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Studies suggest that cholesterol problems can be talked to/looked at with simple dietary changes. And (medium-hard exercises that last for a while) further improve the cholesterol lowering effects of a healthy diet. 

Here are some quick tips to lower cholesterol without drugs :

1 . Say no to trans fats

Food manufacturers use trans fats because they extend the shelf life of packaged (cakes, cookies, etc.). They raise LDL (bad cholesterol), lower HDL (good cholesterol), and increase risk of developing heart disease and stroke. They're found in fried foods, (cakes, cookies, etc.) (cakes, pie crusts, frozen pizza, and cookies). Follow this rule: choose fats and oils with 2 grams or less (chicken fat, butter, cream, lard, etc.) per tablespoon.

2 . Switch to olive oil

Substituting olive oil for ghee or butter may reduce LDL cholesterol by as much as 15%, which is just like the effect of a low dose of medicine The "good" fats in olive oil benefit your heart. Choose extra-virgin olive oil.

3 . Add lots of fiber to your diet

Research hints that increasing (able to be dissolved in something) fiber intake by 5 to 10 grams each day may result in a 5% drop in LDL cholesterol. Foods like oatmeal, apples, dried plums, and beans are high in (able to be dissolved in something) fiber, which keeps your body from soaking up cholesterol.

4 . Choose colorful fruits and veggies

Fruits and vegetables are loaded with ingredients that lower cholesterol—including fiber, cholesterol-blocking molecules called sterols and stanols, and eye-appealing pigments. These include leafy greens, yellow squashes, carrots, tomatoes, strawberries, plums, blueberries.

5 . Add spices to your cooking

Spices like garlic, curcumin, ginger, black pepper, coriander, and cinnamon can improve cholesterol. Research shows that eating half to one halfway point garlic each day could lower cholesterol up to 9%.

6 . Lose those extra kilos

If you’re overweight, drop of just 4-5 Kg will reduce your LDL by up to 8%.  Having 1,000 to 1,200 calories a day (for women) and 1200-1600 calories/day (for men) will help in losing  weight safely.


7 . Exercise regularly
Exercising at least 2 1/2 hours a week (around 20 minutes per day) is enough to raise HDL (good cholesterol) and improve LDL and triglycerides. Start with a 20 minute quick and energetic walk daily!

8 . Have a handful of nuts
Nuts/very light browns and walnuts contain sterols, which, like fiber, keep the body from soaking up cholesterol. Go for unsalted ones and keep the amount in check.
9 . Quit smoking
Smoking can raise LDL and lower HDL, and quitting often improves those numbers. Breathing secondhand smoke every day can also raise levels of bad cholesterol.
10 . Stay happy
Studies suggest that when you are stressed, your cholesterol levels rise in the body. Start/work at hobby like gardening, join a book club or try deep thinking or yoga classes to keep your spirits high.
     
               
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Bad rainstorms bring with them a break from the burning summer sun and a much needed drop in temperatures. But they are also known to bring along different viral, bacterial and (related to things that slowly feed off of and weaken other things) infections, some of which can be deadly. By understanding the infections that one is likely to experience/likely to get during the rainy season and having knowledge about ways to prevent them, bad rainstorms can be completely enjoyed in a healthy way.
Here are the 3 most common diseases that occur during the rainy season and ways by which you can stay away from being infected:
 1 .  Diseases Spread By Water-logging
-One of the deadliest diseases that can spread due to water logging is leptospirosis. Leptospirosis is a bacterial infection that spreads from rat urine contaminated water. The bacteria can enter through cuts, scraped, worn area or through mucous membrane from the eyes, nose, sinuses and mouth.
-Symptoms include high fever and chills with severe headaches and body ache, pain in calf musclesnauseavomiting, diarrhea and abdominal pain.
Ways To Prevent
-Avoid walking in stagnant water, especially near garbage sites.
-If you happen to walk in stagnant water, then wash your legs with clean water.
-If you have scratches and cuts use adhesive bandage to cover the wound.
-Wear gum boots if you have to walk through water-logged areas regularly.
2 .Diseases Spread By Mosquitoes
-Dengue, malaria and chickungunya are spread by mosquitoes and are very common in the rainy season.Dengue hits our country around monsoons every year and causes a lot of morbidity and sometimes mortality.
-The symptoms are sudden-onset of high grade fever, headache,muscle and joint painsrash, shivering, muscle pain and weakness. If left untreated, they can be life threatening.
Ways To Prevent
-Use mosquito screens, nets, fiber glass meshes or magnetic insect repellent screens for your windows and doors
-Apply a mosquito repellent cream and wear full sleeved clothing when heading outdoors.
-Avoid water stagnation in your area.
-Frequently change the water in your coolers.
-Spray DDT in the drains and any stagnant water near your home.
3 . Diseases Spread By Contaminated Food And Water
-Rainy reason is notorious for causing food poisoning and gastro-intestinal troubles. Due to high humidity and moisture content, food tends to turn bad if not consumed fresh.
-Having contaminated food or water can cause gastrointestinal infection, loose stools, vomiting and dehydration. It is very common in rainy season and is caused by food or water contaminated with bacteria or parasites.
Ways To Prevent
-Always drink boiled or filtered water.
-Practice hand hygiene. Wash your hands thoroughly after using the washroom and before having a meal.
-Make sure you wash your hands for a good 10-15 seconds with soap everytime.
-Stay away from street food.
-Try and eat freshly prepared food and avoid reheated food.
-If you get diarrhea, immediately start drinking ORS solution and keep taking sips throughout the day. Dehydration from loose stools can be fatal.

Stay Healthy, Stay Happy!
LifCare Wishes You Happy Monsoon !
Our immunity is really a tricky entity. It is composed of various components like the good bacteria living in our stomach and the white blood cells that actually fight germs in our body.A weak immune system, doctors say can also be party genetic. However, all experts agree that the following simple steps can go a long way in strengthening one’s immunity:

1 . Get Adequate Sleep
Sleep is the most potent healer that the human body is capable of, by itself. While we sleep, our bodies produce a hormone melatonin, an antioxidant and also an anti-inflammatory chemical. This relaxes and heals the body from within.
2 . Exercise Everyday
Besides a whole host of benefits that we are aware of, regular exercise can effectively boost immunity. It reduces the risk of cardiovascular and respiratory diseases. The body produces the ‘feel-good’ hormone endorphin while you exercise that acts as a natural healer.
3 . Eat Fresh
Include green leafy vegetables, tomatoes, carrots and fresh fruits in your diet. They are packed with antioxidants, essential vitamins and minerals and possess anti-inflammatory and healing properties. Fruits like oranges, kiwis, berries are especially packed with vitamin C which boosts the immunity. Opt for salads, boiled or grilled vegetables and whole fruits to get the maximum benefits
4 . Spend More ‘Sun’ Time
This one is easy for us, Indians. Sunshine helps produce vitamin D in humans that is otherwise hard to get from other sources. A deficiency of vitamin D will weaken your immune system. Experts suggest getting 15-20 minutes of sun exposure in the early morning every day to get a daily dose of vitamin D.
5 . Quit Smoking
Well, smoking literally can cause cancer. Not kicking the butt poses serious threat to smokers and their loved ones. The inhaled smoke depletes the oxygen carrying capacity of blood and the gut bacteria are adversely affected reducing the immunity levels as a whole.
6 . Limit Alcohol 
Alcohol consumption is toxic for the immune system. It reduces the Magnesium and Vitamin B levels in our body leaving is vulnerable to infections. The liver is damaged by regular alcohol consumption and it also causes huge oxidative damage to your cells.
7 . Have Yogurt Daily
The probiotics contained in yogurt are very beneficial to the bacterial lining of the gut and intestine, key components of our immune system. It improves digestion and assimilation of nutrients and should be had daily for best results.
8 . Include Garlic In Your Diet
Garlic has anti-bacterial, anti-viral and anti-fungal properties that boost immunity. It also comes packed with anti-oxidants that reverse free radical damage caused to our cells. Having a raw clove of garlic in the morning is its best use.
9 . Stay Hydrated
Water helps maintain the balance of salts in our body that is integral to one’s well-being. It flushes out harmful toxins from the body and regulates processes like respiration, digestion and urination. Drink 3-4 liters each day to keep your immune system in proper condition.
10 . Learn To Cope With Stress
Stress weakens the immune system and makes you susceptible to various diseases and infections. Everyone should make a conscious effort to keep stress and anxiety at bay. Use meditation and yoga to combat these perils and stay happy.






From the steam that eases congestion, and the stuff we swim in, and the ice that reduces swelling, water is all around us. The ubiquitous attribute of water makes it a very important and rich resource, whose health benefits are often ignored or underrated. Water even makes up for two thirds of our bodies, which inevitably brings the question – what are the main benefits of drinking water and why should we keep ourselves hydrated?

Let’s see a list of benefits that come attached with drinking water and how these can be treated as health tips:

Aids in weight loss: Whether you are into power yoga, cardio or a simple gym nut, drinking plenty of water can help in weight loss. Various scientific studies have found out that people who drink water before any meal, lose weight faster than people who don’t. This is so because by this way, the upped intake of H2O makes us feel full, active and may also help boost metabolism

Helps fight fatigue: With increasingly complex choices where more and more people are living sedentary lifestyle, fatigue is considered as the package of the deal. Drinking plenty of water helps people remain hydrated all day long, which also helps fight fatigue as electrolytes (water with a pinch of salt and sugar) help maintain fluid balance in the body.

·         Rids of headaches: Gulping down tablets and pills for headaches has become commonplace. As many are unaware, if you go without water for longer duration, you can get headaches and as such the same can be cured by drinking enough of it, naturally, without having to pop pills.

·         Better mood: Drinking water can also make you feel refreshed and active all day long, even after a strenuous workout or hectic day at work. Thus, it enables a healthy state of mind

With such benefits and more, it can be considered as one of the best home health care where you can get rid of some of the basic issues (headaches, better digestive system, etc.) by yourself without going to any health clinic.

So, fill up that bottle and energize yourself!

Jogging is one of those rare physical activities that completely define healthy living. It is also one of the most popular workout regimes that helps keep one in shape or lose weight by focusing on target and core muscles. Also, it does not require athletic training or special skill set, which makes it an ideal workout plan for most of the people.
There are no exigent exercise tips that one needs to remember before starting this workout, as the only prerequisite to it is to own a good pair of running shoes! Furthermore, no home tips are also required as the exercise is as simple as it gets – whether you start off early in the morning or after your work hours in the evening.
Its benefits are aplenty and are summarized below:

·            Improved cardiovascular system

        Regular jogging can help improve cardiovascular endurance system of the body as it challenges           your lungs and heart. By providing active oxygen supply to the muscles that need it, blood pressure     can be brought down effectively.

·             Better endurance 

      As mentioned above, continuous physical activity helps improve the cardiovascular system, which  makes the body more effective in oxygen consumption. This allows your body to produce more  energy from the food you consume. In simple words, the amount of energy produced by you is  directly proportional to the degree of intensity of your workout and consequently allows you to run  for a longer duration, faster, helping your endurance level.

·            Less stress

      Endorphins are essentially pain blocking hormones that are produced in the brain during the times of  stress, and sent into the bloodstream. As an intense cardio exercise, jogging puts constant stress on  the body, which causes brain’s pituitary glands to release endorphins into the blood stream, which  consequently helps elevate mood and reduce stress. Also called ‘runner’s high’, the feel good effect  can be a strong motivational factor to stick to the regular jogging program.

To get the maximum benefit from your jogging, try to do at least three times a week. Having a strict discipline in terms of physical activity can help contribute towards health improvement, and bring positivity in everyday life. To all those who believe in home remedies, jogging could best be described as an efficient home based health care system.





Prevalence of Type 2 Diabetes has reached endemic proportions across the world, which occurs when pancreas does not produce enough insulin, or they are not utilized effectively by the body. International Diabetes Federation (IDF) stated that by 2011, approximately 366 million people around the world were affected by type 2 diabetes and the figure is expected to reach 552 million by 2030.

Closer to home, India has one of the largest population living with type 2 diabetes (61.3 million) and the same is expected to rise to 101.2 million by 2030, which indicates that in the next twenty years, one-fifth of the diabetic population will be in India. As such, India faces challenges in the prevention of the chronic disease, which has reached pandemic proportions, making Indians highly susceptible to the disease.

Challenging factors:
*      Diet: Indian diet is usually rich in saturated fats and carbohydrates, which contributes in making up for more calories and sugar than required by an individual on a daily basis. This is also the root cause of obesity, which is the highest risk factor of diabetes.
*      Genetic Factors: IDF also argued that Indians are four times more likely to develop diabetes as compared to Europeans as they have high genetic and ethnic susceptibility to the disease. As such, Indians are more likely to develop diabetes with minor weight gain and they also tend to develop it at a younger age as opposed to western population.
*      Lifestyle Modification: The younger generation is increasingly opting for sedentary lifestyle, combined with decreased physical activity and high fat diet – habits which have accompanied the process of urbanization and modernization – that have contributed in stimulating obesity prevalence, and consequently type 2 diabetes, in less than a generation.

Notwithstanding these challenges, taking precautions, starting with an early age, can help prevent the occurrence of Type 2 diabetes to a great extent. Fortunately, the solution to the endemic lies within the challenges itself. Following a balanced diet is the main key to type 2 diabetes prevention. Additionally, regular exercise (high and low intensity), can help maintain ideal body weight, which can further prevent obesity, making it a major factor in the prevention of the disease.

Even if the disease runs in the family, its probability of occurrence to the next generation can be prevented to a great degree if one takes these precautionary measures effectively.

Hypertension or high blood pressure, as we all know, is a chronic ailment which is quite common among the masses. However, the symptoms of the same are not easy to detect as many people suffer from it without being aware of the same. In some cases, hypertension is diagnosed only when BP is measured and that can sometimes lead to extremely serious complications including heart stroke.

There are basically two categories of High BP :-

a)   Primary   
b)   Secondary

Primary Hypertension is not associated with any specific cause. It can happen to anyone over a period of time. Hereditary blood pressure falls under this category. Secondary Hypertension, on the other hand, occurs due to another adverse health condition.

Although this disease is not associated with many symptoms but there are certain frequent conditions which can be termed as hypertension symptoms. 
These include:

1)    Headaches (from dull to severe)

2)    Dizzy Spells

3)    Shortness Of Breath

4)    Anxiety

5)    Nose Bleed

These symptoms occur only when blood pressure level spikes suddenly. Therefore, the solution to diagnose Hypertension is to get one’s BP checked timely.


Moreover, if you are already suffering from high BP it is imperative to maintain a normal blood pressure level through medications. LifCare, a subscription pharmacy, is the answer to all your BP treatment-related needs. 
Subscribe to LifCare’s services and get your BP medicines delivered to your door with no additional cost. Also, they provide reminders and refills every month so that you never run out of or skip your medicines and stay healthy and fit always.


‘You should drink one glass of warm lemon water every morning as soon as you wake up’ – you might have often come across this health advice. Have you ever wondered why it is so? What is the benefit of drinking warm lemon water every morning? Read on to find the answer to this question.

Boosts Energy 

Energy is probably the first thing that you need in the morning! A glass of warm lemon water will provide you just that. The molecules present in a lemon can charge up the body instantly and improve your mood, as well. It has also been proved that mere scent of lemon can render a calming effect to our body.

Enhances your immunity

Our immune system tends to get weaker with age. Vitamin-C is a component which can give our immune levels an instant boost and lemons, as we all know, are loaded with this vitamin. So, lemon water every morning is the key to staying fit and healthy always.

Freshens Breath

Lemon water is an effective mouth freshener along with fighting dental problems such as treating tooth pain and curing gingivitis owing to the presence of citric acid. However, too much citric acid can erode tooth enamel, so make sure you consume it in moderate quantity.

Weight-Loss Drink

Drinking warm lemon water in the morning can help you lose those extra kilos with ease. Lemon contains pectin fiber which can conveniently curb the undesired hunger cravings, thus keeping you in shape.

For A Healthy Skin

Lemon Water is beyond doubt a blessing for the health of the skin. This morning juice is loaded with antioxidants that help fight skin damaging radicals, thereby preventing premature aging and keeping the skin blemish-free.
Make a glass of lemon water a routine every morning and get started with a healthy and happy lifestyle.



Hypertension or high blood pressure, a condition that is extensively prevalent in India. Blood pressure, as it is known, is the pressure of blood in heart as well as in blood vessels. Low blood pressure can cause dizziness while high blood pressure can be a cause for a severe headache. In both the cases, it can prove to be risky for our overall health. In simple terms, it is quite imperative to maintain our blood pressure level to its healthiest best, i.e. 120/80. Several studies in the past years have suggested certain lifestyle changes, which if followed, can help you achieve a normal blood pressure and sustain it, as well. What are these lifestyle changes? Scroll down to find out

Balance your intake of Carbohydrates

Excessive weight is sometimes regarded as one of the major reasons for blood pressure abnormality. The increase in weight can be said to be directly proportional to our diet especially carbohydrate consumption. Indulge more in a diet with low carbs as it will keep a check on your weight and will ensure you stay fit.

Salt Consumption 

Conventionally, the consumption of salt is considered dangerous when it comes to BP. It is proved that less salt can certainly lower one’s chances of suffering from Hypertension. However, a low-carb diet automatically reduces the salt consumption, which eliminates the need to cutting down the salt consumption. A low carb diet gives you the flexibility to intake a moderate amount of salt.

Physical Activity 

Exercise is the cure for almost every disease. Blood pressure is no exception. Physical activity can improve your body’s ability to digest bad carbohydrates, thus rooting out the main cause of hypertension.

Increase Consumption of Omega-3 and Vitamin-D 

Omega-3 fatty acids and Vitamin-D supplements, when consumed on regular basis, are known to normalize the blood pressure levels to a great extent.

Keep a tab on your numbers

Get your blood pressure checked regularly as blood pressure often doesn’t come with many symptoms. Ensure it is normal or near to the  normal level and if not then consult your doctor immediately.

Avoid certain things 

There are few things that we consume on a daily basis, which can be the major cause of blood pressure problems. These things include:
a) Alcohol
b) Pain Killers
c) Coffee
d) Nicotine
e) Drugs such as Cocaine

You can also control your blood pressure with LifCare! It is a subscription pharmacy that provides you BP and other chronic medicines at your doorstep. Their monthly reminder service also makes sure you never run out of medicines, thereby, keeping you fit and healthy always.


A beverage that you must have heard a lot about in health columns and magazines is green tea. Touted as one of the healthiest drinks available on the planet today, this herbal beverage is quite delicious, as well. What does this drink has which has made it so popular among health driven people? Why is it considered as a healthy substitute for the regular tea? The answers to these questions lie in the remarkable benefits of green tea.

Improves Brain Functionality

Caffeine, a compound, which is known by every coffee and tea drinker, is present in green tea, as well. But, the amount present is not as much as coffee but is enough to produce the desired effect. The caffeine present in green tea is known to sharpen the memory and enhance the brain’s response time making an individual smarter. Apart from caffeine, another compound known as amino acid L-theanine which combines with caffeine to produce a synergistic effect and improve the brain’s functionality.

Burns Fat

Surprisingly, green tea can increase the metabolism of our body thereby helping an individual lose weight to a great extent. This is the reason several natural fat reduction products contain green tea as one of their major ingredients. It effectively increases the fat oxidation thereby burning fat and improving the physical performance of an individual.

Rich in Anti Oxidants 

Anti-oxidants, as we all know, are compounds that can effectively damage the free radicals. Free radicals are the main cause for issues such as cancer, skin damage, premature ageing. The antioxidants present in it can potentially destroy the cancer causing free radicals. So, consumption of green tea everyday can reduce the risk of breast cancer and prostate cancer, to a great extent. However, it is often suggested to have green tea without milk as milk can reduce the anti-oxidant content present in green tea.

Anti Bacterial 

A compound known as Catechin is present in large quantity in green tea. This compound is known to have remarkable anti-bacterial and anti-viral effect, which in turn can prove to be quite beneficial for treating many infections as well as improving dental health.

Reduces the risk of Type II Diabetes

Many studies have suggested that green tea can be quite an effective treatment for Type II Diabetes. It is known to reduce the blood sugar levels and even improve the insulin sensitivity thereby lowering the risk. It is even proved that green tea can lower the risk of type II diabetes by approximately 42%.

So, sip a cup of green tea daily and live a healthy and happy life for years to come.






There are approximately 30 million heart patients in India as per 2015 statistics. Today still, the cardiac problems among Indians are on the rise. What are the reasons behind increasing cardiovascular issues? What are the major risk factors that lead to cardiac arrest? Let’s find out.

There are basically two kinds of risk factors that can lead to cardio vascular problems

A)                 Fixed risk factors

B)                 Factors that can be prevented

A. FIXED RISK FACTORS

Fixed risk factors are such factors, which cannot be prevented or altered. These factors include:

1)     Age – The older one gets, the higher is the risk of suffering from a cardiac arrest.

2)     A family history- if you have a family history of either of your parents or siblings, then your risk of a cardiac arrest is higher.

3)     Baldness in Men – This is also one of the major risk factors among men that could lead to cardiac problems.

4)     Early Menopause in Women

B. FACTORS THAT CAN BE PREVENTED

There are certain factors, which can be entirely prevented, and some that can be treated partially. Risk factors that can be prevented include:

1)     Smoking

2)     Obesity – Exercise more and enhance your physical activity in order to fight obesity.

3)     An unhealthy diet, especially eating too much salt and oily food can increase the risk of heart attack.

4)     Excessive consumption of alcohol.

Factors that can be partially treated or cured are :

1)     Hypertension or High BP

2)     Diabetes

3)     High Cholesterol


Prevent a cardiac arrest by keeping tab on these risk factors, especially if you have a family history. Subscribe to LifCare if you are suffering from cardiovascular issues and make sure you get your cardiac medicines at home along with monthly reminders. 


‘Depression’ is a condition which is quite prevalent these days courtesy a hectic lifestyle. One might think that this condition is an imaginary one where it is just all in the head, however, on the contrary, depression is a ‘real’ disease, which has an extremely adverse effect on the brain.

There are several reasons, apart from changes in the brain chemistry, that lead to depression which include difficult life situations, stress or any other medical condition. There are many symptoms that are associated with this disease that are commonly found in people who are suffering from depression. These symptoms include:


a) Angry Outbursts


b) Mood Swings 

c) Withdrawal from people

d) Losing interest in any activity

e) Immense Sadness

f) Hallucination 

g) Lack Of Sleep

h) Concentration Problems 


Depression is a common problem. Several studies suggest that one in every 5 women and one in every 10 men suffer from the problem of depression. How to fight this disease? Is there any absolute cure for depression? Let’s find out.

Lifestyle changes and medical aid are the two main requirements for treatment of this disease.

LIFESTYLE CHANGES

Physical Activity

Indulging in more and more physical activity such as exercise and walk can help ward off the signs of depression. Daily exercise can boost the product of feel good chemicals in the brain such as endorphin and also stimulate the growth of new brain cells that act as anti-depressant.

Eating Well

Healthy eating habits can also be a great way to come out of depression. Eating small and a balanced diet can provide you with required energy along with keeping the mood swings at bay.

Proper Sleep

Proper sleep is a must when it comes to an effective treatment of depression. Sleep deprivation can be a major cause behind increase in irritability, fatigue and sadness.

Get Social

Loneliness is another reason why people suffer from depression. So, spending more time with family, friends or joining any class or group can help fight depression.

MEDICAL AID

Learn about your condition

It is quite important to learn about the depression you have and the ways in which you can treat it. Whether it is due to a medical condition or due to any other reason, find it out and then plan your treatment according to the condition.

Try Different Treatments

Medications alone cannot help in effective treatment of depression. Therapies, yoga and meditation are other such treatments, which you can try, to fight depression in a better way.

Putting it simply, you need to have a positive attitude to fight depression to get rid of this condition in the quickest time.


'Laughter is the best medicine' – We hear this phrase every now and then. This is not just a stated fact but carry an extremely significant meaning, as well. Laughing at least 5-7 times in a day can prove to be highly effective for our overall health. How? Scroll down and find it yourself.

A great Cardiac workout



Laughing with all your heart can prove to be remarkably helpful for your heart health. It can be a great cardiac workout for people who are suffering from any injury. Laughing pumps up the heart, burning as much calories as one can burn by walking at a moderate pace. So, laugh it out and ensure a healthy heart.

Lowers BP



Laughing is indeed the best medicine when it comes to lowering the high blood pressure levels. Laughter can also reduce the risk of minor strokes and heart attack.

Boosts Immunity


Laughing hard can provide an effective boost to the T-cells present in our body. T-cells are the specialized immune cells, which get activated when you laugh thus strengthening the immune system.

Stimulates the release of Endorphins



Endorphins are basically natural painkillers present in our body, which are released while laughing. So, a hearty laughter can ease off all the chronic body pains.

Reduces Stress



Lastly, laughter helps reduce stress. As it is known that stress is the root cause of many diseases, so laughing the stress off can give one a sense of well being and also keep several ailments at bay. Laughing is beyond doubt one of the best stress busters.


Diabetes, especially Type-2 diabetes is often termed as the 'silent killer disease'. Why? The reason behind it is that this disease does not come with prominent symptoms. Sometimes this disease is not detected until the condition gets severe. However, there are certain symptoms of Type-1 and Type-2 Diabetes, which one should know, in order to identify this ailment at an earlier stage. Let us gain an elaborative insight about this chronic disease and the warning signs that it comes with.

1. Intensive Thirst

One of the earliest symptoms of diabetes is peeing more than regular. A normal individual usually pees for 4-7 times in a day but a diabetic might do much more than that. This in turn also leads to intensive thirst as the person starts feeling much thirstier than usual. Why does this happen? This happen because the glucose, which your body reabsorbs in normal conditions, is not able to do so when your blood sugar level goes up.

2. Dry Mouth

Lack of necessary amount of fluids in the body can cause the mouth and skin to dry leading to dehydration. It can also make the skin slightly itchy.

3. Impaired Vision

As it is imperative that the fluid levels in the body change in this ailment, so, this change can make the eye lenses swell up. This, in turn, can cause the vision to blur.

4. Fatigue

The glucose that is created by the body, which usually our cells convert into energy, is brought in by insulin. Decrease in insulin automatically lowers the glucose level in the body, thus lowering the energy levels making the person feel more tired than usual.

These symptoms are general symptoms for all types of diabetes. However, when the blood sugar level rises a little higher there are different symptoms for different types of diabetes, which one ought to know.

TYPE-1 DIABETES
a) Excessive Weight Loss
b) Nausea
c) Vomiting

TYPE-2 DIABETES
a) Numbness/Pain in legs
b) Yeast Infections
c) Slow Healing Cuts

Diabetes is a disease that demands proper care and attention.  If you are suffering from this disease, make sure you take your medicines on time. LifCare is a subscription pharmacy, which delivers your medicines at home and reminds you of refills monthly. Call 8302032000 to subscribe to their services.      













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