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Can Bras Cause Breast Cancer?

Breast cancer is a complicated disease. It seems like there’s a new cause every day, from deodorants to cosmetics. And then, there’s the myth that wearing a bra causes breast cancer. Rumor has it that underwire bras block the drainage of lymph fluid from under the breast. This means that[.....]

Tetanus: Common And Rare Causes, Symptoms, And Prevention

Tetanus, also known as lockjaw, is a serious bacterial infection that needs to be treated immediately, The tetanus bacteria usually enters your body in the form of spores through cuts or wounds. The spores develop into bacteria and release toxins that affect your nervous system causing stiffness and muscle spasms. The best way to avoid a tetanus infection is to get vaccinated every 10 years.

Effects Of Passive Smoking During Pregnancy

Secondhand smoke or passive smoking is the smoke exhaled into the environment by a tobacco smoker, or the smoke that comes from the end of tobacco-containing smoking products. Approximately 4,000 chemicals are present in second hand smoke, many of which may cause cancer. Exposing yourself to secondhand smoke during pregnancy[.....]

Can Breast Implants Cause Cancer?

Media and advertising, fashion models, and movie stars make you believe that big breasts are more attractive and make you look more ‘womanly’. If you have a bigger bust size, you’re likely to impress people more. Having small breasts, or changes in your bust size especially with age, after breastfeeding[.....]

Can Menopause Cause Weight Loss?

Menopause is a phase dreaded by nearly all women from around the world, and it’s no surprise why. Along with severely ‘blue’ moods, hot flashes, and sleeplessness, comes the problem of putting on weight, especially near the stomach area. Certain women, however, experience a loss of weight as they transition[.....]

Understanding Sleep Apnea: Causes, Symptoms, And Treatment

Sleep apnea – involuntary pauses in breathing during sleep – is a sleep disorder that affects millions of people worldwide. Untreated sleep apnea increases one's risk of stroke, high blood pressure, heart attacks, diabetes, and obesity. It also leads to poor quality of sleep and daytime fatigue and drowsiness. Anyone can be affected by sleep apnea and it is usually diagnosed by a sleep specialist through a sleep study. Treatment options include lifestyle changes, breathing devices, surgery, and alternative remedies.

How To Prevent Weight Gain During Menopause

Unwanted weight gain can be disappointing at any age. For women, menopause is an inevitable stage in their lives, and menopause may cause undesirable weight gain, especially around the abdomen. As we age, metabolism slows down and this factor may contribute to the excess weight women gain during menopause. Women may not be able[.....]

Can I Jog While Pregnant?

If you love to jog, your pregnancy is no reason to stop your favorite activity. In fact, OB/GYNs recommend that expectant moms who jogged regularly pre-pregnancy continue to do so for the duration of their pregnancy as long as they are comfortable. Moms who jog during their pregnancy tend to gain less weight, have babies of a healthy weight, and experience shorter labor. It can also help you snap back into shape more quickly, postpartum. Get your doctor's go ahead and jog those pregnancy jitters away.

10 Life Lessons You Learn From Being Raised By A Strong Mother

When we are born, the very first humans we interact with and form a general impression about well, all people, come from the interactions and characters our mothers have. Besides, our mothers also become our first guides, teachers, pillars of strength during the tough times, and our first friends. She[.....]

Ayurvedic Tips For Healthy, Glowing Skin

Did you know that Ayurveda has skin care remedies to match any commercially available cosmetics from the 21st century? These natural treatments are gentle on the skin and nourish the body, helping skin heal and replenish itself, keeping it looking supple and youthful, and slowing aging. So why not rustle up a homemade exfoliating powder or a nourishing fruit cream or face pack instead of using something out of a jar?

5 Stages Of Love And Why Many Get Stuck At The Third

All romantic relationships are unique in their own way. At the same time these relationships have many things in common. Who doesn’t want real, lasting love? Lots of relationships break down and both partners might think that they found the wrong person. The problem actually might be that they can’t[.....]

The Psychological Importance Of A Dad

Motherhood often takes precedence over fatherhood when it comes to rearing a child, but did you know that a father plays an equally important psychological role in the upbringing of a child? A video posted by Full Frontal Fatherhood 1, featuring Julian Redwood, emphasized that the role of a dad in[.....]

5 Healthy Habits That Can Actually Be Harmful

According to Ayurveda these 5 healthy habits can actually be harmful: Make Breakfast Your Biggest Meal, Drink Eight Glasses of Water Daily, Avoid Fat Intake, Make Up For Lost Sleep On Weekends, Exercise Vigorously Daily, No Matter What According to Ayurveda, breakfast should be lighter, water should be drank only when you are thirsty, you can eat fat derived from mustard, coconut oils, nuts and avocados, never sleep long in the weekends, and exercise should be done only at times when you are not having any aches and PMS as well.

6 Aura-Cleansing Tips To Free Yourself From Negativity

Auras act like magnets, picking up vibrational energies that float around everywhere. So it is important to expel any toxic energies from our aura and detox the mind and body.

What Are Your Periods Trying To Say To You?

Cramps, bloating, heavy flow, PMS, and backache; your periods do not fail to surprise you every time they arrive. They are supposedly every woman’s bad days. Your periods are not just about wearing pads and getting with the day, or blaming last night’s dinner for excessive bloating and pain today.[.....]