by Dr Partap Chauhan Have you ever taken a moment to realize the beautiful relationship between the Sun and our Earth? Just a little bit closer to Sun, and the Earth would have been completely inhospitable like the Venus where temperatures rise to 460 degree Celsius, a little further away and it would have been frozen and lifeless like Mars! At the third position from the Sun, all conditions were perfect for life to form on Earth. The Sun is truly life-giving energy, and you, I and every other living…Read More
World Laughter Day: Here’s why you should practice Hasyayoga or Laughter Yoga
Hasyayoga is excellent as the same starts as forced laughter, and later, it becomes a real one and is super contagious. As per studies, 15 minutes of laughter on a daily basis will improve your health drastically. Today, i.e. May 5, people across the world will celebrate World Laughter Day. For the unversed, every year, the very first Sunday of the month of May is celebrated as the Laughter Day and the first celebration was done way back in 1998 in Mumbai. And same was started off by Dr.…Read More
Metabolism and Weight
QUESTION OF THE DAY Q: What is meant by basal metabolic rate? It depends on which factors? What is it’s effect on our weight? A: Basal metabolic rate is the amount of energy expressed in calories that a person needs to keep the body functioning at rest. Some of those processes are breathing, blood circulation, controlling body temperature, cell growth, brain and nerve function, and contraction of muscles. Metabolism is the process by which your body converts what you eat and drink into energy. During this complex biochemical process, calories…Read More
Menopausal Hormone Therapy May Boost Memory; Try These Foods That May Help Too!
According to a study published in the journal Neurology, hormone therapy taken to relieve menopausal symptoms including hot flashes, insomnia and fatigue may also play a key role in improving memory and thinking skills According to a study published in the journal Neurology, hormone therapy taken to relieve menopausal symptoms including hot flashes, insomnia and fatigue may also play a key role in improving memory and thinking skills. Hormone therapy refers to either oestrogen or combination oestrogen or progesterone treatment. The study that was led by Mayo Clinic in Minnesota,…Read More