Pregnancy


Pregnancy A girl produces limited number of eggs (ovum) in a month and the process of producing eggs is also limited to a particular age. Throughout her reproductive years, a complex reaction of hormones prepares one or two eggs a month for possible fertilization. The ovaries usually alternate, each releasing an egg - called ovulation - every month. In response to hormonal workout, the uterine lining builds up in preparation for a fertilized egg. Around day 14 of an average ...

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Parenting


Parenting Children are like plants. They need constant nourishing and nurturing. For a mother at home it is easy to look after her child’s needs and supervise it’s activities. But for working mothers, who may be away from home most of the day, being mum can be tough. So, here’s how to built a healthy relationship with your child, even when you might be away from home. Fathers need to be involved in childcare more than just peripheral figures.

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Pregnancy Calendar


Pregnancy Calendar Weeks 6-10 At this time the uterus, which is usually the size and shape of a small pear, has become swollen and slightly enlarged. Increased blood flow to the cervix goves it a purplish tinge and also becomes softened. Care The baby is most vulnerable in these first weeks, so you need to take precautions.

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Parenting Tips


Parenting Tips To avoid Sunday morning hassles - when you or your spouse want to spend some quiet time with the newspaper, while your youngster wants attention, remove the comics section from the paper, roll it and tie it. Present it to your child as his or her very own paper. When the neighbourhood children come over to visit, one problem invariably occurs - they all want to play with the same toy. Buy a portable timer with a buzzer and explain that each child can play with the ...

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Birth Control


Birth Control An Expert Committee (1971) of the WHO defined family planning as’a way of thinking and living that is adopted voluntarily, upon the basis of knowledge, attitudes and responsible decisions by individuals and couples, in order to promote the health and welfare of the family group and thus contribute effectively to the social development of a country’.

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Abortion


Abortion If a pregnancy has been planned, and in some cases difficult to achieve, the decision to abort the baby is a devastating one for everybody involved (including parents and in-laws). There are many cases, however, where aborting is the best alternative that the parents can choose.

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Health & Fitness


Health & Fitness There is no secret that the pressures of modern life cause stress and as stress levels continue to rise beyond levels, the medical profession tries to reduce it by prescribing sleeping pillos and other grugs aimed at relaxing the mind.

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Impotency


Impotency Mere possession of sexual drive is no passport to bliss. One requires the right skills and the proper knowledge of the risks that today’s lifestyle patterns can introduce. Sex is man’s second strongest instinct, after that of survival.

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Myths & Facts


Myths & Facts Many well-meaning parents rob their children of essential nutrients by taking it upon themselves to exclude milk. Poor diet leads to poor health, which can make asthma worse. The major triggers for asthma are infection, exercise, weather and temperature change. Food and drink, food additives and chemicals are low ranking triggers. The right diet for asthma is one that contains cereals, fruits, vegetables, dairy products and meats.

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Brain Tumor


Brain Tumor Glioblastoma multiforme; ependymoma; glioma; astrocytoma; brain tumor - primary; medulloblastoma; neuroglioma; oligodendroglioma; meningioma

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Therapies


Therapies There are some very popular therapies used throughout the world to cure some diseases with the help of sacred jadi boti or some specific oils or by other natural methods. Here is given a brief introduction of those therapies to give you an idea about these therapies. Hope it will help you in increasing your knowledge in concern of these below specified therapies.

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Garlic (Allium Sativum)


Garlic (Allium Sativum) It’s not just for warding off vampires anymore. The familiar garlic bulb, which has been used as both food and medicine since the days of Cleopatra, is actually way more useful. (For the record, it’s never been scientifically proven that garlic actually wards off vampires and other demons.) Tons of studies have been done on garlic’s ability to combat everything from heart disease to cancer. Meanwhile, raw garlic has long been used as a home remedy for a less-serious complaint: ...

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Calendula (Calendula Officinalis)


Calendula (Calendula Officinalis) Also called ‘pot marigold,’ calendula is an ornamental plant with bright orange-yellow flowers. (The name calendula comes from its tendency to bloom at regular intervals on the calendar.) Calendula’s bright orange blooms have been used in folk medicine for hundreds of years. Herbal experts use calendula to help heal skin wounds and prevent them from getting infected. It reduces redness and swelling and may fight germs. Today some people ...

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Ginger (Zingiber Officinale)


Ginger (Zingiber Officinale) Originally from Southeast Asia, ginger has taken root all over the world as both a zingy spice and a healing medicine. The ancient Greeks wrapped their bread in gingerroot, making the first gingerbread. Grown today in many tropical areas, the ginger plant reaches up to four feet tall

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Chamomile (Matricaria Recutita)


Chamomile (Matricaria Recutita) Commonly called German chamomile, this daisylike flower is one of the world’s safest and most widely used herbs. (Even Peter Rabbit’s mother gave chamomile tea to her famous offspring at the end of a bad day to help him relax.) The ancient Anglo-Saxons believed that chamomile was one of nine sacred herbs given to humans by the god Woden. Today, many people call on chamomile to soothe their stomachs and much more.

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Kava-Kava (Piper Methysticum)


Kava-Kava (Piper Methysticum) Kava-kava (most people just call it kava) is an herb with an exotic history. For centuries it has been used in the islands of the South Pacific. The root of this herb is made into a bitter, mouth-numbing beverage that people drink at social gatherings, religious ceremonies, and as a way to welcome important guests. (Even Pope John Paul II sampled kava on a visit to Fiji.) In the cultures of the South Pacific, kava has long been used to promote relaxation, as well as ...

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Chaste Tree (Vitex agnus-castus)


Chaste Tree (Vitex agnus-castus) Chaste tree is a small shrub that produces berries that have a peppery taste. Since the days of ancient Greece, people have dried and used these berries as medicine to treat health problems related to menstruation. According to folklore, chaste tree (also known as chasteberry) got its common name centuries ago because it helped keep people ‘chaste’

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Peppermint (Mentha x piperita)


Peppermint (Mentha x piperita) Peppermint is a fragrant herb that grows wild throughout Europe and North America. If you’ve ever grown peppermint in your garden, you know that it has a tendency to spread and take over. People often confuse peppermint with spearmint, a similar plant that is widely used for its refreshing flavor. But what sets peppermint apart are its unique healing ingredients

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Infertility


Infertility People take parenthood as much for granted as birth and death. You are born, you get an education, then a job, followed by marriage, parenthood and finally death. This is some kind of unwritten cosmic schedule that humans follow and no one really thinks about the progression of events as they live their lives. You just flow from one phase of life to another in a seamless fashion.

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Drugs & Herbs


Drugs & Herbs Herbs are plants usually found in tropical and semi tropical climate. Herbs are known for their medicinial quality. In countries like India and China, herbs are used to manufacture extremely effective medicines. These herbs are used as Home remedy for common ailments. for example: Turmeric is a natural antiseptic, ginger juice is used to cure common cold and cough etc. These herbs contain organic and inorganic compounds which can stimulate body organs.

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