Tag: health first

Your Immune System Needs Support Too! Our immune system is our custodian. It is hard to protect our body and systems against diseases, infections and harmful foreign bodies hence, the job of our custodian is to identify the disease-causing foreign…

  Synacthen test keeps a check on adrenal glands. The test basically aims at the stimulation of the adrenal glands and checks the level of cortisol made by them. Endocrinologist prescribes the test, if they suspect any abnormal hormonal levels,…

Hepatitis is basically an inflammatory condition of the liver, usually caused by a viral infection but it is not the only cause of hepatitis. On this ‘World Hepatitis Day’ WHO has decided on the theme ‘Test. Treat. Hepatitis’. A grave…

  When traveling With Your Children – Learn To Deal With Travel Sickness. Travel sickness is common in children. It occurs particularly during car and train journeys and causes considerable inconvenience to the parents. Sea-sickness is also common in small…

What is Hypotension ? With growing age and developments in the human body, the blood circulation pattern changes. The pressure of this blood circulation in the arteries is known as blood circulation. If the pressure of this circulation decreases due…

What is Aromatherapy? Aromatherapy is an alternative medical therapy that makes use of natural oils extracted from plant materials. It heals a person psychologically as well as physically. The inhalation of aroma from these ‘essential oils’ helps stimulate brain function. ‘Essential…

If you are planning to lose some weight then you must think of consuming green tea. This aids weight loss and cuts down the stubborn belly fat. Green tea has a lot more to offer than just being a top…

Everyone suffers from insomnia in their lives. Nearly 60 million Americans suffer from insomnia every year. Usually, the problem only lasts for a couple of nights but in some extreme cases insomnia can be chronic and may go on for…

What is cord blood? Umbilical cord blood is blood that remains in the placenta and in the attached umbilical cord after childbirth. Cord blood is collected because it contains stem, which can be used to treat the hematopoietic and genetic…

A person with diabetes is believed to be more aware of her/his condition and has a better prognosis, the likely course of a medical condition, of her/his situation. It is necessary that a diabetic should be more cautious about eating…