medplusbeauty Archive

Monsoon related illnesses and precautions

As much as we love the rain, the monsoon season can be a dampener when it comes to your health. While heat and dry weather account for the vast majority of problems related to summer (Read: summer health problems and how to avoid them), the monsoon brings with it dampness, high humidity and water-borne diseases. [&hellip

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Lifestyle Diseases – Don’t be a victim!

Lifestyle diseases refer to conditions developed primarily as a result of prolonged unhealthy habits and lifestyle choices. Common lifestyle diseases usually emerge in middle age, although incidence in earlier ages is also on the rise, and include diabetes, metabolic syndrome, obesity, heart disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), chronic liver disease or cirrhosis, stroke, chronic [&hellip

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Three Beauty Blunders to Avoid

We use makeup to look beautiful and appealing. Makeup helps to hide imperfections and enhance our beautiful facial features. But often mistakes are committed in the way they are applied, either due to sheer ignorance or in an attempt to complete the task in a hurry. These beauty blunders not only ruin the looks when [&hellip

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Sunscreen: Its Importance and Use

“Sometime too hot the eye of heaven shines, And often is his gold complexion dimm’d; And every fair from fair sometime declines,” True. At times the sun is too hot, and this is the time of the year when it’s in full prowess. Although the sun goes behind the clouds, it’s no less potent to harm your skin even at those times. But you can escape the harmful effects of the sun by wearing [&hellip

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Achieving Youthful Skin: Habits to Avoid and Adopt

“The finest clothing made is a person’s own skin,” said Mark Twain and Gwyneth Paltrow noted, “Beauty to me is about being comfortable in your own skin”. To be comfortable in it your skin needs to be glowing and youthful. There are many safe, accessible ways to achieve youthful skin than you might have thought. [&hellip

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Summer health problems and how to avoid them

“Ah, summer, what power you have to make us suffer and like it,” said American writer Russell Baker. There are things to like about summer: the bright, long days, the holidays, the frozen desserts etc, but in most parts of our country, summer is seldom kind because of the soaring mercury levels and brings with [&hellip

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Achieving Good Health: The Basics

Although good health and a long life is a result of multiple genetic and environmental influences, getting a few basics right goes a long way in determining the health and wellbeing of an individual. The simple advice – eat moderately, choose healthy foods, exercise and avoid the things that adversely affect health, is all that [&hellip

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DIY Remedies for Common Skin Problems

Skin issues are common with all of us, you’re not alone. The problems of dry skin, acne-prone skin and, with passing years, the problem of dull, aging skin. To prevent or avoid these concerns, so much care is taken. Still they keep resurfacing. The most common mistake that fail us is the belief that expensive [&hellip

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Eat your way to health

Healthy eating habits along with regular moderate exercise are mainstays for a sound lifestyle and a long lifespan. To establish a healthy eating pattern, it is important to understand the types of food and the nutritional requirements of our body. Foods we eat can broadly be divided into three types: Energy rich foods, body building [&hellip

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Maintain Skin Health for Glowing Makeup Results

Skin health and the beauty achieved by applying makeup are very closely related. Makeup looks best on refreshed, healthy skin, and glowing skin turns more heads than an enviable makeup wardrobe or a perfect hand with makeup. Good skin care habits can keep your skin glowing and add qualities that will continue to enhance your [&hellip

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