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What Parents Should Do If Their Babies Choke

Choking is a worry for most parents with children. For babies under one year, five forceful back blows and chest thrusts may help the baby cough out the object. For babies over a year old, back blows and abdominal thrusts can help. Take your child to hospital immediately even if you were able to remove the object choking your child.

Go Easy On Your Body After C-Section With 7 Simple Exercises

Before you begin with exercising, you must remember that recovering should be your first priority. A c-section is a surgery—your body has undergone a...

Treating A Smelly Belly Button And Discharge

Some people experience a foul-smelling belly button accompanied by a discharge. A foul odor that emanates from the navel along with a yellowish, whitish, or a greenish discharge may often indicate an infection of the belly button, which may be caused due to many reasons. Preventing moisture accumulation and taking precautionary measures can help avoid this smelly condition. Consulting a dermatologist can prevent aggravating the condition.

The Story Behind Belly Button Lint And How To Clean It

Belly button lint forms when abdominal hair traps fibers from cotton clothes. It also collects dead skin cells, oil, bacteria, and dirt. This can get smelly if you don't practice good hygiene. Have a cut or damaged skin? Watch out for a stinky bacterial or yeast infection. An inflamed sebaceous cyst in or around the navel may also cause odor. To clean belly button lint, gently use warm salt water, coconut oil, or diluted tea tree oil.
Belly bloating is common for people who are not careful about their diet

9 Effective Ways To Banish Belly Bloat

Ginger, papaya, and mint are simple natural remedies for bloating that are also tasty. If you have bad constipation, take castor oil with ginger tea. Cut back on carbonated beverages to avoid filling your stomach with air. Be mindful of high-fiber foods, especially beans and lentils. Increase your intake slowly! Ditch chewing gum, and avoid dairy if you're lactose intolerant. Take your time with eating and don't talk with your mouth full.

Top 7 Things That Make A Pregnant Woman Feel Really Uncomfortable

The word uncomfortable during pregnancy is a collation of all the moments of discomfort that a mother often undergoes but doesn't tell openly. In...

The Truth About Coconut Oil And Belly Fat

Coconut oil can help belly fat, but it’s not a miracle cure. The medium-chain fatty acids aren't stored so they won't contribute to weight gain. The oil also promotes, thermogenesis, a process that burns fat for energy. However, it's also packed with saturated fat, so it can bring on weight gain and heart disease. If you're at risk, coconut oil isn’t the best choice. Otherwise, it can help if you avoid other saturated fats.

6 Yoga Poses That Every Insomniac Must Do For Better Sleep

Life has a way of getting more and more complicated as you get older. People try to subdue the mental clutter with caffeine, nicotine,...
facts and myths about carbonated water

5 Myths About Carbonated Water Debunked

Carbonated water is not harmful to your health if it doesn't have additives like salt, sugar, and flavor enhancing agents. There are many myths about the ill effects of sparkling water on health. However, drinking plain water cannot lead to bone loss, dental cavities or IBS. But consumption of sweetened or acidic carbonated beverages can wreak havoc with your health.

First Month Pregnancy – Belly, Body, And Other Changes

If you are reading this and you are pregnant, welcome to the pregnancy club! Most women will not know about their pregnancy in the...
Belly button odor can be due to a number of reasons

Everything You Need To Know About Belly Button Odor

Belly button odor is usually caused by poor hygiene. When bacteria on the skin mixes with sweat, dirt, and oil, the area gets stinky. An infection can develop if there is bacterial overgrowth. Even a cyst can form, potentially causing pus and pain. To prevent belly button odor, practice good hygiene and bathe regularly. Damaged skin increases the risk for infection so clean it gently. If other symptoms show up, talk to your doctor as soon as possible.
8 Signs You're Are Seriously Out Of Shape

8 Ways To Tell If You’re Seriously Out Of Shape

Most of us put exercise on the back burner. If you haven't worked out in a while, you could be out of shape. However, there are ways to check if you're unfit. Monitor your heart rate after exercise, or take the step test and the 2 km test to check your endurance. Wide waist size, high stress, exhaustion, and sugar cravings are signs of being unfit. Inability to do push-ups also indicate lack of fitness.

Feeling Anxious? Try These 2-Minute Remedies!

With the right approach, coping with anxiety can just take two minutes. Try deep belly breathing, an exercise that promotes calmness. You can also do pursed lips breathing for added benefits. The quieting response uses visualization, making it perfect for a messy mind. Combine breathing and meditation to do focused breathing, or place your attention on an item for object-focused meditation. Counting while meditating is another way to recharge and refocus.

10 Foods That Help You Burn Abdominal Fat

Weight loss is something that is on the minds of almost every overweight or obese person. Many people often work out twice a day to shed weight. Abdominal fat is extremely hard to burn and perfect washboard abs are almost impossible to achieve. But, apart from exercises, certain foods can make this possible. A diet that is high in fiber and low in sugars can help you burn abdominal fat.

How To Lose Those Last Few Pounds Of Belly Fat

As you embark on your weight loss program, you hit several hurdles. From cravings to lack of motivation, it's not easy to get rid...