What is Swine Flu ( H1N1)? and how it can be treated

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SWINE FLU ( H1N1 Influenza) What is Swine Flu? Swine flu otherwise called as H1N1 Influenza is a contagious respiratory disease caused by the influenza virus of the type H1N1. Why it is called H1N1? There are 4 types of influenza viruses. Type A, B, C and D. Swine flu is caused by type A influenza virus. … Read moreWhat is Swine Flu ( H1N1)? and how it can be treated

Excessive yawning. Is yawning contagious? and ways to prevent yawning

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Excessive Yawning What is yawning? Yawning is a natural involuntary physiological action shown when people are tired or bored. Yawning involves opening the mouth widely, taking a long and deep breath, stretching of the limbs, brief interruption of breath followed by short expirations. Who yawns? Everybody yawns. Yawning is seen even in 15 weeks old fetus … Read moreExcessive yawning. Is yawning contagious? and ways to prevent yawning

Why breast feeding is important?

Breast Feeding The best and most appropriate food for the new born baby is mother’s milk. Why breast feeding is important? Nutrition: Breast milk supplies all the nutrients necessary for the baby during the early days. Breast milk supplies the correct amount of nutrients like carbohydrates, proteins, Vitamins, Calcium, minerals and electrolytes in the correct … Read moreWhy breast feeding is important?

How to get rid of Hiccups

Hiccup (Hiccough) What is hiccup? Hiccup is the sound produced during the sudden involuntary contraction (spasm) of the respiratory muscles (The diaphragm and the intercostals muscles) and closure of the glottis. The contraction of the respiratory muscles makes the person take a quick gulp of air. The sudden rush of air is cut off by … Read moreHow to get rid of Hiccups

100% Effective Home Remedies to Get Rid of Blackheads on face

  How do I get rid of blackheads on face To get rid of blackheads on face first we have to understand why we get blackheads. Why we get Blackheads on face? Blackhead develops when the pores clogged with excess sebum, dirt or dead skin. They are small bumps over the skin, black or yellow … Read more100% Effective Home Remedies to Get Rid of Blackheads on face

Prickly Heat: Treatments, Causes and symptoms

Prickly Heat What is Prickly Heat? Prickly Heat is a common problem faced by children and some adults living or working in hot and humid conditions. It is common in tropical region in summer. Prickly heat is otherwise called Heat rash or Miliaria Rubra. What is the pathology (cause) of Prickly Heat? Prickly heat is … Read morePrickly Heat: Treatments, Causes and symptoms

ways to get rid of headache

ways to get rid of headache Headache is the common symptoms experienced by more than 50% people worldwide. Headache is one of the problems that give headache to the treating physician because of the multiple types and multiple causes. What is a Cause of headache? Headache is the ache(pain) arising from structures and tissues around … Read moreways to get rid of headache

Gallstones – Types, Causes, Risks, Symptoms, Treatments

          Gallstones  What is gallstone? Gallstones are small stone like structures develop abnormally from the sediments (deposits) of bile (digestive fluid) in the gallbladder. Gallstones are otherwise called as Cholelithiasis. Gallbladder is a small pouch (bag) like organ found below the liver where bile is stored. Causes of gallstones When more bile is secreted by … Read moreGallstones – Types, Causes, Risks, Symptoms, Treatments

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary disease (COPD) is a slowly progressing, long time disease of the lungs which produce obstruction of the airway which is not fully reversible.(complete recovery is not possible with or without treatment.) COPD is a preventable disease COPD is the third leading cause of death (In 1990 it … Read moreChronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

How to prevent and treat Dengue fever

How to prevent and treat Dengue fever Dengue fever is a type of viral fever caused by the RNA virus called dengue virus. Dengue fever spreads from one person to another through mosquito bite. There is no direct spread from person to person. Infected Aedes aegypti mosquitoes (Asian tiger mosquitoes) spread the disease. Aedes mosquitoes … Read moreHow to prevent and treat Dengue fever

Best ways to get rid of Stretch Marks

Best ways to get rid of Stretch Marks  What are Stretch marks? Stretch marks are long streaks seen on the skin after pregnancy, sudden weight gain or sudden weight loss. They are otherwise called striae (stria). They are commonly seen over the abdomen (belly), hips, shoulders, back, breast, buttocks and thigh. They are fine scar under … Read moreBest ways to get rid of Stretch Marks

Gestational Hypertension

Gestational Hypertension (pregnancy induced hypertension)  Gestational hypertension (pregnancy induced hypertension), preeclampsia and eclampsia are commonly encountered medical complications in pregnant women, after 20 weeks of pregnancy. If the woman is already suffering from hypertension it is called chronic hypertension in pregnancy. These conditions produce high morbidity and mortality in the fetus (baby) and mother. What … Read moreGestational Hypertension

How to Stop Hair Fall Naturally

How to Stop Hair loss Naturally Hair is an important part of the body that indicates a person’s gender, health, age, race, religion and social status. It plays an important role in their personal identity and is a symbol of youth and vitality. Hair loss is one of the biggest cause of concern among youngsters. … Read moreHow to Stop Hair Fall Naturally

How to Get Rid of Bed Bugs

How to Get Rid of Bed Bugs Bed bugs (Cimex lectularius) are parasitic insects living around human and feed on human blood. They are classified under the group Arthropoda and Insecta (insect family). Bed Bug is an insect which lives with human and feeds on human blood. As they are usually found in and around … Read moreHow to Get Rid of Bed Bugs

Top Foods that shapes you fast and helps to lose weight naturally

How to lose weight naturally Obesity (gaining more weight than necessary) is one of the fast growing problems of the universe. The causes and the ways it affects our health (complications) are discussed in our article obesity. Taking medicines or food supplements to reduce weight for a long time may produce side effects. After stopping the … Read moreTop Foods that shapes you fast and helps to lose weight naturally

Inhalation Therapy For Bronchial Asthma

Inhalation Therapy For Bronchial Asthma What is Inhalation therapy ( Aerosol Therapy)? Inhalation Therapy is a method to administer(deliver) drugs directly into the airway in patients with chronic( long-lasting) diseases of respiratory system like Asthma, COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) and Bronchiectasis. In Inhalation Therapy (Aerosol Therapy), the medicine is made to float as mist in … Read moreInhalation Therapy For Bronchial Asthma

Causes, symptoms and treatment of Asthma

Causes, symptoms and treatment of ASTHMA What is Bronchial Asthma? Bronchial Asthma (Asthma) is a chronic (long-lasting) disease of the airway (Bronchus). In bronchial asthma, the airway is hypersensitive (very sensitive) to allergens (Triggers producing allergy) and becomes narrow, thereby producing difficulty in breathing, cough and wheeze. What causes Bronchial Asthma? Bronchial Asthma can be … Read moreCauses, symptoms and treatment of Asthma

How to Control Obesity

How to Control Obesity Humanity is facing a fast growing serious health problem called Obesity Around 35%  people around the world are suffering from obesity. What is Obesity? If a person’s body weight is more than what is considered healthy for his height, then he/she is said to be obese. In other words, when a … Read moreHow to Control Obesity

Diabetes During Pregnancy

Diabetes During Pregnancy What is Gestational Diabetes? When a non-diabetic woman develops diabetes (high blood sugar) when she is pregnant, it is called Gestational Diabetes. Gestational Diabetes develops during the last 3 months of pregnancy and resolves after delivery. Gestational Diabetes is found in 5 to 15% of pregnant women. What is the cause of … Read moreDiabetes During Pregnancy