Author

Nahid Ukil

Browsing

For the last few years, vaping has become a popular substitute for smoking for those who find it difficult to quit cigarettes.  Unlike traditional cigarettes, vaping doesn’t contain toxic substances. Instead, water vapor enters and exits a person’s lungs when they vape. The device used for vaping is called an e-cigarette or vaporizer. While vaping is safer than smoking, it’s not entirely safe. Vaping nicotine can be highly addictive, especially for teens. Besides, it can…

With the gamification of and elevated views on walking, people have been striving to reach 10,000 steps a day. Fitness trackers, cellphones, and smartwatches have made walking a social phenomenon, a shared activity, and even a competition among peers. This is a welcome development because researchers found that even a few minutes of walking after a meal can help reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes and a myriad of other chronic illnesses, including coronary heart…

According to the International OCD Foundation, an estimated 1 in 100 American adults are currently suffering from obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Given some of the most commonly prescribed drugs for the condition (e.g. clomipramine, fluvoxamine) come with unpredictable side effect profiles, and frequently cause anything from diarrhea to sexual dysfunction, an increasing number of individuals with OCD are turning to more natural options for treating their symptoms — one of the most popular being cannabinoids like…

Workout is a physical activity that promises many therapeutic results. But, contrary to what some people may think, these results don’t happen overnight. While it’s important that you remain patient, focused, and consistent with your workout routine, it’s also advised that you compliment your efforts with the best nutrition.  With the right nutrition, you can maximize your athletic performance and reach your workout goals faster. Here are some nutritional tips for implementing in your workout…

Using mothballs and other traditional pest control for moth repellent can be harmful to health and the environment. Mothballs consist of chemical pesticides and deodorants. The chemical effect and the odor it spreads are intolerable and harmful to health [2].  On the other hand, using essential oils is an easy, effective, and helpful way for your health and environment as well. In this article, you will find some of the best essential oils for moth…

Opioids take control of your life as they make you feel like you need them to survive. They destroy your health, relationships, and finances. In extreme cases, you cannot even live without them. When this happens, in-patient treatment is the best way to go. Before you get to the stage where you cannot live without opioids, here are ways to overcome the addiction: Check Out 12 Step Programs For Opioid Addiction The 12-step program is…

According to a Centers for Disease Control (CDC) survey on adult smoking cessation, it’s stated that almost 70% of active smokers actually want to quit. Of these smokers, about 55.1% actually make an effort to stop smoking in a given year. Unfortunately, fewer than 1 in 10 adults actually succeed in their cessation attempts. Among those who were able to stop smoking, a significant number turned to prescription or over-the-counter cessation medications. The reality is,…

Ricotta is a crisp cheese from Italy with a delicate and smooth taste. It has a long history that originated even before the Roman Empire. The English interpretation of ricotta is “recooked,” and this alludes to how the cheese is made.  The process of making ricotta is altogether different from conventional cheese. Makers make it by “recooking” remaining fluids from cheesemaking. Studies say that ricotta cheese came a long way from the bronze age. Ricotta…

Silverfish are little creepy crawlies that don’t have wings. They have a place with the order Zygentoma and are named so due to their brilliant dark shading and fish-like development.  Its regular name gets from the creature’s excellent light-dark shading, joined with the fish-like appearance of its events. The scientific name L. saccharina shows the Silverfish’s eating regimen consists of carbs, for example, sugar or starches. Finding how to dispose of Silverfish can be disappointing…

Essential oils are profoundly concentrated plant oils. They are called necessary since they contain the “embodiment” of the plant. They, as a rule, vanish rapidly without leaving a sign or a stain, making them desirable over other, comparable things.  A significant amount of people utilize essential oils for aroma-based treatment. However, there are a large number of purposes that people have found for a wide range of issues, including health, cleaning, freshening up from smell,…

Over 1 million people in the US are affected by multiple sclerosis or MS. It’s a long-lasting disease that affects the optic nerves, spinal cord, and brain.  Because of multiple sclerosis, basic body functions like muscle control, balance, and vision are affected.  The effects of MS vary from person to person. Some people get away with mild symptoms and don’t require any treatment to recover. On the other hand, some people suffer from severe health…

Dried rosemary is one of the most common spices used in dishes like roasted chicken, stews, soups, and many more. It can turn a simple, regular-tasting dish into an extra-ordinarily delightful delicacy. Rosemary removes the blandness of recipes that have white meat and makes it even better. This perennial woody evergreen herb has its origins in the Mediterranean and now found its way into kitchens all over the world. The warm and bitter taste of…

Thai basil is a native herb to South-Asian countries and is now popular worldwide for various regional cuisines.  Among 30 to 40 variations, Thai basil is considered the most popular in culinary tradition due to its exceptional condiment qualities. This is the reason for Thai basil substitutions to be found in very few numbers.  Still, these few substitutes can save you during the unavailability of such prized ingredients if needed for some mouthwatering dishes.  You…

Healthy hair is a sign of beauty. We all want to have thick luscious hair that is glossy, soft to the touch and feel gorgeous. Having a full head of gorgeous locks can boost your confidence and help you feel good in general. However, most of us tend to suffer from dull, dry, and brittle hair. Some suffer from excessive hair fall. While others suffer from breakage. There are several factors causing such problems such…

Love may turn you on. Lust turns you on — Clean, ironed sheets, watching your partner undress, smelling his scent across the room, turns you on. But what can you do when you are not indeed turned on, and yet you really want to make love — perhaps because he just got home after a week and you want him inside you.  Several factors can affect your sex life and sensuality — stress, hormonal imbalance,…