The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are expected to welcome the birth of their first child any day now. In October 2018, Kensington Palace announced Meghan Markle was pregnant and due to give birth in spring 2019. Among the rumours is the suggestion that the 37-year-old has hired a doula.
Ayurveda emphasizes the role of the digestive fire called Agni which is responsible for breaking food and whatever we ingest from environment. It assists in assimilation of the useful and elimination of the unwanted. When our digestion is strong this process happens efficiently and the body is able to produce Ojas, the secret of health and energy. Ojas is the essence responsible for overall health, energy and liveliness. It is the foundation of physical, mental and spiritual well-being and helps building strength and immunity. Agni weakens with unhealthy living, negative emotional energy, sedentary lifestyle, eating junk food, not having a healthy routine, and sleep deprivation. Start with simple steps to make it less overwhelming. Start with simple steps to make it less overwhelming. (Text by The Quint)
Two or more hours of screen time a day could lead to behavioural and attention problems among children, scientists have warned. Earlier this year, it was reported that screen time for children under the age of two had more than doubled over a 17-year period, increasing from an average of 1.32 hours to 3.05 hours. While this indicates that many children may spend an excess of three hours a day in front of smartphones, tablets and television screens, doing so could be impacting their attention span.
An abscessed tooth or tooth abscess is a pocket of puss that can develop in your mouth as a result of a bacterial infection. The condition is also called as dental abscess and can cause moderate to severe pain. In severe
A mother has shared "heartbreaking" photographs of her baby girl suffering from measles, with the hope it will encourage more parents to vaccinate their children. Over the weekend, Jilly Moss, from London shared pictures of her daughter, Alba, on Facebook. The images show the baby lying on a bed attached to medical tubes, while being treated for measles.
Beyoncé Knowles-Carter has discussed her "difficult" second pregnancy, opening up about having to undergo an emergency caesarean. New Netflix documentary Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé chronicles the events leading to the singer's history-making Coachella set in 2018, which she performed 10 months after giving birth. Having originally been scheduled to perform at the music festival in 2017, Beyoncé postponed her appearance when she found out that she was, unexpectedly, pregnant with twins.
Most of us don't go bananas over bananas. It is arguably the most common fruit (is it a fruit?) not only in India but in many other countries across the globe. From priests to gym rats everybody needs her bunch of bananas, from chips to shakes bananas are the go-to food. (Text by: India Today)
The prevalence of sleep myths could pose a serious risk to one's health, scientists have warned. While they may be under the assumption that lack of sleep is no big deal, perpetuating this notion could lead to long-term health issues. Researchers from the New York University (NYU) School of Medicine have carried out an investigation to identify the top 20 most widespread beliefs regarding sleep.
Granuloma inguinale is a genital ulcerative disease caused by the bacterium Klebsiella granulomatis. That is, Granuloma inguinale is a sexually transmitted infection (STI). Also known as donovanosis, the infection causes lesions in the genital and anal regions . The STI
In 2018, a UK-wide stress survey conducted by the Mental Health Foundation revealed that 74 per cent of adults felt so stressed they felt “overwhelmed” or “unable to cope”. “Individually we need to understand what is causing us personal stress and learn what steps we can take to reduce it for ourselves and those around us,” said Isabella Goldie, director of the Mental Health Foundation. It makes sense then, that more of us are searching for new ways to improve our mental and physical wellbeing.
The number of CBD consumers doubled in the last year and with Canada becoming the latest country to legalise marijuana for recreational use, cannabis-derived products are now in the news more than ever before. CBD is a non-psychoactive chemical compound found in the marijuana plant. This means that products containing CBD, such as oils and extracts (which contain concentrated amounts of the compound), won’t lead to changes in mood and perception like recreational use of marijuana in its complete form is known to do.
On Monday 1 April, BBC journalist Jeremy Bowen revealed he was diagnosed with bowel cancer last year. Bowen, who is currently receiving chemotherapy treatment, has implored others to get tested, issuing his message on the first day of Bowel Cancer Awareness Month. Bowel cancer is the fourth most common cancer in the UK, with more than 42,000 people diagnosed with the condition in the UK every year.
With the Duchess of Sussex due to give birth imminently, excitement is brewing over the arrival of the royal baby. Many aspects of the pregnancy are yet been confirmed, including whether or not Meghan Markle will give birth in the Lindo Wing of St Mary's Hospital in London and what the baby's name will be. As the nation prepares to welcome a new member of the royal family, some may be reminiscing over what the rest of the Windsors looked like when they were children.
According to data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) covering England and Wales in 2017 – the most recent years for which figures are available – there were 395,856 pregnancies among women in their 20s and 398,284 among women aged over 30. For the second year running, women aged 40 and over were the only group to see an increase in their pregnancy rate, rising 2.6 per cent. The ONS credits this with factors including women's increased participation in higher education and employment, rising opportunity costs of childbearing, and housing.
McFly drummer Harry Judd has discussed the struggles of being a father in a bid to open up honest conversations about parenting. The musician and his wife Izzy welcomed their son Kit in August 2017, but Judd admits that he struggled to bond with his son when he was born. Judd added that while he and his wife consider themselves as “incredibly lucky” to have two happy, healthy children, that doesn’t mean that they are immune to the common stresses that face parents.
Choking is also termed as foreign body airway obstruction. It is the blockage of the upper airway due to food or other objects that prevents an individual from breathing efficaciously. Choking is a life-threatening medical emergency and most commonly occurs when
To the ones who thought trampolines are just for kids - you thought wrong! The love that you have for the fun-exercise equipment tend to dwindle with time. The major fact that everyone is missing is the fascinating health benefits associated
Nine out of 10 people who challenge “healthy-looking” individuals for using accessible toilets in the UK think they’re helping society, according to a new study. A survey on behalf of Crohn’s & Colitis UK charity found that 93 per cent of people think that by challenging a “healthy-looking person” for using the toilet, they are “standing up for the rights of disabled people” or because they believe it is “not fair” on the rest of society. While the public’s intentions may be sincere, the charity claims it can lead to extreme “suffering and devastating consequences” for people with invisible disabilities.
Rolfing is considered beneficial for all body types irrespective of the age. Rolfing is also known as structural integration. It denotes a holistic system of bodywork that manipulates the body's soft tissues deeply and also realigns and balances the body's myofascial