Poor exercise habits increase your risk for spinal injuries

Originally, yoga was created to help bring together the body and mind. Through a series of natural movements and meditation – we develop greater inner strength and flexibility. So why are so many people suffering with yoga-related injuries? Is there a dark side to all these “power yoga” classes? Ninety-five percent of chronic pain in…

Heat wave in India: Useful tips and safety guidelines!

With the temperatures recording significantly above normal in the first three months of 2016 across India, the country is reeling under intense heat wave claiming over hundred of lives. The most affected being the southern state of Telangana, followed by Odisha. And the situation could get worse in the upcoming days. The Indian Meteorology Department…

The miracle cure for puffy eyes and dark circles – Coffee!

Coffee, for most people around the globe, is an essential apparatus to help kickstart the day. It is a cup for all seasons and without their favourite brew, their day seems incomplete. However, it might be news for many, that their beloved beverage carries certain properties that can help with minor skin issues as well!…

Top 10 incredible health benefits of pineapples!

Pineapples are normally deemed unhealthy by health professionals and diet experts, due to the high levels of sugar in the tropical fruit. Highly perishable (should be consumed within two days if stored at room temperature and within about a week if refrigerated), the fruit has surprising varied nutritional and health benefits! Because of the high…

Lifestyle, self-care, diet tips to deal with asthma!

Global asthma rates are on the rise with 250,000 annual deaths attributed to the disease. Estimates suggest that 300 million people worldwide suffer from asthma. What’s even worse is that almost 10 percent of this number comes from India. As per the Asthma Society of India, at present 25% of Indian population suffers from allergy…

Reasons why you should meditate!

Yes, we hear it all the time! Meditation has a lots of health benefits – from lowering stress levels to keeping diseases at bay. But to reap the benefits of meditation, one needs to practice it regularly. One might think that it’s hard to put into practice, but once imbibed into the daily routine, meditation…

Sleeping trouble? Now, sleep like a baby with Banana tea!

People complaining of sleeplessness or problems related to their sleep cycle are not unheard of. Stress, anxiety, nervousness, insomnia, etc., can all result in you experiencing sleep deprivation and/or lack of proper sleep. Tossing and turning, trying to find a comfortable position to sleep in, you’ve tried it all, but in vain. However, we came…

Give your skin a tomato spa this summer with a DIY scrub!

Looks like summer season is here to stay and so are all sorts of skin problems related to it. The scorching sun grows hotter yet and there’s nothing we can do about it, except tell you how you can prevent and/or reduce these skin problems Acne, tan, freckles, blackheads, oily skin, redness, itching, dark spots,…

Insomnia and ageing: How to get good night’s sleep as you age!

We have heard that lack of sleep double the signs of ageing. As we age, our sleep patterns tend to change. So, getting uninterrupted good sleep of about 7-8 hours seems imposible. This keeps many older adults, not all though, awake at night or spend more time in the lighter stages of sleep than in…

Asthma attack without an inhaler: First aid tips

An asthma attack can be a terrifying experience. During an assthma attack, your airways constrict or become clogged with mucus, making each breath a frightening struggle.   Asthma is a lung condition in which the airways inside the lung become narrow, swell and produce extra mucus. This leads to wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness…