peaceful mind can foster happier dreams. It has long been assumed that the content of dreams can tell us something about a person’s well-being. However, so far, dream researchers have mostly studied the dreams of people suffering from various disorders and we know very little about the positive side. Well-being researchers, on [...]

August 27, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Stay calm, sweet dreams and good sleep are all about peace of mind

What are the benefits of working out twice a day?

What are the benefits of working out twice a day?

When you are trying to manage your weight doing some form of physical activity daily is good. But, repeating the same exercises, intensity or duration does not work. Working out twice a day is usually for high-level athletes. But for an average person, a single workout session is enough. Although, that doesn’t mean that you can’t practise [...]

August 23, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on What are the benefits of working out twice a day?

Body image issues are affecting young kids as well, here’s why

Body image issues are affecting young kids as well, here’s why

Having issues with body image is a problem that a lot of people deal with. It mostly stems from unrealistic body ideals. The issue not only affects adolescents and adults, but kids as well. A recent study found a connection between hormones and body satisfaction in young pre-pubescent children. The study examined data from more [...]

August 16, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Body image issues are affecting young kids as well, here’s why

Iron Deficiency: What Happens To Your Body When You Are Iron Deficient

Iron Deficiency: What Happens To Your Body When You Are Iron Deficient

Iron deficiency is one of the most common nutritional deficiencies in a human body. Iron is the mineral that is vital for producing haemoglobin, a protein that helps red blood cells deliver oxygen around the body. So, if your body lacks haemoglobin, the tissues and muscles wouldn’t get enough oxygen, and further hamper the body [...]

August 14, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Iron Deficiency: What Happens To Your Body When You Are Iron Deficient

Selfie filters are affecting body image, triggering dysmorphic disorder

Selfie filters are affecting body image, triggering dysmorphic disorder

With advancements in photo-editing technology through applications like Snapchat and Instagram, the level of physical ‘perfection’ is the obsession of social media. People’s perceptions of beauty worldwide are changing, which can take a toll on a person’s self-esteem and trigger body dysmorphic disorder. Boston Medical Center (BMC) researchers in a JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery Viewpoint argued [...]

August 7, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Selfie filters are affecting body image, triggering dysmorphic disorder

Benefits Of Drinking Water: 8 Ways To Ensure You Are Having Enough Water

Benefits Of Drinking Water: 8 Ways To Ensure You Are Having Enough Water

Experts around the world cannot emphasise enough on the need to stay hydrated at all times. Also dubbed as the elixir of life, water controls and manages several critical functions like digestion, transporting nutrients and oxygen to the cells, preventing constipation and maintaining the electrolyte (sodium) balance. The body also eliminates water through urine and [...]

July 15, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Benefits Of Drinking Water: 8 Ways To Ensure You Are Having Enough Water

Your chances of heart failure are higher if you suffer from depression, anxiety

Your chances of heart failure are higher if you suffer from depression, anxiety

Quite often experts from all over have said that there is a pathophysiological relationship between heart failure and depression and anxiety. A recent study by Harvard Review of Psychiatry says that around one-third of the people who are in depression or suffer from anxiety have higher chances of progressive heart diseases. Christopher Celano, MD, of Massachusetts General Hospital and colleagues [...]

July 9, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Your chances of heart failure are higher if you suffer from depression, anxiety

Beware, fake ‘Fortnite’ Android apps are being spread via YouTube videos

Beware, fake ‘Fortnite’ Android apps are being spread via YouTube videos

Epic Games’ Fortnite is all the rage right now, with the game making USD 100 million in worldwide player spending on iOS. The Android version of the game isn’t available as yet, with the release expected this summer. The craze for Fortnite on Android has however led to many fake videos claiming links to download the game. [...]

June 30, 2018 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Beware, fake ‘Fortnite’ Android apps are being spread via YouTube videos

Hookahs are no safer than cigarettes, here’s all you need to know

Hookahs are no safer than cigarettes, here’s all you need to know

Smoking hookahs has been a leisurely activity for centuries, and is popular even today at nightclubs and hookah bars. Snehal Singh, senior lifestyle and wellness management consultant at Healthians, and Sargam Dhawan, director, Planet Herbs Lifesciences list major myths about the hookah: * Myth 1: Hookah and vaping is the same. Hookah is used to [...]

June 7, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Hookahs are no safer than cigarettes, here’s all you need to know

Weight loss, millennials are obsessed with it, yet many are still obese

Weight loss, millennials are obsessed with it, yet many are still obese

We’re constantly following hashtags such as #fitspo, #fitnessgoals on Instagram. We’re looking up the latest fitness trends and healthy diets to follow. This brings us to the question – are we getting fitter as a generation? According to the latest Google search data, weight loss searches have increased over time while those on obesity have [...]

May 26, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Weight loss, millennials are obsessed with it, yet many are still obese

3 Home Decor Stores In Delhi That Truly Are Dreamy

3 Home Decor Stores In Delhi That Truly Are Dreamy

Which one are you heading to first? If you’re in Delhi, it’s time you made your way to these three home decor stores Doing up your home brings so much joy, and so much stress. So much joy for the wonderful new ways in which you can do up the space you live in to [...]

May 10, 2018 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on 3 Home Decor Stores In Delhi That Truly Are Dreamy