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A Diet to Soothe Mouth Ulcers
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A Diet to Soothe Mouth Ulcers

If you’ve ever had those open, shallow sores in your mouth, you know exactly what a pain this can be! However, you’re not alone as about one in five people get recurrent mouth ulcers. Mouth ulcers are small painful sores that occur inside the mouth. You might get them on the inside of your lips,...

Failing Memory?
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Failing Memory?

Are you among those who tend to forget their specs, leave behind their wallets, fail to recall names or forget to pass on telephone messages? Take another instance, you open the refrigerator and stare blankly inside. Just what was it that you wanted? You may wonder what is it- plain absentmindedness, a bout of amnesia,...

How to resolve constipation
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How to resolve constipation

Most people think they are constipated but are actually not. The frequency of motions may differ from person to person. Most people pass motion every day whereas it may be normal for some to pass motion every other day or 3-4 times a week. Therefore, constipation may be described as changes in the frequency of...

Need for supplementation
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Need for supplementation

A person who doesn’t require vitamins is a rare find.  Our food production methods (over farming, use of pesticides) coupled with the burgeoning of the fast food industry and poor cooking methods (over cooking, deep-frying) play a key role in depriving our bodies of important nutrients.  When nutrient deficiencies interact with high levels of stress...

Ways of Dealing with Anxiety
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Ways of Dealing with Anxiety

Anxiety is a very common emotion experienced by most of us in response to being confronted with an unpleasant and potentially harmful trigger, typically characterized by feelings of fear, anger, sadness, and panic. Anxiety is in fact, a protective mechanism designed to prevent ourselves from engaging in potentially harmful behaviours and to cope with a...

Can Dietary Habits Cause Headache?
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Can Dietary Habits Cause Headache?

About 70% of headache sufferers are women. Many people endure headaches consistently, never dreaming that there are certain foods that cause a headache. Of course, if you have a frequent headache, a lot depends upon your genetic predisposition and family history. Foods that Cause a Headache Sometimes weather changes, strong odours, perfumes, bright lights and...

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Integrated Approach in the Management of Acid Reflux, Hypertension and Obesity

Journal: International Journal of Health Sciences & Research (www.ijhsr.org) Author: Anjali Mukerjee ABSTRACT:  Acid reflux and acidity are common gastrointestinal disorders having great impact on a patient’s quality of life. The drugs usually prescribed to provide promising results often mask unresolved physiological problems and cause further complications. The subject of this study is a 49-year-old female who...

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Management of GERD, Obesity and PCOS Leading to Successful Conception Using the ‘Integrated Approach’

Jounal: International Journal of Scientific Research Biological Sciences Author: Anjali Mukerjee   Abstract- The purpose of this case study was to determine the effect of an Integrated Approach that included patient-specific nutritional therapy, Ayurveda and lifestyle modifications, on body weight and symptoms associated with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). PCOS is a clinical condition common among women,...

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Management of Hyperlipidemia, Obesity and Digestive Complaints Using the Integrated Approach

Journal: International Journal of Interdisciplinary Research and Innovations Author: Anjali Mukerjee Abstract: Childhood obesity not only increases the risk of obesity in adulthood, but is also a risk factor for cardiovascular disease and diabetes later in life. The subject of this case study was a 28-year old obese male who presented with a history of childhood obesity and...

Supplements that boost Immunity!
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Supplements that boost Immunity!

I cannot effectively express the humility, wonder, strength, beauty and harmony that exist in nature.  The human body is a marvel of nature and is highly capable of looking after itself.  All you have to do is enhance your body’s natural immune system and make it as strong as it possibly can be.  You should...

Tips for eating out
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Tips for eating out

You can eat out and eat healthy too. With a little planning and preparation, you can easily develop a strategy for eating out without blowing your diet. Suggestions for Eating in Specific Types of Restaurants There is a myriad of healthy snacks and meal options available and they are just as affordable and delicious as...

What happens when you drink!
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What happens when you drink!

Alcohol is the most popular recreational drug in the world. The pleasures of drinking alcohol are undeniable. When you start drinking you feel more relaxed, more confident and sociable. But we also know that drinking too much alcohol is bad for us. The short term effects can be hangover, tiredness but in the long run,...

Varicose Vein
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Varicose Vein

Veins are blood vessels that carry blood from the body upwards to the heart. Inside your veins are tiny one-way valves that open to let the blood through and then close to prevent it flowing backwards. Sometimes, the valves of the veins can lose their elasticity due to prolonged high pressures in the veins, causing...

Inability to conceive
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Inability to conceive

While reasons for infertility among men and women vary. Nevertheless, eating a balanced diet and maintaining a healthy weight benefits several body functions; prime amongst these is the ability to conceive. Modifying a diet is a lot cheaper than getting involved with artificial methods of insemination. This is not to say that these procedures can...

Common Skin Allergies
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Common Skin Allergies

Skin allergies that are common like urticaria are characterised by raised red skin rashes or bumps that appear in varying shapes and sizes. One distinct trait of urticaria is their tendency to change size rapidly and to move around, disappearing in one place and reappearing in other places, often in a matter of hours. Some...

Foods to Beat Flu
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Foods to Beat Flu

There is no doubt that healthy eating habits are an inexpensive health insurance policy, which increases immunity and health to fight various illness and infections. However, there still would be some conditions, which would keep striking us, once in a while, regardless of how well we plan our meal options. Common cold and flu are...

A Custom-made Diet
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A Custom-made Diet

It is often confusing to know what to eat and what not to eat in this everchanging field of Health and Nutrition. Today we are bombarded by an avalanche of information from Newspapers, Magazines, Televisions, Facebook, Internet etc. For instance, some experts say eat peanuts, they are low in glycemic index. Others say don’t eat...

Diet for a Good Sleep Routine
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Diet for a Good Sleep Routine

We rarely think that correcting our diet has any impact on our quality of sleep. We repair our bodies when we sleep. It’s important to know that making the right food choices gives us the energy to not only complete our tasks but also strengthens our immune system, improves memory, repairs our bones, tissues, heals...

10 Tips to Stay Healthy at Forty!
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10 Tips to Stay Healthy at Forty!

Not long ago, in one of my workshops, a simple question about turning forty sparked hours-long session; while women wondered why they could no longer eat all they want and remain slim, wrinkles too were no less of a concern, balding and a reduced sex drive made the prime concern for men! The onset of...

Stress and UTI (Urinary Tract Infection)
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Stress and UTI (Urinary Tract Infection)

A urinary tract infection (UTI) is caused by harmful bacteria and leads to inflammation of the urinary tract. UTIs are quite common in women aged between 20 and 50 and statistics show that about one in five women will have at least one UTI during these years. If left untreated, UTIs can be quite painful...

Health Advice for Corporate Executives
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Health Advice for Corporate Executives

Picture this. Because of recession, your company is doing badly and you are nervous about losing your job OR To meet your deadline you must work overtime every day and on weekends OR There is an increased pressure on you from the top management to perform with inadequate staff or else you could lose the...

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Cholesterol Lowering Effects of Psyllium Husk – Review Article

Abstract: Psyllium or isabgol is a soluble fibre that comes from a herb called Plantago ovata, most commonly used as a gentle laxative. Husk is derived from the thousands of tiny gel-coated seeds of psyllium plant. Being a great laxative, it can help relieve diarrhea and constipation issues, along with treating intestinal problems like irritable...

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Management of Hypertension and Obesity Using the ‘Integrated Approach’: A Case Study

Abstract: The study involved a 75-year-old male with a clinical history of hypertension, high triglycerides, asthma, prostate enlargement, back pain and thigh pain. He also suffered from disturbed sleep, high levels of stress and low energy levels. This case study elucidates the benefits of the ‘Integrated approach’ in the management of hypertension and obesity. The...

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Role of Integrated Approach in the Management of Asthma: A Case Study

The International Journal of Pharma and Bio Sciences (IJPBS) Abstract: Asthma is a common chronic inflammatory obstructive lung disease that affects persons of all ages. The treatment options currently available aim to alleviate symptoms, improve quality of life and prevent disease progression rather than addressing the root cause and the underlying condition itself. As opposed...

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Case Study – Management of Type II Morbid Obesity, Muscle Stiffness, Acidity & Constipation using an Integrated Approach

International Journal of Life Sciences Research Abstract: A healthy diet and lifestyle modifications are paramount for weight management in obese individuals. The purpose of this case study was to determine the effect of an Integrated Approach, that includes diet and lifestyle modifications, on the body weight of a morbidly obese individual. The subject of this...

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Case Study – Management of Diabetes, Obesity & Gastric Disorders Using Integrated Approach at Health Total

Authors & Affiliations Anjali Mukerjee Journal Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research Abstract: It has been found that the high prevalence of hypertension and Type II diabetes is coincidental to obesity. A well-defined nutrition therapy is one of the most effective methods of managing and slowing down the rate of development of Type II...

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Review Article – Wholegrains in the Management of Diabetes

Anjali Mukerjee  Reviewed by: Dr. Halis Kaan Akturk(USA) Second Review by: Dr. Funmilayo Esther Omotoye(Nigeria) Final Approval by: Dr. Neha Sanwalka Abstract: Dietary fibre is responsible for the decrease in the rate of glucose absorption along with aiding decrease in the postprandial rise in blood glucose. Substantial research establishes the connection between consumption of wholegrains...