Act FAST In case of Stroke

ask the patient to raise armsStrokes happen fast, without warning, and the effects can be devastating. If you are with a loved one and they experience stroke symptoms it’s your responsibility to determine whether they’ve had a stroke and to get medical attention as soon as possible. It’s necessary to act FAST.

Binge Eating Disorder in Kids and Teens – Handle the Problem with Utmost Care and Love

binge eating disorderNormally we encourage our children to eat. But when they get a habit of eating more than normal, it becomes a thing of concern. Normally children are not inclined to eat a lot, because they have lots of other things of interest in their lives than eating. Also, eating a lot occurs when the person has some stress, which children normally don’t have. That’s why, if your child is seen to be eating more than normal, s/he may be having some sort of stress and that may be worrisome. Binge eating disorder is such a psychology-related eating disorder, though it is quite rare. But you should at once start binge

Top 9 Ways to Deal with Teenage Depressions

Overcoming DepressionTeenage can be a tough time for your child since the onset of puberty has a significant impact on their emotions and state of mind. During this time they feel surges of attraction, stress of peer pressure, and their bodies go through numerous changes. These feelings or sensations become stronger and more powerful as they advance into the late teens. It is not unusual for a normal, happy child to morph into a depressed teenager with a complete change in demeanor – rest assured thousands of parents face this challenge every day!…

Kidney Failure – Imagine the Havoc it can Cause

human kidney functionSome organs in our body make us aware always of their presence, while many others go on working silently, and the best examples of these is the pair of bean-shaped sacs at our backside called kidneys. Kidneys work for us resiliently but we hardly notice their presence. We pay more attention to our heart, brain, stomach, joints and outer organs. We notice that we have kidneys only in case of kidney failure or other such serious kidney disease.…

Psoriasis – Things You Should Know

Psoriasis on elbowHave you or any of your family members or friends developed red, white or silvery patches on skin? If yes, and if you have neglected them, be careful! It can be psoriasis. This is a chronic skin condition wherein skin cells grow too fast to form patches. The normal pattern of growth of skin cells is slow and it flakes off after around a month. As the old skin cells shed, new cells take their place. On the contrary, in psoriasis, this process is too fast, i.e. within some days. Therefore thick patches of skin are formed which are called plaques. These may be small or large.…

Live Better With Type 2 Diabetes

type 2 diabetes dietAlthough it is not a death sentence, type 2 diabetes is a serious, chronic disease. If you have been diagnosed with this condition and you want to control it, you should be ready to make positive changes in your lifestyle. Follow some type 2 diabetes blog, take care of your diet, be physically active and monitor your blood sugar levels. We would like to help you get started with your new, healthier lifestyle!…