Home Pregnancy parenting Kids Kids on May 10, 2022 As per local media reports, at least 82 cases of tomato fever have been reported in Kollam city, Kerala. All confirmed cases involve children under five, and they have been reported by local govt hospitals. The total number of tomato fever cases in the state may be even higher if private hospital numbers are included. What Is Tomato Fever? Tomato fever, also referred to as tomato flu, is a rare viral infection that mainly affects children under five. According to reports, the state health department is closely monitoring the situation and has taken preventive measures in the areas where the cases have been reported-Aryankavu, Anchal and Neduvathur  . In India, tomato fever is an unidentified fever that is mostly found in Kerala state. Whether the disease is a viral fever or an aftereffect of chikungunya or dengue fever is still debated. Affected individuals have … [Read more...] about Tomato Fever Reported In Kerala: Know Causes, Symptoms, Treatment And Prevention
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Home Health Disorders cure Disorders Cure on June 8, 2017 Let's admit it, as humans we are prone to at least a few diseases in our life-time, if not many, right? Diseases, especially these days, have become more common than changing seasons and we have come to accept the fact that we cannot escape from diseases. It is said that, earlier, before the advent of technology and increase in pollution, diseases did not affect people as often as they do today. As the population and technological advancements grew, work pressure, financial woes, pollution, stress, poor lifestyle choices like unhealthy diet, lack of time to exercise, etc - all came into the picture. These are said to be some of the main causes for the abundance of various diseases that affect us today. Now, there are different kinds of diseases that affect humans. Some can be caused by injuries, some of them through abnormalities found internally and the most common … [Read more...] about Common Kitchen Ingredients That Can Work As Powerful Antibiotics!
Home Pregnancy parenting Prenatal Prenatal on October 6, 2020 Pregnancy is a time of joy, excitement and anticipation. As much as you are excited and waiting to see your baby, you also need to be extra cautious about your lifestyle habits that could affect the foetus during pregnancy. Pregnant women need to know what they should and shouldn't do to minimise risks that could affect their foetuses' health during pregnancy. Most often pregnant women are bombarded with information and recommendations from their family members and friends, books, and of course, the internet, regarding what they should do and shouldn't do during pregnancy. This leads to confusion and misinformation. So, we've listed down the do's and don'ts which pregnant women should follow during their pregnancy period. Dos In Pregnancy 1. Take prenatal vitamins Prenatal vitamins are designed to meet your daily vitamin and mineral … [Read more...] about 16 Dos And Don’ts During Pregnancy You May Not Know
Home Health Wellness Wellness on July 28, 2021 World Hepatitis Day is observed on 28 July every year. The day aims to create awareness and eradicate the silent killer called viral hepatitis. It is a group of infectious diseases known as hepatitis A, B, C, D and E that can cause both acute (short-term) and chronic (long-term) liver diseases. Hepatitis causes 1.4 million deaths every year, being the second major infectious disease after tuberculosis. Studies also mention that nine times more people are affected by hepatitis than HIV  . What Is Hepatitis B? Hepatitis B is an infection of your liver, causing scarring of the organ, liver failure and cancer and is caused by the hepatitis B virus. It is transmitted through contact with infectious bodily fluids like vaginal secretions or semen, and blood which contains the hepatitis B virus (HBV). The infection can also spread by tattooing, sharing razors, … [Read more...] about World Hepatitis Day 2021: Healthy Diet For Hepatitis B Patients
Home Health Wellness Wellness on May 23, 2022 | Reviewed By Arya Krishnan Our body's immune system is responsible for protecting us from diseases caused by bacteria, viruses, and toxins. A well-functioning immune system help removes foreign bodies and malignant cells from the system. In addition, it helps regulate the immune responses against harmless external triggers such as food or the body's tissue. The immune system is incredibly complex. From colds to the flu to COVID-19, it must be capable of fighting off a wide range of illnesses and infections without becoming overly aggressive, causing autoimmune disorders. Despite this complexity, you can do a few things to help strengthen your immune system. So, how can you improve your immune system? Find out how you can improve your immunity by improving your daily habits. Daily Habits To Improve Immunity 1. Sleep more than seven hours Lack of sleep has been … [Read more...] about 9 Daily Habits To Improve Immunity
Home Health Wellness Wellness on July 28, 2021 Piercings have come a long way. From getting them done for the sake of culture and tradition to using it as a form of self-expression, bodily piercings are something that will never go out of style. Oral piercing or mouth piercing is actually, a small hole in your tongue, lip, cheek, or uvula which is done to wear jewellery. Apart from the edgy look they add to your physical appearance, oral piercings can negatively impact your health in various ways. Your mouth contains millions of bacteria, making oral piercings a trigger for swelling and infections  . From interfering with speaking and swallowing to causing excessive bleeding from an accidental piercing of a blood vessel or artery, oral piercings are something that have to be given critical attention on. Studies and medical experts point out that, oral infections do not just cause minor infections but severe ones … [Read more...] about World Hepatitis Day 2021: Oral Piercing Could Lead To Endocarditis, Hepatitis And Other Serious Infections?