What is chiropractic care? Does it work ?

chiropractic therapy

Chiropractic is a  drug-free, non-invasive alternative therapy applied to treat neuromusculoskeletal complaints. It mainly focuses on the spine and other joints of the body. Although spinal manipulation dates back to Hippocrates and the ancient Greek physicians, the discovery of chiropractic is attributed to D.D. Palmer in 1895. The word “chiropractic” means “to be done by hand” originated with Palmer and was coined by a patient, the Reverend Samuel H. Weed.  Despite significant opposition over the years from allopathic or conventional medicine, chiropractic is very much prevalent.

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Why Cholesterol is not all that BAD

cholesterol

Cholesterol is often made out to be the bad guy of our body, due to its close association with heart ailments. But it is very much essential, to maintain the integrity of the tissues, nerves, and immune system and cells. Cholesterol even plays a crucial role in the utilization of serotonin, the body’s “feel-good” chemical. Research says total cholesterol levels are consistently lower in more severely depressed and more aggressive patients. It has been even suggested that total cholesterol could be used as a clinically useful biological marker for detecting the risk of suicide.

Did you know that Cholesterol is not a fat, but it actually is a “sterol.” Also it does not contain any calories and because of which body cannot derive any energy from it

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Hope for Cancer: Immune Checkpoint Drugs

Hope for Cancer

The scientific fraternity reaffirmed their confidence in Immune Checkpoint Drugs by giving away Nobel Prize for Physiology and Medicine to Dr James P. Allison and Tasuku Honjo. These two are the scientists who found that if we block the immune checkpoint brakes it can pave way to cure cancer. Immune checkpoint proteins CTLA4 and PD1, … Read moreHope for Cancer: Immune Checkpoint Drugs

12 amazing facts about your Pancreas

When you hear the word Pancreas it might remind you of two things – One Diabetes and two Steve Jobs who died of Pancreatic cancer. Though pancreas is a very small gland organ, it is the cause behind more than 500 million diabetes cases prevalent worldwide. WHO projects that diabetes will be the seventh leading … Read more12 amazing facts about your Pancreas

What is Tech Neck And How It Affects Your Health ?

textneck or tech neck problem

  Are you experiencing severe neck pain, back pain or even breathlessness and do you spend lot of time looking at your cell phone, tablet or laptop. You might be suffering from Tech neck. “Text neck” or Tech neck is the term used to describe the neck pain and damage sustained from looking down at … Read moreWhat is Tech Neck And How It Affects Your Health ?

What is Clean Eating ? How to begin Eating Clean ?

Start clean eating

Clean eating is all about opting for healthy, whole, unprocessed food. It means removing from your plate refined grains, additives, preservatives, unhealthy fats and large amounts of added sugar and salt. Clean eating is the best and simple option available to lose weight and boost overall health. Clean eating is not a fad diet, but a way of life, based on the foods you choose and way you dish it out.

Clean eating do not restrict anyone on food intake, and one can enjoy  full range of foods from low carb to high carb food. Clean eating is all about eating “real” or “naturally grown” foods. 

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Everything you wanted to know about Human milk bank or ‘liquid gold’ bank

Human milk bank

 

Human milk bank is all about collecting, screening and distributing human milk donated by women. According to WHO, if mother is unable to breastfeed a baby, the best option is to opt for milk from a human milk bank and not formula milk. Though Human milk banking started informally almost a hundred years ago, the first human milk bank was set up in the United States in mid 1980s. India got its first human milk bank in Mumbai in 1989.

Even then many are not aware of the benefits of human milk bank or about the existence of milk bank. In India lot of social stigma is associated with donating and accepting breast milk. For many it is difficult to accept the thought of feeding their baby with someone else’s milk.  This need to change, if we need to save the lives of millions of new born babies. Especially since according to the World Health Organisation, approximately 13 percent (3.5 million) of the 27 million babies born in India annually are preterm and 28 percent (7.6 million) are born with low birth weight.

What is a Human milk bank:

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8 Subscription based magazine for Children in India

8 Subscription based magazine for Children in India

In this age of technology, where children are surrounded with gadgets and gizmos, it is indeed difficult to instill in them an interest for reading.  But truth is reading interesting articles, stories and facts and engaging in solving puzzles, crosswords, quiz games will nurture their brain and fill them with creative and imaginative thoughts.  It also helps in developing strong vocabulary, cognitive and communication skills. With their minds always looking for fresh content and curious minds always looking for newer challenges, the best option available for parents is to opt for subscription magazines. Every edition of these magazine will have in it stored for kids some surprise element and some intriguing chronicles. The way these magazines compile stories, trivia, brain teasers, riddles, quizzes, logic problem etc makes them most perfect for young readers.

Let’s look at some good magazines which are available for kids in India. You can choose the best one based on your child’s interest.

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The Best and Worst Sleeping Position for your Health

Common sleeping postures

 

Your sleeping position could be the cause of your back and neck pain, stomach troubles, snoring, even premature aging and wrinkles. You doubt….. “Eighty percent of the population will develop back problems at some point during their lives oftentimes caused or aggravated by the way they sleep,” says a senior orthopedic spine surgeon.

So getting seven hours of sleep alone is not enough, but knowing the right posture that suits your body pattern too is important.

There are three main positions when in bed:

  • On the back
  • On the side
  • On the stomach

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Spark your Childs Imagination with Noisy Newton!

Noisy newton

 

Are you a parent looking for new and unique options to spark the creative expression and innovation in your child?

Are you exploring how to incite analytical thinking and love for science in your kid?

If yes, you must surely give Noisy Newton a try!

As a mom to two ever curious children, I always gravitate towards interactive learning products that not only challenge small minds alike, but they don’t require batteries or electronics & much paraphernalia from home. I love activity driven products that keep my kids intrigued and interested.

A great way to science learning is through an intellectually designed, well crafted activity box. With the Newton box, your kid’s ideas are bound to multiply and creative play would a way of discovering life around them, without coercion. The point which gives Noisy Newton an extra brownie compared to rest of the activity boxes in market is that this product is designed around science concepts and it is tailor-made to invoke applied thinking and problem solving skills in kids.

And that is what got me intrigued about Noisy Newton.

The Noisy Newton activity boxes are designed painstakingly to make children discover science in real world scenarios with awe.

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