Impact of Climate Change In Human Health

Before getting into the topic, let’s discuss two terms- Weather and Climate. Many are still committing mistakes believing that both the terms are the same. But there is a significant difference between the two. Weather refers to the short term changes in the Atmosphere. On the other hand, Climate describes the Weather for a long period of time. Here we discuss Climate change and how it affects human health and life.

The Changing Climate

When does Climate change occur? Climate change occurs when the Earth’s Climate System ( Atmosphere, hydrosphere, Cryosphere, Biosphere, and Lithosphere) result in new Weather patterns that end for a few decades or millions of years. This changing climate also affects human health and hygiene. Climate change results in warming temperatures, changes in precipitation, increasing the intensity of some extreme weather events and rising sea levels. All these factors lead to ferocious problems which will really affect human beings very…

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Yoga: A boon to people on Earth for a Healthy Life

Everyone will be familiar with the word “Yoga”. But only a little have knowledge about this historic meditation in detail. When we ask anyone what is yoga, the majority will reply- “it is an exercise which gives us good benefits in terms of health.'' Actually, what is yoga? Is it only an ordinary exercise which gives us good health? What is its history? Are there any side effects for yoga? Everything will be discussed here.

What is Yoga?

Yoga is a Sanskrit word derived from the Sanskrit root “Yuj” which means to connect, join or balance. Yoga is a relaxing form of exercise and involves assuming and holding postures that stretch the limbs and muscles doing breathing exercises and using meditation techniques to calm the mind. It was originated in Ancient India and later spread into different countries. Totally Yoga involves physical, mental and spiritual practices. Male Yoga practitioners are called “Yogis” and female Yoga practitioners are called “Yoginis”.

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Monsoon Diseases and its Prevention

As always, monsoon brings some diseases too. Most of the diseases are mosquitoes born disease and spreads easily because of different reasons. This is the beginning of monsoon and this is the best time to take prevention on the upcoming monsoon diseases.

During monsoon season, our immune system is getting weaker. Thus it is easy to get affected by monsoon diseases. There are diseases that can be cured at home with a doctor’s guidance and there are some life-threatening diseases too. Now let’s discuss some of the monsoon diseases and how it spreads.

Viral Fever: It is one of the most common symptoms we all possess throughout a year. But it is more in the monsoon season. Severe fever, cold, cough and throat pain, body pain especially joint pain are some common symptoms. This can be last up to 6 to 7 days. Consult a doctor if you have these symptoms and mostly doctor advises bed rest for some days.

Prevention to viral fever is as simple as that to…

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Kidney Health for Everyone Everywhere, Know your Kidney Well

We all know, the kidneys are so important. But why? Let's know why kidney and kidney health is important. Kidneys are a pair of a bean-shaped organ located under the rib as one on each side of the spine and are responsible for clearing wastes from the body. Your kidneys also remove the acids produced by cells and maintain a healthy chemical balance of the body. And you know, your kidneys process 200 quartz of blood every day and filter minerals and removes wastes and extra water. This extra water is changed into the urine, which flows to the bladder and keeps it until you go to the bathroom.

Do you know the roles and responsibilities of your kidneys? Your kidneys

Make urineRemove wastes and regulates fluid balance in your bloodRegulating and filtering minerals from the bloodControl your body’s chemical balance Help to control blood pressureHelp in keeping your bones healthyHelps in the production of RBCs

The wastes come from the different parts of t…

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Diabetes: Types, Risks, and Treatments

Diabetes is a condition of blood glucose commonly called blood sugar, that is rapidly increasing in our body and maintains this high level over a prolonged period. Blood glucose is the main source of energy in the human body that is usually absorbed from the food we consume. A hormone called Insulin that is made by Pancreas helps the glucose get into the cells. This glucose is transformed into energy. And this is why we are able to do things.

When our body doesn’t make or use of insulin, blood glucose increases in the blood and remain unused. An excessive amount of glucose in our blood causes serious health problems. It causes reduce energy level and low energy leads us to laziness and weakness at the first level. It can severely damage kidneys, eyes, nervous system and other body parts. Also, it can double the chances of heart attack and stroke.

Types of Diabetes

There are mainly two types of Diabetes. Type 1 Diabetes and Type 2 Diabetes. Type 1 …

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World’s First Malaria Vaccine Launched in Africa

As we all know, Malaria is one of the most leading killer diseases in the world. According to the World Health Organisation, nearly half of the world’s population is at risk of Malaria and it claims more than 435,000 lives globally every year. And in India, it is fewer than one million cases reported every year. There was no permanent medicine that doctors in the world can suggest for malaria.

The vaccine has been launched in Malawi, a landlocked country in southeast Africa after a long concerted effort over 30 years.

RTS, S/AS01, the world’s first and to date malaria vaccine also known as Mosquirix that has been shown to provide partial protection of malaria in young children. The vaccine can be used to prevent about four in ten malaria cases by acting against Plasmodium Falciparum, the most parasite globally and the most prevalent in the African continent. Malawi is the first country in Africa where RTS, S is to be made available to children up to…

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It’s been a Year Nipah Virus Claimed Lives in Kerala

5th of May is one of the darkest days Kerala ever faced and suspecting that the Nipah started with taking the life of Muhammad Sabith from Perambra, Kozhikode. It’s been one year Kerala fought against the deadly virus Nipah.

Nipah virus is a zoonotic virus that is transmitted from animals to humans. Also, that can be transmitted directly between people or through fruits. The recent outbreak was reported in Perambra of Kozhikode district, Kerala. It took 4 lives away from one family only. The report says that 17 lives have been taken away, including the life of an “angel” nurse who sacrificed her life in the battle against Nipah. The spreading of the virus was controlled and stopped with the timely action by health care officials including nurses and doctors in Kozhikode under the health ministry of Kerala.

Beginning of Nipah

The infection was first identified in 1999 among pig farmers in Malaysia and Singapore. And found it is spreading to the people…

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8 Benefits of Drinking Water Every Day

Life began in the water. There will be nothing on the earth if no such a magical compound called water exist. That’s why we search for the possibility of life on other planets by searching for water. We cannot imagine life without water. 71 per cent of our earth's surface is covered with water, that tells louder the importance of this blue compound for living things.

According to the ancient Indian medical science, Water is the Universal Medicine. And now, water is the only compound in the earth that has been given a universal status by WHO(World Health Organisation).

As considered to human beings, 60 per cent of our body consumes water and of course, our blood is 90 per cent of the same. Even though there is no such universally accepted quantity of water to consume daily, it is always better to drink more water in the day time compared to night.  The main point always a doctor says is "stay hydrated and stay healthy".

Here are some benefits of…

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Summer Fruits You Should Include in Your Diet for Healthy Life

2019 is on track to become the hottest year ever and we are all going to pass through. As the climate is hard, it is essential to pay enormous attention to our health. Otherwise one must have to suffer the consequences such as dehydration, skin sensitivities, and vitamin and mineral deficiencies. But don’t worry, nature has always a solution to every problem. That is Fruits. Fruits provide instant energy and help to cool down our body temperature. Also, fruits contain vitamins, minerals and protein etc that is essential for our human body. This is why the doctors in Kerala and around the globe suggest to include fruits in our daily diet hence we can get maximum benefits.

Now, Let’s discuss some of the fruits that should be included in your daily diet this summer.


People affectionately call Mango as the King of fruits in India. Its fragrance and mouth-watering taste make more lovable among the people of Southeast Asia. Moreover, Mango is the nat…

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Top Ayurvedic Resorts and Spas in Wayanad, Kerala

God's Own Country- Kerala is rich in its natural beauty and famous for tourist places. Beaches, green forests, plantations, waterfalls rich flora and fauna are so popular among people all around the world. Also, Kerala has the ancient system of healing and alternative medicine, Ayurveda, that has the origin in the vedic culture, before 5000 years.

You can find top Ayurveda hospitals in Kerala for common people. Most of the Ayurveda doctors in Kozhikode, wayanad and Malappuram offers best services in the hospital atmosphere. Resorts give a different feel in Ayurveda treatment and it is costly as well.

As the term Ayurveda is popular in tourism, many Ayurveda resorts are established in Kerala. Hence it becomes a business more than as a centre for treatment. We discuss four of the top ayurvedic resorts in Wayanad.

Ayurveda Yoga Villa

Ayurveda yoga villa is one of the top ayurveda resorts in Wayanad, Kartikulam. A unique place to experience the…

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