Coping with Stress
Stress is a subjective tension or sensation or stimulus that disturbs normal balance in an organism. It differs from organism to organism and person to person.
- Understanding Mental Illness
You have been invited to a party over the weekend and the thought itself gives you jitters. You are anxious about what to wear and how to do your hair.
- Growth and Development
Heart Disease - Nutrition Tips for Kids
Good nutrition ensures a good health. The growing years are the most crucial, and any compromise in food and nutrition can lead to diseases or arrest development of the child.
- Disease Conditions
Amblyopia in children
You might have heard of lazy boy or lazy girl, but ever heard of lazy eye? Yes, some children may have lazy eye. It does not mean that the eye does not want to work.
The pineal gland which is a part of the brain produces the hormone melatonin. This hormone will inform you know when to go to bed and when you must wake up.
“All days work and no play make Tom a dull boy” is a wise saying that emphasizes on the importance of having fun and recreation in our busy life.
- Other Substances
A neighbor, once a well respected and wealthy professional stock broker, is almost bankrupt, without a job, without money, and without a family.
- Common Disease Conditions
A friend, who is usually active in his social circle, was absent from it, for a month. When asked, he said that he was embarrassed to come out and meet people.
- Food supplements
Everybody is born with a sweet tooth and they could hardly be anyone who would not love to eat sweets. Even babies prefer sweeter fruits than bland vegetables and meat.
You began to drink for fun whenever friends got together for the weekend.
Your friend decides to quit smoking as a good start to the New Year.
- Fertility and Contraception
Unpredictable periods, forgotten dose of an oral contraceptive, or tearing or slippage of a condom can cause anxiety in a couple. Pregnancy is a potential outcome of any of these events
- Fetal Health
A 28 year old woman who was in her 30th week of pregnancy developed a viral infection with high fever and chills.
- Reproductive Health
Body Basics: Knowing Male Anatomy Better
Have you ever given a thought about how every living being keeps its species going on successfully? Yes, it’s through reproduction.
- Eating Healthy
Most of you reading this might think that planning a meal is simple, and wonder why the whole issue about planning.
- Common Disease Conditions
Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
You have never kept a written record of your periods. This month when you had one, you felt that it happened before it was anticipated.
- Maternal Health
A female colleague looked worried. She told her friend that she just saw some blood spots on her panties, and is having severe cramps in her abdomen.
- Nutrition Fundamentals
Nutrition is the nourishment your body cells receive for its survival, growth and maintenance. You get this nourishment from the food that you eat.