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HOW HEALTHCARE IS USING AI TODAY?

Ever since John McCarthy coined this idea about 6 decades ago, artificial intelligence (AI) is fast being regarded as the go to technology for augmenting engagement levels at the touch of a button.

Apple Siri, Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant and Microsoft Cortana are just a few examples of voice-powered personal assistants that help you interact with a platform or a device to get your routine tasks done.

From these virtual assistants to self-driving vehicles, AI & machine learning is slowly but steadily making their way into our lives.

WHY AI WILL HAVE PROFOUND IMPACT?

Are you being told that AI is the future? Might be true. But there are innovative start-ups that uses matured AI aspects practically today as well.

All healthcare providers should be getting used to this term now (if they’re not already), because AI will have a profound impact on their business decisions in the days to come.

While it might seem ridiculously simple, you can actually apply this concept or principle in …
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HOW TO CHOOSE A MATTRESS, ACCORDING TO SCIENCE - 9 FACTORS TO CONSIDER!

Many mattresses out there will definitely satisfy your sleeping habits. But there are a few big factors you need to be aware of to consider buying something new. Because there’s nothing better than sleeping on a comfortable, plush, and warm mattress night after night. It’s time you find the mattress that’s easiest to maintain and is snug.

You may be tempted to budget your way to a decent mattress, but please don't. For a good night’s rest, a comfortable mattress is very important. With that said, I’d like to show you the results of a poll conducted by National Sleep Foundation. According to this poll, 92% of people said that a comfortable mattress is essential for a full night’s sleep. (1)

Research also shows that a change in the bedding system can dramatically reduce back pain and other stress-related symptoms. There were signs of reduced neck, shoulder, and back discomfort along with severe muscle stiffness. This study concluded that poor sleep quality is associated with other …

EAT FRUITS RIGHT AT THE RIGHT TIME!

If you’ve heard of it, it’s not a surprise!

You always look around at what others are doing or seeing and get influenced by them. Nothing wrong in it as long as you’re headed the right way.

Makes perfect sense! Informational social influence!!


Fruits are the most natural and nutritious food available to man, because they contain high amounts of sucrose, fructose, and glucose.

Your body uses them for energy. It energises your cells for stronger immunity. It helps you lose weight the right way.

Fruits also contain a wide variety of vitamins, minerals and enzymes and help your body and vital functions run every single day.

There is a right way and a wrong way to eat fruit. When you consume a fruit immediately after a meal, the fruit reaches your stomach and start decomposing with food which already is there in your stomach from the previous meal.

Now, your stomach has to produce more acids and fruits decompose quickly.

They become more acidic and most of the nutrients in the fruit now g…

WHY IS SLEEP CRUCIAL TO BEAT AGEING?

We all love the sight of bed and pillows!

Getting a good amount of sleep is very important to our physical and emotional health. It’s one of those small-but-mighty secrets.

Insomnia, or not being able to sleep, going to bed early, waking up early, or having less sleep, feeling not refreshed in the morning - elders go through these changes as they grow older.

You don’t get just one disorder that’s related to ageing, there are a spectrum of disorders, and it could well be related to your sleep hygiene.

The consequences from lack of sleep can sometimes be devastating – you become so drowsy, depressed, you start forgetting things or have problems focusing.

Not to mention, you are at an increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease and diabetes.

Truth be told, a good night’s sleep is so very important to older adults. It helps improve their concentration and memory formation

It not only allows your body to repair any cell damage that occurred during the day, but refreshes your immu…

WHY DO YOU FEEL SLUGGISH AFTER A LARGE MEAL?

I really eat big, I get tired; then I take a nap.

What’s wrong with taking a nap? It’s absolutely fantastic & definitely fits the bill.

But why do we feel like napping or feeling sluggish after eating a big meal? What triggers this so called ‘postprandial somnolence’?



Is there something that our body wants to tell us?

Well, there are a couple of things that you need to understand as to why a high-carb, high-fat and high-sugar foods trigger sleepiness.

As the quantity of your food consumption goes up, the amount of insulin released as a normal part of the body’s digestion too increases. Which means your pancreas needs to produce more insulin.

With increased secretion of insulin, your body produces a hormone called tryptophan which is a sleep hormone.

This travels to your brain where it gets metabolised to serotonin and melatonin; two hormones associated with drowsiness.


And you just want to crawl straight into bed. This could be the worst thing to do because you don’t leave space …

DON'T IGNORE YOUR SUNSHINE VITAMIN

It's called the “sunshine vitamin,” vitamin D is a vitamin you can get from exposure to sunlight, food or supplements.

Nowadays, it’s not very hard to see people struggling with vitamin D deficiency. And this could well be one of the top deficiencies we have today. An estimated 1 billion people suffer from vitamin D deficiency, according to Harvard University.


It's deficiency in your body can cause short-term symptoms and long-term complications.

For a lot of us, there are several reasons why we may be having it.

Let’s try and understand the signs and symptoms of vitamin D deficiency before we get to what’s causing it and what are the possible remedies to address it.

Signs & Symptoms

If you are someone who falls sick quite often, struggling with emotional ups and downs, have depression and anxiety, then you could possibly be part of the group with vitamin D deficiency.

Hormone imbalance, if you have difficulty putting on muscles or losing weight, it can be correlated with …

EVERY SINGLE DISEASE CAN BE TRACED BACK TO DIGESTION!

It may not be a touchy subject to begin with!
Digestion is the corner stone of your health and you have to empty out your pipes every single day.

And it’s super important for you to not to rely on pills!

If you don’t clean out your digestion, what you get is a whole bag of toxins fermenting in your body and absorbing into your blood stream, and slowly but surely this leads to a whole lot of medical conditions such as bloating, feeling of heaviness, bad breath, body odour, allergies, poor sleep, fatigue, etc.


According to Ayurveda and Chinese medicine, every single disease can be traced back to digestion.

Fortunately, you have all the tools to fix your digestion.

What’s in your toilet bowl will give you a great insight into what’s going on with your health.

We hate to talk about it. During a lifetime, the average person produces roughly five tons of poop.

The texture does matter!

Be it watery, hard, fluffy, sticky, or lumpy. Each of these conditions have a very specific indication of yo…