SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF STROKE

Knowing the signs of a stroke is the first step in stroke prevention. A stroke, sometimes called a “brain attack,” occurs when blood flow to an area in the brain is cut off. The brain cells, deprived of the oxygen and glucose needed to survive, die. If a stroke is not caught early, permanent brain damage or death can result.

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IS TOO MUCH TEA / COFFEE BAD FOR YOU?

Tea is an ancient drink that is made by steeping the leaves of the Camellia sinensis plant in boiling water. The resulting drink contains active ingredients such as caffeine, flavonoids and fluoride. Many health benefits have been linked to regular tea consumption, including one observational study that noted an 11 percent decrease in heart attack risk for subjects drinking three or more cups of tea per day. However, excessive consumption can lead to some adverse side effects.

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HOW MUCH SUN FOR VITAMIN D

Sun exposure to the skin is the human race’s natural, intended, most effective and most neglected source of vitamin D.Vitamin D sufficiency, along with diet and exercise, has emerged as one of the most important preventive factors in human health. Hundreds of studies now link vitamin D deficiency with significantly higher rates of many forms of cancer‚ as well as heart disease‚ osteoporosis‚ multiple sclerosis and many other conditions and diseases.

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HEALTH BENEFITS OF GINGER

Ginger is a plant with leafy stems and yellowish green flowers. The ginger spice comes from the roots of the plant. Ginger is native to warmer parts of Asia, such as China, Japan, and India, but now is grown in parts of South American and Africa. It is also now grown in the Middle East to use as medicine and with food.

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PrivaCare Now Offers Ambulance with ICU Facilities

Ambulance Hotline: 0300-334-CARE (0300-334-2273) PrivaCare (in association with Doctors Hospital Lahore) is proud to announce that we are now offering full ambulance hospital services including transport with ventilator. Our ambulance service (emergency hotline ph: 0300-334-CARE / 0300-334-2273) is fully equipped for shifting the patients with full ICU support who are critical, patients with multi-organ failure on various life support systems, patients with cardiac emergencies like acute myocardial infarction (heart attack), angina, arrhythmia, and more.

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SMALL EXERCISES YOU CAN DO AT YOUR OFFICE DESK

The word exercise comes from the Latin exercere, meaning to keep busy or at work.But what the typical adult does at work is sit in a desk chair for eight hours, plus a sitting-down commute both ways and an evening spent in front of the TV. This is a recipe for ruin. Sitting all day increases our risk for obesity and puts us at risk for back pain, poor posture, leg cramps, tense muscles and sheer boredom.

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HOW TO STAY HEALTHY DURING RAMADAN

The month of Ramadan is a great opportunity to focus on bringing back a balanced and healthy lifestyle in your life.Through fasting you begin to learn how to manage your eating habits, how to improve self-control and discipline.This month requires you to give the stomach a break, and by doing so you are able to break down and expel the accumulated toxins from your body.

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