I am pretty sure most of us have seen Breathe series which was highly publicized in the month of January and aired on Amazon Prime. The series was made to encourage organ donation in India. The protagonist is a desperate father of a 5 or 8-year old son, who needed an organ transplant for a long life, who goes on a killing spree to get a donor. It was well-played out in spite of the unsatisfying finale. In few cases where a person’s brain has stopped showing any kind of activity even though … [Read more...] about What should you know about Organ Donation?
If you have been a regular reader of the blog, you would already be aware of the fact that I love using essential oils. I use them in all possible places and diffusing is one of my favorite ways to relax. Diffusers are the easiest ways to make your home smell amazing. Many say burning aromatic candles gives the same feel but then I have not really come across the good ones. Do you know that essential oils have effects on our emotional brain? Smells can evoke memories more powerfully than any … [Read more...] about 3 Eco-Friendly Ways to make Your Home smell Amazing
Updated from May 1st, 2015. Collagen is one of the most important nutrients which plays a major role in how young your skin looks. There are a lot of documented articles and research which prove the importance of the role of collagen role in anti-aging skin care. So, let us have a look at understanding this nutrient and how to get it from our food. What is Collagen? It is the most abundant protein in the body! The collagen is found in the dermis layer of the skin which is the second layer of … [Read more...] about Role of Collagen in Anti-Aging Skin Care
Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers. The earlier it gets detected, better are the chances of survival and you should make sure it is included in your health insurance. What should you know about Breast Cancer? Causes of Breast Cancer As with other cancers, the exact cause is not known. However, there are a few risk factors which might increase your chances of succumbing to this condition. Older women are more prone to development of breast cancer. Breast cancer and … [Read more...] about Facts You Should Know About Breast Cancer
Turning 30 is a milestone. You are almost half-way through your life and possibly settled with a decent and stable job, already own a home and have a family. All the rush and indecisiveness of the 20s are way behind you and it is time to face the adult life. The first thing to take stock of is your body. Your body is changing and slowing down. Time to listen to it and respect it. So, here are a few tips to make your life and health post 30 easy. How to take care of Health post 30? Keep an … [Read more...] about How to Take Care of Your Health Post 30?
Winters are finally here! I have always loved winters even though it is not exactly great for our skin or hair. Many suffer from itchy scalp, Dandruff and dry hair during this season. To add to these woes, hair growth reduces to quite an extent during the colder months. So, let your mane grow as unevenly as it is for a great hair cut in the spring. Still want a Hair Cut? If your hair length is bothering you or just want to change your style, get a haircut right now. It is, after all, the … [Read more...] about How to take care of your Hair this Winter?
We can officially declare Apollo as our family hospital. For the starters, it is so nearby and easily accessible. It has become a custom for us to visit the hospital once a month at least for some or the other small reason, thankfully nothing serious. It just so happens that Mr. P has the destiny of Mr. Bean. Something or other keeps on happening in his life and I always get embroiled in it. Anyways, I wanted to talk about a very rare disease today called Scleroderma. Actually, it is an … [Read more...] about Things to Know About Scleroderma
We are already in the middle of winter and my skin is showing definitive signs of dryness, Hyderabad being even more dry. I thought it would be a good time to talk about winter skin care routine. So, let us start. Winter Skin Care Tip #1 - Take Care of your exfoliation Winters is all about more of dead and dull skin. It is time to move away from granular or physical scrubs. And, if you are a fan of sugar, I really hope you are not using the granulated one. It is just too harsh for skin. You … [Read more...] about 5 Tips to Enhance Your Winter Skin Care Routine
Are you over-weight, not leading a healthy lifestyle, hungrier than usual, grumpier, tired all the time, feel the urge to pass water every half hour. Your colleague confides he had the same symptoms and got tested positive for diabetes. You get worried, go and get screened, results are negative for every possible test you got done and you feel elated and relieved. The lack of healthy lifestyle is making health problems more prevalent in the society. Almost 1 in 3 people suffer from … [Read more...] about 4 Steps towards a Healthy Lifestyle
Old age is equivalent to knee problems most of the times. Mostly, it is the female population who suffer from the issue because of the excess physical strain which they undergo in their lives. Pregnancy contributes a lot to how a female ages and what problems she might suffer in the late 50’s. In fact, it is even possible for teenagers of 15 to have conditions like arthritis which might develop into rheumatoid arthritis in the later stage of life. Not having regular physical exercise is one of … [Read more...] about Knee Problems – How you are Damaging your Knees?