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Papaya – Fruit to avoid during pregnancy!.

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Wondering if we can eat papaya during pregnancy? The answer is NO.  Papaya intake apparently brings on labour early or causes miscarriage. This is partially true. Papayas, especially the unripe and semi-ripe ones are rich in latex, which is known to trigger uterine contractions. Unripe fruits contains chemicals that are similar to prostaglandins which initiated […]

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Pregnancy Myth: Eating ghee for a easy delivery?

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“Consuming ghee is good for pregnancy” is one such myth that is very popular, particularly in Indian home, but completely lacks evidence or scientific reasoning to support the claim. It is often thought that like castor oil, ghee can act as a laxative which can help induce labor in women who are overdue. By irritating […]

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Shin Splints – Shin bone pain ! Physiotherapy as a cure ?.. 

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Shin splints, also known as medial tibial stress syndrome (MTSS), is defined by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons as “pain along the inner edge of the shinbone (tibia).” Shin splints are usually caused by repeated trauma to the connective muscle tissue surrounding the tibia. They are a common injury affecting athletes who engage in […]

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