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Tuesday, November 21, 17, 10:03:05, 4 Days Ago Via MasumaLinjavi In Health and Fitness

Get Started While You’re Pregnant If you are still pregnant, it is normal to gain weight, but that shouldn’t mean you indulge in overeating. You will have cravings, but prudence now pays back greatly later on. Walk around the block once or twice a day. This will benefit you and the baby by getting your blood and lymph flowing and getting fresh air into your lungs. Nature Gives Weight-Loss Advantage Once the baby is born, there’s an immediate loss of 11-13 lbs. Breastfeeding ...

Tuesday, November 21, 17, 09:43:07, 4 Days Ago Via MasumaLinjavi In Health and Fitness

How to treat Cirrhosis : Medical Treatment and Surgical Options. Nothing can back-pedal the liver damage caused due to cirrhosis not even the treatment. However, it'll play a great deal in healing the disease and helping the problems arising due to it, to a considerable extent which usually depends on its causes and types. Self-Care at Home for Cirrhosis : Putting an end to your alcohol intake totally can help in healing at the earliest. There are medications that are hazardous to ones liver ...

Monday, November 20, 17, 10:48:14, 5 Days Ago Via MasumaLinjavi In Health and Fitness

What is Cirrhosis? It is a consternation of several liver diseases typified by unusual functioning of the liver. The diseases thus tend to damage and eliminate liver  which results in inflammation.The cells which aren't eliminated proliferate so as to make up for the damaged cells.This culminates in clumps of freshly instituted liver cells through which scar tissue is then formed. Common Causes of Cirrhosis Alcohol Talking about the western world alcohol is among the usual causes of...

Monday, November 20, 17, 10:39:15, 5 Days Ago Via MasumaLinjavi In Health and Fitness

Polycystic ovary syndrome is a condition in which a woman's hormones are out of balance causing irregular menstrual cycles and difficulty getting pregnant. Hormones are chemical messengers that trigger many different processes, including growth and energy production. PCOS also may cause unwanted changes in the patient's appearance. If left treated, over time it may lead to serious health problems, such as diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease. What is PCOS? Small cystic growths deve...

Friday, November 17, 17, 10:44:17, 1 Week Ago Via MasumaLinjavi In Health and Fitness

Hepatitis B is a fatal and life threatening liver infection caused by the hepatitis virus(HBV),which infects 300 million people worldwide. It is a contagious disease,whose severity ranges from mild illness to severe illness.Based on the severity of the illness, Hepatitis b ,can be classified into 'Acute Hepatitis b' virus infection,that occurs within first 6 months of the exposure to the virus       and 'Chronic hepatitis b' virus infection,which occurs,when the vir...

Wednesday, November 15, 17, 08:40:21, 1 Week Ago Via MasumaLinjavi In Health and Fitness

What is it that makes some couples yearn for the pitter patter of little feet, while others are not so keen on starting a family? It may be that career becomes a priority or a couple is constantly having to shift base and this type of relocation without supportive in-laws or help from other sources could be a deterrent. Whatever may be the reason here are a few contraceptive options: Abstinence Also called natural family planning, abstinence means avoiding sex when the woman is most fertile. T...

Wednesday, November 15, 17, 08:30:26, 1 Week Ago Via MasumaLinjavi In Health and Fitness

The functioning of our digestive system affects our body on the whole and has a great impact on our daily life. A digestive disorder in that case is to be treated properly or might have extreme consequences in the long run.Here, we have five of those digestive disorders pinned down which you must know:1.Chronic constipation The irregular, incomplete or infrequent passage of bowels denotes the fact that you are constipated. A matter of concern arises when a person’s bowel movements are les...

Tuesday, November 14, 17, 11:47:02, 2 Weeks Ago Via MasumaLinjavi In Health and Fitness

Skin cancer incidences are rising at a phenomenal rate owing to the depletion in the ozone layer during to global warming. A disease that pre-empts a serious concern, it is important that we know to it and nip the problem at the bud. The UV radiation from the sun is the predominant etiological factor followed by genetical factors and metastasis if cancer cells from a pre existing malignant condition elsewhere in the body. There are three main types of skin cancers- Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC), S...

Tuesday, November 14, 17, 11:29:28, 2 Weeks Ago Via MasumaLinjavi In Health and Fitness

Breast Cancer is among the most common cancers affecting women in India. It can either be benign(harmless) or a malignant type. Most commonly arising autonomously out of the cells of the breast, it can also be secondary to any other form of cancer or the vice versa both having their own unique manifestations. Time for getting alert? It's time to get alert if you see any of the following signs: Lump in the breast Abnormal change in the shape of the breast Dimpling of skin Abnormal Dischar...

Thursday, November 9, 17, 13:09:45, 2 Weeks Ago Via MasumaLinjavi In Health and Fitness

What is Coronary Angioplasty? Is it performed only for the heart? Coronary Angioplasty is a non surgical procedure that is aimed at widening the clogged arteries. This medical procedure is done for many other arteries too but as the name suggest, “coronary” angioplasty is done specifically for the arteries that form crown like structure around the other arteries. When do you need to get the angioplasty done? Narrowing of blood vessels is one of the most common causes of heart ailm...

Monday, November 6, 17, 08:51:27, 3 Weeks Ago Via MasumaLinjavi In Health and Fitness

Overview ACL reconstruction is a surgical procedure to replace a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) — one of the major ligaments in the knee. ACL injuries most commonly occur during sudden stops and changes in direction — such as while playing sports like basketball, s...

Friday, November 3, 17, 11:54:13, 3 Weeks Ago Via MasumaLinjavi In Health and Fitness

Osteoporosis, as the name suggests, is a medical condition in which the bones get porous and fragile. As a result, you become more prone to fractures, which are hard to repair. The worse part of the story is that there are no visible symptoms of osteoporosis and yo...

Friday, November 3, 17, 07:27:50, 3 Weeks Ago Via MasumaLinjavi In Health and Fitness

Arthritis isn’t a single disease like typhoid! It is an umbrella term for a group of diseases that cause inflammation of joints. There are hundreds of arthritis with osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis being the most common ones.  Here are how they are caused and the&n...

Thursday, November 2, 17, 08:23:43, 3 Weeks Ago Via MasumaLinjavi In Health and Fitness

Bones are in a constant state of renewal; new bone is made and old bone is broken down. Osteoporosis occurs when the rate of creation of new bone tissue is slower than the rate of its removal. It is a disorder of the skeletal system wherein the bones become&nb...

Tuesday, October 31, 17, 09:11:01, 4 Weeks Ago Via MasumaLinjavi In Health and Fitness

A total knee replacement is a surgical procedure whereby the diseased knee joint is replaced with artificial components.  What happens in a Total Knee Replacement surgery? The knee is a hinge joint (works like the hinge of a door). The thighbone abuts the large bone of the...

Friday, October 27, 17, 08:09:08, 1 Month Ago Via MasumaLinjavi In Health and Fitness

Urinary bladder infection: symptoms, causes and treatments A urinary bladder infection is a type of urinary tract infection (UTI), caused within the bladder due to a bacterial infection. An infection in the bladder leads to inflammation in the bladder which is also known as cystitis....

Friday, October 27, 17, 08:03:38, 1 Month Ago Via MasumaLinjavi In Health and Fitness

Urinary tract infection: what precautions can women take? A urinary tract infection ( UTI ) is an infection that can occur in any part of the urinary system, namely, the kidneys, ureters, bladder and the urethra. A UTI can occur in both men and women; however women are...

Thursday, October 26, 17, 10:56:57, 1 Month Ago Via MasumaLinjavi In Health and Fitness

Knee joint is one of the strongest and most essential of all the joints not only because it allows you to walk and run and jump all around but also because it functions as a hinge between the upper and the lower leg bone.  Injuries and medical conditions ...

Wednesday, October 25, 17, 15:54:07, 1 Month Ago Via MasumaLinjavi In Health and Fitness

When 10 year old Kim was learning about blood and the circulatory system, she was unaware of the technological marvels that help save lives, where blood, stem cells or bone marrow can be taken from a healthy donor and inserted to someone whose cells are fighting deadly&...

Tuesday, October 24, 17, 09:48:10, 1 Month Ago Via MasumaLinjavi In Health and Fitness

Out of the hundred liver diseases that could affect children, each with its own array of complications, there are certain indicators that parents can watch out for and consult their pediatric liver specialist without delay. Commonly known symptoms are:  Pale stools  Passing of blo...

Friday, October 20, 17, 10:19:34, 1 Month Ago Via MasumaLinjavi In Health and Fitness

Would you give your liver like you would readily donate your old clothes, books or generously part with food? Certainly not! (Even if the best hepatologist in Mumbai would reassure you!) It’s not something you can buy and just discard or sell on a whim. But you&nb...


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