Health Samachar Sun, 28 Mar 2021 14:01:41 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Health Samachar 32 32 Common Sexual Problems Every Man Should Know About Sun, 28 Mar 2021 14:01:41 +0000 A sexual problem is a thing and can be a common problem for both men and women. Many people hesitate and don’t bother to get treated. Here we will discuss some common sexual health problems amongst men. Sexual problems can also be related to ageing factors that can be fixed with timely treatment.

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Low Libido- Low sexual desire causes disinterest in sexual activities, which is due to loss of libido. This happens due to the psychological issue that includes depression, anxiety, prolonged stress and some physical factors like heavy medications or chronic illness.

Premature Ejaculation- Premature Ejaculation is a prevalent sexual disorder that can be treated. In this men ejaculate early and lose pleasure while intercourse. This is caused due to performance anxiety or pressure.

Erectile Dysfunction- Erectile Dysfunction is the most common problem, prevalent in men. This is a problem with getting an erection during intercourse. This is caused primarily due to psychological factors. It is highly advisable to consult a doctor in such cases to maximize sexual life. Erectile dysfunction can be caused due to performance pressure or anxiety, depression, nervous disorders, chronic illness, stress and diseases that affect the blood flow.

Other ejaculation disorders include retrograde ejaculation and inhibited ejaculation. In retrograde ejaculation, the semen instead of coming out goes back to the bladder, whereas, in inhibited ejaculation, the process is extremely slow. This can be caused due to post-traumatic stress disorder and men with diabetic neuropathy are more inclined to suffer from retrograde ejaculation.

Most of these problems require psychological aid and can also be cured with supplementing hormones or mechanical aids.

Holi 2021: Interesting Pre Holi Hair and Skincare Hacks During the Pandemic Sat, 27 Mar 2021 06:30:37 +0000 Considering the present Covid scenario, everyone must have made plans for responsible Holi celebrations. With a major surge in COVID19 cases in Mumbai, the time of Holi will help in bringing cheers to the mood. Apart from maintaining a proper protocol during this festive season, one should also consider protecting the hair and skin from acne breakouts, allergic reactions as well as dry and frizzy hair.

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Following are some steps that will help prevent damage to hair and skin.


  • Following are some pre-Holi hacks to protect your hair and skin against Holi colours-
  • Avoid waxing, bleaching or facial a week before and after Holi celebrations.
  • Be sure to use an extra coat of petroleum jelly behind the ears, on lips, and in the navel area.
  • Make sure you oil your hair and beard.
  • Apply sunscreen half an hour before stepping out in the sun.
  • Apply the nail polish to protect the nails from staining.


  • In case you plan on playing Holi, remember these important tips while going out and playing with colours.
  • Remember to wear a mask before you step out.
  • Try using dry organic colours and avoid colours like gold and silver paints.
  • Try not to touch each other physically too much.
  • Risen and wash out colours that irritate the skin.
  • Remember to moisturizer your hands and whenever you feel irritation, just splash some water, either apply ice or put lots of moisturizer on top of it.
  • Try not to use too much alcohol.
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Five Foods to Keep You Hydrated This Summer Thu, 25 Mar 2021 15:46:02 +0000 Summers have arrived, and the heat will simply pick up in the coming weeks. What’s important during the summers is hydration and one should keep himself hydrated during the weather. Summers can cause dehydration, fatigue, low blood sugar, skin problems and headaches. It is essential to drink lots of water during the summers, but drinking water doesn’t really fulfil the body needs.


Following are some great food items that can help you stay hydrated during the summers-

Watermelon- This is one of the best fruits one can have during the summers. Apart from having low calories. it helps in staying hydrated and contains 92 percent water along with magnesium, Vitamin C and vitamin A.

Cucumber- Cucumber is highly refreshing and one of the best things to have during summers. It is low in calories and has small amounts of potassium, magnesium and vitamin K.

Strawberries- Strawberries are rich in water and one of the great sources of keeping yourself hydrated. It is rich in antioxidants and is rich in manganese, folate and vitamin C. It helps you against heart diseases, types of cancer, diabetes and reduces inflammation.

Oranges- Oranges have many health benefits and are incredibly healthy. It is rich in nutrients, fibre and also aids in boosting immunity. It is rich in Vitamin-C and Potassium and gives a feeling of fullness.

Lettuce- Lettuce is known for maintaining health and contains 96 percent water content. It has vitamin A and K that helps in keeping the immunity strong and has folate that is highly beneficial for pregnant women to prevent neural tube birth defects.

Coronavirus Second Wave: Will it affect India? Thu, 25 Mar 2021 15:38:55 +0000 According to doctors and health experts, the second wave of coronavirus is back and happens to be deadlier than the first one. Regardless of the vaccines, people are still getting infected with the virus. If no proper measures are taken, the covid cases could go out of control. With Holi festivities around the corner, Doctors have warned about the risks pertaining to the second wave and the government too has issued some super spreader areas that have high transmission rates.

During the initial phase of the pandemic, the government had made division zones all over the country wherein all public places were closed and gatherings were restricted. With the surge in the COVID cases again, there has been a sudden increase in the number of cases for which the government has issued risk zones that are named ‘super spreader areas’. Public places like shopping malls, stations, places of worship have been placed in the super spreader category and in the wake of rising cases, the government has increased surveillance in these areas.

Holi celebrations will not be the same this year as the government has advised people to avoid mass gathering during the festival. Apart from Holi, other festivals like Shab-e-Barat and more are under the scanner. Everyone is requested to celebrate within the premises for safety reasons.

People are requested to wear masks while stepping outside and should avoid visiting public places. Maharashtra has been hugely affected by the second wave, and the Delhi government has started testing passengers at inter-state bus stands, airports and railway stations that travelling from Maharashtra. The second wave of Coronavirus is more fears than the first one and it is advised that one and all are safe, as per the government protocol.

Tips and precautions required during Holi to prevent COVID-19 Wed, 24 Mar 2021 15:33:41 +0000 Holi is the time of the year where people are seen celebrating the festival with colours but unfortunately this year things won’t be the same. With COVID-19 in the picture dancing and colouring, one another won’t be the same, as the second wave of the virus seems to have started and it is important to maintain distance and keep everyone safe.

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Following are some important steps to be kept in mind before celebrating Holi this year-

Evade hugs- The first thing to bear in mind is sanitization. In case you have a cough or cold, try avoiding physical contacts that include playing with colours or hugging. Even with the slightest symptoms of cough or cold amongst people around you, ensure you wash your hands and keep yourself sanitized always.

Avoid going out on Holi- People with the slightest symptoms of cough and cold should try avoiding going out to play Holi, as low immunity could be contagious. It would be feasible to stay home during symptoms of cough and the common cold.

Always wash your hands- According to experts, it is advisable to wash hands for 20 seconds. While washing hands, make sure that you clean between the fingers, back of the hand and under the fingernails. In case you are suffering from a cough or sneezing, be sure to use a mask.

Follow proper hygiene- While playing Holi, make sure you regularly wash your hands and adopt hygienic habits. After playing Holi, make it a point to wash your hands properly with soap and sanitize properly.

Avoid meeting foreigners and travellers- Major Covid-19 cases in India are related to travellers, hence try avoiding a meet up with people who have travelled recently.

5 Simple Ways of How to Remove Holi Colours Safely Tue, 16 Mar 2021 15:52:31 +0000 Holi is the festival of vibrant colours and vibrancy. People can be seen playing with colours and splashing water on each other which could also damage your hair and skin, causing allergies and havoc. The reason behind this culprit is the use of harmful chemicals or ingredients that are used in making the colour. Many of us think that using soap or face wash would be enough, but that’s not true as the chemicals in the colour could possibly react and cause rashes and other hair or skin related problems.

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Following are some simple steps that would help you take off Holi colours safely-

Vaseline- Make sure you apply vaseline to your lips before heading out to play. This will prevent colours from entering the cracks in your lips and will also add moisture to your lips.

Foundation- Before you step out to play Holi, be sure to apply a foundation that will protect your skin from getting dry.

Moisturizer- Make sure you apply moisturizer on your face, hands and other body parts before going out to play.

Olive oil- Before you go out to play with colours, apply olive oil to your hair. This will help in forming a protective layer over the hair that will help in making the colours come off easily on a wash. In case there is no olive oil, you could also use almond or coconut oil. The best time to apply the oil is a night before Holi that will also assist in protecting the scalp.

Mustard oil- Make sure you use mustard oil before using colours. After playing with colours, shampoo your hair and apply mustard oil again. Leave the oil for an hour and rising again, this will assist in removing the remaining colours and protect from serious damage.

Men’s Health Problems: Stop these harmful habits for weight gain Tue, 16 Mar 2021 12:26:03 +0000 Being fit is important for one and all in this fast-running life. To stay fit people take all sorts of supplements to fuel their body, but there can be many reasons behind being unhealthy. There are certain habits that can be harmful to youth which not only harms the body but also damages them internally. Because of this, youths usually remain lean and weak. In case you eat a lot but can’t gain weight, then we have two such mistakes you should avoid that stops you from being fit. To be healthy, simply quit these two habits immediately.

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Repetetive exerceise at the gym

The gym is a holy grill for men who worship fitness. A gym is an easy option for people to stay fit and build a body. For instant results, people take supplements and medicines that initially help them build muscles but have side effects later. Looking at a person with a fit physique in the gym could take a toll on your ego and could make you do the same exercise every day, which happens to be one of the reasons for being unfit. People generally go to the gym and do the same exercise every day that kinda makes the body part weak. Training the same muscle every day would cause soreness in the body part and insufficient rest to the same muscle would cause damage to the body.

Skipping food and meals

People have become too busy with their work that there are times when they end up skipping the meal due to work pressure. Doing this regularly starts affecting health. To stay healthy, try eating healthy meals and never miss out on proper nutrition, as food is the key to better health.

Important Benefits of Applying Neem Oil on Your Hair, Skin and Body Sun, 14 Mar 2021 14:42:50 +0000 Neem oil is extracted from the seeds of the neem tree that is majorly grown in India. Also, known as a wonder plant, neem basically has a lot of medical properties and backs some antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antifungal, and anti-hyperglycaemic properties. It also works as a healing agent for minor wounds and cuts. Neem oil is high in nutrients and fatty acids that are also used in many body lotions, skin creams, cosmetics and hair products.

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Neem oil benefits for skin

Neem oil is rich in calcium, antioxidants, vitamin E, triglycerides, limonoids and fatty acids (EFA) that are beneficial in skincare and beauty regimens to treat skin and wrinkles, reduce scars, treat acne, heal wounds, stimulate collagen production and minimize warts and moles. It is also used to treat symptoms of eczema and psoriasis.

Neem oil benefits for hair

Neem oil has a wide range of advantages as it is rich in antioxidants, vitamin E, calcium and fatty acids. You can also apply neem oil on the hair for 30 minutes and can be washed with normal shampoo. Neem oil comes with antifungal properties that help reduce dandruff. It also contains nimbidin that assists in suppressing irritation caused due to dandruff. Neem oil can also help in treating lice problems as it comes with Azadirachtin that makes it difficult for lice to grow and lay eggs. Neem oil also acts as a natural conditioner and aids in hair growth. The application of neem oil on hair also helps in stopping premature hair greying and slows down the issues of hair greying.

Using dilute neem oil is considered safe, however, people with sensitive skin should consider taking medical advice before applying neem oil or taking neem supplements.

Five Best Home Remedies for Acidity or Acid Reflux Fri, 12 Mar 2021 15:40:42 +0000 Acidity or acid reflux is a common problem amongst people. It is basically a condition wherein stomach acids flow back into the food pipe, causing irritation and resulting in a burning sensation in the chest region. This happens when you eat something loaded with oil or spices that in turn causes a burning sensation in the stomach.

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People who eat food rich in fat like chips, fries, pasts, or pizza have more chances to suffer from acidity problems. This also happens if you have excessive sugar consumption, too much caffeine intake, and less water consumption. All these factors disturb the natural pH levels of the body that in turn make the stomach acids overflow.

In case you encounter similar problems twice a week, chances are you could be suffering from acidity problems or acid reflux, also known as Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD).

Following are some home remedies that can be used for acidity or acid reflux-

Basil leaves- Basil leaves have a carminative property that aids in preventing acid reflux. Simply boil some basil leaves in a glass of water for approximately 5 minutes and allow it to cool down. Now strain the leaves and drink the mixture. This would help in giving your stomach some relief.

Aloe Vera juice- Aloe Vera is known for its medicinal properties. It is also used for skin infections and burns. The Aloe vera pulp also helps keep the gut free from toxins and clean. It is loaded with amino acids, vitamins and supports anti-inflammatory properties. Aloe vera juice aids in cutting down the acidity levels and can be used for quick relief.

Fennel seeds- Fennel seeds can either be chewed directly or can be consumed by boiling in water and drinking the mixture. This will help in getting relief from acid reflux.

Banana- Bananas come with natural antacids that help buffer acid reflux and are one of the simplest home remedies for acidity problems.

Coconut Water- Coconut water turns the body’s pH acidic level alkaline that helps produce mucous, which protects the stomach from the harmful effects of excessive acid production.

World Oral Health Day 2021: Importance and significance Fri, 12 Mar 2021 15:26:55 +0000 oral health day 2021

World Oral Health Day is celebrated every year on 20 March and is organised by FDI World Dental Federation. It highlights the importance of optimal oral health and recognises the significance of good oral hygiene practice amongst children and adults. On this day many campaigns and events are organised to celebrate the day, backed with a theme that sends out a substantial public message regarding oral health.

The World Oral Health Day was first originally declared in 2017, on 12 September, marking the birthday of FDI founder Dr Charles Godon, but the campaign was not fully activated until 2013 after which the date was changed to 20 March.

World Oral Health Day Importance

People around the world suffer from all sorts of oral diseases, which can be avoided by educating or creating awareness by offering the right knowledge. FDI encourages all government and non-government organisations, along with media to participate in national and global activities that would help in improving the overall oral health.

World Oral Health Day Theme

Last year, the World Oral Health Day theme was “Unite for Mouth Health” which focused on how one should take care of the oral health and body. This year, the World Oral Health Day 2021 theme for the next three years sends out a simple message “Be Proud Of Your Mouth”, which in other words means to take good care and value your oral hygiene.

Oral diseases are the most common non-communicable disease that affects people throughout their life, which causes discomfort, pain, disfigurement and sometimes death. Oral cancer happens to be one of the top three of all cancers in some Asian-Pacific countries and in most of the low and middle-income countries, the demand for oral health care is beyond the capacities of health care systems.

All in all, oral health can’t be ignored and is one of the key indicators of overall wellbeing, health and quality of life.