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The Link Between Periods & Health

The Link Between Periods & Health

We are all aware of the fact that your health plays a major role in your menstrual cycle. But did you know that the choices you make while on your periods play a major role in your overall health as well? Let us take a look at the ways your period choices can impact your health, with inputs from Boldsky health expert Dr Arya Krishnan.

Is It Safe To Drink Urine?

Is It Safe To Drink Urine?

Is it safe to drink urine? While some may claim that it is, IT IS NOT safe to drink your or someone else's urine. Drinking urine will not improve a person's health and in some cases, it may even worsen health issues. Urine is not sterile and contains toxins and waste materials that are unwanted by your body.

What Is Smallpox?

What Is Smallpox?

Smallpox is a highly contagious disease caused by the variola virus, which belongs to the Orthopoxvirus genus. In 1980, the WHO declared the eradication of smallpox. Smallpox is characterised by severe blisters that leave disfiguring scars on the body. These blisters fill up with clear fluid and later pus and then form into crusts which eventually dry up and fall off.

Can Water Improve Your Immune System?

Can Water Improve Your Immune System?

Water can help improve your immunity by removing toxins, promoting sleep, producing lymph and improving your overall body function. Drink at least 7 to 8 glasses of water daily to hydrate the body. Consuming cold water while having a meal can lead to indigestion. Avoid consumption of warm water after a workout, as the body temperature is already high.

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