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How to find if you are pregnant

Pregnancy is a wonderful state of affairs. This is nature’s way of showing you that you are trusted with life and can deal with a new being growing inside you. In case you are trying to get pregnant for a long time, then you would be a bit too eager too read the signs of pregnancy. It is however best not to jump to conclusions.

So how do you ascertain whether you are pregnant or not. The first step is to check you menstrual cycle. Are you missing you periods? Are you getting a late period? In case you are checkout for other signs. Sometimes pregnancy can make you really edgy and cranky. Are you experiencing too many mood swings?

Getting tired easily along with the feeling extremely sleepy is another sign of pregnancy. You might even feel subtle anatomical changes in your body like tender breasts. Purchase an over the counter pregnancy test, preferable the ones with two strip for double checking. In case the results are positive, get the results affirmed from a pharmacist.

How to be fat and fit

‘Fat’ and ‘fit’ are two words that never seem to go together. But being lean necessarily means that you are fit. In fact, many physicians say that it is better to be fat and fit than be thin and unhealthy. It is emphasized that the focus of our lifestyle should be on improving fitness levels.

Most obese and overweight people concentrate on weight loss using various means. Some persons go to extremes by starving themselves or taking weight loss pills. The end result might be some amount of weight loss but at the cost of health. The key is to follow a regular exercise routine and consume a healthy diet in order to stay fit. Even if you are overweight but have a healthy cardiovascular activity and normal functioning of other body systems, there is nothing to worry about. Adopt a healthy lifestyle and you will naturally shed weight over a period of time.

Ways to prevent cancer

Cancer is a disease which must be prevented before it attacks you. Once it does, saving you from its hold will be more than difficult. So, the proverb “Prevention is better than Cure” applies here. Preventing Cancer is not as difficult as you think. Here is some of the simple ways using which you can prevent Cancer.

First of all, stay away from smoking. Smoking is the most basic and common factor causing Cancer in human beings. It causes Lung cancer as well as other types of cancers. Then the second most type of cancer is skin cancer. Due to over pollution, the ozone layer is depleting and that is allowing the harmful Ultra Violet rays to enter into the atmosphere. When these rays fall on your skin surface, they cause cancer. So always apply sunscreen lotions and protective cloths while going out. This will drastically reduce the chances of you getting affected by Cancer.

How to prevent whitening of hair

There is nothing more dreadful than the sight of a white hair, especially when it happens at a premature age. When the hair follicle stops producing melanin the hair starts to lose its natural color. The reason behind this deviation can be attributed to variety of factors. Of course, the hair turns white as we grow old. But the premature whitening of hair is primarily due to a serious illness, faulty diet or stress.

To prevent hair whitening, you must ensure that you lead a healthy lifestyle. Include adequate amounts of iron, copper, vitamin B and folic acid in your diet. Learn to manage stress levels effectively to minimize its impact on hair. Go for regular scalp oil massages with rosemary or coconut oil.

The Indian gooseberry is known to have miraculous curing power for all hair problems so it should be consumed in great amounts. Curb bad habits such as smoking or alcohol consumption.

How to prevent pimples from appearing on your face

It is common knowledge that the best way to deal with pimples is to prevent them from appearing on your face. You might think it easier said than done. How prevent them. The most important way is to keep your stomach clean.

To keep your stomach clean you will need to ensure that you eat right. Having a balanced diet is a complete must. At the same time you should include as much fresh fruits and vegetables as possible.  Food rich in roughage like apples and leafy vegetables aids in cleaning the stomach. A banana is quite important as it keeps your bowels clean. You just cannot afford to compromise on the amount of water you are having. At least 2 liters of water a day is very important.

Apart from the right diet, you need to ensure that your skin is clean. It is essential to wash your face at night as well as in the morning. A regular regime of cleansing, toning and moisturizing also is quite helpful.