What is Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)

What is Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) also called prostate gland enlargement is a common condition; seen in men as they get older. An enlarged prostate gland can cause uncomfortable urinary symptoms, such as blocking the flow of urine from the urinary bladder. It can also cause urinary bladder, urinary tract or kidney problems. Symptoms: The severity of symptoms in people who have BPH varies; but the symptoms tend to gradually worsen over time. Common signs & symptoms of BPH include: Frequent or urgent need to urinate Increased frequency of urination at night (nocturia) Difficulty starting urination Weak urine stream or a stream...

Signs of Burnout

Signs of Burnout

In the hustle and bustle of everyday life, it’s quite common to feel inundated with various pressures and demands. Whether that’s making it through the pile of deadlines at work, or seeing that the family has everything they need for the week ahead, it all takes its toll. For some, the mounting pressure can lead to what’s known as a mental burnout. This is when the motivation to get any and all tasks done is replaced with feelings of fatigue and frustration, along with losing the enjoyment you once found in certain aspects of daily life. Before your burnout gets...

What's in your beauty products?

What's in your beauty products?

According to the survey carried out by ProdegeMR, around 43.9 percent of respondents stated that they spent up to 700 Indian rupees on cosmetics during the survey period. (source: statista.com) If you have ever inspected the back of your favourite beauty products, you are sure to have seen the huge list of complicated chemicals and abbreviations. Many of us never check the ingredient list at all and we should. There are various chemicals going into these beauty products and in this post, we are taking a look at some of the most prominent and what they can do. SKINCARE Skincare is one...

Nutrients & Food for Healthy Brain

Nutrients & Food for Healthy Brain

The food we eat can have a big impact on the structure and health of our brains. Eating a brain boosting diet can support both short & long-term brain functions. The brain is an energy-intensive organ, using around 20% of the body’s calories; so it needs plenty of good fuel to maintain concentration throughout the day. The brain also requires certain nutrients to stay healthy.   Phosphatidylserine (PS) Phosphatidylserine is a phospholipid component. As a component of cell membranes, PS is found in almost every cell in the body. In particular, PS is more concentrated in neurons. Half of the...

10 Tips to Boost Male Fertility & Sperm Count

10 Tips to Boost Male Fertility & Sperm Count

Thinking about trying for a baby? Make sure you read these ten tips to help boost male fertility naturally When you decide to have a baby, it's important to think about female and male fertility - after all, as the saying goes, it takes two, baby. Men can do a great deal to improve their chances of conception and boost sperm counts by paying attention to health and lifestyle. Here is a check-list for men who are trying for a baby with our ten tips to help boost male fertility: Keep Cool: Men have a higher sperm count when their genitals...

What is Biotin

What is Biotin

Biotin (B7 or Vitamin H) is a water-soluble vitamin that our body needs to help convert certain nutrients into energy. It also plays an important role in the health of our hair, skin & nails. Biotin is a catalyst & necessary component for cellular processes such as cell growth, metabolism, etc. Biotin deficiency leads to hair loss. Role of Biotin in Hair Health Functions: Important role in growth & maintenance of hair. Improves hair growth & appearance. Effective for healthy hair, shine, increased growth rate & reduced hair loss “Biotin improves luster and quality of hair & nails.” – Arch....

Vitamin C Benefits for Skin

Vitamin C Benefits for Skin

You might not think of the vitamin C benefits for skin, yet it’s one of the key nutrients that can help. Vitamin C contributes to normal collagen function for the normal function of skin. Ensuring an adequate intake of vitamin C is also essential for a number of other reasons. Here we share the benefits of vitamin C, the sources of vitamin C and the supplements that can safeguard your intake. How Much Vitamin C per day do I need? For adults, the recommended daily amount for vitamin C is 65 to 90 milligrams (mg) a day, and the upper limit...

What is the Immune System

What is the Immune System

You may well have heard of the immune system, but do you really know what it is, why it is so important and how best to support it? Here, we cast a light on the best ways to ensure you can support your immune system, to help you to stay fighting fit! What Is the Immune System? Put simply, the immune system is a network of cells, tissues and organs that work together to help keep us healthy. Day to day you probably will not think too much about your immune system but this vital network attacks germs and other...

Tiredness Reasons

Tiredness Reasons

In the hustle and bustle of everyday life, it’s quite common to feel inundated with various pressures and demands. Whether that’s making it through the pile of deadlines at work, or seeing that the family has everything they need for the week ahead, it all takes its toll. For some, the mounting pressure can lead to what’s known as a mental burnout. This is when the motivation to get any and all tasks done is replaced with feelings of fatigue and frustration, along with losing the enjoyment you once found in certain aspects of daily life. Before your burnout gets...

Glowing Skin Routine

Glowing Skin Routine

In the rush of day-to-day life we can sometimes neglect our skin. UV rays, harsh weather and stress may all negatively impact our skin’s condition, therefore it’s important to nourish and protect it whenever we can.  Technological advancements in skincare have resulted in a sea of new products appearing on our shelves, which could make it even more difficult to find products that suit your skin’s needs.  We believe that skincare shouldn’t be complicated which is why we’ve developed Perfectil, which is designed to complement and fit into your daily skincare routine - but just how can healthy and radiant skin...

Zinc Rich Foods

Zinc Rich Foods

It’s crucial we get enough of the mineral zinc and one way of doing so is including zinc-rich foods in our diet Zinc plays a role in many aspects of our health, from contributing to a healthy immune system, through to helping maintain normal vision. So how much do we need? In the India, ICMR recommends zinc intake of 5-9 mg for children from 1 to 12 years of age. 11 to 12 mg of iodine is recommended for 13 to 17 years of age. 10-12 mg of zinc is recommended for males and females. RDA for pregnant and lactating mothers...

Borage Oil

Borage Oil

Borage is a leafy green herb commonly found in Mediterranean and cooler climates. Borage oil is an extract made from the seeds of the Borago officinalis plant. The oil from its seeds has been used in traditional medicine for thousands of years. Borage oil is known for its high gamma linoleic acid (GLA) content. When borage oil is consumed, much of the gamma-linoleic acid in borage oil is converted to dihomo-gamma-linolenic acid. These substances are classified as omega-6 fatty acids and is helpful in reducing inflammation. Forms of Borage Oil Oil extracted from the seeds of Borago officinalis  Nutritional supplements (capsule or tablet) which can...

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