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Tips to Find a Good Gym in Chennai

Consumption of processed foods, lack of physical exercise leads to obesity. In India, obesity is emerging in southern cities at a very fast rate especially in Chennai, a metropolitan city in India. As per records of National Family Health Survey which was conducted in Chennai, 19.8% of the male population and 24.4% of the female…

Heroin – 5 Things You Need to Know

What is Heroin? Heroin is a drug that is used to diminish pain in a medical context, however, it is used and abused for its recreational effects of sedation, muscle relaxation, pain relief, and euphoria. Heroin is a depressant, and like other depressants and opiates (OxyCotin, OxyCodone) can cause serious physical dependence. If you or…

5 Common Rashes That Can Cause Foot Pain and Irritation

Rashes aren’t generally known for being terrifying. In fact, Hollywood has yet to produce a B-grade horror movie called, “The Rash That Came From Nowhere,” or “The Rash That Ate Omaha.” So, rashes don’t really inspire a great deal of fear, but they are annoying and can be very uncomfortable. For some people (such as…

Health Benefits Of Truffles

Although truffles are very costly, there are now many more reasons to eat it apart from the truth that it is very exciting to eat a delicacy. One of these reasons is you are consuming truffles because these may bring you health benefits. Through the years, contentions have been hounding the health benefits and nutritional…

Systematic Desensitization – How To Eliminate Phobias

Clinicians use different psychotherapies to manage anxiety disorders. Systematic desensitization is one of those therapies which have got popularity among psychologist’s community for its effectiveness in reducing anxiety disorders. Therapy is effective in reducing symptoms of panic disorder and post traumatic stress disorder. Primarily, therapy has gained popularity through its remarkable effects on reduction of…

Does IBS Cause Anxiety? 8 Tips For Anxiety Relief

Anyone with Irritable Bowel Syndrome knows that IBS causes anxiety. Not knowing when bowel symptoms will strike is enough to make the calmest person feel stress and anxiety. Apart from being unpredictable, IBS symptoms may cause you anxiety in a couple of other ways: – Chronic diarrhea is dehydrating, and your body reacts to dehydration…

Complications With Walking Pneumonia

Walking pneumonias, also referred to as mycoplasma pneumonia or atypical pneumonia, results due to an infection by a pathogen known as Mycoplasma pneumoniae. This form of pneumonia is mild and not as severe as other types of pneumonia. The symptoms develop and surface slowly over a period of one to three weeks. Often the symptoms…

Spotting and Preventing Professional Suicide

“This job is killing me!” That statement may seem to be an exaggeration, but in looking closely at the work environment, it has become apparent there is a serious malady affecting the productivity of organizations. This malady has been coined ‘professional suicide,’ by a company which was among the first to become aware of the…