Thursday, 07 Jul, 2022

Lifestyle

Bleeding gums: a ticking bomb

Healthy gums don't bleed, so if you spot blood when you brush or floss, it could be a sign of gum problems. This is a widespread problem in Bangladesh, affecting 29% of adults.  One of the main causes leading to bleeding gums is plaque build-up. Dental plaque is that soft,

Make your Home Monsoon-friendly

Can there be no better place to enjoy the savories other than the comfort of your home? An even better idea is to invite a few friends and have a snack party. To enjoy nature’s bounty to the fullest, you must take care of your crib! Just keep some tips in mind and take a few

Workout tips for men over 40

“One of the biggest myths is that you need to be in your 20s to achieve your dream body,” said Miten Kakaiya, fitness coach and founder of Miten Says Fitness.  However, “the truth is,” he continued, “that there is no such age bar. With the right plan,

4 easy tips for a productive morning

It is not easy create a productive morning routine, but the benefits outweigh the labour and initial discomfort. What you do first thing in the morning, good or bad, sets the mood for the rest of the day. In the end, a productive morning means one stresses less, is more efficient, and has

Enjoying a cup of tea like a royal

While the Bangladeshi culture is obsessed with dipping their biscuits and toasts in 'cha' - milk tea, while relishing their evening snacks and watching their favourite soap opera, the Britons and the royals do it differently. They'd rather enjoy a piece of scone covered in jam

5 foods that help to control hypertension

Hypertension is just another name for high blood pressure. As we all know, high blood pressure leads to multiple health problems, namely heart diseases, increased chances of stroke, and a host of health complications. High stress and unhealthy lifestyle and bad eating habits all

12 Daily Habits You Must Follow For a Happy Life

Developing a healthy lifestyle habit is a simple but powerful strategy to develop consistency in your health. Your daily routine impacts not just on your overall health, but also your anxiety levels, sleeping habits, and eating patterns. Although it may be tempting to change everything

What causes long COVID? Canadian researchers think they’ve found a key clue

Olympic gold medallist Alex Kopacz may be used to being out of breath when pushing a bobsled, but last year after he was hospitalized for COVID-19, he experienced a very different kind of breathlessness. He was put on oxygen for two months and experienced a number of other health

Best exercise time differs for men and women: Study 

Exercise is good for you whenever you do it, but the time of day to achieve the best result may be different for women and men, according to a US study. It found women burned more body fat during morning exercise, whereas evenings counted more for men. Much of what is known on this

World Nutrition Day 2022: Nutrition mistakes that are making you unhealthy

We all want to be healthy and adopt practices that improve our overall well-being, yet due to our hectic lifestyles and stress, we may be ignoring certain health basics that could go a long way in achieving out fitness goals. Eating less is one of the biggest mistakes we make in our

7 Tips to stay productive while working

Sitting in front of a screen for the majority part of the day can be tiring. It not only hinders your health but also reduces your productivity. Maintaining a healthy state of mind while working is essential for your overall well-being. Long hours in front of the screen can also

World Hypertension Day: Tricks to control blood pressure 

There are multiple modifiable risk factors that contribute to the cause of hypertension including smoking, sedentary lifestyle, high salt intake and stress. Hypertension is one of the leading causes of death globally each year, accounting for up to 30 per cent of myocardial

How you can keep your teeth healthy

Instead of going to the dentist for a regular check-up, people often visit them when they have a problem, or when the situation has gone out of hand. While the issue of cavities is common, it is avoidable, and people need to know what they can do in order to maintain dental hygiene and

Can fitness apps be as effective as a personal trainer?

As we start 2022, lots of us will be resuming the battle to lose weight and get fit. A wealth of high-tech fitness apps are now available to help, but are they anywhere near as good as hiring a human personal trainer? Four years ago, Jenny Wiener was in a fitness slump. She wanted

Tricks you should adopt to combat premature hair greying

Healthy and shiny hair is a sign of good overall health and youthfulness. Hair can significantly alter one’s appearance and provide a sense of self-confidence. Some researchers say that it also plays an important role in how one is perceived by others.  However, these days

5 tests every woman in their 40s must take

As we age our body undergoes subtle changes. Physical appearance is just one thing, which is visible to all, the hormones and stress level takes a serious toll on our internal system.  For women, the situation is even grimmer as the onset of the perimenopause phase makes them more

High caffeine intake linked to increased risk of blinding eye disease: Study

You might want to keep a check on your daily intake of caffeine as a new study has found that consuming large amounts of daily caffeine may increase the risk of glaucoma more than three-fold for those with a genetic predisposition to higher eye pressure. The findings of the study were

Signs your spouse isn't loyal to you

Signs your spouse isn't loyal to you even though they don't cheat Being loyal to someone on all fronts is like treading on thin ice. It’s a trait that only some people have. There are many moments when the urge to cheat beats a loving and committed relationship. From time

5 Omega-3 Rich Foods To Add To Your Summer Diet

Omega 3 Fatty acid is an essential macronutrient Highlights Omega 3 fatty acids are essential for the healthy functioning of the body Omega 3 fatty acids are present in various natural foods Omega 3 fatty acids are not produced by the body We have often heard that it is important to

Early indicators of long COVID

Long COVID or post-COVID syndrome has become a rising concern amongst people. While the increase in the number of long haulers in severe COVID-patients was already known, studies have claimed that over 50% of COVID patients with mild and moderate symptoms also go on to experience medical