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Four pregnancy tests which can be done at home

People do lots of planning before conceiving; and there are several things that are associated with it.If you have a doubt that you could be pregnant here are some tests that you can do at home.

Toothpaste Test:
Take some amount of toothpaste in a bowl and add the collected urine to it. If the toothpaste turns blue or becomes frothy, your result is positive. It is one of the simplest ways to detect pregnancy.

Benefits of lemon

The health benefits that a lime carries are just too many, and it packs in too much of goodness. While the vitamin C is what immediately comes to our mind, there is more to it. 

Moving the joints: Uric acid can accumulate in the joints and cause bone pain and discomfort. Citric acid from the lime ensures this uric acid accumulation is reduced, thereby reducing gout and inflammation.

Weight loss: The citric acid is an excellent fat burner, and drinking two glasses of warm lime water per day can show obvious results in a week’s time.

Hot water can cause physical difficulties

We are often told that consuming six-eight glasses of water is a must. But warm or hot water directly from the tap can be full of contaminants. If the pipes are old and rusted, then the chances of lead poisoning are very high. Do not use hot water directly from the faucet under any circumstance. Instead, take cold water from the tap and heat it in a kettle and then consume.

Face yoga for myriad benefits

It is indeed a novel term.Face yoga may sound odd.But research shows that it has myriad benefits.Beauty bloggers, yoga experts, and beauty experts are all talking about the ways in which face yoga can change your face, just like a good workout and stretches can change your body.  Face yoga helps you tighten muscles, shape your face, make your skin glow. Face or facial yoga basically works through all the layers of your skin, stimulating it, increasing blood circulation, and allows more oxygen reach your skin cells, thus resulting in healthier, clearer, more nourished skin.

Eat chocolates for a sharper brain

Who doesnt like chocolates?But generally it is considered an unhealthy habit.But it would be a startling revelation to know that eating chocolate is associated with improving brain function. The Sugar content in chocolate can enhance cognitive abilities. Chocolate is just like both Coffee and tea and it also has methylxanthines, plant-produced compounds.
These enhance lots of body functions and one among them is increase in Concentration level. Lots of studies have shown this. Experts were wondering about this for a long time.

Benefits of eating nuts

   Nuts are high in antioxidants and phytochemicals.Some nuts like walnuts and pecans as well as sunflower seeds, are high in antioxidants and phytochemicals."
The study looked at the relationship between nut consumption and disease risk by analysing data from 29 published studies involving more than 815,000 participants worldwide. The study included more than 12,000 cases of coronary heart disease, 9,000 cases of stroke, 18,000 cases of cardiovascular disease and cancer, and more than 85,000 deaths.

Drink warm water for these miraculous benefits

      Drinking water in right quantities is very crucial for maintaining good health.But it will be enlightening to know the benefits of drinking more hot water.Following miraculous benefits can be had.

   Warm water is one of the hot recipes to fight the common cold. It not only helps in dissolving phlegm but also in removing it from your respiratory tract. This can give you relief from a sore throat and clear nasal congestion.

Emergency contraceptives could be dangerous for your health

     After an unprotected sex emergency contraceptives could come to your aid. They are also called "morning-after pills". They primarily work by either delaying ovulation or blocking the hormones that promote conception.
It is most effective when taken immediately, not exceeding 72 hours after having unprotected sex.
Apart from pills, Intrauterine Device (IUD) is also available, insertion of which prevents implantation of fertilized egg for 5 to 7 days after unprotected sex.
Though safe, they are not recommended for routine usage due to various side effects. 

Anxiety and depression can cause cancer

 Anxiety and depression are two major mental conditions that afflict a lot of people.Both conditions have been linked with cardiovascular disease earlier, but now, a study has found that higher levels of psychological distress such as anxiety and depression may be associated with an increased risk of death from certain cancers as well.The results show that compared with people in the least distressed group, death rates in the most distressed group were consistently higher for cancer of the bowel, prostate, pancreas, oesophagus and for leukaemia.

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