Pregnancy is a roller-coaster ride for all expecting mothers. It is a journey full of highs and lows. On one hand, there is excitement and joy for the arrival of a new one, while on the other there are constant mood swings, irritability and anxiety. Pregnant mothers not only have to deal with drastic body changes by nourishing a human being inside their womb, but the hormonal changes can make the situation worse for them. All these changes can at times take a different turn in the nine-month-long journey. From excitement and joy, pregnancy can make the new mom feel stressed and depressed. There can be a sudden outburst of emotions without any particular reason, which in medical term is referred to as the postpartum depression. Studies suggest that most new mothers experience postpartum depression during their pregnancy and half of them do not even realise it. Postpartum and baby blues Most people think that postpartum depression and baby blues are the same things. In reality, they … [Read more...] about How long does the postpartum depression last
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“As part of the stage one graded resumption of Metro services, the Delhi Metro will resume operations on Blue and Pink lines. Along with these two lines, the Yellow Line and the Rapid Metro, which had already opened on Monday, will continue operations,” said Anuj Dayal, executive director (corporate communications), DMRC. … [Read more...] about Delhi Metro’s Blue and Pink lines open Wednesday; Red, Green and Violet from Thursday
Anticipating the opening of the two lines, final preparations were undertaken on Tuesday at all stations falling on these corridors. DMRC teams were seen disinfecting floors and common touchpoints such as staircase railings, automatic fare collection (AFC) gates and ticket counters. Station staff were also asked to ensure that floor markings are placed so that crowding does not take place on the station premises. … [Read more...] about Delhi Metro’s Blue, Pink lines open; Red, Green and Violet to function from Thurs
Grains are a good source of complex carbohydrates and are mainly of three types - cereal grains, legumes and gluten-free grains. Cereals can further be classified as whole grains and refined grains. While whole grains are considered to be the healthiest kind of grains which contain protein, fibre, iron, magnesium, copper, zinc, manganese, selenium and various vitamins of the B family, studies have indicated that refined carbohydrate consumption can increase the levels of triglycerides and blood sugar levels in the body, which enhances the risk of heart disease, obesity and diabetes. … [Read more...] about Does Eating White Rice Increase Your Risk of Developing Diabetes?
Every day is a challenge in this pandemic time. Even previously simple “no brainer” chores like buying vegetables from a supermarket has become a daunting challenge now. Now, for buying groceries in the local shop, I had to reasonably distance myself from the elbowing shoppers, organise vegetables in specific wrappers, religiously clean them in chlorinated solution and dry them in the sunlight; and for sure, this pestilence has thrown a spanner in our everyday previously mundane works. Seeking medical help, utilising the services of house maids, attending a family function, visiting the nearby temple, dining out or even the early morning walk where I had to rub shoulders with other fitness freaks — all activities which we took for granted so far, have become mounting challenges now. However, I am more troubled by a bigger “challenge”. … [Read more...] about The Internet challenge