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Science has an explanation for those long, sleepless nights that we dread
It is important that we maintain our good eyesight as we age
Besides using sunscreen, wearing sunglasses and appropriate clothing can go a long way in protecting your skin against the sun's harmful UV rays.
Keeping a beard not only saves time, it has health benefits too.
Modern life is stressful and can lead to many ailments if precautions are not taken.
There are many reasons for a senior to resist assisted care. Here are some tips to get their cooperation.
Cognitive behavioural therapy is used to treat anxiety and depression, and a host of other conditions but it isn't always effective.
Self pity can be debilitating but you can snap out of it.
Not taking charge of our negative emotions can have devastating effects on us.
OCD is an anxiety disorder, not psychosis. This means people with OCD don’t lose connection with reality and are not crazy like most others think.
Mind-healing techniques can be used in combination with conventional medical treatments and natural remedies.
Men have less subcutaneous fat than women and as such store more of this fat around the midsection ie their bellies.
While some herbs can result in temporary sterility, many come with side effects so consume these with caution and always consult your doctor first.
Parents can play a role in encouraging weight loss in their children by being sympathetic towards their needs and being good role models.
Eating more fruits and vegetables, drinking more water and getting more physically active are just some lifestyle changes that will help relieve constipation.
Even so, it is always best to consult your doctor first before introducing common allergy-causing foods into your children's diet.
While some causes of blood in faeces are not life-threatening, others are - so it's always best that you see your doctor immediately.
Remember to feed your child a variety of foods and combine the foods correctly so they get a full spectrum of much-needed nutrients.
Omega-3 is important for a child's brain function, eye health, and abilities such as thinking, remembering, learning, reading and writing.
Your baby should be the size of a big jackfruit or watermelon at this stage but despite the size, you can still have a normal birth through the vagina.
Your doctor may do regular pelvic examinations to determine your baby’s position inside your uterus - top-first, leg-first or bottom-first.
The final touches of your baby's body is taking place - eyelashes, eyebrows, and hair - and you can go into pre-term labour anytime now.
As baby gets bigger, an ultrasound can detect its sex as well as structural abnormalities of the bones and organs if any.
Apart from body changes, there will also be new work and health issues you will have to deal with.