Often the most understated practices in our health is dental hygiene. Neither we make regular trips to a dentist's chair nor we like being told how to brush our teeth although it is well documented that oral health has a link to our overall health. Pregnant ladies are recommended to schedule regular dental appointments to make sure they do not suffer from any gum problems. Gingivitis can grow acute during pregnancy. Other gum problems can lead to preterm or low birth weight infants. Not only … [Read more...] about How does Dental Hygiene reflect your overall Health?
I have been waiting to do this post since ages. Chronic Fatigue is a lifestyle disease of this age. I too am suffering from the same since two years! The irregular office timings, easily available fast food options, lack of time to take care of health, everything culminates into a poor diet and weak body. People hardly have time to go for even a blood test or doctor’s consultation. Similar thing has been happening to my other half. He had some severe stomach ache for which we had to consult a … [Read more...] about Vitamin Deficiency and Chronic Fatigue
How to Stop Hair Fall? Inversion Method Most of the time hair fall is just due to lack of proper nutrition to the hair follicles. This can occur due to lack of exercise or lack of proper blood circulation through out the body. The inversion method works only in such cases. Everyday for one week you must bend your head down for 4-5 minutes and keep massaging the scalp simultaneously. Repeat the exercise again after a month. The break is so that the body does not get used to the exercise and … [Read more...] about 4 Ways to Stop Hair Fall
Imagine having a fresh and glowing skin in the sweltering heat! How would you like that? Getting a constantly glowing face is not easy taking into account the varied and extreme weather conditions in India. For me, personally, sunscreen is a huge factor when I go out in the morning to get that fresh look. You need to apply a lot of amount of sunscreen for proper protection and that does not harmonize with fresh and dewy look. Although, skin care routine plays a major role as well. Check out … [Read more...] about 5 Tips for Glowing Skin
Right from days of late night studies to late night partying and hanging out to caring for babies at odd times, dark circles are a constant companion at different stages of life. Getting rid of them is definitely not easy but a little perseverance and discipline helps reduce them in the long run. No doubt you must sleep a little more if you are skimping on it. Also, drink loads of water to keep your skin hydrated and fresh all time. Why do we get Dark Circles ? Nutritional … [Read more...] about 5 Minutes to Get Rid of Dark Circles
Only last week, Mr. P woke up with acute stomach pain. The pain was so bad that the doctor recommended all the blood and urine tests. They also wanted to make sure it was not a case of stones which is apparently pretty common in summers. The final verdict was a gastritis attack because of eating out. The lifestyle today has become like that. The office timings, hectic schedules, none of them are helping. The net result is one has to eat out at least one meal a day. The sweltering temperatures … [Read more...] about 4 Secret Routines to Healthy Living
The temperatures are on an all-time high and summers have started way before their schedule. For me, taking care of hair in summers has always been difficult but it is particularly more so this year. The heat is not helping at all and hair is getting all tangled and limp in just a day. So, I decided to follow a few simple and practical hair tips for my summer hair care. Summer Hair Care Tips Get a new Hairstyle This is something which your hair needs RIGHT NOW! A springtime clean for your … [Read more...] about Summer Hair Care for The Summer of 16
Guest Post by Sheetal It does not matter what hair type or scalp type you have, there are numerous hair care tips available today from which you can benefit. Be it the high humidity content in air which makes hair limp or the sweat and dust which cause frizziness and dandruff, your hair gets exposed to various elements. Taking steps to ensure that your hair remains in good quality is essential. Cover up Always! Be it even that 2 minute walk you have to take under the sun to commute to a … [Read more...] about Essential Hair Care Tips You Must Follow
#DidYouKnow facial shaving is the new craze! Have you ever tried shaving? It is one of the most convenient and inexpensive ways to get rid of hair. It is also useful when you have an emergency and lack time for a salon trip. Lately, shaving has gained prominence in the alternatives of hair removal though there are quite a lot misconceptions surrounding the procedure. It is said that shaving results in coarse and thicker hair growth which is why girls usually avoid it. If these … [Read more...] about Facial Shaving and Shaving tips for Women
The first period is a sacred rite. In south India, families celebrate this passage into maturity with much pomp. But, does the girl really understand what is happening to her and what it signifies? Twenty years back, my friend introduced me into the mysteries of womanhood. She used to share the whispers she had heard among her adult cousins. We were too young to understand what all it meant and as a result not ready for the change awaiting us. None of our mothers had talked to us. On the … [Read more...] about How to talk to your daughter about her first period?