Home Health Wellness Wellness oi-Staff By Shubham Ghosh on March 12, 2018 This could be quite surprising to hear, but a new study has indeed shown that regular dental check-ups can help you have better lungs as well, besides of course a good oral health. According to reports, the new study has said that by seeing the dental specialist regularly and by cleaning the teeth, you can actually have an added advantage of avoiding pneumonia by reducing the bacteria that can otherwise infect your lungs/respiratory process. So, for those who really hate to see a dentist thinking about the embarrassment and pain caused by keeping their mouth wide open, this could be an incentive to negate pneumonia, which can be fatal, especially among the elderly people, children and those who are affected by serious lung diseases. The study said that people who never felt it necessary to go to a dentist have 86 per cent more chances of getting affected by bacterial pneumonia than those who did … [Read more...] about Did You Know That A Good Oral Health Can Also Help You Avoid Pneumonia?
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Home Health Wellness Wellness oi-Amritha K By Amritha K on December 5, 2019 Every year, 5 December is observed as World Soil Day, raising awareness on the growing problem due to population expansion. The theme of World Soil Day 2019 is 'Stop Soil Erosion, Save our Future', which focuses on raising awareness on the increasing challenges in soil management and y encouraging organisations, governments, communities, and individuals around the world to work towards improving the soil health and its conservation. Initiated in 2002 by the International Union of Soil Sciences, the day was supported by the Food And Agriculture Organization of the United Nations as a global awareness-raising platform under the leadership of the Kingdom of Thailand and within the framework of the Global Soil Partnership. In December 2013, UN General Assembly at the 68th session declared 5 December as World Soil Day. The first World Soil Day was celebrated on 5 December 2014. On this World Soil Day, … [Read more...] about World Soil Day 2019: Impact Of Soil On Your Health
Home Health Wellness Wellness oi-Praveen By Praveen Kumar | Updated: Tuesday, April 21, 2015, 12:54 [IST] All of us would really love to wake up early, but only a few of us manage to do so day after day. If you are still not convinced about its advantages, read on. Many recent studies have found the link between productivity and sleep patterns and they finally concluded that early risers tend to do well than the rest. Benefits Of Drinking Lemon Water In Morning Of course, waking up early adds up an hour more to your daily schedule which means a lot in this busy world. More time in your hand would mean more productivity too. Also, early risers tend to sleep earlier than the rest which is healthy for the body too. Tips To Beat Monday Morning Laziness Your sleep repairs all your tissues including your mind and skin. Lack of sleep spoils your productivity, health and your skin too. Putting that aside, let us move on to the reasons why you must wake up early morning. Better … [Read more...] about Reasons To Wake Up Early In The Morning
Home Health Disorders cure Disorders Cure oi-Lekhaka By Deepannita Das on July 11, 2019 Wheezing is a respiratory disorder and usually, it can be identified by a high-pitched whistling sound while you exhale and in severe cases when you inhale. Caused by inflamed or narrowed airways, over a period of time, wheezing can lead to serious health issues and demands proper diagnosis and treatment. To put it into perspective, the American Thoracic Society Committee on pulmonary nomenclature defines wheezes as high-pitched continuous sounds with a dominant frequency of 400 Hz or more. Rhonchi are characterized as low-pitched continuous sounds with a dominant frequency of about 200 Hz or less. Therefore, wheezes are continuous lung sounds  . What Causes Wheezing While there are numerous reasons that can generate wheeze, few minor to severe conditions are listed below : Post nasal drip Carcinoid tumours Foreign body inhalation Forced exhalation by normal individuals … [Read more...] about Wheezing: Symptoms, Causes And Treatment