Monthly Archives: April 2021

  1. Miscarriage, How Does It Feel?

    Miscarriage

    Miscarriage is something that happens more commonly than most people realize. According to the National Health Service, almost 1 in 8 pregnancies will end in miscarriage. That contributes to the (10-20)% of known pregnancies that end up as miscarriage. In fact, the actual number is higher because many miscarriages happen so early that the women don't even realize it. Miscarriage mostly occurs because of the difficulty in developing a fetus. In fact, education something happened mistakenly while carrying the pregnancy causes miscarriage.

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  2. How To Protect Yourself When Someone In The House Has COVID?

    How To Protect Yourself When Someone In The House Has COVID

    The United States is considered the worst affected nation by COVID-19 worldwide by confirming 9.7 million confirmed cases with a death rate of more than 230,000. The latest Trump administration official, the White House Chief of Staff, Mark Meadows, was also tested COVID-positive.

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  3. Elimination Diet: Identifying Food Intolerance Made Easy

    Elimination diet

    Are you suffering from food intolerance or insensitivity? If yes, trying an elimination diet would be beneficial for you. It is believed that food acts as fuel to our body. Each bite of food you eat sends some information to your body. And your body reacts according to the message it receives. So, how are these messages conveyed? Our GI tract acts as an interface between the food we eat and our body. GI tract is a massive organ system that converts food into chemical signals by the process of digestion and absorption. 

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  4. High Pressure Inside The Eye Can Make You Blind: Ocular Hypertension

    Ocular Hypertension

    Ocular hypertension is a medical condition when the eye's pressure becomes higher than the ideal pressure(21 mm Hg). Due to the high pressure inside the eye, the aqueous humor(fluid inside the eye) becomes unable to nourish the eyes, leading to glaucoma.

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  5. Knee Osteoarthritis: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment

    Knee Osteoarthritis

    Knee osteoarthritis is described by degeneration of the knee’s articular cartilage, which is a slippery material that usually protects bones from joint friction. This condition also includes changes to the bone beneath the cartilage and can affect neighboring soft tissues.

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  6. Side Effects Of Sitting Too Long; Sedentary

    Side Effects Of Sitting Too Long

    You might get surprised to know that an average U.S adult sits 6.5 hours a day sitting and for teens, the number is even more; 8 hours a day, says the Washington Post. However, 60% of the U.S population spends at least 2 hours a day sitting watching the screen. In such cases, when people sit like this without being physically active, their muscles and bones get weak, additionally, they are more likely to gain weight.

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  7. The ABCs Of First Aid

    first aid

    First aid is an emergency measure, usually consisting of basic, life-saving methods that many people can train to do with minimal equipment and no prior medical experience. The term ‘First aid’ is generally used for administering care to humans. However, it can also be done on animals. It is not classified as a medical treatment and does not substitute therapy from a trained medical professional. To sum up, first aid is a blend of simple procedures with a tinge of common sense. 

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  8. Sodium During Pregnancy: What Do You Need To Know?

    sodium during pregnancy

    Sodium is an essential chemical element that helps regulate your body's temperature, pH levels, and fluid levels. Sodium is incorporated in various foods and is one of the two elements that combine to form sodium chloride (table salt). With inadequate sodium, your organs, nerves, and muscles wouldn't function in the way they should. We require it, but too much of its intake could be harmful. During pregnancy, as we all know, your body's blood volume and other fluid increase, and it is sodium that keeps everything balanced.

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