Importance of Sleep Hygiene

Sleep is a natural part of every human being’s life and is a key factor to perform day-to-day tasks. A night owl, an early bird etc are all terms we come across while discussing someone’s sleeping pattern. Chronotypes discuss the peak activity and energy time for each person and how this impacts sleep patterns. Hence, building a sleep routine needs knowledge of one’s chronotype to better adjust life to it.

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How to Prevent Back Pain

The spine, one of the most substantial parts of the body, gives a great deal of strength and flexibility. But morbidities like scoliosis, spondylosis, degenerative disorders, lifting heavy objects, and sometimes ageing can lead to worsening back pain. This pain leads to deterioration of health and inability to perform everyday activities along with increased healthcare costs. Patients can become inefficient or even worse, bedridden. 

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How to Treat Chronic Hypertension in Pregnancy

If a pregnant woman has seriously high blood pressure, it will be treated quickly by doctors. This reduces the risk of cardiovascular problems and strokes. Though when the condition is milder, the treatment is less certain. Most women with hypertension during pregnancy fall into this category, and it does increase possible complications. Potential complications include: preeclampsia, preterm birth, slow fetal growth, and miscarriage. For these reasons, the condition needs to be managed and treated. Though treating this problem isn’t necessarily straightforward, many medications are available to doctors. Anti-hypertension treatments can help the patient in the long term, but are they actually safe for the baby?

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How to End Atopic Dermatitis Flare-Ups

If you suffer from atopic dermatitis, there are many treatments available. These include topical treatments that do not require prescriptions, including antihistamines, hydrocortisone, skin cleansers, and moisturizers. Treating atopic dermatitis with over-the-counter products is usually enough for patients with mild to moderate conditions. But for severe cases, more serious medical intervention is required.

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Increased Risk of High Blood Pressure from Daily Naps

As we get older, taking a refreshing nap in the afternoon becomes a regular routine for many. However, new research published by Hypertension, a journal from the American Heart Association, shows an associated risk between sleeping during the day and high blood pressure. There also appears to be an increased risk of strokes, and this is a problem as millions of people regularly take afternoon naps.

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