Author: Tayyaba Waris

She is a student of Ph.D. molecular biology at Comsats University, Islamabad. She is working on the causes and treatment of male infertility. She has also worked on liver disease and its herbal treatments and has recently got her paper published in the National journal of Natural Pharmaceuticals. At Marham, she writes about hot medical issues and general health problems.

1″Small steps are achievable and are easier to fit into your daily routine,” says James O. Hill, Ph.D., Director of the Center for Human Nutrition at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. They are less overwhelming than a big, sudden change. Everyone wants to take care of their health and nutrition, but they failed to achieve this target. We all know by now that we should be eating at least five servings of fruits and vegetables and eating a handful of nuts and seeds each day and reducing weight have lots of health benefits. However, knowing and doing are…

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One in every four middle-aged people of Pakistan is a victim of heart problem. Many valuable lives are lost silently or after experiencing various painful years owing to this potent human killer. One major factor that can save you and your loved ones from heart diseases is healthy food, besides opting healthy lifestyle. We often hear that ‘individual is what he eats’. It is true as healthy, balanced and nutritious food not only keeps you fit but also safeguards you from deadly diseases like heart disease. What Are The Main Causes Of Heart Diseases? Heart disease occurs due to narrowing…

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Your shoes are one of those things which everyone notices. All impact of good personality and best dressing can be ruined if you are not wearing proper shoes. But all these are for outside. Leave these partners at your doorstep. Yes, shoes should be banned inside the house. Following lines will be enough, perhaps, to open your eyes. Shoes do not come Without Germs: In the various studies, researchers found that shoes are a good host of organisms that wreak havoc on your general health. Think about it, 400,000-plus bacteria per shoe. Your shoes also pick up soil and plant…

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The prostate gland is a solid, chest-nut shaped organ present underneath the bladder. It has two zones. An inner-zone which produces secretions to keep urethra moist An outer-zone which produces seminal secretions At birth, the prostate gland is only a few grams heavy but it continues to grow in size even after the age of 50. In this article, I will discuss some of the un-treatable prostate diseases that are best managed at Hameedah Memorial Hospital, Lahore. They have expertise in certain therapies which resolve some of the pressing issues of the prostate. Prostate Diseases: Three of the most commonly…

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Inflation is flaming up with each day. In such a condition when running a balanced life is the most difficult task for each family head a high priced hospital bill is a real abhor, indeed. Do you want to cut down this extra expenditure? Follow these healthy rules to minimize hospital outlay. Your consistent effort can even remove this money usage point totally from your monthly budget. Never Compromise Sleep: It’s not a hidden fact now that lack of sleep causes weight gain, leads to a compromised immune system and increases the production of cortisol, a hormone that triggers stress. When…

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As a new mom, you face a lot of challenges getting used to life with a newborn. You’re also probably dealing with lack of sleep, change in diet and heap of new responsibilities. And what about the deep emotional pain that comes after baby’s birth? Not the milder baby blues that typically go away after a week or so. We are talking about postpartum depression; one of the severe form of clinical depression and more common than you think. It’s more common than you think. One study of 10,000 moms with newborns found that about 3 in 7 mothers experience…

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Cold hands or shivering most of the times even in summers? Can you not sit in front of air cooler or speedy fan because you tremble? Here you can get the exact reason of always feeling cold. Anemia: Feeling chilly most of the times may be caused by blood deficiency. Anemia is the condition when you don’t have enough healthy red blood cells to bring your body all the oxygen it needs or low level of iron. It can make you cold, especially your hands and feet. Your doctor will find the cause and tell you if you need a…

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No matter what you’ve heard or how badly you want relief, home remedies do not work at all the times or can cause harm too. We are not saying they are not good at all but keep in mind that many don’t have any scientific research to back them up. Want to know more about them? Here are some important facts about these. Honey: This natural sweetener may work just as well for a cough as over the counter medicines. That could be especially helpful for children who aren’t old enough to take medicines. But don’t give it to an…

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A cough is mostly taken a casual thing which can be control by granny’s proven remedies but blood with a cough frightens almost everyone. It is a terrifying condition indeed. Hemoptysis or coughing up blood can be a sign of a serious medical condition like chronic infections, tumor development or problems in blood vessels or in lungs themselves can be responsible. Fortunately, all are curable. To know hidden causes of coughing blood and possible treatments you can surely trust following words. Causes of Hemoptysis: Heap of reasons can be the root of coughing blood most of the times all are…

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Kidney stones, a major cause of kidney damage, often have no definite and single cause. But our little dietary mistakes can raise the risk of kidney stone formation. If you are clueless about these dietary habits, believe us this article is for you then. Sodium/Calcium Salt: High salt consumption through food cause more reabsorption of these salts. For kidney, it becomes difficult to flush out such high amount of salt. When do they not go outside where they will set? Of course, they will be gathered into a mass and form calcium stone in kidney. Book an appointment with the…

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Health is wealth and when it comes to brain health no one can deny its importance. Proper brain functioning, sharp memory, exact focus, tremendous learning abilities, fantastic motor control is all that a person demands and all these can be attained by simple, inexpensive natural ingredients. Yes, you can, just look at following lines. Broccoli: This vegetable is least used in our area but do you know it is one of the best brain foods? High levels of vitamin K and choline give it potency to directly work on brain cells to keep them healthy and in the best functional…

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