general health

To Kegel or not to Kegel?

Kegel is something everyone has probably heard of today. Every gynecologist, physiotherapist, yoga instructor, Pilates instructor advocates these exercises for improving the tightness of the pelvic floor and to prevent incontinence. But it fails a lot of times. Why?? Firstly, our understanding of the pelvic floor itself is flawed and secondly, the way we tone …

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The Jenga effect

We humans are made up of 30 trillion cells and for each human cell we have 3 microbial cells residing in us. Thus, we have roughly 100 trillion microbes living in harmony within us including bacteria, fungi, viruses and parasites. Even our human DNA consists of sequences from microbial DNA. Most of the infectious diseases …

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Bedwetting

Bedwetting or passing urine in the middle of the night is quite a common issue in children. There are two cases commonly seen: one where the child has been potty trained and dry for many months/ years and then regresses a little and starts bedwetting and second type where the child is off diapers during …

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Basics of nutritional coaching

Food is a very essential puzzle of today’s lifestyle problems and we can see that with all the diet hacks and quick weight loss program on the internet. Do they work? Maybe, sometimes. But we have to start seeing food as something more than just a diet plan that needs to be followed. What I …

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