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A lot of online videos and discussion claims that rubbing Vicks Vaporub on belly helps reducing fat. Many suggest that the camphor content in...

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Does gestational diabetes cause nausea?

Mild nausea is a symptom of gestational diabetes. However, nausea during pregnancy can happen due to many other reasons. It is not advisable to...

How frequently should I have blood glucose tests if I have gestational diabetes?

If you have gestational diabetes, your doctor will recommend frequent check-ups, especially in your last three months of pregnancy. During these check-ups, your doctor...

Is gestational diabetes genetic?

Your chances of developing gestational diabetes increase if an immediate family member, such as a parent or sibling, had gestational diabetes or has been...

What kind of weight gain should I expect with gestational diabetes?

Increase in weight is normal during pregnancy. However, if you have an uncontrolled weight increase due to wrong food choices, chances of gestational diabetes...

Can I eat pizza during gestational diabetes?

No, you should not eat pizza or any other junk food if you are diagnosed with gestational diabetes during your pregnancy. Even 2 slices...

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12 nutrients that can help you beat depression

Depression is caused by a series of factors including genetics, hormones, illness and stress. However, according to researchers your diet may help to some extent in controlling...

Vitamin C, Garlic, Bitter Gourd: Fact Checkers claim they can’t save you from CoronaVirus; We say, you should still add them to your diet...

Multiple social media posts and whatsapp messages have been floated around about various foods that can prevent or cure CoronaVirus.Various websites have written them as completely fake....

Iron overdose can hurt you. Here is how

  Why is Iron important in our body? Iron is an essential mineral in our body. It is an important part of the hemoglobin in blood. Hemoglobin is the...

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How much can I walk during gestational diabetes?

If you have gestational diabetes, walking 2 or 3 times a day, everytime for 30 minutes will be beneficial to your health. Walking can...

How can I reduce the chance of gestational diabetes?

You develop gestational diabetes when your body becomes more resistant to insulin. If you are diagnosed with gestational diabetes, it means your body isn’t...

When and why should I get tested for gestational diabetes?

You should be screened for gestational diabetes during your pregnancy. Your doctor will recommend an oral glucose tolerance test to screen gestational diabetes. This...

Can I exercise with gestational diabetes?

Yes you can exercise if you are pregnant and is diagonised with gestational diabetes. In fact, exercising under adequate supervision is both safe as...

Can I breastfeed my baby if I had gestational diabetes?

Yes, you can breastfeed your baby even if you had gestational diabetes during pregnancy. Breastmilk is good for the baby. If you breastfeed the...

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Can Vitamin D deficiency lead to kidney problems?

People having Vitamin D deficiency are more than twice as likely to develop albuminuria over a period of time (as per the American Journal...

How can obesity be prevented?

Majority of the times, obesity can be prevented easily by altering lifestyle and food habits. A healthy diet, a regular exercise regime helps keeping...

How common is child obesity?

Child obesity is a serious medical problem. It has reached epidemic levels in developed as well as in developing nations. Obese children are above...

How is Vitamin D and Calcium related in our body?

Vitamin D is the ingredient that plays a crucial role in Calcium absorption in the body. Calcium helps in building and maintaining the strength...

Can mental stress affect my oral health?

Yes, stress can affect oral health. The most common problem with psychological stress is teeth clenching. This can happen without you realizing it. In severe...

Can obese women conceive normally?

Obesity can make it difficult for you to get pregnant. Being overweight can affect ovulation in females. Fat cells that make estrogen in the...
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