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10 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT YOUR TOT'S TEETH

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WHEN TEETH ERUPT
Your baby is born with 20 teeth below the gums, and they usually start coming through between 6 months and a year. Most children have their full set of teeth by 3 years old.
TEETHING SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS
Teething can be a rite of passage for babies and parents alike. As their teeth come in, some babies may become fussy, sleepless and irritable, lose their appetite or drool more than usual. Diarrhea, rashes and a fever are not caused by teething. If your baby has a fever or diarrhea while teething or continues to be cranky and uncomfortable, call your physician.
WHEN TO START BRUSHING WITH TOOTHPASTE
Decay can happen as soon as teeth first appear. If you see some pearly whites peeking out when your little one smiles, it's time to pick up a tube of fluoride toothpaste. Find one with the ADA Seal of Acceptance.
HOW MUCH TOOTHPASTE TO USE
It doesn't take much to clean your child's teeth. Until you're confident that your child can brush o…

CORONAVIRUS DISEASE (COVID-19) ADVICE FOR THE PUBLIC WASH YOUR HANDS FREQUENTLY

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CORONAVIRUS DISEASE (COVID-19) ADVICE FOR THE PUBLIC
WASH YOUR HANDS FREQUENTLY
Wash your hands frequently with soap and water or use an alcohol-based hand rub if your hands are not visibly dirty.

Why? Washing your hands with soap and water or using alcohol-based hand rub eliminates the virus if it is on your hands.
PRACTICE RESPIRATORY HYGIENE
When coughing and sneezing, cover mouth and nose with flexed elbow or tissue – discard tissue immediately into a closed bin and clean your hands with alcohol-based hand rub or soap and water.

Why? Covering your mouth and nose when coughing and sneezing prevent the spread of germs and viruses. If you sneeze or cough into your hands, you may contaminate objects or people that you touch.
MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCING
Maintain at least 1 metre (3 feet) distance between yourself and other people, particularly those who are coughing, sneezing and have a fever.

Why? When someone who is infected with a respiratory disease, like 2019-nCoV,…

PANCREATITIS

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The Pancreas is one of the most important organ which is located behind the stomach in the upper left abdomen. It is surrounded by other organs such as small intestine, liver and spleen. Pancreas plays an essential role in converting the food into fuel for the body’s cells. The pancreas has two main functions: an exocrine function that helps in digestion and an endocrine function that regulates blood sugar.
Pancreatitis is a pathologic inflammation of the pancreas. Acute Pancreatitis occurs suddenly and last for many days while Chronic Pancreatitis occurs over many years. Pancreatitis is one of the least common diseases of the digestive system. Severe Pancreatitis can cause life threatening complications
SYMPTOMS OF ACUTE PANCREATITIS:
Upper abdominal painAbdominal pain reaching to backSevere abdominal pain after eatingFeverNauseaVomitingRapid pulse SYMPTOMS OF CHRONIC PANCREATITIS:
Upper abdominal painLosing weight without tryingSteatorrhea CAUSES OF PANCREATITIS:
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BLEEDING GUMS? HERE ARE THE COMMON CAUSES OF YOUR PROBLEM

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Having blood coming out of your gums may seem normal, but if it happens frequently, then it is time for you to take action because it could be a sign of a more serious condition if left untreated for too long.
​WITHOUT FURTHER ADO, HERE ARE THE COMMON CAUSES OF BLEEDING GUMS:
GINGIVITIS
If you are having bleeding gums, then it is a sign of gum inflammation, better known as gingivitis.

A common and mild form of gum disease, it is caused by buildup of plaque along the gumline, resulting in irritated, red and swollen gums that can bleed when you brush your teeth.

If left untreated, gingivitis will lead to periodontitis, resulting in damage to the tissues and bone that support your teeth in the long term.

Periodontitis inflames and infects your gums, causing them to pulling away from the roots of your teeth, resulting in loss of teeth along with bad breath, bad taste in your mouth, a change in how you bite food, and red, swollen and tender gums.
HARD BRUSHING / HARD-BRIST…

WANT TO KEEP YOUR BLOOD SUGAR LEVELS IN CONTROL? CHECK OUT THESE EASY HOME REMEDIES

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WANT TO KEEP YOUR BLOOD SUGAR LEVELS IN CONTROL? CHECK OUT THESE EASY HOME REMEDIES
High levels of sugar in the blood leads to diabetes. So, blood sugar levels are needed to be checked regularly. Strict consultation and medication can only treat high blood sugar levels. Apart from that, home remedies can be followed to lower the risk of high blood sugar and control it. The home remedies should only be practised with proper medications. Do consult your doctor before opting for any of the home remedies. Check out the home remedies to lower blood sugar levels.
REGULAR WORKOUT
Regular exercise can help to lose weight and increase insulin sensitivity, which means the body cells can use the available sugar in our bloodstream better. Also, exercise helps the muscle to use blood sugar for energy and muscle contraction. Some of the workouts for this are weight lifting, brisk walking, running, biking, dancing, hiking, swimming and more.
KEEP A CHECK ON THE CARBS INTAKE
Carbs…

5 EXERCISES TO STRENGTHEN YOUR BRAIN & BOOST YOUR PRODUCTIVITY

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As your body needs to be exercised, so does your brain

We all know that to be at the best of our health, we need to exercise. Have we ever thought that exercise is important for our minds too? To get the best of anything, you need to work towards it. The same logic applies to the functioning of your brain and mind as well. Studies have proved that to attend maximum brain health you need to exercise and strengthen it.

Brain training is a thing that boosts your intelligence, improves its productivity, boosts your focus. While we often don’t give much importance to brain exercises, various researches prove how it is very essential.

Brain’s plasticity which is its ability to adapt and change lets it evolve even when you are growing old. As we learn new things, our brain finds its way to form a new network and work long with it. This process makes the brain more open to adaptation. The benefit of brain exercise is simple- it keeps your mind sharp as you age.

Now let's tackle some brain exe…

5 EASY OFFICE EXERCISES TO DO WHEN YOU’RE PREGNANT

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Stuck at your desk feeling uncomfortable and achy? Have a go at our simple pregnancy excises - you don’t even need to leave your desk. ​HERE ARE 5 EASY OFFICE EXERCISE 1. SHOULDER CIRCLES
Help prevent rounded shoulders and relieve tension with some chest-opening shoulder circles.

While seated, rotate your shoulders backwards and down, trying to make the biggest circles you can. And breathe.
​2. LEG EXTENSIONS
Leg extensions are great for strengthening your thigh muscles, which will come in handy during active labour.
Start by ‘zipping up’
Imagine a thread is attached to your belly button from the inside and is pulling your belly button towards your spine. While doing this, put your finger on your belly button. You should feel it move upwards slightly and the muscles around it tighten, but you will still be able to breathe normally.

We recommend ‘zipping up’ before you do any exercises to protect your back and stoma
For the leg extensions:
1. Sit on a chair, feet hip width apart; toes, kn…