How to Get Vitamin-D and Its Importance in Thyroid Health

Vitamin D belongs to the group of fat soluble vitamins. It is a form of essential nutrient; which means that it is not synthesized in the body and needs to be consumed through diet or other external sources. Vitamin D plays a very important role in maintaining good health. Hence, it is essential to consume vitamin D in optimum quantities to fulfill the body’s daily requirement.

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Sources of Vitamin D:

Vitamin D is an essential nutrient which is found in very less quantities in any kind of food or drinks. Sunlight is the only known natural source of Vitamin D. To maintain optimum levels of vitamin D, it is essential to get exposed to adequate amount of sunlight for adequate time at regular intervals.

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This Post Will Make You Know About Arthrogram: Read Or Miss Out

Arthrogram in layman’s language can be described as X-ray of joints that produces multiple pictures. The procedure is different than ordinary X-ray as arthrogram requires injection of a contrast material like dye. Anatomical structure of the joint that comprises of ligaments, tendons, cartilage, muscles and joint capsule are captured clearly on paper by arthrogram which normal X-ray is unable to do. The series of pictures thus obtained are used by orthopedics to diagnose joint disorders and decide treatment approach. Sometimes, arthrogram can be used in combination with MRI or CT if arthrogram pictures provide inadequate information. Arthrogram can be carried out on various joints, such as knee joint, shoulder joint, ankle joint, elbow joint, jaw and wrist joint.
Let’s understand arthrogram in detail.


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Get Ready For June: Antimalaria Month


Malaria is an infectious disease caused because of bite of an infected female anopheles mosquito. The infected mosquito carries malaria causing pathogens called as plasmodium parasites. These parasites comprise of plasmodium vivax, plasmodium falciparum, plasmodium ovale, plasmodium malariae and plasmodium knowlesi. The bite of an infected female anopheles mosquito creates a path for these parasites to enter into the blood stream of the victim (person). Once, they enter into the blood, within few days they mature in liver and then start affecting red blood corpuscles of the body. They rapidly divide and cause harm to the whole body.

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Worried About Growth of Your Child? Know About HGH Test

Children are a constant source of joy for their parents and family in every stage of their lives. It won’t be an exaggeration if it is said that concern about the child’s well-being extends from its existence in the womb to its grave. This is the reason why the welfare and well-being of children for their parents is of utmost importance and priority.

Monitoring proper growth and development of children gives parents idea about the health of their child. Any abnormalities in their growth pattern can also be detected at a proper time. This ensures that the child gets accurate and timely treatment.
Nowadays, there are extremely high end and highly precise diagnostic testing and growth tracking machineries available for parents. These facilities can be availed by parents from the time the child is in womb till the after-years when it grows. One such test that is helpful in this regards is HGH (Human Growth Hormone).

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This Is How NT Scan Will Detect Down Syndrome in Baby

Pregnancy is a very challenging stage in every women’s life. It is a period when women need to take extra special care of herself so that her baby grows pink and healthy. Health is the most important aspects for her when she is pregnant. Mother’s body is the source for the baby’s food and growth, hence she must eat healthy and stay healthy during this time period.
Pregnancy is a period of nine month that is almost equal to 40 weeks. This span of time is divided into three trimesters, where each trimester is of three month’s time. The first trimester of pregnancy starts from the 1st week to the 12th week. Second trimester is from 13th week to 27th week and the third trimester is from 28th week to the baby’s birth.


Pregnant ladies must eat all healthy and nutritious food at regular intervals of time throughout the day. Sleep is another important aspect of pregnancy. Pregnant mothers must get proper amount of sleep so that they are active during the rest of the day. Pregnancy period is the time when women must keep their body and mind healthy. In order to maintain these factors, doctors suggest light exercises. Yoga and meditation can also be done to keep her mind and body calm and away from all the worries.

Pregnant mothers must also take regular check ups to keep a note about her health and the health of her baby. Regular health check ups during pregnancy is also a very import factor. It gives you the knowledge about how well and healthy your baby is growing inside. Also, if in case she falls sick or suffers from cold, cough or any such health issues, she must visit a doctor immediately before it affects the foetus (unborn developing baby in the mother’s womb). The slightest amount of change in your physical and mental health can affect your baby. Therefore, make sure you keep balance of all these important aspects to keep problems at bay.
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5 Reasons Why Bone Scan is Important in Cancer Case

Cancer is one of the most dangerous diseases that can affect mankind. Thanks to innovative techniques and advancements in medical technologies, better diagnostic tests for cancer and treatment options are now available. Bone scan is one such diagnostic test that helps in evaluating structural integrity of bones. In cases of cancer, the investigative test has great utility. It can help to assess spread of cancer from elsewhere to bones. Also in case of cancer, which originates primarily in the bones, this investigative test helps in diagnosing the location and spread of cancer.

Bone Scan
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Are You Afraid of Cancer? Confirm It With These Tests!

Everyone would like to be in the ‘Top 5’ or ‘Top 10’ of things. Sadly, when it comes to diseases, nobody would like to rank them, even in the ‘Most deadly’ or ‘Highly morbid’ categories.

Being responsible for 13 percent or 8.2 million deaths worldwide, cancer bags the fifth position in the league of ‘Top 10 causes of death globally.’

Dismal figures color the sad picture of mortality due to cancer in India. With a total of 2.5 million Indians suffering from cancer, every 8 minutes a woman dies because of cervical cancer. Tobacco related diseases are alone responsible for 2,500 deaths daily. If 2 women are diagnosed of breast cancer, another woman would be dying because of it somewhere else.


For reference sake, let us see the ‘Top 10 causes of death globally’:

Ischemic heart disease
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Lower respiratory infections
Road-traffic accidents
Hypertensive heart disease

Now if we observe carefully, these diseases have one thing in common – THESE CAUSES ARE LIFESTYLE RELATED. As much as there is to feel bad about these health problems, the good news is that most of these are PREVENTABLE; be it with a healthy diet, regular exercise, maintaining safety, or with periodic health check-ups.

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10 Best Home Remedies On Piles You Will Read This Year

Piles, also called as hemorrhoids, are swelling of blood vessels located in the region of rectum and anus. They can occur internally or externally. Internal piles are formed at few centimeters above the opening of anus. On the basis of their size, they are divided into four grades – grade I to grade IV; grade I being the commencing or the starting stage and grade IV being the final stage. External piles (termed medically as perianal hematoma) are visible and can be afflictive.

There could be several causes of piles; constipation being the major culprit. Pregnancy, exerting undue stress over anal muscles while defecating, history of rectal surgery and lifting of heavy weight could be possible reasons for piles.
Though people from any age group can be affected by piles, it mostly attacks people aged between 45-65. Hence, people falling under this age group should be more careful about their toilet habits. Piles give out early signs of warning in form of symptoms like pain while defecating, formation of hard lumps around the anus, presence of blood in the stools, mucus discharge while passing stools and itchiness around anus. If the symptoms are not treated in germinating stages of piles, they will worsen further and cause more damage.

Piles surgery is the only option implemented to treat piles which has advanced to final stage. Before piles can take control of the body, we should implement measures to curb it.

Here are 10 best home remedies on piles that may stop you from searching piles surgery cost.

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Skin Polishing- An Effective Way to Beautify Your Skin

Beauty they say is skin deep. True beauty lies in the person’s persona and attitude towards life. However, that said, the importance, popularity and functionality of cosmetic treatments cannot be discounted.

Moreover, there are external elements that are also responsible for the damage caused to the skin. To add to it, aging is another culprit that harms the skin and makes it look wrinkly. In such times, cosmetic treatments are just a way to have younger looking skin. Or in words, they are the ladder to not only look young but also feel confident for facing the world with audacity and charm. If used judiciously, everyone will age gracefully and elegantly.


There are a host of cosmetic treatments available to people interested in beautifying their skin. Cashing on the trend to look good always and mentality of women that fair is always beautiful, more and more brands are also coming up with fairness and age defying creams for women. In the same vein, skin polishing, also gaining traction as a beauty trend, is not unheard of.

Skin polishing sessions aren’t any longer restricted for the marriage season or festive season alone. Girls and women are going in for getting their skin polished before important events or family functions too. Moreover, skin polishing or microdermabrasion helps to wipe away acne, crow’s feet and fine lines from your face and thus also lightening your skin on the go.

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Increase Your Pleasure in Bed Not STDs: Stay Protected

Physical intimacy with your partner not only makes the relationship long lasting but also increases the sense of belonging towards each other. Touching, feeling and getting engulfed in your partner’s body paves way to access each other’s souls. Connection between the sheets becomes more enjoyable and passionate if connection between heart exits.

Physical intimacy is natural and is nature’s way to get two people close and call for reproduction. Physical intimacy while enjoyable, could also prove dangerous if precautions and care are not taken care of. Here it is when the topic of STDs i.e. sexually transmitted diseases comes into picture. These diseases do not reveal symptoms in germinating stages but slowly attack each and every part of your body. In this blog, let us have a look at what precisely are STDS, their causes, symptoms and how to stay protected. Let’s not allow STDs to play spoilsport in the game of pleasure.

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