Category: General Health

Human heart is surrounded by a sac made up of fibrous tissue called pericardium. Its main function is to protect the heart. Pericardium has two layers the outer parietal and inner visceral. Normally in between the two layers there is …

Everyone longs to sleep like a log after working hard throughout the day. A comforting sleep is most important part in daily life to stay healthy and fit. Usually there are three sleeping postures; sleeping on your back, sleeping on …

Acupuncture is an ancient holistic Chinese medicinal technique. It has been used to treat several illnesses in many parts of world. This technique has also become popular in western world and many people often rely on acupuncture treatment for various …

We all know eating salads is beneficial for overall health. Traditionally salad is a mixture of raw fruits and vegetables such as cucumber, tomatoes, onion, cabbage, broccoli, leafy greens etc. Usually it is dashed with a pinch of salt, olive …

Most of us have swallowed medicinal tablets and pills sometime or the other. While majority of people swallow it without any major trouble, some people may experience discomfort or a feeling of pill stuck in throat. Such situation can make …

Since thousands of years men has lived and experienced time of famine as well as time with food abundance. Starvation and scarcity of food was not too a distant past. As a result man is accustomed to live without food …

Impending menstruation means menses that is going to start soon. Menstruation is a monthly cycle which every fertile woman has to pass through. It is bleeding that occurs in uterus and passes through vagina every month. Before the start of …

Disequilibrium syndrome is a disorder that occurs in patients undergoing hemodialysis for end stage renal disease. It is also known as dialysis disequilibrium syndrome. This condition is serious neurological complication arising from hemodialysis.  The underlying pathology of disequilibrium syndrome is …

Human neck is important part of the body. It is actually connection between the head and rest of the body. The neck consists of 7 cervical spine vertebras. The vertebra are placed one upon the other. Normally the cervical vertebra …

Banana is the most popular fresh fruit all over the world. Nowadays it is considered to be a super food as it provides energy as well as vital minerals and vitamins, besides high amount of fiber. Normally eating bananas is …

A normal human spine is straight. Scoliosis is spinal deformity in which the spine curves to the lateral side of body. In dextroscoliosis, the spinal curvature is on right side. If the spine curves towards left side, the condition is …

Water is an essential and largest constituent of human body. Nearly 60 to 70 percent of our body weight is made up of water. It helps in various bodily processes such as regulation of temperature, flushing out toxic waste from …

Pain in pelvis can manifest in various forms, from a feeling of mild heaviness to severe excruciating pain disturbing day to day life. Low pelvic pain can make a person miserable, especially during passage of urine or during regular bowel …

Sweating is a natural physiological process of the body characterized by release of watery liquid from the sweat glands. There are millions of sweat glands under the skin which help the body to remain cool. In most people sweating is …

Pain in knee is a debilitating condition which can affect a person’s daily movement. Many people may be able to walk on flat surface without any knee pain, but no sooner they try to climb the stairs, they experience pain …

Pneumonia is a lung infection which is equally common in adults as well as children. It is caused by bacteria, viruses or fungi. Infection can occur in one or both lungs. Pneumonia is a debilitating condition accompanied with host of …

Bad posture at work can have great impact on your health. People spend most of their time on their office desk in front of a computer. Improper workstation arrangement, bad working habits all can contribute to your poor posture.

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Saliva plays an important role in our body. It helps to enhance the taste of food, digestion and keeps the mouth clean and fresh. It also keeps the teeth strong and healthy besides lubricating the mouth and acts as a …

Running is one of the best exercises for a person to remain fit and healthy. It helps in improving heart and lung health, reduces mental stress, besides increasing the metabolic rate in the body. With so many positives for body …

Many people do not feel refreshed even after taking bath. They often blame sweating after taking shower as the main cause. Although it may be surprising, excessive sweating after shower can make you feel exhausted. It may make you feel …