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Most food poisoning cases are mild and treatable at home. Normal symptoms are nausea, vomiting, and mild stomach cramps, diarrhea and fever. But if you experience bloody vomit, or diarrhea that lasts more than 3 days, high fever (over 101.5 deg F), blurry vision, muscle weakness, tingling in extremities and severe abdominal cramps and dehydration, its time to seek urgent medical advice.
Fainting can occur due to stress, dehydration, low BP/blood sugar or standing for long under the sun. If it occurs without these triggers then it could be due to nervous or cardiac disorders. Warning signs include frequent yawning, sweating, giddiness, nausea, blurry eyes and ringing ears. Consult a doctor and get tests done if it reoccurs 2-3 times a month.
When hair looks dull, dry, and is brittle, it is a sign of dehydration so consume at least 2.7 liters of fluid a day. If you notice dark facial hair suddenly appearing on your upper lip or hair thickening on your arms, it might be due to the excessive secretion of testosterone. Experts confirm that thinning hair is caused by stress and anxiety.
Amla, also known as Amalaki or the Indian Gooseberry, is a nutrient-rich fruit, whose health benefits has been established and reaped for thousands of years. The countless medicinal properties of this fruit have given it a special place in Ayurveda. That being said, consuming Amla in excessive amounts can cause numerous side-effects like constipation, diarrhea and must not be used excessively by pregnant women and infants.
Aloe vera has been used since time immemorial to treat skin infections and boost immunity. It is also known to lower cholesterol, speed up the healing process of wounds, and reduce stress. It might even boost memory, treat neurodegenerative disorders, and lower blood sugar levels. However, studies have found that prolonged use could lead to diarrhea, dehydration, kidney diseases, or liver failure.
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