Summer and common hair problems

The season of sun—great for outdoor fun, but not always so awesome for your hair. There’s a lot to love about summer, but humidity and the resulting frizzy, dried out, sun ravaged hair is not among those reasons. Add the damage of wind, water and chlorine and our hair is in crisis

Nutrients required for women of all ages

Individual nutritional needs vary according to age and overall health status. Women have unique nutritional needs. Some requirements are specific to women, and they can also change during the lifespan. By eating well at every stage of life, you can control cravings, manage your weight, boost your energy, and look and feel your best. Healthy […]

Role of Immunity in combating various infections

Immunity – The Science of Staying Well. The state of protection from infectious disease (or) the condition that permits either natural or acquired resistance to disease. The immune system defends our body against invaders such as viruses, bacteria and foreign bodies. They are made up of a network of cells, tissues and organs that work […]

Role of exercises in physical health & in reducing pain

Chronic pain is defined as pain lasting beyond normal tissue healing time, generally taken to be 12 weeks. It contributes to disability, anxiety, depression, sleep disturbances, poor quality of life and healthcare costs. Chronic pain has a weighted mean prevalence in adults of 20%. For many years, the treatment choice for chronic pain included recommendations […]

Season of cough & cold – Simple habits for prevention!

Change in seasonal and environmental factors such as temperature, sunlight, rain, wind and humidity have a direct link with catching infectious disease easily. Cough and cold are one such disease caused by a viral infection. Although you can get cold year-round winter months are considered to be the most common ‘cold and cough season’ when […]

Healthy diet for Winter

“Unavae Marunthu” (Food is medicine) is the basic and famous proverb in Siddha system of medicine. In Ayurveda, it is referred as, “Aagara sambavam vasthu” (Health and disease are based on diet).  The saint Thiruvalluvar says             Maarubaadu ellatha undi maruthu unnin

Natural ways to overcome indigestion

Your favorite foods can delight your taste buds. But if you eat too fast or consume too much of these foods, you may experience occasional indigestion Everyone experiences an upset stomach and indigestion from time to time after eating or drinking. The condition is usually no cause for concern, and it is often possible to […]

Why dry skin needs to be treated?

Dry skin occurs when skin doesn’t retain sufficient moisture. Dry skin is less elastic and more prone to tearing, which is why early treatment is the best way to avoid undue skin damage in the future. During winter months the water content of the epidermis (the outermost layer of skin) tends to reflect the level […]