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Posted on January 12, 2017
What is scalp psoriasis? It is a type of inflammatory skin disease which produces scaly and itchy bumps on the skin. At least half of the people affected by psoriasis get it on their scalp too. Other common places that get affected are behind the ears, forehead and the back of your neck. Scalp psoriasis is not a contagious disease. Since it is hereditary, most people who get psoriasis also have another person in their family with the disease. Symptoms Patches on the scalp: Psoriasis looks... Continue Reading
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Posted on January 12, 2017
Take 5 minutes out from your busy schedule and read these 7 common foot problems that you might be experiencing: Fungal nail infection: This infection occurs when tiny fungi enter your nail through a crack and makes the nails thick, discoloured and brittle. Since fungus thrives in warm, wet places, it can spread to people who swim or have sweaty feet. Antifungal pills or surgery to remove the nail can clear up severe infection. Corns and calluses: These thick, hard, dead areas of skin are... Continue Reading
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Posted on December 21, 2016
Finding friends on Facebook, confirming purchases while sitting at home or simply finding a little bit of calm, technology may be nothing but valuable in our lives! But hold on before plugging in, technology may also be a huge hazard for our health. Below mentioned are some tech-related health risks that may be of your concern. Perhaps it is time to power down a bit! Smartphone Stress Continuous exposure to your Smartphone, and excessive indulgence to various multi-tasks that it brings... Continue Reading
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Posted on December 21, 2016
The rise in kidney related issues are caused by drastic changes in our diet and lifestyle. Kidney dysfunction may not show any symptoms in the initial stage but it is a serious condition and also potentially fatal. Thus, it is necessary to strengthen your kidneys by following healthy habits below: Say no to smoking Smoking shrinks and hardens the arteries supplying blood to different organs in the body including kidneys. This damages the renal capacity leading to kidney failure. Avoid... Continue Reading
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Posted on December 06, 2016
She sat on the porch on a winter night, almost panting. Struggling for breath, she reached for the door and stepped inside her house. Still unable to breathe properly, she reached out for the inhaler in her bag which came to her relief. According to the Indian Council of Medical Research, the number of asthmatics in the country is approximately 30 million. Even a simple cold or flu virus can be a potential trigger for a severe asthma event. A lot of people who are asthmatic prefer to stay... Continue Reading
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