Tag: healthy lifestyle

Get healthier in Ramadan with these tips
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Get healthier in Ramadan with these tips

This year’s Ramadan is a long one. This is not only because of the long hours — with fasting expected to last nearly 15 hours a day — but also because of the scorching summer heat. Especially now that we have entered into the second half of this sacred month, people are really starting to…

Why do mouth corners crack?
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Why do mouth corners crack?

Corners of the mouth extremely dry, cracking, burning and painful? The drying of the corners of your mouth resulting in cracks is medically called angular cheilitis or perleche. Not only can it become very painful very fast, it can also be rather embarrassing as it makes you look like someone does not take care of…

Bleeding gums in pregnancy harms babies
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Bleeding gums in pregnancy harms babies

Relationship between Poor Oral Health and Preterm Birth in Pregnant Women Women go through various biological changes in their body during pregnancy which might affect their daily routine. This can in turn increase the risks of oral disease. Hormonal changes in a pregnant lady can cause inflamed gums, and this inflammation can make a pregnant…

Obesity destroys oral health
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Obesity destroys oral health

Obesity is a medical condition which involves accumulation of body fat, creating an adverse effect on a person’s health. It is a complex disorder and a multi-factorial disease that is now growing into a major health concern all over the world. The factors that contribute in making a person obese includes: Imbalance between the energy…

Dental tips for athletes
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Dental tips for athletes

A die hard athlete? Want to swim, run or participate in other physical activities all the time? Well you stand apart from the crowd because of your trainers and physique. But you will be rather surprised to know that if you haven’t already told the dentist, they will also immediately know that you are an…

5 oral health facts for pregnant women
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5 oral health facts for pregnant women

So you or one of your loved ones is pregnant. Congratulations, it is a life changing time of your life! There will be many changes that will occur over the course of 9 months and the mother along with the baby will need to be provided with utmost nourishment in order to attain perfect health….

The biggest reason for bad breath
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The biggest reason for bad breath

Bad breath is said to ensue after a night spent munching on snacks. The relationship between oral health and night shifts is quite obvious as come nightfall, there is a noticeable reduction in the flow of saliva in the mouth. Reduced salivary flow directly affects oral health. We live in a tough world where we…

The sugary drinks curse
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The sugary drinks curse

The Pakistani population, the youth specifically, shows an alarmingly high inclination towards increased consumption of sugary beverages daily which are very damaging to general and well as oral health. Our mouth colonizes harmful bacteria that feed on the sugar we consume to produce acid which in turn can result in irreversible damage in the form…

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