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Skincare Tips: Can Deodorants Cause Breast Cancer? Dermatologist Tells The Truth

Deodorants are nothing short of a necessity, especially someone who sweats a lot. However, many people fear the use of deodorants as they contain parabens-which according to studies can cause breast cancer. Parabens are used in numerous food and personal care products. They are said to have a chemical structure that is similar to oestrogen - this means that they can mimic effects of oestrogen hormone in the body. While there has been no evidence confirming that parabens in deodorants can cause breast cancer, there are still a lot of apprehensions about deodorants. Clarifying those apprehensions and giving a 4-1-1 about deodorants is dermatologist Dr Kiran Lohia. Keep reading to know what she has to say about the safety of deodorants.

How does high blood pressure affect your heart?

The relationship between heart and the blood circulation is analogous to central pumping station of water supply and the distribution system. Whenever multiple blocks develop in the distribution system, the central pumping station or the heart in a human body is affected. The normal size of the heart is equivalent to a closed fist. The normal thickness of the walls of the heart is 6 to 11 mm depending on age and gender. When the thickness is more on the left side it is called left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) and vice versa. Normal weight of the heart ranges from 200 to 400 grams depending on the gender and body surface area. When the weight is more, it is called increased left ventricle mass.

World Heart Day: Exercise And Yoga Can Improve Your Heart Health; Know The Best Exercises And Yoga Poses For A Healthy Heart

World Heart Day is observed on every 29 September to create awareness about the steps to maintain a healthy heart. Heart health requires some extra attention and healthy practices. From a healthy diet to regular exercise there are various healthy practices you need to follow to preserve your heart health. Regular exercise is the key to stay fit and the most natural way to reduce the risk of heart diseases. Similarly, yoga also can help in supporting a healthy heart. Both yoga and exercise supports the functioning of the heart. They also reduce the other risk factors which can trigger the risk of heart diseases like obesity, high blood pressure, bad cholesterol levels and many more.

Iron Deficiency: Best Iron-Rich Foods To Boost Your Haemoglobin Naturally

Like all mums, I was careful with my older two kids and worried what they ate when they were little. I didn't give them bottles as babies and breastfed each kid till almost 2 years. I couldn't cook as a young mum and only did a little baking. My life changed when my older son was diagnosed with Celiac disease. I had started baking for them. I did have an advantage and I understood food as I had a Masters from The Oberoi School of Hotel Management (OCLD). But my 'Aha!' moment came when we realised that Mannat has Celiac. I worked very hard to understand the disease along with understanding how I can use natural ingredients to improve overall health.

World Pharmacist Day 2019 Theme And Significance: Safe And Effective Medicines For All

World Pharmacist Day observed on every September 25 creates awareness about the role of a pharmacist in improving health. It highlights the importance of medicine experts in one's life. On this day many activities are organised all over the world to let people understand the crucial role a pharmacist play in the medical world. This day was formulated by the FIP Council in Istanbul, Turkey in 2009.

Type 2 diabetes: Know how this nut can help control blood sugar

As a lifestyle disease, diabetes is a growing challenge in India with an estimated 8.7 per cent diabetic population in the age group of 20 and 70 years. As per the World Health Organization, the rising prevalence of diabetes and other non-communicable diseases is driven by a combination of factors — rapid urbanisation, sedentary lifestyles, unhealthy diets, tobacco use and increasing life expectancy.

World Rose Day: A Day To Bring Happiness In The Lives Of Cancer Patients

September 22 is observed as World Rose Day, for bringing happiness in the lives of people around the world who are fighting with cancer. It's also a day to spread awareness about the disease. On World Rose Day, hand-made roses, cards and gifts are offered to cancer patients. Special events are organised to give strength to those suffering from cancer.  Rose, a symbol of love, tenderness and concern, is offered to cancer patients to give them strength as they face the cancer battle.

Weight Loss: This 4-Ingredient Healthy Juice May Help You Detox

If you have been bingeing quite a lot on greasy foods lately, it's time for you to put a halt on this routine as over-indulging in junk could spell danger for your overall health in the long run. To steer clear of its harmful effects, it is best to follow a diet that is enriched with all essential macro and micro nutrients. One of the easiest ways to incorporate all the major nutrients in diet is by drinking juice of fruits and vegetables. How about drinking a wholesome juice with anti-inflammatory properties in it?!

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