When your stomach swells and feels hard, the explanation might be as simple as overeating or drinking carbonated drinks, which is easy to remedy. Other causes may be more serious, such as an inflammatory bowel disease. Sometimes the accumulated gas from drinking a soda too quickly can result in a hard stomach. Bloating is a common condition that’s normally the
What do bed bugs, tick bites and mosquito bites all have in common? For the most part, they all leave rashes of some kind that shouldn’t be ignored. With the latest outbreak of Lyme disease and other forms of diseases, it is vitally important for people, and parents especially, to pay close attention to what
The human body can miraculously heal itself from cuts and wounds without our intervention. However, sometimes you may want to give your body a little help if you’re in a hurry for a cure. Try these cool “body tricks” to quickly heal everything from a hiccup to a scratchy throat! Keep one Eye close This
Cockroaches are one of the strongest insects on Earth, and they are able to survive even the most severe and extreme conditions. For instance, reports suggest that these insects were among the only survivors of Nagasaki and Hiroshima after they have been bombed by the U.S. in 1945. Cockroaches may live even if they lack
We have always seen in movies when a person or a spy is about to get caught they often use cyanide to kill themselves. From Nazi leaders to Sri Lanka Tamil Tiger rebels they have all killed themselves before standing trial or being interrogated. Nobody has ever lived to tell the taste of – potassium
Dementia is a neuro-degenerative condition, which results in the loss of brain cells and impacts almost everything; from loss of memory to difficulty in concentrating and planning. In fact, loss of language abilities is also one of the symptoms. There could come a time when the patient deteriorates and becomes dependent for all daily living
You’ve just gotten a new puppy and you’re delighted to have a friendly, furry companion by your side – until the first night comes. Your pup won’t stop whimpering, whining, and crying, and both you and your new friend have a sleepless night. You’ve just moved, and your normally calm, well-adjusted dog begins whimpering and crying.
South Asia is the part of the world with the most snakes and the most snake species, by far. The largest country in South Asia, India, is the individual country with the largest number of snakes. About 280 species of snakes occur in India, out of about 2900 known snake species. Brazil is the country with the largest number of species of snakes in the world.
The Burusho or Brusho, also known as the Hunza people or Botraj, live in Hunza, Nagar, Chitral, and in valleys of Gilgit–Baltistan in northern Pakistan, as well as in Jammu and Kashmir, India. The local languages spoken include Burushaski, Wakhi and Shina. The literacy rate of the Hunza valley is more than 77%. These people have been known for a
Insomnia is on a rise these days. Insomnia is a sleep disorder that is characterized by difficulty falling and/or staying asleep. It can be attributed to genetics and even the increasing stress in today’s fast paced world. Our hectic lifestyle and pressure to meet the never ending deadlines leave us with little or no time to sleep.