Category Archives: Women’s Health

Can Drinking Water Really Help Lose Weight ?

Body Mass Index (BMI) is commonly used to determine weight problems in adult. It’s calculated by dividing weight in kilogram by height square in meters (weight (kg)/ [height (m)]2). For adults above or equal to 20 years of age, normal BMI values lies between 18.5 to 24.9. Athletes with muscle mass may normally have values…

Oranges lowers Cholesterol and Blood Pressure

Oranges Lowers Cholesterol Image Credit: Ellen Levy Finch (Elf) A study was done to see the effect of drinking orange juice on lipid profile of overweight middle-aged women. The study consisted of 26 women who did 1 hour of aerobic training 3 times a week for 3 months. Half of the women drank half liter…

Sleep Deprivation: Side Effects and A Therapeutic Benefit

Syed K.Haque, M.D. Sleep is defined as ” a readily reversible suspension of sensorimotor interaction with the environment, usually associated with recumbency and immobility.” Most people love sleep. This is evident from the fact that one of the top popular facebookfan pages is “I love Sleep“. Yet, there are many among us who deprive ourselves…