Which Gender May Have Better Quality of Sleep?

Sleep is a complex and important physiological function that occupies more than one-third of our life! Sleep has two stages called non-rapid eye movement (NREM) and rapid eye movement (REM) alternate as you sleep. Stages of sleep NREM Introduction to sleep: brain activity begins to slow down, muscles start to relax, and you can be easily woken up…

Therapeutic Touch & Analgesic Hugs

When pain is experienced, an individual tends to touch that sore body part. Touch can relieve pain; however, the underlying mechanisms of touch in relieving pain are not clear. Pain is defined as “an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience arising from actual or potential tissue damage or described in terms of such damage”.1 Surprisingly, the…

Turmeric Is Health-Promoting & Disease-Preventing

Curcumin (diferuloylmethane) A chemical compound found in the herb turmeric has the potential of regulating various intracellular pathways.2 Curcumin is a well-known anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidative, and anti-lipidemic agent, “thereby attenuating certain diseases, including cancers, diabetic nephropathy, and neurocognitive disorders (e.g., Alzheimer’s disease).” 3 Turmeric is health-promoting and disease-preventing. Don’t be scared to pinch as few dashes…

Feeling Tired Or Have Low Exercise Performance?

Many females like myself experience tiredness and lightheadedness, especially during that time of the month. Weakness, breathlessness, paleness, lack of concentration and even headache can also be symptoms of iron deficiency. Haemoglobin is found in red blood cells (erythrocytes) and is defined as an iron-containing protein. The major function of haemoglobin is to distribute oxygen…