Health

Sleep pattern adjustment during Ramadan

Where Ramadan is a time to get closer to our religion through abstinence and discipline, more often than not, sleep and routine disruptions cause crankiness and low productivity levels during...

May 15, 2022
May 15, 2022

Are you dehydrated?

A lot of people get sick, and some even die as a consequence of dehydration. It is estimated that one in nine people around the world does not have access to clean drinking water, and dehydration...

April 27, 2022
April 27, 2022

Sleep pattern adjustment during Ramadan

Where Ramadan is a time to get closer to our religion through abstinence and discipline, more often than not, sleep and routine disruptions cause crankiness and low productivity levels during...

April 26, 2022
April 26, 2022

Ramadan and Diabetes: Everything to know while fasting

Diabetes can really bring one down to their knees especially during Ramadan by causing their blood sugar levels drop, making one feel more fatigued and weaker.

April 25, 2022
April 25, 2022

Managing migraines during Ramadan

Migraines are headaches, typically on one side of the head, and often of a pulsating quality, lasting anywhere between 4-72 hours at a stretch.

April 25, 2022
April 25, 2022

Ideal calorie count during sehri and iftar

There is no general guideline for how much food to consume since everyone's calorie demands vary. Generally, 500–600 calories should be consumed at sehri. Whether you consume 400 or 1,000...

April 16, 2022
April 16, 2022

Why do we feel so tired after iftar?

Food coma isn’t harmful to the body but it can be inconvenient.

April 10, 2022
April 10, 2022

10 ways to maximise the strawberry season

Bold red, juicy and tantalizingly sweet - strawberries are beloved by many. There are always ways to maximise your enjoyment of strawberries even as the season wanes.

March 31, 2022
March 31, 2022

Dazed and confused

Bangladeshi adolescents and their limited reproductive health knowledge.

March 17, 2022
March 17, 2022

Did British colonialism make South Asians prone to diabetes, cardiovascular diseases?

South Asians, especially people from India, Bangladesh and Pakistan, are six times more likely to develop type 2 diabetes compared to Europeans.

March 12, 2022
March 12, 2022

All you need to know about vitamin D

Vitamin D deficiency has been on the rise in recent times across all age groups. Even in a country like ours with a fairly warm weather, people are struggling to keep their ‘sunshine vitamin’...