A glimpse into pros and cons of water birth

Heard about doulas or about water birth? Delivering a baby inside water has been taken up by a number of hospitals and is racing fast on the “delivery” popularity charts. Water birth is listed under alternative birthing methods and there is a speculation on “are water births safe?” Let’s give you some more details...

Painless delivery: The pros and cons of epidural analgesia

Pregnancy is undoubtedly the most beautiful phase of a couple’s life. But preparing for the birth can both be exciting and anxious for the parents-to-be. While the nine months are full of dreams and planning, the final countdown can make the mother-to-be curious, anxious and fearful about labor and the pain associated with it. However, the...

5 Easy remedies to rid your hair of crawling lice!

Something is definitely crawling in your hair, and the itchiness is so bothersome that it's driving you up the wall! Apparently your beautiful tresses are now a warm haven for the vile wingless creature, the head lice, scientifically known as Pediculus humanus capitis. These tiny parasitic pests live mainly on the scalp and neck...

7 Miraculous ‘kitchen remedies’ for combating acidity bug

Are you squirming uncomfortably because of a loaded stomach, heart burn and acidity? This may be the result of that one extra bite of sumptuous food that was placed in front of you. Now that you couldn’t resist that “put the blame on meal” we shall help you find a way out of this...

Are your kidneys functioning efficiently? Get a check on signs of kidney failure

One of the most important organs in the body is the kidney as it flushes out toxins. Whenever the kidney function gets compromised the toxin level starts to get elevated and the overall health starts to get effected. This improper functioning marks the advent of kidney damage. We can do some simple things to...

Scrunch the yummy carrots for healthy teeth and healthy body

Popping in a Vitamin A pill? Wait a minute, gorge on the crunchy power food, the yummy, red succulent carrot instead and get a shower of health benefits from this remarkable vegetable. Read on for gathering health facts about the juicy carrots: Glowing complexion Need to keep the skin protected from skin damage? Vitamin A and...

7 Cancer fighting herbs & spices!

More and more people are turning to alternative therapy for cancer, to find relief from the symptoms of the condition, alleviate the side effects of radiation or chemotherapy or to prevent spreading of the lethal disease. Cancer takes years to develop, hence prevention, if possible, is preferable to treatment. When it comes to protecting ourselves...

Wait, don’t pop in that calcium supplement? It may be dangerous

Weakness in bones? Grab a calcium supplement, advice the doctors. But have you thought about the way intake of extra calcium can affect your body. This important nutrient that is essential for healthy bones may become a reason for heart disease and other complications if taken in excess quantities. Calcium and bone health Bone health is...

Throbbing headache?? Try these natural cures for relief!

You will be surprised at the number of things that can give you a headache in life. Annoying bosses, marital fights, cranky children, traffic or even the cell-phone yapping of a co-passenger is enough to make your head burst. Physiologically speaking, headaches are caused by constricting of blood vessels or tension created in the...

Want gorgeous glow on skin? Eat and apply the right vitamins

Are you eating all the right veggies and fruits but your face still lacks the luminescent glow? Believe it or not the skin care regime is missing some essential vitamins. The aging signs can be reversed by the help of nutrients. Even if a balanced diet holds the key to a gorgeous skin , according...

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