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I can't fall asleep. Should I worry?

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Several reasons can cause sleep deprivation. Some of them are worsening mental health, sleep disorders, lack of exercise, smoking, drug abuse and much more. If you're unable to fall asleep for a long time, it can be challenging for your mental & physical well-being. To know more about ways to fall asleep, read our article on the importance of a consistent sleep schedule.

How should I stay hydrated?

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Staying hydrated is the best thing you can do to ensure your physical well-being. Not drinking enough water can cause dehydration. Some tips to stay hydrated include setting up timers to remind you to drink water, keeping a separate water bottle for yourself, maintaining a record of your daily water intake etc. To know more, read our article on ways to stay hydrated.

I work on my computer every day. Can this harm my eyes?

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Spending long hours sitting in front of phones or laptop screens, irrespective of your age, can cause a strain to your eyes. This strain is often referred as ‘Digital Strain’. When we look at a screen for a long time our eye muscles are exhausted due to constant re-adjusting to the changing fonts, text size, and pictures. This is actually really harmful for our eyes; hence, it becomes really essential to take proper care of your eyes. To know more about how to properly take care of your eyes, read our article on taking care of eyes: from Food to Make-up.

How can I help someone recover from their trauma?

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Trauma is an unexpected occurrence. While helping someone recover from trauma, it is crucial to realize the crisis of that individual. You must give them freedom when asked for, and be there at their hour of need. Dodge anything they say to your heart as they are into something very tragic. It’s normal for them to act out. If needed, fetch them professional help from trained practitioners. To know more about trauma and its management, read our article on managing the trauma and stress of patient's family.

Is cardiac arrest and heart attack different?

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Yes, cardiac arrest and heart attack are totally different. In the case of cardiac arrest, the heart stops beating all of a sudden. On the other hand, in the case of a heart attack only a portion of your heart stops beating. To know more about the difference between a cardiac arrest and a heart attack, and their symptoms, read our report on dealing with Cardiac Arrest.

What are symptoms of a kidney stone?

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Some of the symptoms of kidney stone include: urinary tract infection, increase in body temperature, scorching sensation, vomiting and many more. It is very important to know the symptoms of the kidney stone, as some of them can get treated immediately. To know more about kidney stones, its symptoms and how to lower the risk of getting them, read our articles on Kidney Stones.

What can I do to decrease my risk of having kidney stones?

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Kidney stones refer to the hard deposits of mineral and acid salts formed inside the kidneys. Having a healthy diet can essentially decrease your risk of having kidney stones. In addition to this, there are certain oxalate-rich foods like strawberries, soya foods and more that you should avoid to decrease the risks of kidney stones. To know more about kidney stones and how to skip getting them, read our articles on Kidney Stones.

What are the prominent symptoms of depression?

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Depression refers to a prolonged state of sadness, accompanied by a loss of motivation and feeling tired, restless at the same time. Some of the most prominent symptoms of depression are feeling restless, irritable, empty, and hopeless, finding it difficult to concentrate, engaging in substance abuse and even feeling suicidal. If you are in such a state of mind or know someone in such conditions, rush to a mental health practitioner at the earliest.

Is depression curable?

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Yes. You can overcome depression with the assistance of medications, guided therapy, psychotherapy and more. However, the process is lengthy. To observe a positive change, you must constantly and sincerely follow treatment plans and, in particular, be truthfully willing to recover from your unusual state of mind. To know more about depression, its management and treatments, read our article on depression- by Choice or by Chance.

Do medication and therapy help in overcoming depression?

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Medications and therapy are some remedies that can support you in overpowering depression. As depression often take-place due to the chemical imbalances in your brain, taking medication can help you get over the situation. Therapy, on the other hand, helps you open up and cope up with the realities. Medication and therapy together can help you to overcome most conditions of depression. To know more, read our article on depression- by Choice or by Chance.

How can I exercise at home?

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It’s simple; you can exercise at home by being creative. Many of us are so busy in our work-life that we rarely find time to visit the gym or attend regular exercise classes. But no worries. You can also convert your home into a mini-gym by exercising with the help of chairs, walls, towels, stairs & so much more. To know more about exercising from the comfort of your home, read our article on exercising at home.

Is yoga enough to keep you fit?

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Practicing yoga is just as good as exercising. It strengths the muscles, makes you more flexible, helps you in controlling your breath and more. It can also deliver you mental peace if you start doing it regularly. Doing yoga is mostly enough to keep you both mentally and physically fit.<br />To know more, read our article on the benefits of Yoga.

How can I get rid of my ulcers at home?

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Ulcers are sores that develop on the inner lining of the stomach, small intestine, and even the esophagus! Fruits and vegetables like cauliflower, cabbage, broccoli, bell pepper and carrots are known to be natural ulcer busters. Although it’s always better to seek professional help with medications and surgeries, you can try these vegetables to get over ulcers at the preliminary stages. To know more about ulcers and their natural busters, read our article on foods that are ulcer busters.

Do only old people get dementia?

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Although dementia mainly affects older people, it is not an inevitable outcome of ageing. This condition is more common in people over the age of 65, but it can also affect younger people, like people in their 30s, 40s or 50s. It can also occur due to injuries or diseases that affect the brain. When suffering from dementia, people essentially start to lose their memory & this loss of memory can happen to anyone. To know more about Memory loss & when to get serious and consult a doctor, read our articles on memory loss.

How do I stop over-thinking?

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Life is beautiful. Every moment of it is something to be enjoyed and treasured. But over-thinking things to the point of deconstruction can steal your joy of living in the moment and enjoying it. There are several things you can do to break this cycle of over-thinking. They can be realizing the bigger picture, limiting the time to think over, being realistic about your expectations and much more. To know more read our articles on Mental Health.

Do thyroid disorders lead to weight gain?

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Thyroid disorders occur when there is a malfunctioning in the thyroid gland. One of the most common symptoms of thyroid disorders is fluctuation in weight. So yes, the thyroid can often lead to an increase or decrease in your weight. If you are suffering from thyroid disorders, eat healthily and get proper rest to manage the condition. To know more about thyroid disorder, its treatment, management and prevention, read our article on easy ways to deal with the threat of thyroid.

What are the symptoms of breast cancer?

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Breast cancer is the type of cancer that develops in the breast cells of a human body. Some of the symptoms of breast cancer are nipple discharge, lumps and knots under the arms, hardening of one breast, changing skin texture and much more. If you feel any of the symptoms, rush to a doctor immediately. To know more, read our article on the symptoms of Breast Cancer.

Does wearing a bra cause breast cancer?

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There are multiple causes of breast cancer but wearing a bra is not one of them. As per the Clinqon Expert Panel, there is no credible research yet proving a link between a woman wearing or not wearing a bra, and developing breast cancer. To know more about breast cancer, its symptoms and its types, read our article on the early symptoms of Breast Cancer.

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