PCOS Diet

PCOS is the most common endocrine disorder in Indian women. It is believed that PCOS affects an estimated five to ten per cent women. In India one in every 10 women in the reproductive age is affected by PCOS. As the information and awareness of this endocrine disorder is limited, most of the women affected by this disorder do not seek medical attention to correct it. Even if they consult a gynecologist, many discontinue treatment and this later affects them in conceiving. There are many adolescent girls who are affected by this disorder but due to lack of awareness they [&hellip

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Pregnant Lady

Several questions pertaining to pregnancy have been voiced time and again by expectant women. So it’s  no surprise if you find first-time mothers-to-be poring over numerous books, medical journals, listening to any piece of advice that comes their way, just to satisfy their deep-rooted curiosity about motherhood. So here’s help at hand to guide all first-time mothers-to-be safely through pregnancy. To begin with, pregnancy should be well planned. The ideal age would be somewhere between 21 and 25 and postponing it would make things a little difficult. Pregnancy is a physiological process, so essentially there need not be a great [&hellip

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Split Ends

The bitterest part of this article is that there is no cure for split hair. They just do not stick together once they split. Having said that, let us move onto the better part of this article. We can prevent split ends if we understand and eliminate the causes. But hair once split, just needs to be trimmed away and then maintained properly so that they do not return. Causes of Split Ends There are various causes for split ends, but the most basic reason is stress – mechanical, chemical and thermal. Excessive application of hair products like hair color [&hellip

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Couple in Love

Emotional Infidelity has been called by many names such as “extramarital emotional involvement” or “emotional affair” to name two. It is basically an affair without any physical connection. Instead of having sex, the parties trade deep, personal intimacies. While there is no outward physical manifestation of attraction in an emotional affair, its bases remain the same – the parties involved have sexual chemistry, they just don’t act on it. Friendships quickly grow into emotional infidelity when two people connect with each other at emotional levels that are usually shared between husband and wife. Emotional infidelity starts when two potential sexual [&hellip

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You are Pregnant Now What

Did you get a BFP (Big Fat Positive as they call it in the motherhood/baby care websites)? So, you are pregnant. Now what lies ahead for you on this beautiful bumpy (pun intended) road in pregnancy? Sharing the news: Sharing the news with family members, friends, colleagues and older kids are all equally important. Colleagues need to know for sure, because back up plans need to be made at your work place during your maternity leave. The sooner, the better they know. You need to break this news in a very careful way to your older kids. Tell them that [&hellip

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Food as Aphrodisiacs

Through the years it has been known that some people believe and advocate certain foods to enhance or better the feeling of love and the verve to translate that into action. Now there are really no scientifically proven foods and beverages, yet some people swear by certain foods that have helped them in their love performance. The one good thing about experimenting with food, herbs and spices as an aphrodisiac, is that it cannot be harmful. Yet total dependence on that and expecting it to do wonders is not the endeavor of this article. This is just so to spice [&hellip

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Model wearing Spectacles

Girls wearing glasses were considered dowdy at worst and studious at best!  The first thing that most girls thought of when they found out they needed glasses was that this was not something that could fit in their beauty regimen. Besides, contact lenses not being quite as cheap as they are now didn’t help matters either. But, thankfully, things aren’t so bad now. In fact, spectacles are actually in. Just in case you haven’t noticed. Girls with perfect eyesight are flaunting eyewear as a fashion accessory! And, horror of horrors, the 80s and 90s frames are now considered trendy, even [&hellip

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Mother and Child

When your child graduates from sitting to crawling, crawling to walking and henceforth, you get excited. This is a natural growing-up process. But if your five year- old daughter suddenly begins to show interest in wearing make-up or your 10-year-old girl wants to put on padded bras, or she gyrates to lyrics like Baby Iʼm your slave, Whip me if I misbehave, a popular Justin Timberlake number, its a reason to worry. We hear of such stories all the time and, unfortunately, the trend of children growing up too fast is catching on like wildfire. And, if you as a [&hellip

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Postpartum Depression

We are fond of saying sentimentally that a woman feels really fulfilled only after she has a baby. That only when she holds her bundle of joy in her arms does she understand what it really means to be a woman. But, emotion aside, pregnancy and childbirth result in a complex mix of physical, hormonal, emotional and behavioral changes taking place in a woman and this whole package can affect her in various ways at different times. During pregnancy, for example, she could sometimes feel excited, full of energy and deliriously happy, but at other times, she could also have [&hellip

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Kids in Kitchen

Most children tend to initially eat what they want from the selection their mothers bring to the table. With time they develop preference of one cereal over others. As kids grow, they make friends and are exposed to food items from other homes. You might be bringing up your child with healthy options but in school he will see the hastily made sandwich with white bread and begin to like that more your healthier options. Even if children would not get excited about accompanying you to the local vegetable and fruit market, if they see something totally new like shiitake [&hellip

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