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Can Eating Disorders Affect Oral Health?

Can Eating Disorders Affect Oral Health?

Eating disorders are linked to a variety of factors. It is most common in teenagers and young adult women. Most common eating disorders are anorexia, bulimia and binge eating.    Oral health is mostly affected by self-induced vomiting and nutritional deficiency associated with eating disorders, leading to: Loss of enamel due to the flowing of

How to take Care of Your Skin

For staying young, looking fresh and healthy, it is essential to have healthy skin. Our skin is the frontline defense against bacteria, germs and other organisms. It is one of the first organs affected by aging, weather conditions, daily life stress, etc. Below are some simple tips to protect your skin: Clean your skin gently

Heat Prevention: Fun Under the Sun

When the sun shines, fun is on everyone’s agenda but be careful of too much fun under the sun as heat might cause: • Sunburns; • Heat stroke, heat exhaustion and heat cramps; • Dehydration; • Formation of blood clots that block arteries and veins leading to heart and brain severe injuries; • Aggravation of

Importance of Fluoride for Teeth

Fluoride helps prevent tooth decay by making the tooth more resistant to acid attacks from plaque bacteria and sugars in the mouth. It also reverses early decay. It is a mineral found naturally in many foods and water. In children during tooth development, fluoride helps teeth to have shallower grooves which helps reduce plaque and

Tips to Reduce and Manage Stress

Everyone experiences stress. However, when it is affecting your life, health and wellbeing, it is important to tackle it as soon as possible, and while stress affects everyone differently, there are common signs and symptoms you can look out for. These include but not limited to: Memory problems Inability to concentrate Self-doubt and low self-esteem

Tips to Travel Smart and Stay Healthy

If you are planning a trip outside your country, here are few simple tips that will help you stay healthy and enjoy your vacation: Avoid raw meats and tap water. Choose, instead, hot or packaged foods and bottled water since food or water contaminated with bacteria can cause traveler’s diarrhea, also known as turista. Use

World No Tobacco Day

Let’s make every day World No Tobacco Day. Smoking affects you and everybody around you. If you smoke a cigarette, hookah or cigar, you are at higher risk of many diseases including: Lung infections with higher risk of bronchitis and lung cancer Mood swings due to nicotine dependency Early menopause with increased hot flashes Sagging

World Hypertension Day

High blood pressure is a major cause of heart disease, stroke, vascular disease and kidney disease, and contributes to dementia. Sometimes, hypertension has no warning signs or symptoms, and many people do not know they have it until the development of complications. Healthy attitudes and lifestyle changes can help combat hypertension: Eat a healthy diet