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Promoting the Pink Ribbon: Myths Surrounding Breast Cancer – III

There are certain myths surrounding Breast Cancer. Read on to know more: Myth 1: A lump in the breast is a sure shot of sign of breast cancer The Truth Well, every lump detected in the breast need not necessarily be malignant. Quite a small percentage of breast lumps actually turn out to be cancerous. But a lump in the breast that is hard should never be ignored. Myth 2: Only women are affected; not men

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Promoting the Pink Ribbon: Symptoms and Risk Factors of Breast Cancer – II

Currently, the widespread use of screened mammograms has enabled in early detection of breast cancer comparatively easier and simpler. In some cases presence of breast cancer is detected even before it shows any proper symptoms. A lump in the breast or in the region around the armpits is the most common symptom of breast cancer. A mass or lump that is hard, usually painless and has irregular edges, are most likely to be cancerous; however,

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Watermelons – Super Food for Your Health

We are always hearing about how imperative it is to eat fruits, but how much do we actually know about their positive effect on our overall wellness.  The benefits of eating fruits are definitely far reaching, from adding fiber to your diet to protecting you from lethal diseases. Citrullus lanatus as the watermelon is botanically named is a vine-like flowering plant which is thought to have originated in Southern Africa. Summer is the time to

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Walking Meditation

With the word meditation one gets a mental image of a crossed legged person sitting in a quiet place. This can be a choice for some, however, others choose more active route of mindfulness. This is termed as Walking Meditation. Mindfulness means ability to be aware of what is going on both inside and around us. This is an art of Multitasking. Buddha propagated walking meditation which means while walking one is mindful of the

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Promoting the Pink Ribbon – I

Angelina Jolie has finally made her first appearance since she underwent a “preventive double mastectomy” after discovering that she had more than eight percent chances of developing breast cancer. There’s no doubt that she has made an extremely brave decision, but how many women would like to think in those lines – as to getting their breasts removed? Probably the very essence of femininity. Well, actually how many of us have a complete awareness about

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Amazing Aloe Vera: Health Benefits of Plant Juice

In our last post of aloe vera, we focused on the benefits of this amazing plant for skin. But did you know that consumption of aloe vera juice or even the gel has multifarious advantages? That is actually helps in digestion and reducing inflammation. Read on to know more about the health benefits of aloe vera juice. Helps in Digestion Drinking natural aloe vera juice helps in increasing the digestive powers. It regularises bowel movements

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Amazing Aloe Vera – Health Benefits for Skin

We often come across advertisements on television of cosmetics that has aloe vera content in it. From creams to soaps and many more body care and hair care products claim the benefits of aloe vera for the skin. So, this time I made an effort to dig into the uniqueness of this plant. And the result is this post. A succulent plant species, Aloe Vera has its origins in Africa; it was introduced in the

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Woh 7 Din

“Inhale and bend the right leg backward grasping the left foot with your left hand while simultaneously extending the right arm straight out in front”, my yoga teacher directed us for the Natraj Pose. After 6 months it was a pride that I effortlessly moved in the pose. Yoga teacher continued softly, “Remain in the pose with a sharp focus on the wall directly in front of you.” Her last direction collapsed me on yoga

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Chronicles of a Mom-to-be!! Woo Ho!! PART 7

The last couple of weeks has my little orange growing by leaps and bounds, and inches and pounds!  And as those little arms and legs start to pack more of a punch, they definitely are my primary source of entertainment. Between midnight bathroom runs, a racing mind, cramping legs, sporting a basketball in your midsection – it’s no wonder that I can’t settle down for a comfortable sleep at nights. Definitely a prep course for

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Health and Wellness – Part II

We often discuss health. But what is health – rather good health. We referred to the dictionary for the first post, but – to be very honest, good health is difficult to define. However, keeping in mind that bad health is equated with the presence of a disease, ideally good health should not only be the absence of a disease but, from a broader perspective good health should encompass a much positive idea about both

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