Causes & effects for sleep deprivation

Causes & effects for sleep deprivation

In medical circles, the concept of sleep still remains one of the most elusive and least understood topics, which is ironic because at least one third of our lives are spent in this state. Today we are going to break down the concept and have a scrutinizing look at some of the chemical and biological reasons as to why sleep is so important in our lives and the reasons for sleep deprivation, along with the inevitable consequences of such. Sleep deprivation basically refers to a state in which an individual does not get an adequate amount of sleep. Here are some of the reasons why this happens. Causes – Academic life There has been a lot of research to suggest that students are especially susceptible to one or more forms of sleep deprivation, owing to their extremely busy schedules, very early classes and extensive course syllabuses. The studies show that most of the students during their early years of college receive less than...
The health concerns of pimple popping

The health concerns of pimple popping

Pimples are a naturally occurring phenomenon that can inhabit any part of your body at random, sometimes in clusters and other times in lone specks. Some people are more susceptible to it and are constantly attacked by recurrences while others remain relatively safe. Sometimes a change in environment may trigger their appearance brought on by a change in geographical location or simply a change in weather. The hormonal changes at puberty might also be involved in bringing about an onset. Some people think acne and pimples are the same thing. They are not. A pimple is a hard, inflamed spot on your skin while acne is a broader term; a skin disease in which hair follicles are clogged with dead skin and sebum (skin oil) to create pimples. Since the human face contains a relatively high number of oil glands, this is usually the primary area of occurrence. Now, the treatment for acne is something that you need to consult your doctor for so...
Kalonji seeds health benefits

Kalonji seeds health benefits

We find it difficult to believe that something as easily available as kalonji seeds could be so beneficial for our health. Yes, it’s true, while every Indian kitchen is familiar with the beautiful aroma coming from tempering the kalonji or Nigella seeds (from its scientific name Nigella sativa), is an interesting spice, we hardly give it a thought that it can give more to the dish than just the flavour and it is just added to a number of dishes making flavorful dishes such as curries, dal, samosa with equal elan. But that’s just the flavoring part of it, for Kalonji seeds health benefits stay tuned for more. Yes, there is so much more to this deceptive-looking tiny seeds. Deceptive because who knew that these tiny seeds could pack in such a nutritional punch? It’s chock-a-block with trace elements such as amino acids, crystalline nigellone, crude fiber, saponin, proteins and fatty acids such as volatile oils, linolenic and oleic...

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