Indian men prone to develop lifestyle diseases in their 30s, women in their 50s

September 9, 2019

New Delhi: While men in India are prone to develop lifestyle diseases in their 30s, women tend to develop them a couple of decades later – in their 50s, says a study. Indian men between the ages of 30-44 years have a high incidence of high LDL –low density lipoprotein, or the so called “bad cholesterol” […]

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Stand little more to combat effects of sedentary lifestyle

September 8, 2019

Spend more time standing to increase energy expenditure and combat the negative health effects of a sedentary lifestyle, a new study suggests. The research published in the journal PLOS ONE has also found that we burn 45 kilocalories more, per six-hour period while standing compared to lying or sitting. “If we take steps to combat […]

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Can PM Modi’s Fit India campaign help tackle rise in lifestyle disorders?

August 30, 2019

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched the “Fit India Movement”, highlighting the need to stay healthy amid rising instances of lifestyle disorders and non-communicable diseases (NCDs). The campaign was announced at an event organized to celebrate the National Sports Day. Public health experts agreed with the PM’s view that physical activity has reduced due to the […]

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Lifestyle fined Rs4,000 for VAT on discounted item

August 27, 2019

Mohali: Charging Rs 3.15 as value added tax (VAT) on a discounted item costs dear to Lifestyle International, which has to shell out  Rs 4,000 as compensation to a customer following  orders by the District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum, Mohali. A case in this regard was filed by Chandigarh resident Charan Singh, who claimed that […]

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‘Poor lifestyle increases risk of polycystic ovary syndrome’

August 26, 2019

Jalandhar: “Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal imbalance. Patients usually suffer from irregular periods, excessive hair growth, infertility and obesity. After optimising their health in cases of infertile patients, they are taken up for ovulation induction. At primary care centres, patients are given medicine and some injections and usually ovulate and conceive,” said Dr […]

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It’s all about body, mind and soul & a healthy lifestyle

August 18, 2019

In today’s fast paced world, we see that the tradition of washing hands and feet at home after coming in from outside has disappeared. What does Ayurveda say about this tradition?—Guruprasad, Talegaon There are three reasons why it is important to wash our hands and feet when we come back home from outside. First is […]

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Tackle PMS with lifestyle changes

August 16, 2019

The exact reason for PMS is not known. One of the theories is that after ovulation (10 days before the onset of the next period) there are physiological changes in hormone levels (estrogen and progesterone).(Shutterstock) AddThis Sharing Buttons Around 90 per cent women of reproductive age can predict the onset of their periods, even if […]

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