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Protect yourself with vaccines before vacations – Dr. Tabassum Khan

December 7, 2017
Protect yourself with vaccines before vacations – Dr. Tabassum Khan

By Dr. Tabassum Khan, Managing Director, AJ Pharma Holdings With the upcoming year end holidays, most people will be gearing up to spend a week on fun activities or trips with family and friends. This is the perfect opportunity to take time off and head to an exotic destination to relax and unwind from the [...]

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20 minutes of weight training can trim belly fat in men

November 24, 2017
20 minutes of weight training can trim belly fat in men

Healthy men who did twenty minutes of daily weight training had less of an increase in age-related abdominal fat. This is compared to men who spent the same amount of time doing aerobics activities. The study by Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) found that combining weight training and aerobic activity led to the most [...]

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How to take care of your feet

October 27, 2017
How to take care of your feet

You need your feet to get to everywhere, so why not take care of them? 1. Keep an eye on them Your feet take a beating every day, and small problems can turn into big ones if you ignore them. Look over your feet each day for cuts, sores, loose or discolored toenails, swelling, or [...]

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Some tips on how to wake up easier

October 27, 2017
Some tips on how to wake up easier

If you are not the type to easily wake up early, good news: here are some tips on how to do so. 1.    Place your alarm clock out of reach Unless you have another hour or 2 to sleep, hitting the snooze button won’t really help you feel less tired. But there’s another reason to [...]

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How to treat lower leg pain

October 25, 2017
How to treat lower leg pain

Sometimes our lower legs can give us pain. It shouldn’t be that way, however. Below are some common ailments that strike our lower legs and how you can cure them. 1. Muscle cramp. It can strike in your sleep or in the middle of the day. This sudden, tight, intense lower leg pain is sometimes called a “charley horse.” [...]

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5 benefits of coffee

October 25, 2017
5 benefits of coffee

Contrary to widespread belief, coffee is actually healthy. It is loaded with antioxidants and beneficial nutrients that can improve your health. The studies show that coffee drinkers have a much lower risk of several serious diseases. Here are 5 reasons to go for coffee: 1.    It perks you up Coffee can help people feel less [...]

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5 simple steps to a PMS-free life

October 19, 2017
5 simple steps to a PMS-free life

1.    Eat a clean diet Cut out refined flour, sugar, and processed foods. Cut out caffeine and alcohol. Balance your blood sugar by eating protein, such as a protein shake, eggs, and nut butters, for breakfast. Eat evenly throughout the day and don’t skip meals. Don’t eat within three hours of bedtime. Cut out all [...]

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5 drinks to perk you up post-exercise

October 19, 2017
5 drinks to perk you up post-exercise

Proper post-workout hydration is crucial, especially if you want to recover properly and maintain endurance. The good news is, water isn’t the only thing you can drink to replenish lost fluids. Here are some drinks that will replenish your tired body: 1.    Chocolate drink Losing too many electrolytes through sweating can also cause an array [...]

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5 ways to trim that belly fat

October 19, 2017
5 ways to trim that belly fat

Belly fat is detrimental to your health as it can cause diseases. It has been linked to high cholesterol, inflammation, heart disease, stroke and diabetes. Here are 5 ways for a flatter stomach: 1. Consume more fibre, especially soluble fibre. Soluble fibre absorb mass quantities of water, slowing thepassing of food through the digestive tract.This [...]

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What to pack in your allergy relief kit

October 16, 2017
What to pack in your allergy relief kit

These are some essential items to pack in your allergy relief kit: 1.    Eye drops Use eye drops when your eyes get red and itchy. Eye drops ease inflammation so your eyes don’t itch, tear up, or swell. Use antihistamine drops with ketotifen in them before you go outside to prevent symptoms. Try artificial tears [...]

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