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6 Common Winter Illnesses | Portea Blog – Health Article

(Last Updated On: December 4, 2017) For most people, winter is that time of the year when a stuffy nose and a nagging cough become their constant companion. The cold and dry weather makes it difficult for your immune system to functional optimally, thus making you susceptible to a host of health ailments including the unfriendly neighbourhood common cold. To keep your immune system in full throttle during the winter, you can steps like eating healthy, wearing warm clothes and…

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General Health Care During Winter – Health Article

According to studies conducted by researchers from the National Institute of Health, the cold and dry weather conditions during winters make it easier for various disease causing viruses to breed and transmit. This along with other factors like lowered sun exposure and staying indoors increase your susceptibility to a host of illnesses. In order to prevent yourself from falling ill and miss out on all the fun that this season has to offer, consider the following tips – Massage Your…

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Coping the harsh winters with Physiotherapy – Health Article

(Last Updated On: December 8, 2017) Winter is a season of merriment, holidays and lots of fun filled indoor family time. It provides the much needed respite after a prolonged and intense summer. But like everything else, there is a flip side to this too – symptoms of certain health disorders get aggravated during this season. Asthma, COPD, Arthritis (especially rheumatoid arthritis), pain due to injury, flu and cold are the most common names on this list. To keep the…

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A Short Guide To Vitamin Deficiency – Health Article

(Last Updated On: December 13, 2017) Vitamin Deficiency is an age-old problem. Modernization and advancements in lifestyle have only added to the problem. You’d probably wonder why is it so, as advancements are supposed to IMPROVE our lifestyle and health, but that may not always be the case. The rapid rise of junk food and processed edibles that have a massive appeal to the taste buds have been detrimental to our body’s needs, almost always ignoring it’s requirements for necessary…

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When Should You Consult a Doctor? – Health Article

(Last Updated On: December 14, 2017) When do you go visit the doctor? When does the condition qualify for that visit and the need for ‘medical attention’? Through this post we aim to shed light on the nuances of when you actually need to visit the doctor. Getting a headache, stomach ache, dizziness or feeling nauseous is normal, but you always need to know when things are getting out of hand and seek timely medical help so that the worst…

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Simple Ways to Manage Your Diabetes – Health Article

(Last Updated On: December 19, 2017) A diabetes diagnosis can be quite upsetting. Cheer up! for diabetes is manageable. Fact of the matter is: It isn’t all that complicated to manage your diabetes. In fact, with a few simple steps and a positive attitude, you can lead a normal happy life without worry and keep your diabetes levels in check! We’ve listed below, 7 simple ways to maintain your diabetes and stay healthy! Take a look: Spot check your sugar…

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Tips To Get a Goodnight’s Sleep – Health Article

(Last Updated On: December 20, 2017) A good night’s sleep is essential for your health and well-being. Lack of sleep can make you foggy and grumpy. You will start noticing a reduction in your energy levels, your emotional balance will go haywire, and it will affect your weight too in the long run. If you are one of those who struggle to get the sleep you need each night, then these tips are for you- Following a regular schedule will…

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