June 5, 2019

Here’s Why You NEED to See the Dentist- Even if You’re an Adult

Dental hygiene is critical for your health. You can’t be a healthy, thriving human being and ignore your teeth. Don’t let a vague fear of dentist stop you from taking care of your mouth. In addition to brushing and flossing regularly, you also need to see the dentist. If you’re riddled with anxiety, you can also see a sedation dentist who will address your concerns to ensure your comfortability throughout any procedures you might need. You’ll be sedated during your appointment so you don’t have to experience the pain and stress sometimes associated with dental visits.



May 20, 2019

Cashew Apple Juice Recipes & Health Benefits of Cashew Apple

Cashew apples had been growing abundantly in our garden during the months of March and April. And we had a great time eating these fruits either by cutting them in slices or in juice form.

cashews growing on a cashew tree at our house



May 15, 2019

Pregnancy Migraine- How dangerous is it?

Severe headaches and migraines are something which should never be neglected during any stage of your pregnancy. Sometime back, I had shared the ordeal of a woman who had extremely severe headaches and nightmares during her pregnancy which ultimately led to an unfortunate miscarriage. Read all about it in "Are severe headaches in pregnancy a sign of miscarriage?"

pregnant woman with headaches and migraines worried about her pregnancy


April 26, 2019

Smelling With The Tongue? Really?

Well, for most of us this may be unbelievable but a new research conducted by Monell Chemical Senses Center in Philadelphia has found that in addition to our nose we can smell with our tongue also.

woman extending her tongue


April 5, 2019

Happy Ugadi / Gudi Padwa 2019

Dear Readers,


Ugadi means..
New Life
New Hope
New Aspirations
New Beginning
Let's make each day Ugadi!

May this year all your dreams turn into reality and all your efforts into great achievements.
Happy ugadi!

April 3, 2019

Is petroleum jelly suitable for cuts and wounds?

Petroleum jelly aka Vaseline is a versatile product that has innumerable health, beauty and skin care uses. For minor cuts and burns, application of vaseline is recommended to protect the skin and lock in the moisture. Even the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) recommends the use of petroleum jelly for wound care! According to AAD, application of petroleum jelly after washing the area with soap & water, prevents the wound from drying out and forming a scab and  also helps prevent a scar from getting too large, deep or itchy.


April 1, 2019

Fewer reproductive years in a woman can increase dementia risk

When I read about a study that says "Fewer reproductive years in women linked to an increased risk of dementia", I was intrigued. Earlier, I had mentioned about a study which links being underweight to hitting menopause early. Early menopause is linked with a higher risk of osteoporosis, cardiovascular disease, Parkinson's disease and dementia.


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