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My skin is getting darker! I am a college student staying in hostel! What cn I do? Is it the food or water? Or the fact that I play video games without a pause for the total time I stay at home!
I am suffering from a very loud snoring problem causing me sleeping disorder .want a permanent solution. Doing regular exercise but no results.
My hair are going white and falling by last four years, my age is 25 years what should I do for this please recommend.
I'm a lean guy. Can you please suggest me what kind of diet n workout is good for me .Or any kind of supplement.
Sir I am 23 year old I am suffering from asthma from my childhood I used so many tablets and sprays it is only for temporary relax so please give any advice.
Depression has become very common not only in stressed adults or elderly but also in adolescents. It must be addressed at a very nascent stage so that one doesn’t remain low for long. One thing that can help to a great extent is your food habits. There are foods that can certainly help in fighting depression.
1. Fresh fruits and vegetables: Eating folate-rich fruits like blueberries, strawberries, oranges and bananas can combat stress and eating dark green leafy vegetables helps in rejuvenating your mood along with lot of other health benefits too.
2. Omega-3 fats: These Polyunsaturated fats combats depression and is mostly found in fish like salmon & sardines.Flaxseeds and walnuts are also good sources
3.Eat plenty of Protein: Eating protein-rich food like beans and peas, low fat cheese, fish, milk, yogurt, and soy products helps in brain regulation which keeps depression at bay.
4. Dark Chocolate: In spite of having high calories, dark chocolate is considered to be a great stress buster as it uplifts the mood. Pick up a bar of dark chocolate whenever you feel the blues.
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Today, olive oil is known as one of the healthiest oils for cooking food because of its low level of saturated fats. Olive oil is also said to be able to aid in weight loss, reduce cholesterol, lower the risk of cardiovascular diseases, slow down the ageing process and protect against certain types of cancer. However, not all types of olive oil are the same. Olive oil is extracted by crushing olives and is categorised on the basis of the type of pressing, acidity levels and extent of processing undergone.
Some of the common types of olive oil available are:
- Extra virgin olive oil: This refers to oil produced by the first ‘pressing’ of olives. This oil is extracted using only mechanical or other physical means and does not involve the use of heat or chemicals. The only processing is subjected to is washing, decanting, centrifuging and filtering. The maximum acidity level of this oil is 0.8%. Extra virgin olive oil has no added flavours or aroma and is said to have a superior taste.
- Virgin olive oil: This is the second grade of olive oil. It has slightly higher level of acidity than extra virgin olive oil. It may seem to have a slight flavour imperfection as compared to the earlier oil. This is most commonly used type of olive oil.
- Refined olive oil: Oil that is produced by subsequent pressings of the remaining olive flesh is known as refined olive oil. It has a lighter colour and is less viscous as compared to virgin olive oil. Unlike virgin olive oil, refined olive oil is bleached and deodorised. It may also be mixed with a little virgin olive oil. This type of oil has the same levels of monosaturated fat, but has very little antioxidants.
- Olive pomace oil: The crushed flesh and pits left over from the extraction of olive oil is known as pomace. This may further be used to extract oil known as pomace oil. Pomace oil is an inferior oil that may be mixed with olive oil to improve its taste and texture.
- Unfiltered olive oil: As the name suggests, the unfiltered olive oil contains bits of olive flesh. While this may enhance the flavour of the oil, it also causes a sediment to be formed at the bottom of the bottle. This sediment may become rancid over time and lower the shelf life of the oil. Unfiltered olive oil should ideally be used within 6 months of being bottled.
Apart from the above, there are a number of other types of olive oil such as early or late harvest olive oil, hand picked olive oil, single estate olive oil and flavoured oil. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor.
I have body pains from last 2weeks And am having only 51 kg only am 20 years old could please give some instructions about my weight gain Thank you.
Hypertrichosis: Symptoms and causes
What is hypertrichosis?
Hypertrichosis is the excessive growth of hair, which is abnormal given for the person's age, sex, body area or race. This is different from Hirsutism in which women experience hair growth in areas that generally fall under the male pattern of hair distribution.
The commonest symptom of hypertrichosis is the development of excess hair in small isolated patches (localised hypertrichosis) or all over the body (generalised hypertrichosis). Some with this disorder may exhibit enlarged gums and defects of the teeth as well.
Types of hypertrichosis
Hypertrichosis may be congenital (present during birth) or acquired.
- Congenital hypertrichosis is generally caused by genetic mutations. It may affect men and women differently, and may even impact the whole body, covering one totally in hair or just in isolated areas such as the upper part of the body, face, elbows etc.
- Acquired hypertrichosis occurs post birth. Causes of it may include side effects of certain drugs, certain types of cancer and metabolic abnormalities. It may also occur due to trauma. This generally causes hair growth around or in the facial region such as the upper lip, chin and cheeks that may follow a certain pattern.
Causes of Hypertrichosis:
- Genes - Genetic mutations has been seen to affect the development of hypertrichosis.
- Cancer - It may develop in those suffering from cancers of some forms. This form of hair growth is also known as malignant down and generally affects the face.
- Malnutrition - Eating disorders affect the metabolism of a person, which might lead to the development of hypertrichosis.
- Drugs - Certain drugs have been found to cause hormonal imbalances, which can induce excessive hair growth.
- Injuries - Trauma such as head or cerebral injuries or exposure to certain chemicals may also cause hypertrichosis. Porphyrias, which are disorders affecting the skin and or nerves, may also lead to its development.