All About Celiac Disease

What Is Gluten? Gluten is a type of protein commonly found in wheat, rye, barley, and sometimes oats. Gluten gives these certain types of grains the elasticity/ ability to hold together. Gluten/wheat is also an ingredients added to foods to extend their shelf life. What is Celiac Disease? Celiac Disease is an autoimmune disease. That…

All About Myasthenia Gravis

Myasthenia Gravis is an autoimmune disease that causes weakness in the muscles under your control. It happens because of a problem in communication between the nerves and muscles. The body’s own immune system makes antibodies that block or change some of the nerve signals to your muscles. Who’s Affected? Myasthenia gravis affects both men and…

Primrose Oil Benefits

Primrose oil have many benefits, it is used to relieve a variety of medical conditions. It is a natural Refined Vegetable Oil that exhibits a specific fatty acid distribution with high content in gamma – linolenic acid (GLA, an Omega-6), presenting a minimum 9 % GLA content. Gamma – linolenic acid is an important intermediary…

Mental Health Pain Scale

The Mental Health Screening and Assessment Tools for Primary Care table provides a listing of mental health screening and assessment tools, summarizing their psychometric testing properties, cultural considerations,costs, and key references. Complicated process indeed. But is there any tool which we can use everyday anytime to understand how well out mental health is at any…

Foods That Reduce Cholesterol

The number of hypercholesterolemic people is increasing rapidly in the world. Diet and nutrition are important factors in the promotion and maintenance of health throughout life. According to the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), several dietary patterns, along with lifestyle habits (exercise, smoking, and alcohol consumption), constitute major modifiable…

Harmful Chemicals In Everyday Products

There are harmful chemicals present in everyday products that we use. We absorb up to 60% of what we put on our skin. Children’s bodies absorb 40-50% more than adults. They are at highest risk for diseases later in life when exposed to toxins. There are many health issues linked to toxic chemicals in the…

Crohn’s Disease

What is Crohn’s Disease? Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). IT causes inflammation of the lining of your digestive tract, which can lead to abdominal pain, severe diarrhea, fatigue, weight loss and malnutrition. Inflammation caused by Crohn’s disease can involve different areas of the digestive tract in different people. Whats are the symptoms…

Women’s Health

Healthy Women, Healthy World? embodies the fact that as custodians of family health, women play a critical role in maintaining the health and well being of their communities. Maternal conditions are leading causes of death and disability among women. But has someone ever broken it down into doable steps? Do women in person know which health services to avail and which test to…

8 Things Every Diabetic Should Know

Diabetes is a disease that causes high blood sugar. It is a lifelong disease that can be controlled. Diabetes often occurs along with high blood pressure and high cholesterol. There are certain things every diabetic should know about in order to prevent complications in a long term and improve the quality of life. Healthy eating,…

Ways to Boost Your Body Confidence

There is a growing amount of evidence that body image dissatisfaction is high and on the increase and is associated with a number of damaging consequences for health and wellbeing. Body image dissatisfaction is seen to undermine self-confidence, contribute to depression, and lead to the onset of a range of physical, emotional and societal problems….