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The Unexpected Environmental Consequences of COVID-19

The lockdown orders to battle the COVID-19 pandemic have resulted in cleaner air throughout the world. However, it hasn’t been uniformly positive for the environment. Where COVID-19 has brought anxiety, worry, and social distancing, it has also brought piles and piles of trash and waste. Businesses have been encouraging people to bring bags or containers…

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Weight Gain And Quarantine: What Should You Know?

Coronavirus has disrupted everyone’s lives. Life in a lockdown is a perfect setup for gaining weight. In the last 30 days, over half a million users on Facebook have used terms quarantine weight gain, quarantine15, and #quarantineweight gain. “Quarantine 15” may sound cute, but it resembles to the weight gain. Reasons for weight gain The three…

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How To Keep Your Home Flu-Proof?

Flu germs can spread from one person to another, even before you know it. You can avoid this by practicing a few simple rules at home. Practice these steps to keep everyone in your home safe and protected from the flu: 1. Get vaccinated Vaccination is the most important step you need to take to…

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Palforzia: FDA Approved Drug To Treat Peanut Allergy

“The FDA has approved the drug Palforzia to treat reactions to accidental exposures to peanuts in children with food allergies.” Peanut allergy affects approximately 1 million children in the US and only 1 out of 5 of these children will outgrow their allergy. ~FDA There is no cure for peanut allergy so it’s important for…

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8 Tips To Beat Bloating

Abdominal bloating not only looks bad but can cause physical discomfort too. It’s a condition that can be avoided pretty easily. The real cause of bloating is intestinal gas – not “water weight” unless it is caused by a medical condition such as liver or heart disease. Here are some tips that can help you…

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How To Cope With Depression Relapse?

“Do you know, depression affects around 7 percent of adults in the United States every year?” Depression relapse is a condition when a person slides back into depression during recovery from an earlier episode. The chances of relapse are more within 2 months of stopping treatment for a previous episode. Early signs of a depression…

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Everything About Sun Poisoning

  Sun poisoning doesn’t really mean you’ve been poisoned. It is a term used to describe a severe case of sunburn. Sun poison is a burn usually from ultraviolet radiation that inflames your skin. What causes sunburn? Spending too much time out in the sun can lead to various health issues – from mild dehydration…

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What You Should Know About Melatonin?

Melatonin is a natural hormone produced by a pineal gland in your body. This pea-sized gland is found just above the middle of the brain.  This gland stays inactive during the day and gets turned on by the SCN when the sun goes down i.e., during the night (around 9 pm). Melatonin levels in the…

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Things That Can Affect Your Heart

Heart disease is the number one killer of both men and women in the United States.  “More than 610,000 Americans die of it annually; that’s one in every four deaths.” The high-risk factors that affect your heart health are smoking, obesity, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and a lack of exercise. It must be a surprise for…

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Things To Know About Anemia

Anemia is the most common condition throughout the world. It affects an estimated 24.8 percent of the world’s population. Anemia is a condition when your body doesn’t have enough healthy red blood cells to carry oxygen throughout your body. Basically, the red blood cells contain hemoglobin that holds oxygen together. Symptoms of Anemia The various…